[Call for Entries] CutOut Fest
In its fourth edition, the International Animation Festival CutOut Fest announces its call for entrees 2012, from May 1st to July 31st.
Gerard Dunleavy: VFX Reel
Check out Gerard Dunleavy’s sexy new student VFX reel!
Reactions in Time and Space by Santa Maria
Wonderful experimental piece by Santa Maria – love the intersection between installation art, fashion, and the mystical.
Team Fortress 2: Meet the Pyro
Valve’s latest promo for Team Fortress 2 proves that sometimes you just need to shift your perspective and voila! — the world is a magical… Read more
Animation Sequence Project
Some fun experiments over at the Animation Sequence Project, including Diego F., Ariel Costa, Byron Slaybaugh, Steffen Knoesgaard, Sebas & Clim, and Daniela Uribe.
Marshmallow Laser Feast: Typography from Saatchi & Saatchi New Directors Showcase 2011
Keyframe-less type for the Saatchi & Saatchi New Directors Showcase 2011. Created by Marshmallow Laser Feast.
Daniel Sousa: Drift
Loving Daniel Sousa‘s flight through a constantly changing landscape. Drift and the also impressive, The Windmill, are short films that arose while working on Sousa’s… Read more
Elise Fachon: I Am X
Check out I Am X, a beautiful Senior Thesis film made by RISD student Elise Fachon.
Marco Bagni: Getting Lost
Sweet motion graphics can be found in Marco Bagni’s Getting Lost, described as an “Infographic essay on the meaning of life.”
Hohokum is a collaborative video game project between Honeyslug and Richard Hogg.
Gobelin’s Annecy 2012 Shorts
Excellence in motion. Check out the latest Gobelin shorts (five in all) made for Annecy 2012!
Sara Gunnarsdottir: Kira Kira
Sara Gunnarsdottir created these trippy, beautiful concert visuals for Kira Kira, as well as a music video for the track Cutthroat Roundabout.
Maxim Zhestkov / Reel 2012
Maxim Zhestkov has just released reel 2012.
The Frogs’ Bollocks
Staying in touch with your juvenile side courtesy to director / animator Stephen Ong.
The Mill: Snow White and the Huntsman’s “Mirror Man”
Go Behind the Scenes of Snow White and the Huntsman (now in theaters). In the above interview, The Mill’s Will Cohen describes the process used… Read more
Jeff Gabor: Horton Hears a Who Comparison Reel
Jeff Gabor has an amazing resource for aspiring character animators. Here’s his Horton Hears a Who Comparison Reel.
Classic Quickie: Chris Casady’s FX for TRON (1982)
Motionographer Classic Quickie: Chris Casady’s effects animation for TRON (1982). Read more about Chris’s amazing work in this short retrospective.
Motionographer Classics: Chris Landreth
In the early days of the internet, downloading videos often meant painstakingly collecting sequential 1.44mb .rar files, hoping none of them were corrupted, and finally… Read more
Michael Hansen: Vinyl Animation
Michael Hansen creates some lovely animation on vinyl.
Emil Sellström: MTV Night Video 2012
Don’t try to put language on it. Just enjoy.
The Material Group: Happy Halloween
Superhero halloween fun from The Material Group. Credits on vimeo.
Gentleman Scholar: Coke “Parks”
In this well-executed spot for client Coca Cola, Gentleman Scholar has “created a playful illustrated landscape to prove that some contests are definitely worth entering.”… Read more