Tom Rosenthal, Two Great Music Videos and Two Vimeo Staff Picks
I was first introduced to Tom Rosenthal’s music through Rosanna Wan’s animated music video for his song “I Like It When You’re Gone”. I was immediately impressed. Through simple… Read more
Brikk: Livet i bokstavslandet – Radiotjänst
Admittedly, I have no clue what the VO is saying here but I absolutely love the tone of this spot. Full of excellent art direction… Read more
Anthony Francisco Schepperd: “Heart Like a Rabbit”
Anthony Francisco Schepperd’s painstakingly animated “Heart Like a Rabbit” is a psychedelic nightmare of face melting metamorphosis and endlessly shifting palettes. Music by Cody Alan.… Read more
PS Animation Gamechanger?
AnimDessin2 is the latest release of a powerful Photoshop plugin that creates a helpful palette of tools for traditional (i.e. frame-by-frame) animation. The current version… Read more
Liars Need Good Memory
In “Liars Need Good Memory,” Ringling College of Art and Design student James Heredia creates a visual poem about identity, belonging and lying. The collaged… Read more
Le Cube: 2014 Reel
Check it out the fantastic reel of Le Cube. Setting the bar really high for a reel intro!
How Beer Goggles Work
Leftchannel busts out its traditional animation chops in “How Beer Goggles Work,” a chuckle-worthy visual essay for Men’s Health magazine.
Lucas Zanotto launches Yatatoy
Designer/director Lucas Zanotto has launched Yatatoy, a new studio dedicated to creating “safe digital toys and educational apps” like Drawnimal and the newly launched Miximal.… Read more
Luiz Stockler: Montenegro
Check it out, the latest short film from Luiz Stockler, the cute Montenegro.
Modern Love: Fight or Flight
As her relationship with her boyfriend was coming to an end, the writer Sarah L. Courteau grasped for a moment of tenderness between them in… Read more
Golden Wolf + Primary: Dog Blood “Chella Ride”
Golden Wolf’s latest project is a frenetic, collage-inspired music video for Dog Blood, a collaborative project between Skrillex and Boys Noize. Art directed by Primary,… Read more
Celyn: Vitra “Map Table”
With a charming jewel tone palete and lovingly wrought 2D animation, designer/director Celyn (Nexus Productions) shows how simplicity and complexity can coexist in “Map Table.”… Read more
Conor Finnegan: Candice Gordon “Sound of Horns”
After the brilliant “Fear of Flying“, Conor Finnegan is back with the new music video for Candice Gordon – “Sound of Horns”. Make sure to… Read more
Gobelins students flex their animation muscles in this ode to getting ripped, “Sweatness.”
12 Days of Elves
Some devilish minds (who wish to remain anonymous) have whipped up a dozen gruesome but chuckle-worthy animations, 12 Days of Elves. EDITOR’S NOTE: At the… Read more
The Podium Waltz
Daniel Bruson directed this marvellous animation for the opening scene for “The Podium Waltz”, a short film about visually impaired brazilian runner Terezinha Guilhermina. This scene follows the… Read more
Nicolas Ménard: Somewhere
Director/Animator Nicolas Ménard brings us his new film: Somewhere. With a unique style combined with the amazing music/sound design by Rich Vreeland, Somewhere takes us to… Read more
Giant Ant’s 2013 Motion Reel
What an inspiring reel by Giant Ant!
After a busy year, the cool folks at Váscolo have just released a new demo reel and a sweet new website. Check it out!
Mathieu Labaye : Orgesticulanismus
Orgesticulanismus is a brilliant animated short film by director Mathieu Labaye, in tribute to his father.
Assembly: Tip Top
Beautiful animation and storytelling in this Tip Top commercial, created by Assembly.
CRCR: C2C “Delta”
French collective CRCR creates an epic cel animated promo for C2C’s “Delta.” Themes include fear of the unknown, violence and — ultimately — mystical transcendence.
Outstanding piece by Tokyo-based Masanobu Hiraoka, one of the creatives from Je Regarde.
Trunk Animation: Gelato Go Home
Oh… those ice cream vans, who would have thought? Gelato Go Home is a charming animation from Trunk Studios and directed by Alasdair + Jock.… Read more