Gobelins students flex their animation muscles in this ode to getting ripped, “Sweatness.”
Sanghon Kim for France 5
Great abstract character animation in this opener for Duels on France 5 by Sanghon Kim. Animation at Mathematic.tv. Animation lead: Ruben Sellem.
Fraser Davidson: A Guide To American Football
UK-based Fraser Davidson’s latest, “A Guide To American Football,” is a hilarious distillation of one of America’s most beloved pastimes. In the same spirit as… Read more
Giant Ant’s 2013 Motion Reel
What an inspiring reel by Giant Ant!
Mathieu Labaye : Orgesticulanismus
Orgesticulanismus is a brilliant animated short film by director Mathieu Labaye, in tribute to his father.
Matthias Hoegg: “Upstairs”
If you haven’t already watched Matthias Hoegg’s latest short, “Upstairs,” now is a good time to sink your eyes into it. If you’ve already seen… Read more
Leftchannel: motion 2013 Opener
Columbus-based Leftchannel has been plugging away for over 10 years, but it’s been a while since we’ve posted them on Motionographer. Their recently launched opener… Read more
Lucas Zanotto: Geile Weine
Director Lucas Zanotto puts a cute spin on the played out “frozen moment” concept for Geile Weine. Fun process images on Flickr.
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.
TSB – The Story by Studio AKA
Studio AKA (London) tells the history behind the building of the TSB bank through this beautiful piece. Combining the hand crafted artistry of 2D character animation within… Read more
The students of Gobelins strike again. “Myosis” is an existential love story, a lyrical tale of passion and the creative destruction sometimes necessary to stay… Read more
Moonbot Studios: Chipotle “The Scarecrow”
Following up on Johnny Kelly’s insanely successful “Back to the Start” stop-action film for Chipotle is not an easy task. The project mopped up at… Read more
Outstanding piece by Tokyo-based Masanobu Hiraoka, one of the creatives from Je Regarde.
Assembly: NZI “The Devil’s Chair”
New Zealand-based Assembly strikes again, showing their incredible range for agency Draft FCB and insurance company NZI. Whether you focus on the craftsmanship of each… Read more
Conor Finnegan: Fear of Flying
Conor Finnegan’s delightful coming of age short dives into the troubled psyche of a bird with a problem of existential proportions: he’s afraid to fly.… Read more
Shinjuku: The Film
Stunning art direction in Shinjuku: The Film, an episodic short from the mind of Robert Valley (The Gorillaz and Aeon Flux). Hat tip to Ash… Read more
Vh1 Classic: Metal Headzzz!
Created by Aaron Stewart with Tim Harrington, Metal Headzzz is a comedy short series animated by Mixtape Club with music and sound design from Huma… Read more
“A balloon dog is lost in a world of danger. One wrong step and his dancing days are done. Only love, and tango, can possibly… Read more
[NSFW] Griff & Scott Garrett: Wish List
WISH LIST is an animated film, directed and animated by UK based Andrew Griffin (aka GRIFF) with illustrations from Scott Garrett. The amazing humour, the… Read more
Joseph Mann: Sandy
Joseph Mann’s perversely cute (and NSFW) stop-action short, “Sandy.”
Nathan Love: Summer 2013
Nathan Love’s latest reel is bursting with insane character work across a wide range of styles.
The Magnificent Itch: Tuggerah Lakes Estuary
Lovely stylized CG inspired by the illustrations of Charley Harper in this PSA for Tuggerah Lakes Estuary from The Magnificent Itch.
Giovanni Braggio: Animation Tutorial Part 1
Intimidated by character animation? Don’t be! Giovanni Braggio shows you just how easy it is. Hat tip to Danica Perry.
Two hits for Oreo, each with its own twist
Chances are you’ve seen either one or both of the Oreo “Wonderfilled” spots that have been burning up the interwebs. The :90 anthem was directed… Read more