Gobelin: Sweatness

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.

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

Gobelins: Myosis

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

Land

Outstanding piece by Tokyo-based Masanobu Hiraoka, one of the creatives from Je Regarde.

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

Tumbleweed Tango

“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

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.