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
Nicolas Devaux: 5m80
“5m80” directed by Nicolas Devaux explores the secret lives of giraffes. Produced by Cube Creative Productions & Orange.
HALO 4: Forward Unto Dawn – Title Sequence + Q&A – Polynoid
In December of last year Halo 4 came out and the world rejoiced. Along with it came a web series called Forward Unto Dawn which… Read more
Onesize for Warde: “Home Is A Quest” (Director’s Cut)
Onesize branches into character work with this very nice – and very inventive – piece for Warde. Personal favorite: momma bird. There is a lot… Read more
Beakus Studios + Daniel Chester/Moth: The Epistle
Seems only natural that Moth Collective would follow up the fantastic Mad Dogs and Englishmen by working with Beakus Studios on this section from the feature… Read more
New Work by Buck
Characters, cel animation & pop retro: Buck keeps on rocking with great new spots for Fruit Snacks, McDonald’s and MTV. Credits on the projects’ pages.
Kaleb Lechowski: R’ha
Kaleb Lechowski’s “R’ha” ups the ante for solo writer/director/animators, proving that while the barrier to entry for solo animated filmmaking is lower than ever, expectations… Read more
mcbess & Simon for Good Books: Havana Heat (vaguely NSFW)
Last spring, Buck and Antfood blew our minds with “Metamorphosis,” a psychedelic short promoting charity-friendly book retailer, Good Books. Written in the style of Hunter… Read more
Oh Yeah Wow for Wax Tailor: ‘Time To Go’
Wax Tailor feat Aloe Blacc- Time To Go from Oh Yeah Wow on Vimeo. Another beautifully done stop-motion by the team at Melbourne-based studio Oh… Read more
Lucas Zanotto: The Real Bears
Here in New York City, Mayor Bloomberg recently championed some controversial restrictions on the sale of sugary soda drinks, sparking debates about how much government… Read more
Julia Pott: The Event
Julia Pott (Hornet) has struck again. “The Event” is an apocalyptic love story based on a Tom Chivers poem by the same name. As in… Read more
Wolf & Crow Launches
After working in relative obscurity for a year, Wolf & Crow recently launched their website. It’s full of high caliber work, quickly establishing the fledgling… Read more
Jason Carpenter: The Renter
Do yourself a favor: Stop what you’re doing and, for the next 9 minutes devote your attention to “The Renter,” an animated short by CalArts… Read more
A Fox Tale
“A Fox Tale” is an epically comic battle over a foxy goddess created by four Supinfocom Arles students in 2011. Official website.
The Frogs’ Bollocks
Staying in touch with your juvenile side courtesy to director / animator Stephen Ong.
Much Better Now
The studio Salon Alpin (Portugal) has recently released this fantastic in-house piece called Much Better Now. In their words: Much Better Now is an independent… Read more
Happycamper for China Mobile: “Wireless City”
Happycamper spent the fall of 2011 working alongside China Mobile to create an ambitious mixed-media piece in Wireless City. Using a combination of traditional model-making… Read more
Le Mob: Stopover
The amount of blood, sweat and tears that went into Neil Stubbings’, of LeMob, “Stopover” must have made it one sloppily wet studio to walk… Read more
Colin Bigelow aka Diverge Pictures
Aussie-based Colin Bigelow, aka Diverge Pictures, shows a diverse range of work and skills.
The Resale Right
Le droit de suite (The Resale Right) — VA from Pierre-Emmanuel Lyet on Vimeo (via Drawn). Time and again I have been moved by the… Read more
Bilar by Pinata
Some lovable quirky characters and lovely environments for this campaign for Finnish lollies “Bilar.”
Punga – Gluko & Lennon
You *need* to check out this 11 min pilot of awesomeness from Buenos Aires based Punga, and production company L’Orange Gutan! So full of great… Read more
Kapow Pictures for the Hard-On’s “Pretend It’s Vanilla”
Australian studio, Kapow Pictures, directs this character-centric music video, Pretend It’s Vanilla, for pop-punk band, the Hard On’s.