Carboni Studio: “All Over”
Chris Carboni and a small team gracefully stitched together this cinematic survey of a music video. We asked Chris about the making-of logistics: “This video… Read more
Not to Scale’s Man vs Magnet (Matt Smithson) is back for The Girl Effect, this time with a more illustrative approach in “Girl Hub.” The… Read more
Psyop updates with three 2D spots for the holiday season. Airbnb “Walls and Chains” Target + Toms “One for One for All” Tiffany & Co.… Read more
Yuki Yamada‘s recently updated design and illustration portfolio overflows with effervescent work from his time at Buck and Superfad.
Ilya V. Abulkhanov
Former Prologue director Ilya V. Abulkhanov has launched his personal site, and it’s brimming with all sorts of jewels. The film work we all know… Read more
Lilian Darmono updates
Beautiful new works from Lilian Darmono.
Tom Rainford’s warm, approachable illustration style takes center stage in this promo for Uloba, a Norwegian charity offering personal assistance to the disabled. Credits Agency:… Read more
Draco: Bringing Life to Illustrations with Kinetic Textures
Autodesk Research introduces Draco: Draco is a prototype sketch-based interface from that allows artists and casual users alike to add a rich set of animation… Read more
Colin Hesterly: Lovaganza 2015
Director Colin Hesterly (recently added to The Academy’s roster) blends geometric illustrations with vintage textures to promote the interesting Lovaganza 2015 event coming this September.… Read more
Gergely Wootsch: Penny Dreadful Portraits “Dracula”
To promote Showtime’s moody new drama/horror series, Penny Dreadful, Gergely Wootsch directed this evocative visual essay about the cultural significance of Bram Stoker’s Dracula as… Read more
Commercial work with boundaries: the commissioned work model
Maintaining creative control and keeping clients happy can feel impossible. Here's an approach that can ease the tension.
Jimmy Simpson: Square Street Studies
In “Square Street Studies,” designer/illustrator Jimmy Simpson distills urban life into colorful bite-sized loops. Says Simpson: I have been focusing on illustration for the last… Read more
Giant Ant: Costa Sunglasses
Giant Ant flex their storytelling chops for Costa Sunglasses with this boldly illustrated journey through the wilderness of Guyana.
Illustrator/design Ian Kim has refreshed his portfolio with a clutch of clean, impactful work.
Carlos Lascano: Lila
In this lyrical and poetic piece, Carlos Lascano, transforms the world with the help of Lila, a young woman reminiscent of Amélie, who “can’t resign… Read more
The Griswolds – Red Tuxedo directed by Kristian Mercado
The Griswolds “Red Tuxedo” music video directed by Kristian Mercado — fun, illustrative and nostalgic experience.
Modern Love: Under His Misspell
NYC-based designer/animator Joe Donaldson was commissioned by the New York Times to create an animated interpretation of “Under His Misspell,” a column penned by Jessie… 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
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
The Art of James Price
Ex Transistor Studios CD James Price launches his personal website chock full of goodness.
Outstanding piece by Tokyo-based Masanobu Hiraoka, one of the creatives from Je Regarde.
Rury Lee and Janice Ahn hit the scene
Recent Art Center grads Rury Lee and Janice Ahn uphold their alma mater’s reputation for producing top talent. Each of their portfolios bubbles over with… 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
Fantastic illustration and animation work in the newly revamped portfolio of Jordan Scott.