Animation for a Cause

Animation for a Cause

Nicely timed with the giving season, Mexico City-based designer/animator Yaniv Fridman has launched Animation for a Cause, a nonprofit dedicated to creating short explanatory motion… Read more
transparent machines

beeple: Transparent Machines

beeple’s provocative short film, “Transparent Machines,” posits that if we want to blame anyone for lack of privacy online, we should start with ourselves.
oild-chris-harmon

Oil’d by Chris Harmon

Oil’d by Chris Harmon, a visual essay that reminds us of our dependence on black gold

Airside + Demos: The Power Gap

British think-tank Demos teamed up with creative agency Airside to create “The Power Gap,” a three-minute visual essay that surveys the history of power structures… Read more
cap-and-trade

The Story of Cap & Trade

A new installment in the Story of Stuff series: The Story of Cap & Trade. (Thanks, Jeff!)

Jonathan Jarvis and The New Mediators

Building on the success of his incredibly lucid and educational animation, “The Crisis of Credit Visualized,” designer/animator Jonathan Jarvis announced an interesting new venture, The… Read more

The Crisis of Credit Visualized

“Oh great, here comes Old Man Cone again, rambling about visual essays.” I know, I know, but I really do believe that when motion design… Read more
01-theo

Theo Alexopoulos: Preparedness Now

ShakeOut sets up this project better than I ever could: Up-and-coming film director, motion graphics designer and Art Center College of Design alumnus, Theo Alexopoulos,… Read more

The Comma

The Comma, for the Brazilian Press Association (ABI) (Thanks, Umy!)

VFS: Perfect the way we are

Vancouver Film School alumni and faculty teamed up to create Perfectthewayweare.ca, a website and visual essay attempting to bring some of Canada’s pressing social and… Read more