Elements of Design

Matt Greenwood’s buttery smooth “Elements of Design” is a high-speed buffet of some key concepts behind motion graphic design. I’d love to try it as… Read more

84000 “Words of the Buddha”

Giant Ant creates “Words of the Buddha,” an elegant 2D promo for non-profit 84,000. The non-profit, 84000, has an enormous task ahead of them: tackling… Read more

How Beer Goggles Work

Leftchannel busts out its traditional animation chops in “How Beer Goggles Work,” a chuckle-worthy visual essay for Men’s Health magazine.

Modern Love: Fight or Flight

As her relationship with her boyfriend was coming to an end, the writer Sarah L. Courteau grasped for a moment of tenderness between them in… Read more

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

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.

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

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