Vietnam VFX Capitulates

Yesterday, I posted a Quickie that exposed one of the most blatant rip-offs I’ve seen in recent years. The site being ripped was this one, Motionographer. The site doing the ripping was Vietnam VFX.

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They had not only reproduced Motionographer’s layout (which is not, as some people assumed, a distributed WordPress template), they had lifted the Cream O’ the Crop and Motionographer’s About and Contact pages as well.

Well, today things are different. Vietnam VFX has a new layout (which I like, actually), and all is right in the universe. I just wanted to thank everyone for
their comments and vituperations on Motionographer’s behalf. It apparently worked.

I know a lot of you out there have had your work ripped off in some form or another. I’m planning on writing an in-depth article about the different forms of ripping that occur in the world of motion graphics. If you have a story you’d like to share with me, please send it to justin@motionographer.com.

Special thanks to Motionographer contributor Sofus Graae for spotting the rip in the first place and riding this thing until the end.

About the author

Justin Cone

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Together with Carlos El Asmar, Justin co-founded Motionographer, F5 and The Motion Awards. He currently lives in Austin, Texas with is wife, son and fluffball of a dog. Before taking on Motionographer full-time, Justin worked in various capacities at Psyop, NBC-Universal, Apple, Adobe and SCAD.

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3 Comments

suprememoves

As someone that has had his print work stolen more times than he can count- I feel for you. The new Vietnamese VFX site looks pretty good though….. Maybe a little too good.

justin

“I feel for you. The new Vietnamese VFX site looks pretty good though….. Maybe a little too good.”

Haha… I agree. I like it, too.

pauloblob

Seems they change their website now

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