Saschka Unseld & Pixar: The Blue Umbrella Making-Of Holiday Calendar
The highlight of my 2013 advent calendar season was Saschka Unseld‘s The Blue Umbrella Making-Of Holiday Calendar. Now that all twenty-four days have been revealed,… Read more
e.d.Films (Daniel Gies): Killer AE Rigs
Daniel Gies (aka e.d.Films) keeps killing it with sick After Effects rigs. Some of the most inventive, intelligent rigs I’ve seen and thorough, generous tutorials… Read more
Two Takes on Infinite Zoom with Psyop and Johnny Kelly
Enjoy the infinite zoom technique employed in two different styles — Psyop zooms into lush landscapes overrun with surreal details in Toshiba “Endless Performance” and… Read more
Cy Kuckenbake: Midday Traffic Time Collapsed and Reorganized by Color: San Diego Study #3
Cy Kuckenbake’s Midday Traffic Time Collapsed and Reorganized by Color: San Diego Study #3. For more OCD-satisfying organization, check out Kuckenbake’s Landings and Departures,… Read more
Fortiche Prod: League Of Legends
Directed by Passion Paris duo Arnaud & Jerome, this promo for the online game League of Legends showcases their newest character, Jinx. The video was created by Fortiche Prod and produced… Read more
Introducing SuperBot in “A Magnifying Glass”, the pilot episode of a proposed children’s animated series, by Trexel Animation in Argentina.
Animation through pottery from Crafts Council
Clever use of the potters’ wheel – and pottery – as a Zoetrope by the Crafts Council
IBM: Ninjas vs Superbugs
1st Avenue Machine’s Nico Casavecchia broke out the paper and glue for his latest directorial effort, a quirky short promoting IBM’s work in bioengineering. This… Read more
Moth Collective: Amazonia Security Agenda & Sarah’s Story
London-based Moth Collective (David Prosser, Marie-Margaux Tsakiri-Scanatovits, Daniel Chester and sound designer Joe Tate) recently released work for two causes – the Amazonia Security Agenda… Read more
Kyle Mowat: Ballpit
Kyle Mowat‘s thesis at Sheridan, Ballpit.
Chloe Nicolay: Quadruped Run Excercise
Chloe Nicolay’s Quadruped Run Exercise. Hat tip to TKSSS.
Blur’s impressive VFX breakdown for Thor 2
Blur’s VFX breakdown for the prologue battle battle sequence in Thor 2 is worth a watch.
Markus Magnusson: Cat Mayhem
Markus Magnusson’s entry to the Animation Sequence Project, Cat Mayhem!
This mock commercial is just too much fun not to share. I only wish real clients had the guts (pun intended) to fund this kind… Read more
1st Avenue Machine/AgainstAllOdds: We Don’t Farm Like This
Fieldtrip and 1stAveMachine present “We Don’t Farm Like This,” a film directed by AgainstAllOdds for the World Wildlife Fund.
Main Road Post: Stalingrad VFX Reel
Stalingrad is a Russian WWII drama directed by Fedor Bondarchuk. Main Road Post, headquartered in Moscow, is responsible for all the VFX work on this… Read more
Impactist: Cartoon Network “Halloween” and “Winter Holiday” Bumps
Love that Cartoon Network Summer Video? CMYK alums Impactist (aka Kelly Meador and Daniel Elwing) put together eight Halloween-themed promos for Cartoon Networks shows using… Read more
Ricardo Winter Bess
Two nice motion tests by Brazil-based Ricardo Winter Bess. Elektra and Gravity.
Gonzalo Menevichian: Planeta Pop
Gonzalo Menevichian delights us with his work on Planeta Pop for the Glitz Channel.
Kasra Design: Tri-Motion
Kasra Design delivers well-executed design in this 18-second piece.
12 Days of Elves
Some devilish minds (who wish to remain anonymous) have whipped up a dozen gruesome but chuckle-worthy animations, 12 Days of Elves. EDITOR’S NOTE: At the… Read more
Carl Krull: Walker
We’ve posted Carl Krull‘s beautiful time-lapse drawings before. Love the camera motion in Walker, a spot made for a campaign focused on traffic safety. Sound… Read more
LAIKA: Box Trolls Trailer
Hardcore behind-the-scenes lovin’ in the new Box Trolls trailer from LAIKA. Hat tip to Cartoon Brew.
Ian Worrel: Gravity Falls
Catching up with some lovely concept art and backgrounds by Ian Worrel for Gravity Falls, Paranorman, and more. Make sure to check out this nice… Read more