VR storytelling wars begin, but will anyone be watching?
As predicted in my earth-shattering post, “6 Motion Design Industry Predictions for 2015,” augmented reality (AR) platforms like Magic Leap and Microsoft Hololens and virtual… Read more
Gregory Herman updates
Designer/director Gregory Herman is a rare individual. He is a hurricane of positive energy, and his approach to work is no less intense. His recently… Read more
Planet Under Pressure
The award-winning trio that is Moth Collective does it again with their new film, Planet Under Pressure. With the core message: No Water, No Energy, No… Read more
Madrid based design studio Tavo has launched a new website. A nice balance between art, motion design and vfx.
David OReilly Releases an Internet Maze of Shorts
Director, David OReilly has dropped a url-go-round of shorts — the first of which is titled, “The Horse Raised By Spheres“. The films feature OReilly’s classic black humor, but the format and… Read more
James Levy portfolio update
Working for shops including Gentleman Scholar and Mirada, designer James Levy has turned out some stunning style frames featuring lush, organic textures and dark dreamscapes.
yesyesyall is like MTV back when it was MTV
I’m not a nostalgic person, but I grew up in a time when MTV wasn’t a 24-hour reality show marathon. Where I lived in suburban Houston,… Read more
Bran Dougherty Johnson drops a new reel, signs with FCC
Bran Dougherty-Johnson has long been a watchdog in the motion design community, keeping an eye on misbalances of power and conducting research to help us all work… Read more
See No Evil February
Tuesday 3rd February See No Evil presents an evening with wunderkind director Greg Barth.
Theo Daley updated portfolio
Theo Daley updated portfolio
What it takes to be “Original”
What is originality? Does it even exist? If so, how can we be original? Those are the questions that haunted Toronto-based designer Andrew Vucko as… Read more
Pep Rally is born
PepRally has quietly launched. The studio is part of a growing trend of director/designer/animators creating new opportunities for work that fall outside the normal scope of freelance.… Read more
Paul Cayrol portfolio update
Paul Cayrol portfolio update.
Filipe Carvalho website relaunched
Filipe Carvalho website relaunched.
Fibonacci Zoetrope Sculptures
Stanford design instructor John Edmark has rethought the zoetrope with beautiful 3D-printed sculptures that animate when filmed in sync with a strobe light. Explains Edmark: These are… Read more
Jack Black explains why he loves California, and it is awesome
Nicolas Ménard is a graphic designer and animator with a distinctive voice. Jack Black is a comedian and musician with a distinctive take on humor.… Read more
Brian Michael Gossett updates for 2015
Designer, illustrator and director Brian Michael Gossett tops off his portfolio for 2015. Definitely worth a spin.
First block of speakers unveiled for F5 LOVE, eclectic and inspiring
The first block of speakers for the third F5 festival has been unveiled. Anchored by design and animation superstars, the lineup also includes some welcome surprises. F5 LOVE… Read more
Yukai Du: Way Out
Yukai Du’s MA graduation film, “Way Out,” is a surreal cautionary tale that hits close to home. Her “nouveau 1990s” stylistic voice is refreshing: especially her use… Read more
Pete Sickbert-Bennet strikes out on his own
After nearly 9 years at Psyop, working his way up from production assistant to designer and eventually to director, Pete Sickbert-Bennett is going freelance. His… Read more
Handmade with computers: H&M Conscious Films
At first glance, the H&M Conscious Films directed by photographer Bela Borsodi look like 100% hand-made creations. And they are. Kind of. While everything was shot in… Read more
Maxim Zhestkov: New website
New website from Maxim Zhestkov, including Concept Art gallery.