Making an “unfairy” tale: Malak and The Boat
Learn about the process behind "Malak and the Boat," a powerful CG short about a 7 year-old Syrian refugee. Says the film's director: "We are… Read more
The key to Facebook Reactions? Animation (of course).
"Early versions were static and we knew animation would be key in making them more expressive. "
Remembering gravity: The animated story of an astronaut coming home
Gunner partnered with Great Big Story to bring to life the observations and journey of astronaut Leland Melvin as he acclimates to life back on… Read more
Confirmation Bias, Motionographer and You
Is Motionographer just perpetuating trends by posting only a small selection of work? We dive into the numbers and find out. BONUS: We present one… Read more
School Profile: CalArts
Conceived by Walt Disney in 1960 and established through a merger of two older art schools, CalArts is one of the nation's premiere institutions for… Read more
The Last Job on Earth
"The Last Job on Earth" portrays a dystopian future populated by robot cats, malfunctioning medical machines and a profound unemployment problem. But is it inevitable?
Greg Gunn’s Mythical Mondays
Sure it’s Tuesday, but yesterday was a holiday here in the US so today is essentially everyone’s Monday—at least here in America. I wanted to… Read more
How to change the world (and get paid for it): Making SolarCity “How Energy Gets To You”
Learn how a group of passionate environmentalists used innovative production techniques to tell stories that genuinely matter to them — all while getting paid.
Process: The Feel Good Bakery
weareseventeen's adorable spot for The Feel Good Bakery is a break from the conceptual CG work for which they're known. The spot's director explains why… Read more
30 Seconds of Sound
Musician and sound designer Simon Pyke (Freefarm) recently released round two of 30 Seconds of Sound Visualised.
Aiko is a haunting tale of struggle and loss set in a world very much like our own... but with monsters.
Ickerman: Sci-fi nostalgia for the current day (with bad ass vehicles)
I'll be honest: What initially attracted me to the teaser for Ickerman was the cars — specifically the lane-hogging, glass-encased driverless cars full of partygoers.
Réka Bucsi: Symphony no. 42
Réka Bucsi's Symphony no. 42 is an illustrated encyclopedia of surrealist black comedy. Think David O'Reilly with a softer side. Watching it feels like a… Read more
My Darling’s Shadow
Every frame of Conor Whelan's latest short, "My Darling’s Shadow," is a beautiful study of composition, color and reduction of form. I watched the film… Read more
Boomerang Mono: The collaborative birth of an animated typeface
"Basically, I wanted the effect of a mad room full of drum machines doing a call and response drum off!" We interview motion designer Andrew… Read more