Motion Sickness podcast launches
Brian Gossett's new podcast, Motion Sickness, launched this week, featuring interviews with Buck's Thomas Schmid and Motionographer's Justin Cone.
Animade launches Boords storyboarding tool
The wizards at Animade recently released Boords, a simple, web-based tool for sharing storyboards.
Psyop jumps in the VR game with “Kismet”
Targeted at higher end VR systems like the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive, Psyop's "Kismet" is a real-time VR experience that leverages the studio's long-standing… Read more
An interactive love story: Making Jeff Buckley’s “Just like a Woman”
Coders create an infinite love story machine. Motion designers tackle user experience challenges. These are the times we live in. We dive into the process… Read more
How to make your skin crawl, the story of “Teeth” with Holbrooks
After a successful run in the festival circuit, including a premiere at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival and a Special Jury Recognition award from the… Read more
“Forms in Nature,” in-depth process with Chromosphere and David Kamp
Credits Kevin Dart // Twitter @kevindart // Instagram @kevinzilla2000 Stéphane Coëdel David Kamp // Twitter @kamptweets Nelson Boles // Instagram @nelsonboles Chromosphere // Twitter @chromosphereLA… Read more
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
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
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
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
Kubo and the Two Strings
Laika’s forthcoming feature, “Kubo and the Two Strings,” is a stunning blend of Japanese culture and magical adventure rendered in lovingly crafted stop-motion (boosted by liberal… Read more
2015 Hardware Survey Results
At the end of 2015, we invited you to participate in a casual hardware survey, and 854 of you clicked your way through it. Here are… Read more
Michigan Mograph Mondays January
Hey, everyone! Coming up this Monday is Mograph Mondays for January. We’ll be back at Vectorform this Month. Collin McRae Leix will be discussing an… Read more
11 of the best showreels from 2015
As the creator of the Shit Showreels Say channel, the popular PQ FUI Toys and a portfolio of slick motion design work, Peter Quinn knows… Read more
Down The Rabbit Hole
"Down the Rabbit Hole" is a psychedelic odyssey that blends 2D and 3D techniques in a series of delightfully surprising moments.
Experiements in procedural textile design, geist.xyz
Berlin-based Zeitgeised has long been admired for their artful approach to CG. They clearly know their way around a render engine, but they also bring… Read more
Author of “Design for Motion” talks industry, education and the state of design
We interview Austin Shaw, the author of "Design for Motion: Motion Design Techniques and Fundamentals."
Making “Uncanny Valley,” an eye-popping sci-fi short about a very possible future
The sci-fi short "Uncanny Valley" presents a grim but very possible future in an eye-popping style laced with beautiful VFX work. Our chat with the… Read more
MK12 Interview: Making “Man of Action! II: Ashes of Vengeance”
For many, MK12 is where it all started. Just as Kyle Cooper’s iconic title sequence for Se7en signaled a renaissance for the craft of opening credits,… Read more
A lottery ad that feels like a Pixar film, “Night Shift”
A selfie-taking security guard of a mannequin factory stars in this heartwarming spot for the world's biggest lottery.
Are brick and mortar design schools worth it?
An engaging interview and a follow up article from two leaders in online education for motion design challenge the value of traditional four year design… Read more