Adobe CS3 Product Tours Redux

There’s always more to a project than meets the eye. I recently made a post about how motion graphics is used in product tours, with… Read more

An Interview with nailgun*

MOV nailgun*’s latest reel JPG Pitch boards for the Academy Awards PDF The process behind the Benjamin Franklin spot for Spike TV’s Men of Action… Read more

Just a Friendly Reminder

Just want to remind everybody of a few ground rules that have always been in place at Motionographer. Most of this stuff is on the… Read more

Tronic for Target

Tronic has recently released some stylish new projects for Target. The first three are minimalist semi-narratives (1 | 2 | 3) following marbles through abstractions… Read more

Vitamin: Smilefaucet AIR

Recently posted Vitamin did a wonderful job on the title sequence for Smilefaucet’s new AIR DVD. Director Ryan Dunn and his team combined a sparsely… Read more

Now Look What You Did.

MAKE in Minneapolis, creates two new CG environmental PSA spec commercials, all for shits and giggles… and a good cause. Respect yourself. Respect your environment.… Read more

A52: Nike “See Square”

This one almost slipped past me. It’s elegant, subtle, full of beautiful compositions and smirking with clever details. (Square ripples. Rad.) With vfx by A52,… Read more

BNS Jeep, Part Two

Check out the second piece in Brand New School’s campaign for Jeep. A lot of times a project this large is tough to keep consistent… Read more

The Unsung Art of Screenwashes

About a month before Inspire, we realized we needed something on the screens between presentations and during introductions. “Yeah, like one of those looped animation… Read more

Transistor makes some shapes.

I love 100 ft. tall robots crashing through cities as much as the next guy, but sometimes the old eyeballs want something more graphic. Transistor… Read more

Say What Again

SCAD student Jarratt Moody is in Time-based Typography I here at SCAD (a course for which I’m currently the teaching assistant), and he recently finished… Read more

Meet PandaPanther

PandaPanther is a new studio launched by Jonathin Garin and Naomi Nishimura with Executive Producer Lydia Holness and they are NOT messin’ around.

The (In)famous Craigslist Post

The text below was originally posted on Craigslist (and quickly removed by admins) in response to the ridiculous job offers there soliciting creative services for… Read more

Jayson Whitmore Updates

Jayson Whitmore has long been one of my favorite animator/director/creative directors. His work is quirky but insanely polished. His sense of pacing is impeccable and… Read more

Trollback’s Joe Wright for Infiniti

Director Joe Wright of Tröllback + Co. recently finished “Swell,” a gorgeous water-themed spot for Infiniti. Like the rest of Joe’s work, “Swell” is dead… Read more

Tomas Garcia

Was clued in on this guy earlier. He is starting a new studio called Sagas, and they have a really interesting reel. Tomas’ personal site… Read more

Brand New School, Jeep

Brand New School is quickly becoming THE force to be reckoned with by continuing to pump out super-slick spots. The latest ad for Jeep, through… Read more

Inspire 07 Schedule

Inspire 07 is fast approaching, and I’m getting really excited. This thing has really blown up! Our lineup of speakers is awesome, and the Cream… Read more