FITC Toronto 2016 Titles
If you only watch one video today, make it this one.
Watch New York City succumb to Mother Nature in “Wrapped”
"Wrapped" proves that watching New York City succumb to nature can be a surprisingly delightful experience. After a solid run on the festival circuit, the… Read more
Call for Entries: BassAwards 2016
The BassAwards celebrates its 4th edition and is looking for the top pieces made in 2015 in the following categories: 1. BEST TV CHANNEL BRANDING… Read more
Producers, a moment, please!
Allison Maier and Barrett Brown, two students at the Ringling College of Art & Design, are conducting research aimed at improving the lives of producers.
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
Open Call: DIGITAL CANVAS ikonoTV’s on-air exhibition on Digital Art
Broadcast on the ikonoTV’s live stream and shown in selected venues worldwide, the on-air exhibition Digital Canvas (May 2016) will present a curated selection of… 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
Sehsucht explains how they created a real-time, VR-friendly advent calendar
Sehsucht explains how they created real-time WebGL animations for Google Cardboard with online tools (and a good dose of design and animation mastery).
School Profile: Ringling College of Art & Design
Our second school profile looks at Ringling College of Art & Design's Motion Design program
Playgrounds Festival 2015 [NSFW]
Ten Dutch designers and studios collaborated to make the titles for this year's edition of the Playgrounds Festival. The result it one happy, random, neatly… Read more
Traveling without moving: Porta Estel·lar (Star Gate)
Projection mapped experiences hit a saturation point a few years ago, and it’s been a while since we’ve seen something that stopped us in our… Read more
Magic Leap… no, for real this time
Augmented reality startup Magic Leap made headlines last year when it raised over $540 million dollars in funding while still managing to hide its plans from… Read more
Art Speaks Out: Video Art for the Environment
Art Speaks Out will feature international contemporary video art focused on environment preservation and consists of a 24-hour stream, broadcast globally. We are proud to… Read more
Process: Lincoln Continental Concept
Block and Tackle and shares the process behind their painterly masterpiece promoting the Lincoln Continental concept car.