Articles and Interviews

A Conversation with Mate Steinforth April 18, 2012 Go! SXSW 2012: Animated Shorts April 10, 2012 Go! Motionographer’s Role in the Industry (Right Now) April… Read more

Prologue is searching for designers/animators

Company Name: Prologue Location (City, State/Province, Country): Malibu, California, U.S.A. Webstite URL: Contact: Job Title: Design/Animation Positions – see below for complete job… Read more

Dante’s Inferno Trailer

[qt: 786 589] Storyboards and Development Check out the storyboards and some making-of imagery behind this epic project. Interview The following is an interview with… Read more

Blood Trail Interview

[qt: 720 405] Storyboards and Development Check out the storyboards and some making-of imagery behind this epic project. Interview The following is an interview with the… Read more

Shynola: Coldplay “Strawberry Swing”

Interview with Shynola’s Chris Harding The following interview was a joint effort between Motionographer authors Lillian Darmono and James Wignall. Story All your music videos… Read more

Kitteh Kitteh!!

UPDATE: 2 more items are added to the Q&A section, the result of a few readers’ additional query which I followed up with Sam. Sorry… Read more

Jeremy Abel : The Conductor

Jeremy Abel, currently a senior at R.I.T, creates this fun piece of stop motion about a robot conductor and his analog ensemble. The solid editorial,… Read more

Big Lazy Robot on the Keloid trailer

We recently Quickied Keloid, a stunning trailer for an as-yet-unrealized film that the wizards at Barcelona-based Big Lazy Robot hope to produce someday. BLR’s director, J.J.… Read more


Lior Ben Horin produces a stellar graduation film, HEAD ON, for Jerusalem’s Bezalel Academy of Art and Design. From Lior: This film is a dialogue between… Read more

Gentleman Scholar: Everything’s Better

Gentleman Scholar created ‘Everything’s Better‘, a fluid spot for Salt Institute that’s all about bright transitions, impressive particle animation and… salt! Directors Will Campbell and Will… Read more

Factory Fifteen: Jonah

Kibwe Tavares’ vision for “Jonah” is a unique one. Though the film is laden with visual effects from Factory Fifteen and Jellyfish Pictures, they are… Read more

Liars Need Good Memory

In “Liars Need Good Memory,” Ringling College of Art and Design student James Heredia creates a visual poem about identity, belonging and lying. The collaged… Read more

This Land Is Mine

Against the current backdrop of continuing attacks on Gaza, Nina Paley’s “This Land Is Mine” is the sort of acerbic satire that leaves a mark… Read more

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

Nick Ryan’s “A Lonely Sky”

Dublin-based director Nick Ryan’s new short film, “A Lonely Sky” strikes a chord with me. My brother, father and grandfather are all pilots, so I… Read more