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
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
February NYC Mograph Meetup
After a nice long winter break, the NYC Motion Graphics Meetup is back again for 2016! We’ll be meeting at a brand new spot this… 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
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
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
AESeattle January: Virtual Reality Night!
Hey everyone! Join us for a night of exploring the creation of virtual reality worlds within After Effects and learning more about the way the… 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
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).
Yule Log 2.015
Your favorite digital holiday tradition is back! For the 3rd season in a row, the Yule Log project has invited artists from around the world… Read more
Gentleman Scholar animates with techniques from A to Z for Bleacher Report
For the Bleacher Report, not only did Blackalicious rewrite “Alphabet Aerobics” as “Sports Alphabet” — but then Gentleman Scholar went and animated the whole damn thing.… Read more
NYC Gifathon, 30 days of animated GIFs by James Curran
[Interview] NYC Gifathon, 30 days of animated GIFs by James Curran