Modern Love: Beyond Years
Freddy Arenas chats with Joe Donaldson about creating animation for NYTimes' Modern Love column.
Q&A: Dark Noir
Maybe there's an approach to crowdsourcing that isn't creatively repulsive or ethically bankrupt. Here's how Red Knuckles, Rafael Grampá and Absolut worked with a few… Read more
Leonardo da Vinci Was a Loser
Success is a slippery term. How do you define success for yourself?
See No Evil Tonight!
Tonight is SNE’s 5th Anniversary show, and what a show we have in-store! Talks from graphic design legend Tom Muller, animation grand-master Andy Martin and… Read more
Cisma: Criolo “Duas de Cinco”
If Spike Jonze’s vision of the future in Her was too sunny for you, try on Denis Cisma’s decidedly bleaker take in this short film… Read more
Yurcor/The Mill settlement reached in LA, is NY next?
In California, a class action lawsuit against The Mill and Yurcor has been tentatively settled, striking a major blow against Yurcor’s “Employer of Record” service. The… Read more
Patrick Clair + Elastic: HBO’s True Detective
One of our favorite projects from 2013 was Patrick Clair’s launch trailer for Tom Clancy’s The Division, a global conspiracy theory rendered in elegant typography… Read more
Cole Schreiber: Tropic
Cole Schreiber’s “Tropic” teaser uses creepy vfx to metaphorically represent identity and the plague-like spread of darkness in the protagonist’s life. Interesting.
Jonathan Jarvis and Ray Dalio: How the Economic Machine Works
Jonathan Jarvis burst onto the scene (or at least onto Motionographer’s homepage) back in 2009, when he created an extremely helpful 10-minute animation, “The Crisis… Read more
Leftchannel: motion 2013 Opener
Columbus-based Leftchannel has been plugging away for over 10 years, but it’s been a while since we’ve posted them on Motionographer. Their recently launched opener… Read more
motion 2013 Oct 4-7
motion 2013 Oct 4-7 featuring Paul Mitchell The Mill, Nate Robinson Ntropic, Elizabeth Kiehner Thornberg & Forester Alberto Scirocco leftchannel William Lebeda Picturemill Amy Taylor… Read more
Wonderland, A Short Form Doc on Creative Commerce
“For me, the commercial space is very much about letting go of all of your vision, I guess, and giving people what they want. And… Read more
“A balloon dog is lost in a world of danger. One wrong step and his dancing days are done. Only love, and tango, can possibly… Read more
Q&A with Eric Glatt, former intern who sued Fox Searchlight
Eric Glatt is a former intern on the film Black Swan who, along with Alex Footman, sued Fox Searchlight for unpaid wages related to his… Read more
Q&A: Disassembling Assembly
New Zealand-based Assembly is an intriguing shop. Headquartered on a tiny (but beautiful) island nation, their portfolio ranges across character work, high-end vfx and interactive… Read more
Lauren Indovina: 10,000 Arrows to the Heart
Aside from being a Creative Director and Designer at Psyop since 2008 and collecting a number of top honors (Clios, ADC, BDA, AICP and the… Read more
Nico Casavecchia: “A Boy And His Atom” The World’s Smallest Movie
Working with animation studio Punga,1stAveMachine’s Nico Casavecchia had the honor of creating the world’s first movie at the scale of individual atoms — the world’s… Read more
Blur: League of Legends Cinematic “A Twist of Fate”
It’s getting very hard to stand out in the world of game cinematics. But somehow Blur always manages to pull it off. Case in point,… Read more
Podcast: The Collective
Ash Thorp has been busy. In addition to banging out amazing design and illustration work, he’s launched a podcast, The Collective. The third episode, featuring… Read more
See No Evil June
June 4th is almost upon us which means it’s nearly time for See No Evil’s! This time we are joined by VFX aficionado’s Analog Studio.… Read more
How To Make Sure You Can Show Work In Your Portfolio
Can’t say Title (confidential) by Sebas & Clim You’re in the midst of production — the style frames you designed were approved, the work-in-progress animations… Read more
Lagoa Launches, Blows Minds
I was invited to the beta of Lagoa.com (then called TeamUp) several months ago, and even in that early stage it blew my mind. As… Read more
See No Evil Tonight!
Tonight! Join us for See No Evil’s 4th birthday celebrations with talks from the amazing Richard Hogg, and BAFTA winner Mikey Please! Free entry, prizes… Read more
See No Evil April
Join us for See No Evil’s 4th birthday celebrations with talks from the amazing Richard Hogg, and BAFTA winner Mikey Please! Free entry, prizes &… Read more