Seductive death machines: Making “The Night Manager” titles with Patrick Clair
"We had to seduce the audience, to make the weapons feel beautiful and rarefied... as the horrible truth of these objects becomes apparent in 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
CG still lifes and art direction from Rafa Merino
When Rafa Merino posted "Reborn" on Facebook, I froze. Initially struck by its surreal beauty, I then wondered what I was looking at: A photograph?… Read more
Explore the desolate and spooky world of “xVOID”
Released in time for Halloween, “xVOID” is a 100% CG short film that begins as an atmospheric exploration of a desolate scene and then takes… Read more
La Noria, an animated psychological horror
Veteran animator Carlos Baena (The Incredibles, Finding Nemo, Wall-E) teamed up with producer Sasha Korellis to launch an ambitious crowdfunding campaign for their short film,… Read more
Crimson Peak Main Titles
The meticulously crafted, 100% CG sequence for "Crimson Peak" will sweep you away to another world.
“A Guide to Happy,” your brain on (its own) drugs
"A Guide to Happy," is a story about your brain on (its own) drugs. 100% CG, 100% clever.
ANL #1 and ANL #2
Nathan Love creates a wacky and charming teaser video, hinting of big news to come.
“Seed,” a surreal trip powered by photoscanned objects
Munich-based Aixsponza (“eks-sponza”) broke out their entire arsenal of CG weaponry for “Seed,” a surreal journey featuring everything from photoreal retro electronics to spooky, 3D-scanned humans… Read more
Space Channel Refresh
For a Space Channel refresh, Toronto-based studio Tendril crafted immaculately detailed IDs that blend the mystery of science fiction with the delight of discovery. While the two… Read more
Bildungsroman: a coming-of-age story dealing with one person’s formative years or spiritual education “Bildungsroman” is a 2-minute personal project produced and directed by Barcelona-based art… Read more
A folk-singing canary has an important message about carbon monoxide
Tommy McAnairey, a guitar-strumming descendent of literal canaries from the coal mines, warns of carbon monoxide poisoning in this beautifully rendered PSA from Irish studio… Read more
You will care about this piece of wool
“Lost and Found” a branded short for Woolmark written, directed and produced by Neon actually managed to make me feel emotionally connected to a piece… Read more
New work from Sehsucht
Sehsucht has released several projects ahead of their presentation at the Playgrounds Festival on Friday, October 31st. My favorite from the new crop of work… Read more
Cross the uncanny valley with “Ed.” Created by Chris Jones with Lightwave, Sculptris and Krita and composited with Davinci Resolve Lite (and a boatload of… Read more
Destiny: Mars Opening Sequence, Q&A with the Directors
Prologue's opener for "Destiny" kicks off one of the most anticipated games of 2014. Motionographer goes deep with its co-directors, Ilya V. Abulkhanov and Simon… Read more
League of Legends Cinematic: A New Dawn
Released nearly a year after its completion, this jaw-dropping cinematic for League of Legends from Blur presents a lush battle arena populated by a wide… Read more
Updated with new making of video Futurama fan and 3D artist Alexey Zakharov took it upon himself to recreate the world of the beloved sci-fi… Read more
Making of "Innuendo," a sensual, experimental short film about a fantasy world's reproductive processes
The Man Who Sold the Sun
Kieran Mithani’s “The Man Who Sold the Sun” is a visual expression of a poem he wrote by the same name. Title design work by… Read more
Imaginary Forces: Black Sails Title Sequence
Art of the Title has some great coverage of Imaginary Forces’ stunning new title sequence for Black Sails.
NOMINT for BassAwards 2014
BassAwards 2014 are open for entries, as this quirky promo from NOMINT announces.
Blur’s impressive VFX breakdown for Thor 2
Blur’s VFX breakdown for the prologue battle battle sequence in Thor 2 is worth a watch.
Blur: The Kraken “Black Ink”
Blur creates a terrifyingly beautiful spot for The Kraken Rum.