Jon Boutin: Apple Trees
Made by Jon Boutin. Music by The Eels.
Rauch Bros.: “A Good Man”
A brand-new StoryCorp short, A Good Man, from Rauch Bros. Animation for LGBT Pride Month
Q&A: Throne “Tharsis Sleeps”
What says "heavy metal" more than a few thousand frames of animated embroidery? Here's how it was done.
Ouroboros: AE Preset
After Effects wizard Sander Van Dijk has created a very powerful AE preset that will help you with all your stroke related needs. With the… Read more
Modern Love: Beyond Years
Freddy Arenas chats with Joe Donaldson about creating animation for NYTimes' Modern Love column.
Ori and The Blind Forest
Gorgeous new game for Xbox One by Moon Studios. More about this here. And gorgeous concept art posted here. Thanks for the tip, Mate Steinforth.
David O’Reilly: “Her” Alien Child / Hologram Sequences
Director David O’Reilly has posted a compilation of his work on Spike Jonze’s “Her.” O’Reilly was responsible for animating and directing the holographic game sequences… Read more
Nike Football: The Last Game
Jon Saunders (formerly of Psyop, now at Passion Pictures) directs this action-packed 5-minute short for Nike, featuring the likenesses of Ronaldo, Neymar Jr., Rooney, Zlatan… Read more
Peter Quinn: Shit Showreels Say
Tongue lodged firmly in his cheek, Peter Quinn decided to update his showreel by cramming it full of animation trends. Bonus points for using the… Read more
Darwin and Gumball have never moved so smooth. French animation collective CRCR chipped in for a fun-filled sequence in episode one of The Amazing World… Read more
Tom Rosenthal, Two Great Music Videos and Two Vimeo Staff Picks
I was first introduced to Tom Rosenthal’s music through Rosanna Wan’s animated music video for his song “I Like It When You’re Gone”. I was immediately impressed. Through simple… Read more
Alexander Perry: The Future of Money
LA-based animator and designer Alexander Perry delivers on this expertly crafted piece for Ripple. We see a lot of stroke-centric motion graphics popping up these days but this… Read more
“My Mom’s Motorcycle”
If you’ve haven’t seen Douglas Gautraud’s “My Mom’s Motorcycle,” take a few minutes to check it out. Unlike a lot of the work we post… Read more
Anthony Francisco Schepperd: “Heart Like a Rabbit”
Anthony Francisco Schepperd’s painstakingly animated “Heart Like a Rabbit” is a psychedelic nightmare of face melting metamorphosis and endlessly shifting palettes. Music by Cody Alan.… Read more
Commercial work with boundaries: the commissioned work model
Maintaining creative control and keeping clients happy can feel impossible. Here's an approach that can ease the tension.
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
Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey
The all-star crew behind the reboot of a classic TV series brings something sorely needed in science: art direction.
Leonardo da Vinci Was a Loser
Success is a slippery term. How do you define success for yourself?
Art&Graft: “Trip” The Virgin Atlantic Safety Film
Long ago, Virgin Airways embraced the simple fact that no one pays attention to the poor flight attendants as they drone on mechanically about oxygen… Read more
Modern Love: Under His Misspell
NYC-based designer/animator Joe Donaldson was commissioned by the New York Times to create an animated interpretation of “Under His Misspell,” a column penned by Jessie… Read more
Cinematics is a visual journey through the history of film
Designer/animator Pier Paolo teamed up with music composer/sound designer Combustion to create “Cinematics,” a playful journey through the history of film. Pay close attention to… Read more
IAAH (Nessim Higson) 2013 Reel
Mesmerizing editing and wonderful typography in the latest reel from IAAH (Nessim Higson).
Nessim Higson: TED Shades of Openness
Nessim Higson (IAAH/iamalwayshungry) creates graphics for TED. Part of a 40 projects in 40 days rollout.
A relationship in type by Nessim Higson.