Glassworks Amsterdam director/animator Daniel Hope takes liberties with the natural order of predator-prey releationships in these two CG-masquerading-as-stop-motion clips for the bi-annual ad-scene networking events in Amsterdam called X-Pollination. [Read more]
The second teaser/trailer for PostPanic co-founder Mischa Rozema’s feature film debut ‘SUNDAYS’ deepens the air of dystopian sci-fi mystery with more glimpses of the ambitious VFX all held together by a VO from lead actor Brian Petsos.
The film, which “promises to challenge the viewer with philosophical questions about the future of humanity” was shot in Mexico city, is now in post and will release in the second half of 2014.
Here’s the first teaser/trailer in case you missed it:
Another standout from season 5 of Motionpoems: “Western Civilization” by poet/author Peter Jay Shippy (channeling Hunter S. Thompson) as interpreted by director/animator Alicia Reece of Minneapolis motion house Neighbor with a compelling and appropriately unsettling mix of live-action and 2D work. [Read more]
1stAveMachine‘s Aaron Duffy and Bob Partington share directing credit with OK Go’s Damian Kulash Jr. and conjure all manner of tricky, one-take, in-camera optical trickery to nudge the video for “The Writing’s On the Wall” (from the upcoming album Hungry Ghosts) into the land of How-the-crap-did-they-do-that and I-need-to-watch-that-again.
Matias Vigliano and Dante Zaballa (aka Parquerama Studios) create psychotropic and loop-filled animated worlds blending pencils, markers and After Effects. Much to our delight, they just sent us their latest collaboration: a non-sensical, vibrant and amorphous tale called “Big Bang Dog.” Vigliano and Zaballa: “Cartoons [Read more]
Powerful and ambitious new full CG spot driven by motion capture for Amnesty International directed by Onur Senturk, co-produced by Troublemakers.tv with post and animation handled by studio One More all via TBWA Paris, “Pens” keeps up the battle to inspire communities to defend their fundamental human rights [Read more]
Directors Todd Mueller, Laurent Ledru and a massive Psyop crew continue Samsung’s World Cup sci-fi adventure treating us to the first half of “The Match” to save Earth written by feature writers Brian McCauley Johnson and Marc Hyman and called by famous football broadcaster Martin Tyler. [Read more]
Fresh off a successful run on the festival circuit, German 2D animator Merlin Fluegel‘s latest short “ECHO” brims with peculiar behavior and unexpected scenarios.
According to Fluegel, the film “is about how childhood reverberates; about complicated relationships, and a departure to pastures new.” Sound design: Jonatan Schwenk. [Read more]