• Kouhei Nakama is “Makin’ Moves”

    Kouhei Nakama’s personal films have always pushed the creative and technical boundaries of 3D to create a sense of wonder. But this latest short, called “Makin’ Moves,” is his first designed make you smile. [Read more]

HAPPY HOGSWATCH…

… To one and all from UK director John Yeo. Oink, oink, snuffle. [Read more]

1983 Disney CG test “Where the Wild Things Are”

Not really sure if the date is correct, but this was a story book right out of my childhood. I love the terminology for blocking the animation "vector test". This would have been pretty cutting edge for ’83 i guess though. [Read more]

THE GREAT WALL OF LOMO

If you love Lomo cameras (or vodka), check this out:Awesome dynamic interface. Updates on the fly. Wants your submissions. Absolut Lomo. [Read more]

SPECULATING ABOUT AUDI IN THE HALF PIPE

Unsigned French director Mathieu Wothké and CG artist Frederic Bonpapa created this all-CG spec spot on home computers running XSI and Shake in 10 weeks with no budget. Reps and producers: you may want to cut and paste this email – mathieuwothke@yahoo.fr. [Read more]

A BEAUTIFUL DAY IN THE NEIGHBOURHOOD

Cheer up your chilly Friday afternoon with this seasonal eye-cake (follow the Xmas link in the Latest News). Beautiful pacing and design. It comes courtesy of five-month old Manchester, UK animation studio The Neighbourhood.       [Read more]

SHERBET AND IRN BRU, YUM

Sherbet director Robin Shaw takes us on a cheeky holiday fantasy with unexpected consequences tied to a can of the bright orange caffeine elixir known as Irn Bru . The mix of classical animation and music styles with carefully subversive lyrics makes for mandatory viewing.       [Read more]

BUDDI BUDDI WITH MODEL ROBOT

UK directing duo Model Robot unveil a new series shorts for their in-house series called BUDDI. Fun and quirkish aplenty.   [Read more]

BUCK TRIPS THROUGH TV LAND

Buck CD Orion Tait says these four new TV Land IDs are carefully designed to appeal to the network’s 40-something demographic, "we really had to find a hybrid technique. I mean, the channel hinges on time-tested retro media, so the imagery has to reflect that, but these viewers feel just as young and vibrant as […] [Read more]