Paris motion designer and art director Raphaël Bluzet just dropped us his newest animated short called “IN”: a quick stream of consciousness nightmare based on the illustrations of Yohan Quintar and starring an alternate-universe Buster Keaton re-imagined by Franz Kafka on a rough day. [Read more]
Joseph Kahn broke the internet and the patience of two large media companies (looking at you Saban and Lionsgate) with the recent release of POWER/RANGERS, his hardcore update of a certain action franchise inexplicably dear to many otherwise sane people.
The 14-minute film was pulled down and then reinstated and has now spawned this BTS clip (shot and cut by Renn Brown with music by Brain and Melissa) showing just how the self-funded project happened from tech scout thru to cast/crew screening. [Read more]
London motion designer and visualisation artist, Thom Haig crafts a thoughtful and carefully rendered full-CG personal project exploring the relationship between connectivity and individuality. [Read more]
French director/graphic artist/designer/photographer Edouard Salier imagines a near-future Havana occupied by foreign forces and on the edge of civil war in his festival hit “HABANA,” a black and white short made all the more convincing with seamless VFX by Paris powerhouse Digital District. [Read more]
Let’s end the week with a counterpoint to huge Super Bowl spots: a zero-budget personal project from Israeli illustrator/animator/character designer Eran Mendel built from a series of rockin’ animated loops. [Read more]