Director Yves Geleyn and the CG animation team at Hornet carve out a timely and timeless story about a father and son, a homecoming, and the chance for new beginnings to mark the Chinese Lunar New Year. [Read more]
Montreal directors Carl Beauchemin, Thomas Chrétien and David Forest met while studying animation in 2009 and set up Lightning Boy Studio three years later to create this sweeping 10-minute CG short called “Le Gouffre” (The Chasm) and then completed the post with the help of 711 backers on Kickstarter. [Read more]
Mundane details and ordinary actions escalate into disturbed and beautiful vignettes in the dream-like world of “Gravity” created by the Aukland, NZ team of animator/filmmaker Louis Olsen and self-taught illustrator/designer Frances Haszard for local hip-hop act @peace. [Read more]
Dutch director Matthijs Van Heijningen hit superstar status in 2011 with his Canal+ “The Bear” spot taking home shiny hardware all over the planet. Mikros Image brought the beat-perfect VFX to that spot and now re-teams with Heijningen for another smart/funny animal-centric Canal+ effort called “Unicorns.”
Take a quick look at how the 1stAveMachine crew and directors Ben Steiger Levine and Martin Allais float an animated holiday tale across an intensely complex practical set rigged with 74 Samsung screens all shot in-camera and in real time. Agency: R/GA. [Read more]
Strange Beast directors Shy The Sun apply their signature fascination with organic detail to create a lush CG music video about Amumu, a lonely young mummy with anger issues. Produced as part of The Music of League of Legends Volume 1 album.
Very promising new weekly animated series called “Propz” from London’s Animade. Only two clips so far but the design, animation, timing and twists all add up to refreshing sub-30-second breaks from your daily grind. Plus, you can tweet your idea for the next prop @animadetv. [Read more]