September 10th marks the end of the Shift Calendar competition. September 20th is the end of the DOTMOV call for entries. Both are superb platforms to expose new and interesting artists so all you talented people who want some deserved recognition get moving!   [Read more]

hoogerbrugge for kuyichi

The singular charming weirdness of the graphic-force-of-nature known as Han Hoogerbrugge has earned him cult hero status among motion artists and has made his last name into an adjective to describe just about anything quirky and graphic. His latest piece, an interactive animation to intro the Faces project for organic clothing maker Kuyichi, is calmer […] [Read more]


NY directing collective Honest have launched an ambitiously strange but fun new site. I like the pretend corporate facade page. [Read more]


“Helvetica is a feature-length independent film about typography, graphic design and global visual culture. It looks at the proliferation of one typeface (which will celebrate its 50th birthday in 2007) as part of a larger conversation about the way type affects our lives. Helvetica will begin screening at film festivals worldwide starting in early 2007.” […] [Read more]

Ross Lovegrove at TED

Have a look at this presentation by the Welsh-born whirlwind/evangelist of industrial design Ross Lovegrove recorded at the TED conference earlier this year. He is best known for his work on the Sony Walkman and Apple iMac but concentrates here on his newest projects and the organic influences and intuitive nature of his process. An […] [Read more]

Stardust NEEDS Art DirectorS IN LA AND NY

The Stardust studios in NY and LA are urgently looking for talented and experienced art directors. Applicants with a BFA in design and at least four years experience in the motion graphics industry are encouraged to apply immediately. Live action experience is a plus. Please send resumes and reels to  [Read more]


Auckland studio Heat update with new work and a smart one-page solution to showcasing the wide range of their work.   [Read more]


The fine people at Pictoplasma just emailed to remind us "the deadline for all entries to be considered for the upcoming Characters in Motion festival, which will be an integral part of the 2nd pictoplasma conference on contemporary character design and art is September 1. If you are responsible for high-grade character design in animation, […] [Read more]