A string of diverse and upbeat animation clips from Strange Beast directors and collaborators help get the word out about VOW and the charity’s quest to end child marriage. [Read more]
Google Creative Lab and Anyways Creative in London commission nine animators to each create a fun pop vox film based on the real-life experiences of seasoned iPhone users trying out Google’s Pixel 2 phone. [Read more]
Freelance London animation director Andy Martin reveals the fine art of creating stop motion loops via his Vine-based Plasticine Rhythm project, “I have always been interested in the way visuals can effect sound and how visual loops can be brought together to create a piece of music.
“This is how I produced Plasticine Rhythm; allowing each stop motion loop, made using Vine, to dictate a sound and combining these sound loops on screen to build a compatible interplay of rhythm and melody. Once this was established I then played with all the elements, including the background color and the mini-TVs containing the loops, so every element was intrinsically linked with the music.”
London freelance animator/director/illustrator Andy Martin follows up his “Planet One” animated short with uh, “Planet Two,” an out growth of his design-an-alien-a-day illustration project called Handymartian’s Illustrated Aliens. [Read more]