Simon, an animation programmer at Ubisoft Montreal, talks about motion-capture, procedural and physics-based game animation as well as the future of animation within games.
Andrew, Oscar-winning CEO of Passion Pictures, talks about creating characters for the virtual rock band Gorillaz as well as issues concerning character development for different entertainment mediums. Part 2 of 2.
Kangmin Kim's evocative, dreamlink 38-39°C is no idle fantasy, but slowly builds from watery relaxation to a pulse-pounding rhythm, all while exploring the odd connections between a father and son. Finally available online after a long and worthy festival run that included Sundance 2012, the mixed-media stop motion piece effortlessly combines cutouts, vaseline-wiped lenses, and direct-on-film effects in a continuation of Kim's unique style.
Sebastian, CTO of Weta Digital, discusses various aspects of Weta's advances in and uses of technology, as well as how technology by design must support the creative process. Part 1 of 2.
Rob, CTO at Sony Pictures Imageworks, talks about recent technological advances at the studio, what innovations he'd like to see in the future as well as what he likes most about his job as CTO. Part 3 of 3.
An Eskimo hunter sets out in a blizzard in search of prey. He finds an unlikely one â€” an egg that has just hatched and mistakes him for its mother. But when an angry Yeti notices what's happening, the hunter shortly becomes the hunted, needing assistance from his former prey.
Blasphemous behaviour at the industrial factory; a little robot with urgent needs and a patrol-bot that tries to retain the sterile order. Can that sensational urge be surpassed?
A bird's falling feathers cause a chain of destructive events. Paper puppet animation, filmed with a $200 Flip Mino HD usb camera.
Music video made with a very particular technique, on the border between photography and drawing. The "sweet hell" as a torment of the mind.
The characters that inhabit the world of 'We Three' are based on the three legged symbol on the Sicilian national flag. Inspired by the magic of circus performance, WE THREE is a Busby Berkely act set in a Daliesque dreamscape.
As a promotional for Asterisk Designs venetian wallpaper, patterns were incorporated into a fantastical woodland scene in which children hide and play.
A psychedelic journey culling inspiration from “The Yellow Submarine” and classic tales like Jack and the Bean Stalk and Tarzan, it deals with conflicts in social class, forbidden love, and the melding of primal existence and modern times. The piece pays tribute to the locale of the featured band Manman - Philadelphia, PA.
This animated tale of true friendship on the high seas as best friends, a Beluga, Narwhal, and Sperm Whale face off against a whaling ship and its crew will have you memorized!
The fun continues for poor little Fester as he is continuously being harassed by good ole’ Chester, using a series of creative gags…he’s such a dirty rat.
A comedic tale of a man named Fester who lives in the sewer. He is constantly being harassed by a rat named Chester, who is determined to defend his territory-one gag at a time…
This film is about two light-headed politicians who think that their actions are just a game. Don't thinking about dangerous consequences for people and that not every mistake can be fixed.
Childen and adults see things differently in Pierre Luc-Granjon's haunting tale of lost innocence, The White Wolf.
To celebrate its 100th anniversary Converse has released a music video for "My Drive-Thru" featuring Pharrell Williams, N.E.R.D., Santogold, and Julian Casablancas.
Simple decisions made by each woman in Styri (Four) result in catastrophic, life-altering events for all.
Santa's Cookies is a delightful film depicting the timeless ritual of Santa visiting a house and exchanging joyful gifts in exchange for delicious cookies.
Gunnar dreams of having an owl of his own with ruffled feathers and soulful eyes. He tries everything in order to catch one, but when he finally does, things don't turn out the way he had planned it.
Jan, about forty, is a guitar player who doesn't have success and takes a chance on a better life in Puerto Rico.
In 1969, the 14-year-old Jerry Levitan, armed with a reel-to-reel tape recorder, snuck into John Lennon's hotel room for a chat.
Goner is a story about a guy who's writing the story of his life. We listen to him as he writes in his journal and shows us vignettes from his past. Animated using stop motion, toys, and real-world photographs.
A disillusioned, over-educated, and under-skilled animator complains about his life. Animated with cut-outs and stop motion.
This is a music video made for the band The Motion Sick. It features the band members in an epic battle between good and evil. Animated with cut outs.