05.02.15 by Jeff

Trippy Animation of the Day: “Lilium”

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I don’t really know what I’m looking at here, but it’s awesome. Animation by BRDG Tokyo. Watch “Lilium” below.

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04.02.15 by Jeff

Light Painting Animation: A Skeleton Goes Skateboarding

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Enjoyed this short about a skateboarding skeleton by Darren Pearson, who makes light painting animations under the name Darius Twin. Watch “Light Goes On” below.

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04.02.15 by Jeff

Animation: “Wolfgang, Wolfgang Jr.” by James Kwan

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James Kwan returns with another stop-motion animation (you might remember his last film, Mooon). “Wolfgang, Wolfgang Jr.” is his thesis film from Pratt, and tells the story of an obsessed architect trying to build one last thing before he dies. Watch the animation below.

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29.01.15 by Jeff

Music Video: Onoe Caponoe “Disappearing Jakob”

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Another lo-fi hand drawn animated music video by El Tacodor, this time for Onoe Caponoe. Watch “Disappearing Jakob” below.

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25.01.15 by Jeff

Space GIF-ITI: INSA Paints the World’s Largest Animated GIF in Brazil

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My talented buddy INSA just created the world’s largest animated GIF, with the help of a team of painters, and a satellite in space. The mural in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, is part of his “GIF-ITI” series, an on-going project in which he paints murals several times over to create frames of animation. As you can see in the video below, working at this scale is no easy task!

Watch the video below.

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22.01.15 by Jeff

Director Spotlight: RUFFMERCY

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I’m not really sure how this is possible but somehow, despite having a slew of Vimeo Staff Picks, this is the first time I am posting about RUFFMERCY. The director/animator is based in Bristol, and has sorta trademarked an expressive rotoscoped animation style. I’ll just let the videos do the talking. Enjoy a bunch of my favourites below!

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19.01.15 by Jeff

Animation: “Thirty Masks” by Martine Frossard

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Simple little animation by Montreal-based illustrator Martine Frossard. Watch “Thirty Masks” below.

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15.01.15 by Jeff

Animation: “Planets After Planets” by Titouan Bordeau

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An enjoyable little animation, directed by Titouan Bordeau, about a man and some ducks in outer space (of course). Bordeau made the film in his second year at l’école de la Poudrière. Watch “Planets after Planets” below!

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