24.08.15 by Staff

Video of the Day: Ziye Liu “Themes & Variations”


Works by artists Yayoi Kusama and Ai Weiwei come alive in this amazing short exploring the use of 3D rendering to create new versions of existing work. Check it out below!

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19.08.15 by Staff

Animation of the Day: Gints Zilbalodis “Inaudible”


Latvian filmmaker, Gints Zilbalodis, manages to capture a lot of emotion in his latest short about a trumpet player, struggling to cope with the loss of his hearing after a freak accident. Great use of sound and music by Bertrams Pauls Purvišķis as well. Watch the full video below!

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14.08.15 by Jeff

Animation of the Day: Silkie “Love Affair”


Another flawless animation by London-based 2d and 3d animator Simon Landrein. This one for Silkie’s “Love Affair”. His style is so recognizable now, and he just knows how to pare down everything to just what’s necessary to tell a story. Fantastic work. Watch the animation below.

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05.08.15 by Staff

Trippy Animation of the Day: NETWORKS “SIZQ”


Gorgeous animated video from Japanese trio, Networks. Love the style here! Directed by Kohei Yoshino and animated by Satoru Kaneko, watch the video for “SIZQ” below!

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29.07.15 by Jeff

I’m speaking at Blend!

If you’re gonna be in Vancouver October 16 + 17, I’ve been invited to speak at a two-day festival here called Blend. It sounds like it’s going to be more of a party than a conference, for lovers of animation but also other creative things too (at least I hope so otherwise they’re going to be severely disappointed when they realise I’m not an animator).

Tickets are available at http://blendfest.ca.

28.07.15 by Jeff

Animation: The Happy Drummers “J. Balance”


Quite a unique style to this animation by Oleg Morozow and Arkady Kravchouk (The Happy Drummers) graduates of Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design in Jerusalem. Apparently the effect was achieved through a combination of 3D animation and the use of an old printer. Watch the animation below.

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25.07.15 by Staff

Video of the Day: Horizon


“Horizon” draws attention to our limited perspectives but also the importance of overcoming limitations and expanding our worldview. Watch Gianluca Scuderi’s ode to horizon lines below!

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20.07.15 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Antoine Maillard


Love these animation loops by illustrator Antoine Maillard from his animated comics project. More images below.

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