Blue Sky does Peanuts
FOX Family and Blue Sky dropped the first trailer for their forthcoming Peanuts film, slated for release on November 6, 2015. From USA Today: The… Read more
Art&Graft: “Trip” The Virgin Atlantic Safety Film
Long ago, Virgin Airways embraced the simple fact that no one pays attention to the poor flight attendants as they drone on mechanically about oxygen… Read more
Giant Ant: Men’s Health Magazine “How a Protein Becomes a Muscle”
Follow ingenious peptides through a visual essay explaining how muscle mass is created in the human body. Illustrations by the inimitable Mike McQuade, directed by… Read more
Cinematics is a visual journey through the history of film
Designer/animator Pier Paolo teamed up with music composer/sound designer Combustion to create “Cinematics,” a playful journey through the history of film. Pay close attention to… Read more
Celyn: Vitra “Map Table”
With a charming jewel tone palete and lovingly wrought 2D animation, designer/director Celyn (Nexus Productions) shows how simplicity and complexity can coexist in “Map Table.”… Read more
Conor Finnegan: Candice Gordon “Sound of Horns”
After the brilliant “Fear of Flying“, Conor Finnegan is back with the new music video for Candice Gordon – “Sound of Horns”. Make sure to… Read more
Gobelins students flex their animation muscles in this ode to getting ripped, “Sweatness.”
Sanghon Kim for France 5
Great abstract character animation in this opener for Duels on France 5 by Sanghon Kim. Animation at Mathematic.tv. Animation lead: Ruben Sellem.
Fraser Davidson: A Guide To American Football
UK-based Fraser Davidson’s latest, “A Guide To American Football,” is a hilarious distillation of one of America’s most beloved pastimes. In the same spirit as… Read more
Giant Ant’s 2013 Motion Reel
What an inspiring reel by Giant Ant!
Mathieu Labaye : Orgesticulanismus
Orgesticulanismus is a brilliant animated short film by director Mathieu Labaye, in tribute to his father.
Matthias Hoegg: “Upstairs”
If you haven’t already watched Matthias Hoegg’s latest short, “Upstairs,” now is a good time to sink your eyes into it. If you’ve already seen… Read more
Leftchannel: motion 2013 Opener
Columbus-based Leftchannel has been plugging away for over 10 years, but it’s been a while since we’ve posted them on Motionographer. Their recently launched opener… Read more
Lucas Zanotto: Geile Weine
Director Lucas Zanotto puts a cute spin on the played out “frozen moment” concept for Geile Weine. Fun process images on Flickr.
CRCR: C2C “Delta”
French collective CRCR creates an epic cel animated promo for C2C’s “Delta.” Themes include fear of the unknown, violence and — ultimately — mystical transcendence.
TSB – The Story by Studio AKA
Studio AKA (London) tells the history behind the building of the TSB bank through this beautiful piece. Combining the hand crafted artistry of 2D character animation within… Read more
The students of Gobelins strike again. “Myosis” is an existential love story, a lyrical tale of passion and the creative destruction sometimes necessary to stay… Read more
Moonbot Studios: Chipotle “The Scarecrow”
Following up on Johnny Kelly’s insanely successful “Back to the Start” stop-action film for Chipotle is not an easy task. The project mopped up at… Read more
Outstanding piece by Tokyo-based Masanobu Hiraoka, one of the creatives from Je Regarde.
Assembly: NZI “The Devil’s Chair”
New Zealand-based Assembly strikes again, showing their incredible range for agency Draft FCB and insurance company NZI. Whether you focus on the craftsmanship of each… Read more
Conor Finnegan: Fear of Flying
Conor Finnegan’s delightful coming of age short dives into the troubled psyche of a bird with a problem of existential proportions: he’s afraid to fly.… Read more
Shinjuku: The Film
Stunning art direction in Shinjuku: The Film, an episodic short from the mind of Robert Valley (The Gorillaz and Aeon Flux). Hat tip to Ash… Read more
Vh1 Classic: Metal Headzzz!
Created by Aaron Stewart with Tim Harrington, Metal Headzzz is a comedy short series animated by Mixtape Club with music and sound design from Huma… Read more
“A balloon dog is lost in a world of danger. One wrong step and his dancing days are done. Only love, and tango, can possibly… Read more