Augmented reality calendar brings year to life with animation
As a holiday gift, Royale crafted a limited run of beautifully designed letterpress calendars. Viewed through the the companion AR app (also created by Royale),… Read more
Buck and Antfood get friendly for Facebook
To celebrate Facebook’s 11th birthday, Buck teamed up with long-time audio partners Antfood and created a charming series of hand-drawn vignettes illustrating friendship in all… Read more
When creators turn evil, fun ensues
Animade recently released Milo Targett’s “Lido Sim,” a cute, post-modern take on the long tradition of animators toying with their animated creations. The short’s protagonist attempts to… Read more
HouseSpecial: A Tale of Momentum & Inertia
HouseSpecial (formally LAIKA) releases a solid dose of storytelling in their short, A Tale of Momentum & Inertia. Credits: Kirk Kelley, Creative Director Kameron Gates,… Read more
Lucas Zanotto’s latest animation warns that buying drugs online can lead to engorged limbs, glitchy craniums and pretty adorable deaths. Credits Animation/Design/Direction: Lucas Zanotto Art… Read more
Lilian Darmono updates
Beautiful new works from Lilian Darmono.
#Feelingnuts, a hashtag I can actually get into
Advertisers love slapping hashtags onto everything, but it often feels as if they’re putting hair gel on a toupée. Pointless and inauthentic. This new spot… Read more
Matt Christensen “Rolling”
Sometimes, you just need to smile. Hoping this whimsical film by Matt Christensen brings some joy to your hump day. Matt was kind enough to… Read more
Michigan Motion Buds, Ian Sigmon and Nick Forshee, team up on two excellent spots for Prosper that are full of great animation, charming sound design and even an armadillo!
Adam Rosenbaum proposes to his girlfriend via motion design. Nerdy and awesome. Hat tip to Bran Dougherty Johnson.
Make it Sound FAT
If you’ve ever suspected that dubstep might lead to an apocalypse, this rollicking short from Bellecour Ecoles d’Art students will confirm your fears. Wonderfully paced… Read more
Animade: Queue The Cowboy
Animade has released another charming short to promote “Ready Steady Play,” the follow up mobile title to their equally charming “Ready Steady Draw.” Currently available… Read more
Darwin and Gumball have never moved so smooth. French animation collective CRCR chipped in for a fun-filled sequence in episode one of The Amazing World… Read more
Parasol Island: “Pink Troubles”
Parasol Island’s self-initiated short “Pink Troubles” features endearing character design and lush environment design. From PI: ‘Pink Troubles’ is the story of a lonesome flamingo… Read more
Wayne the Stegosaurus
Hot on the heels of Gentleman Scholar’s Motionpoems short is another one from a small team at The Mill. “Wayne the Stegosaurus” is an adorable… Read more
If you’re in need a good chuckle, take five minutes to watch the lovingly crafted “JohnnyExpress,” the latest short from Korea-based Alfred Imageworks.
Le Cube: 2014 Reel
Check it out the fantastic reel of Le Cube. Setting the bar really high for a reel intro!
Lucas Zanotto: Kindle Paperwhite
Director Lucas Zanotto brings his trademark mixed media approach to two TVCs for Amazon’s Kindle Paperwhite in the China market. Making Of Credits Credits: Client… Read more
MPC: “Sunny and Steve – Enjoy the Sweets”
Just in time for Easter weekend, “Sunny and Steve” from MPC’s NY office has a look as cute and cuddly as its rascally rabbit antagonist.… Read more
Plenty for Fox Life Spring
Colorful fun Spring package by Plenty for Fox Life!
‘A World Without Limits’ by Studio AKA for Hyundai.
“A World Without Limits” by Studio AKA for Hyundai.
Daniel Savage: Helium Harvey
Not sold on the idea of going back to school? Neither was Daniel Savage. The NYC-based designer/director just released his animated short, “Helium Harvey,” a… Read more
Lucas Zanotto launches Yatatoy
Designer/director Lucas Zanotto has launched Yatatoy, a new studio dedicated to creating “safe digital toys and educational apps” like Drawnimal and the newly launched Miximal.… Read more
Luiz Stockler: Montenegro
Check it out, the latest short film from Luiz Stockler, the cute Montenegro.