CIVIL 80 // Opening Titles

Opening titles for “CIVIL 80”, a documentary TV series about the Spanish civil war. Created by Antoni Sendra AKA PODENCO – a spanish freelance director specializing in mixed media driven projects.

Elspeth Beard – Riding into History

Youre 23, your hearts been broken and theres a long, hard slog of study stretching out in front of you. What do you do? For Elspeth Beard, a round-the-world trip on the back of her 1974 BMW R60/6 flat-twin motorbike proved the ultimate remedy for a wounded heart and weary head.

Animated by Joe Brooks.

Water Stewardship – WWF

WWF has created a water stewardship report to help businesses assess their risks and use water stewardship steps to tackle them.

From Nice & Serious, Creative Director: Tom Tapper, Producer: Segolene Meheust, Animation Director: Luke Marsh, Design & Animation: Luke Marsh, Kirstin Smith, Sound Design: Serafima Serafimova / Audionetwork

Blood Road

Lovely work from these guys below following the infamous HO Chi Ming trail on mountain bikes.

Production: Red Bull Media House
Director: Nicholas Schrunk
Producer: Sandra Kuhn
Art Director : John Likens
Design + Animation: John Likens, Wesley Ebelhar
Reel music: Remains by Shlohmo

World of Motion

Beautiful & minimal animation featuring the history of our forms of transport by Colin Hesterly.

Magnitude Rituals

Split screen of graphics and imagery to convey the message.
Colourful and dynamic motion graphics by Donghyun Lee.

Child Marriage

The American World Jewish Service work with Gunner to produce this infographic. An illustrative approach mixed with traditional original ideas create a Buck-like feel.

The Road to Rio

Art and Graft produce another carefully design short promoting the Olympics in collaboration with the Lottery and ITV. A pleasant mix of 2D and 3D rendered seamlessly in a coherent design style.

South Wales Metro

South Wales is getting a new metro system and Bomper studio have animated it’s proposed route through a white minimalist environment. Nice subtle animations and smooth camera moves make a technical subject a visually pleasing watch.

The New Promised Land

Series of animated documents  made for a web documentary that tells the story of 5 young Syrian refugees who risked it all for a chance to start over. Treated stills and documents manage to sustain the long sequences.

California Inspires Me: Rashida Jones

Nexus animator Jacking Cunningham animates the story of Rashida Jones, the actress growing up in California. The film uses flat, front, also isometric angle animation with simple pencil lines and block sun-tinted colours.

SBS Documentary

Different, almost unnoticeable take on the pop-up book idea. Nice tracking of a plane with complex CGI makes for a nice mix.

A Kiss, Deferred

Beautiful simple animation for the New York Times by the Moth Collective.

Save antarctica

What seems to be a fine piece for a hypothetical project by Yu Hyeji using low poly 3D forms. Greenpeace awareness film.

TSB commercials

Nice character animations and transitions using the water colour bleeds.

Soilconsweb

A very square geometric take on an infographic with a evening summers light cast over the film. A different perspective on a common film theme by Uli Henrik Streckenbach, the german animator responsible for this fishing film.

Peditro Store

Cyril Calgrao directs a simple animated infographic with a nice colour scheme and subtle but thought-out animation to create a cost-effect and pleasant infographic.

Going the Distance

Map title sequence, simple idea nicely executed in a fun, crafted way by Imaginary Forces.

CBRE Animated Infographics

A great little infographic about global real estate

Project Management: Veni Video Vici
Creative Direction / Illustration: Mauco Sosa
Animation: Peter Cobo

BBC – My City

Short sting for the “Havana” section, using flat colours in 3D with wonderful camera movement to transition.

Don’t Fail Idaho

Charming infographic using alot of animation to state of the pressures of education in Idaho. A nice mixture of hand drawn animation and transitions give the film a very different look.

Toyota: Stories of Better

Telling the story of a Toyota, the “open book” idea is used again, but with ink and more of a travel guide. The apply a variety of techniques on a standard theme as the video progresses.

Weather system

Not sure you really need weather forecasting for the Arabian Gulf, but if you did this is the one.

Paris vs. New York

Animation based on Vahram Muratyan’s stunning book of illustrations, very flat simple and graphic and colourful.

By Nord

Rotor Panorama

Attaching a camera to a helicopter blade,  with surprisingly interesting effects.

Hyper Geography

Hyper Geography

A short film compositing footage, tracking photography and including 3D elements across a variety of landscapes.

Kerala advert

Very slow pensive advert but some of the photographic shots are superb.

Channel 4 Ident

Classic series of idents using a moving camera to reveal a logo in 3D space.

Move

I guess these guys got in before airmiles added their fees & taxes. Great little sequence which must have been months in the planning.

Sustainable Investment Markets

Tracking data graphics over satellite imagery to get a sci-fi technological feel.

TEDxBristol

8bit style isometric animation with flat colours in 3D.

Genesis Creative Narrative

CGI animation documenting the creation of the earth in a scientific way, yet narratively based around religion.

Map / Territory by Timo

Plane tracking is used effectively with overlayed graphics.

Satellite Car Chase

Inventive use of overlaying an animation of stiched together Google maps images.

Augmented Reality Map

Augmented reality is used to show and move around a 3-Dimensional map.

Battlefields as a prop

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The Snows carry around their portfolio of battlefields together with some clever camera tracking and CGI work and a bit of ad libing and some hand waving.