Hope For Tomorrow

A gambler, who is trapped in a life-threatening mindstate, confesses the dark story of his life on how much he lost by chasing his losses.

Written and Directed by Mantas Gr
Illustration and Animation: Mantas Gr
Music and Sound Design: Zing Audio
Audio Mastering: Dan Solovitz
Script Editor: James Nixon

APC /// economic, social, cultural and cultural rights

A quirky animation about human rights, featuring zebras.

Credits:
Story (based on an original script by APC): Frdric Dubois
Illustration/Animation: Macaia Studio
Sound design: Hannes Schulze
Voice: Thaddea Tsering

The Alienist

Title sequence showing the deconstruction of Manhatten.
Design Studio: Elastic, Executive Creative Director: Angus Wall, Creative Director: Lisa Bolan, Art Director: Heidi Berg, Designer: Felix Soletic, Composite and Animation: Yongsub Song, Charles Khoury, Piero Desopo, Alex Silver, Rachel Brickel, Editor: Lauren Dellara

The Last Kingdom – Titles

Loved all the series and these titles & music are really great.

Direction: Paul McDonnell
Art Direction: Hugo Moss
Design and animation: Ben Hanbury and Tamsin McGee, Illustration: Nathan McKenna, Composer: John Lunn, Client: Carnival

Ta-Nehisi Coates: The First White President

Designed and animated by Tynesha Foreman from an interview with Coates about his article in The Atlantic where he cites Gallup research to explain how tribalism and white supremacy paved the way for Trump.

Client: The Atlantic
Director/animator: Tynesha Foreman
Producer: Nicholas Pollock
Production Mangager Brian Jimenez
Senior producer: Ashley Bloom Kenny
Executive producer: Kasia Ceiplak-Mayr von Baldegg

Hate for Sale

Stylish watercolour overlays of colour in a stop-motion animated film about the world we live in.

Created for the Visible Poetry Project 2017 visiblepoetryproject.com/
Animated by Anna Eijsbouts

Wilfred – Station idents

Really cool idents from Impactist, based in Portland Oregan

Humaine Society – Puppy Mills

This Buck video should come with a saccharine warning, as the music and small american kids talking about puppies does verge on the nauseating, but it’s a nice animation which manages to slickly combine multiple animation looks and live action in the blink of an eye.

Thor: The Dark World

A very simple and elegant painterly end sequence from Blur Studio.

Race for The White House

Dave Penn directed this animation (along with Jellyfish and Sixfingers) for a six-part CNN documentary series concerned with what went on behind the scenes during key presidential campaigns in U.S. history. Sponge paint mattes provide nice transitions for cleverly laid out photographs.

Underground

Painted transitions and frames create artistic transitions for Underground, the new WGN America series. Done by Imaginary Forces.

Ultimate Fighter

One of a series of promos for Ultimate Fighter on Fox using rapid editing and splashes of hand-drawn type and scratched elements. By State Design.

NSPCC : Pete’s Story

Animated by Daniel Bruson repainting every frame in watercolour and then compositing it digitally. The Animation Breakdown on vimeo illustrates his process. Deep, rich and heavily textured.

Lincoln Continental Concept

Artistic brush strokes combined with precision lines give an impressive creative feel to this car advert. Made by Block and Tackle with a good “how it was done” interview on Motionographer.

Unilever idents

From ‘Not to Scale’ and ‘Mirari’, these really nice short animations were commissioned by Ogilvy London showcasing Unilever’s messaging around sustainability.

Fears

Nata Metlukh creates a hand-drawn short, morphing through different perspectives in colourful city environments.

 

The Prophet Official Trailer

Inspired by the classic book by Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet is an animated feature film written and directed by Roger Allers (The Lion King), with animated “chapters” from award-winning animation directors from around the world, and featuring world-class musicians, singers, and composers.

White Out

Hand drawn, inked and painted frame-by-frame, there is no digital cheating here. Over 2000 rotoscoped paintings on a variety of paper surfaces make Jeff Sher’s winter animation.

Like Autumn Leaves

Assaf Benharroch illustrates a painterly animated piece, with an imaginative use of lighting and painterly textures.

 

NPR – Brains on Play

A playful informative film by the talented Xaver Xylophon for the National Public Radio. It mixes graphics with comedy in a digital painted style much like his other film “For Hire Bangalore Rickshaw

Beauty

Lots of rotoscoping, puppet-pinning, distortions and lots of other clever time-consuming tricks in this great piece of work from Rino Stefano Tagliafierro

National Geographic – 80’s

An 80’s themed ident, using painterly effects and smooth animation, give it modern reworking of an 80s style ident.

ParaNorman

A subtle mix of 3D into the retro spooky styling by using painted textures on the 3D models. The look is spooky with an old film feel.

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.

Mad Dogs and Englishmen

Quintessentially British film from the Royal College, animating line drawn illustrations.

Kiss Kiss Bang Bang

Animation for the opening of Kiss Kiss Bang Bang starring Robert Downey Jnr. The titles use simple mattes and strokes to create an old painted effect, with more focus on the style rather than the animation.

Captain America

Title sequence using image mapping of 2D paintings on to 3D objects.

Renaissance Remastered

By mapping a painting in extremely high photographic detail, stitching the images and using a proxy-morphing technique, we were able to create incredibly large zooms to square centimetre sections, all in HD for Renaissance Remastered on BBC2.

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The Borgias

Artistic title sequence mixing painting with live action and close-up.

Robin Hood opening sequence

Titles for Robin hood mixing traditional painterly techniques with a modern twist.

Gettysburg Address

Text and animation added together to form the speech without any photos or footage.