A great rant using big named players shot on greenscreen and collaged with lots of GFX.
In conjunction with Adult Swim, Run The Jewels released a mind-altering video by esteemed cult video artist Cyriak for the albums lead track Meowpurrdy, a remix by El-P that deposits his and Killer Mikes vocal performances in the midst of a rhythmic vapor of meows, purrs, and hisses. Cyriaks visual treatment is an LSD-nightmare miasma of cat limbs and teeth fractalizing into feline Cthulu-esque monstrosities.
The music video for Bonobo’s song, “Cirrus,” is a beautifully surreal video collage created by British animator Cyriak.
First-time directors James Allen and Mike Skrgatic at East Londons Time Based Arts combine a full compliment of their studios VFX, animation, and illustration talents into this spectacular 90-second opus for Honda thru Wieden+Kennedy.
Nice french documentary with animated faces to keep the anonymity.
Sander van Dijk animates the poetry of Max Stossel. A simple concept of tracking UI and iconography to a phone done neatly.
Titles using silhouettes cut out from stills.
From Elastic and directed by Angus Wall
Elastic produced these idents for the annual awards, directed by Patrick Clair. Lots of anarchic looped animations.
Nice short film, mixing animation to the live action. Love the idea of the postal card.
Painted transitions and frames create artistic transitions for Underground, the new WGN America series. Done by Imaginary Forces.
Art & Graft produce a series of idents for the newly Branded W freeview TV station (formerly UKTV). Using a constant camera speed they’ve created an infinite tunnel, with a diamond matte opening between each and tracked letterforms.
Golden Media introduced a nice film mixing footage and animation.
Paypal’s TV advert tracks doodles around the presenter to animate ideas in a fun sketchy way. A white, clean room behind gives it an airy, light feel.
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.
Parallax used to the highest degree to create these idents by Brothers & Sisters. Although looking like slowed down footage, stills were placed within a 3D environment, composited with animated details and moved with a virtual camera.
Lots of rotoscoping, puppet-pinning, distortions and lots of other clever time-consuming tricks in this great piece of work from Rino Stefano Tagliafierro
Music video, using CGI and tracking to image map the singer’s face on to famous film clips.
lots of watercolour washes bring in the video which itself has been treated with the watercolour look.
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.
Plane tracking is used effectively with overlayed graphics.
Mixing live action with rotoscoped animation and stop-frame to create a mixed media look.
This sequence block shades the live action and adds it together with animation to create a very bold graphicly styled sequence.
Advert for Wacom software, mixing hand drawn animation with live action
Titles for Robin hood mixing traditional painterly techniques with a modern twist.
End credits rotoscoping frames in a hand-drawn ink style over video footage.
Technological looking advert mixing live action with footage by Motion Theory.
Sky Sports idents mixing live action footage with CGI smashing glass. The figures were rotoscoped and added into 3D environments.
Music video mixing live action children with composited cartoon animation for a fun and playful outcome.