The Spy titles

Beautiful title graphics to the Netflix series The Spy set in the 60ies.

Terramonti

Certainly an homage to the famous apple commercial and starts really well.

Signs of a stroke

Nice use of 3D stroke amongst other techniques to communicate this message.

Dupont – Thread

Follow a 3D stroke as it draws on shapes and objects. Nice work from Buck.tv.

This is the tale of Nomex & Kevlar.

The Meth Project

A great series of short animations about Meth addiction from Studio AKA.

Sing Up

Studio AKA Director, Steve Small designed an array of notable characters, including our hero ‘Tone’ – who, although not yet fully developed – is encouraged to join in with the melody of his peers..

GE: An Apollo 11 story

GE employee shares her story on her direct connection to the Apollo 11 mission.

American Dynasties: The Kennedys

The six-part CNN docuseries has a title sequence directed, designed and animated by David Penn.

It’s A Secret – Small Steps

Sometimes you make a dot, and that dot takes small steps. And sometimes, you make a whole video featuring that dot – but you’re not really allowed to say who you made it for, or even what it’s about. You might not even be able to include the voiceover, or really anything for that matter — other than the animation and sound design.This may, or may not, be one of those times.

Madam President

An exploration of the disparity and the difference that gender, regardless of party, can make.

Vinyl

Manages to look low-tech and true to the retro however lots of CGI used. The story of vinyl records, designed & produced by Imaginary Forces.

An SPMS Story – Im Still Kenny

Secondary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis sucks! One mans journey with the disease echoes—”I’m still here.”

#ForewarnedIsForearmed

One in four women experience domestic violence in their lifetime, but bruises and broken bones are not the only signs. #ForewarnedIsForearmed creates a new language to get girls talking about what to look out for.

The New Promised Land. Chapter 3.

This is the third of 3 animation videos I’ve made for a web documentary that tells the story of 5 young Syrian refugees who risked it all for a chance to start over.  Animated by Mira Ruido

The New Collins English Dictionary – The Home of Living English

Explore a world of words old and new that have entered the dictionary over the years, in this animation made in celebration of Collins English Dictionary’s 13th edition release!

Prozone: External Comms Video

Lots of plexusy goodness in this techy, data driven animation for Prozone by Rich Hinchcliffe.

Audi ‘A Day in the Life of an Audi Driver’

This is a 2.30min commercial made for Audi and BBH. Celebrating their amazing dominance of Le Mans.

VH1: Critics’ Choice Movie Awards

Minimal and abstract Op-Art patterns work together with large typography creating a dramatic result.

CNBC Prime

Dynamic and graphic splits of images to mix to live action.

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.

Motion Plus Design Paris 2018

Titles created by Niels Prayer
Character animation by Quentin Laville
Visuals & Music by Niels Prayer

Hidden Figures, Katherine Johnsons 98th Birthday

A nice piece of motion graphics from Moving Colour detailing highlights from the life of Katherine Johnson realised in a quirky cutout style.

The Mouse

“The Mouse” by Slurpy Studios
An animation supporting the IICSA’s Truth Project.
by Voicing CSA with Slurpy Studios and Collage Arts
Story – Katie Steed and Phillip Lafferty, Animation – Fern Bailey, Animation Producer – Aaron Wood, Animation Director – Katie Steed, Produced by Chris Harper

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

The Fourth Estate – Titles

Large headline type edges along US landscapes and GV’s from the show. Nice tracking and compositing job from Elastic.

Alcoholics Anonymous

Multiple recorded voices from AA meetings explored through hand-drawn animation.
By Buck

The Punisher – Titles

Yest another great title from Patrick Claire and his colleagues at Elastic for the Netflix TV series.

Earn The Fern

Earn the Fern by Assembly Studios.

Dirty Money

Nice title using lots of type and texture from Elastic.
Design: Elastic, Design Director: Duncan Elms, Designers: Nadia Tzuo, Felix Soletic, Erika Bird, Luca Ionescu, Henry DeLeon, Animators: Jeffrey Jeong, Yongsub Song, Vincent Wang, EJ Kang, Peter Murphy, Steven Do, Hal Heah

Tribute to Martin Scorsese

Martin Scorsese was given centre stage with a retrospective at the Cinmathque in Paris and a tribute to his work at the Festival Lumire in Lyon.
For the occasion, Arte commissioned Cher Ami to create five interactive illustrated articles, for which nbl oversaw the artistic direction.

Jack Cornwell

This video is part of a series of three pieces designed to raise awareness and engage with the audiences ahead of the WWI Centenary celebrations.
Client: MOD, Produced for BFBS TV (2016)

CNN – What is a micro-plastic?

A excerpt from Midway: Plastic Island, a short documentary produced at CNN, designed and animated by Ignacio Osorio.

The New York Times – The Interpreter

Some playful, characterful cutout animation from Blink my Brain.
 

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

The Endless Scare

Great title sequence from “The Drawing Room” apparently about the U.S. government’s systematic persecution of gay and lesbian State Department employees during the Cold War.

CocoaVia Winter

Lively animation from Laundry, using black and white photographic collage elements, with overlaid colours and annotations.

Project Ellis

Your rights in the US using the 4th & 5th Amendment. Produced and Directed by: Dress Code. Lead Animator: Wes Ebelhar


Honda "Dream Makers"

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.

Magnitude Rituals

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

The Trolley Problem

Very cute animated film using lots of different techniques & styles. A thought experiment in ethics. Vid for TED Ed & DIRECTED BY Eoin Duffy

The Daily Show GFX

TV Graphics from Troika, branding specialists.

Vans: 50th Anniversary

Paper cutouts, hand-drawn animation and 3D boxes all in a stop-frame slower frame rate, combine seamlessly for this black and white promotion for 50 years of Vans shoes.

Don't blink

Apple launches their iPhone 7 and new watch with a short 107 second summary of their conference in this video. It’s as simplistic as you’d expect from an Apple video, but always done very well. You can find out more about it’s cleverness here.

Thor: The Dark World

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

The Jack Garratt Story

Great animation and great story about the rise to fame of Garratt. BBC Music commissioned ‘Contra‘ to tell the tale.

Organic Machines

Beautifully crafted  title sequence by Beijing visual designer Zaoeyo (aka Xiaolin Zeng, aka Mike Zeng) detailing insects constructed with glassy, organic materials.

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 Old World

Not so keen on the CGI steam-punk book opening, but the photo manipulation using a camera mapping technique on 3D surfaces by Alexey Zakharov is interesting. More of a breakdown can be found on his behance page here.

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.

Nike – Huarache V Creator

Excellent promo for Nike by ECD Jonathan Notaro and the Brand New School. It mixes drawn animation with CG elements to produce this gritty animation with a limited colour palette.

Samsung 837 Installation – Tech NYC

Analytical, diagrammatic video in a 3D space by Jonathan Kim.  Blueprints, lines and tech overlays provide a hi-res feel for this square installation.

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.

Winter on Fire

This title gets us up to speed quickly with the recent history of Ukriane, well at least how the story goes in the West. It’s another excellent piece of work from Patrick Claire

Spectre: UI Interface

Rushes create intricate detailed UI graphics for Bond’s computer in Spectre.

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.

Dissidentia Brand Strategy

Cyril Calgaro animates another infographic of sorts with a very simple structure. Similar to the apple film Designed in Apple by California the film uses dots and lines animated in a physical way along with a serif font to create a simple but stylish film.

Manhunt

Opening Title sequence of HBOs Documentary; MANHUNT. The show documented the two decade hunt for Osama Bin Laden. Lots of documents and ink bleeds.

Creative Directed & Designed by Manija Emran.
Produced by The Mill+

We are the Giant

Lots of layers of political and social upheaval over the centuries are organised through what looks like a burning paper effect for the titles and graphics for director Greg Barker’s documentary, We Are The Giant, a Passion Pictures & Motto Pictures Production.

Creative Directed & Designed by Manija Emran. Produced by Mill Plus themillplus.com

Marco Polo titles

Mill+ co-director Ben Smith and co-director Bryce Wymer teamed up with Netflix to create the title sequence for Marco Polo and most appears to be achieved on camera but with a lot of planning.

Phantom Power

Little clip with nice character design and animation by Persistent Peril

Manhattan – Main Title

Simple idea of diagrams on paper done very well in true Imaginary Forces style, similar in fashion to their popular Rubicon title.

Avoidance

Nice geometrical 2D animation by Erica Rotberg

Tom Clancy's The Division trailer

More excellent motion graphics from Antibody. Directed by Patrick Claire

Přpad (The Case)

Textured and strongly lit animation bring a certain eastern european feel to this animation by Martin Zivocky.

The Wiki Man

Hand drawn simple animation, with ink and paper depict a cut-down TED talk, by Moth Collective.

Barclays – Life Skills

Chalk board style animation by Art & Graft, describing one boy’s experience using animation of chalk lines and clever transitions.

Salt

Great work based on the uses of salt by Gentleman Scholar and commissioned by Grey SF.

CCTV ink

Ink dropped into water like you’ve never seen before. Produced by Troublemakers.tv

Slavery Free

Yes slavery is still with us in some parts and this film questions our role in that trade. From Daniel Stewart working with Epipheo studios and Kasey Lum.

Crave

Charles de Lauzirika’s psychological noir is the subject of this end sequence where wind-driven, humanoid whirligigs are torn apart and re-purposed into disturbing wooden mechanisms.
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OFFF 2013 Cincinatti

Beautiful abstract film celebrating the OFFF festival of design, photography and motion

Don't Worry, Drive On: Fossil Fuels & Fracking Lies

An info-graphic film but holds very little statistics in terms of text and numbers, mostly relying on transition graphic imagery to convey the details.

Skoda on paper

Quite a complex piece of animation built around a paper-folded world.

Understand Music

Simple, in style and colour animation but with clever technicalities and expertly executed.

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.

War on type

This is an amazing piece of work. The camera movement, depth of field, modelling and explosions work really well.

Parallaxing

A test by us to showing parallaxing a an old photograph celebrating the queens jubilee in Bethnal Green. The photo is split into layers, digitally repainted and then placed into a frame with a 3D virtual camera.
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Green-screen presenter

Very good use of presenter in a studio cut with very stylised graphics. Design & Animation: Oz Smith
Creative Director: Greg Millar for BBC sport.

Amalgamation

Amalgamation

Winner of the best use of displacement map/compound blur ever – Micaël Reynaud, with portraits by Michael Jang. Stay with it, kids.

Jack Daniel's Label Story

3D animation matted on to a flat black texture to give a 2D imprinted look Continue Reading →

Heart of rebel

Conceptual trailer for female missionary who left American Civil war ravaged Virginia for China. Well crafted trailer.