This trailer from Oscar nominated short animation by Theodore Ushev, uses an encaustic technique where the paint is mixed with beeswax.
Watch Dogs 2.0 | Cinematic – by MK12 for Ubisoft
Baltic CG master Rimantas Lukavicius makes the case for Nike’s “Move to Zero” sustainability plan.
Great title sequence & great Doc exposing the tale behind Cambridge Analytical and Facebook.
What could we learn if we discovered a parallel universe–a sister Earth? Would our twin universe exist in the same state as ours? What could we glean from it?
Video for A Pearl by Mitski from the album Be The Cowboy.
Lots of plexusy goodness in this techy, data driven animation for Prozone by Rich Hinchcliffe.
Another great sequence for The Division – by Patrick Clair
Some really nice technical/data driven motion graphics from We Are Royal about coffee!
A great title sequence by The Other House for ‘Project Blue Book’
Some nice visualization of data from Peprally
These are the original sequences animated by Robert Grieves.
The series won Outstanding Motion Design at the 2015 Emmys.
Some great technical tracking work in this piece for Saucony.
Lots of numbers and data in this animation for Bentley University by Toil.
Design: Michael Frederick
Animation:Joey Korenman, Conor Collier, ME
Rodeo FX delivered over 100 visual effects shots for Dave Meyers dystopian vision of Justin Timberlakes Supplies”.
Art Directed by Erik Gagnon.
A visual essay exploring the future technology of synthetic biology.
By Vasil Hnatiuk
This film explains the simplicity and the complexity of pi/3.14 in quite a beautiful way.
Director/animator: Rebecka Taule
Music: Jim Zamerski
Nice work from Territory Studios. Working across 15 sets, Territory delivered over 100 assets for onset playback
Explainer video for Swiss Fin Lab, that promotes their ZOA service. By Explain Ninja.
A video for Scelido by Kyu Hwa Ki
Great work from BlueBolt bringing the Thames River in the Georgian period back to life.
Lots of complex data, globes and graphs in this one. Great work from Animagic Studios.
Brand video made for Panda’s rebranding by Saffron Brand Consultants
One dancer and a hula hoop.
Director: Daniela Villanueva, Mara Soler, Dancers: Brecken Rivara, Tiana Zoumer, Production: Csar Moheno Pl,Camera: Pamela Albarran, Music: Julian Placencia / Teen Flirt, Animation: Daniela Villanueva, Mara Soler, Alejandro Caballero, Marco Garfias, Fernando Sica, Luis Nez
This video explains how Bitcoin works in 3 minutes. Animated by Duncan Elms
Opening sequence for a CNN mini-documentary about biometrics created by Ignacio Osorio
Our digital world is being shaped by our physical bodies. Biometrics are fast becoming the new way to identify ourselves and the industry is booming.
Some great motion graphics from a documentary on the discovery of the scale of the Russian doping program.
Director: Bryan Fogel, Animations: Office of Development & Design
Some great 3D motion graphics from Feed Me Light
Creative Direction : Feed Me Light
Lead Creatives: Denis Bodart / Olivier Pirard
Supervisor: Olivier Pirard
Storyboarding: Denis Bodart
Previz: Ricardo David
3D Modeling, Animation, Lighting: Olivier Pirard
Mograph: Kris Cook
Compositing: Olivier Pirard
Sound/Music: Stelian Derenne
Microfibre technology told through CGI animation
Lovely mix of live action and superimposed CGI for Intel.
Interesting animation promoting Russian online magazine about technology, science & culture.
Motion Alexey Frukta, Design Ooli Mos, Alexey Frukta, Producer Artem Ignatyev & Audio Vasiliy Filatov
Split screen of graphics and imagery to convey the message.
Colourful and dynamic motion graphics by Donghyun Lee.
Really ecletic mix of styles in these series of animations from Dutch firm PlusOne.
The names of the consumer brands have been removed but all the more intriging.
It’s just a trapcode trip of particles and CGI. Amazing. Creative Director: Ian Heartfield. Creatives: Adrian Merz, Mark Bushnell. Agency: Nexus
Dots go wild. Artistic but still technical, with colour and energy. Agency: B-Reel. Creative Director: Chris Kelly Art Director: Colin Trenter
A suberb animated promo from Buck for David Blaine’s magic series in the US. Animated forms morph effortlessly from one thing to the next. With VO by Christopher Walken.
It’s at least 5 years old now but still amazes. Performance by JayFunk.
Agency : Heaven
Production : LABANDEORIGINALE
I’m guessing this would sound amazing with a VR headset on but it is certainly an interesting view even without one. Use the navigation to explore while the beatboxer performs.
Production: The Mill, Aurelia Soundworks
Directors: Gawain Liddiard, John Hendicott
A great montage juxapositioning unusual images using a lot of old archive footage. Directed by: Vania Heymann and Gal Muggia
Often seen as part bumpers during football matches these William Hill adverts combine live action and lots of different styles but it’s the comic strip overlays that appeal most to me.
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.
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.
Analytical, diagrammatic video in a 3D space by Jonathan Kim. Blueprints, lines and tech overlays provide a hi-res feel for this square installation.
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.
A great piece of work using many visual/shooting styles. Great voice-over script and sound design.
Production Company – The Sweet Shop
Director – SEGA
Ridley Scott’s promo for “Prophets of Science Fiction” has been brought to life by Prologue by tracking the graphics to the table top, transitioning to the CGI versions of his notes, in a techy intricate manner.
Rushes create intricate detailed UI graphics for Bond’s computer in Spectre.
Motion designer Christian Stangl has put this music video together for Strange Freedom´s track “Hide“ by means of thousands of single microscopic photographies, merged together, creating a dramatic timelapse scenario.
Headphone systems might seem pretty simple to you and I but not if you look at this excellent animation from Paul Clements.
Mixtape Club create an advert for American Express involving those little airfix kit style sets, popping each one up in to a nice conclusion for the scenes.
Well that’s one way to get noticed. This Argentinian branding & entertainment studio seems to have a lot to shout about.
From ‘Not to Scale’ and ‘Mirari’, these really nice short animations were commissioned by Ogilvy London showcasing Unilever’s messaging around sustainability.
Monstro redefine the heavily saturated tech video with an epic galactic painted feel. Data has never felt so orange.
Lifting text pealing away from a newspaper to form the logo of the Arab current affairs show.
MK12’s work on Particle Fever, a documentary about CERN’s Large Hadron Collider, the Higgs boson, and people much smarter than ourselves. It involves numerous graphics throughout the film of differing techniques.
A well crafted piece of animation and sound design.
Direction, Design, Animation – Dave Penn
Sound Design – James Locke-Hart
Script – Paddy Bird & Dave Penn
Complex messages from Sorin for IBM conference.
Great little bit of motiongraphics, cgi & matchmoving by Sorin.
William Russell directs animated spots for ANA, using lines very cleverly and beautifully constructed. Another lines and dots style film like “Designed by Apple”, it uses flight paths as a concept to make the connections.
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+
A film shot in Malawi by Wired Video for Plan International in association with their documentary video unit, and the amazing local production company TIMVENI, with the participation of children and young people from the local community.
Nice infographic film from Özgür Atmaca which shows how even graphs and charts can look quite dynamic if well animated.
Essentially, spy stuff. Lots of overlays and tracking footage and data gives it that high-tech espionage look. By Imaginary Forces
French TV idents, spinning around the logo to reveal various happenings. A variety of creative beautifully modelled 3D environments by Roof Studio.
For this year’s US Open Tennis tournament, IBM and Ogilvy & Mather invited ‘Buck’ out to Arthur Ashe Stadium to create live video animations using data from the tournament, delivered via Instagram. Using live data meant designing and deploying a custom toolkit and workflow that could shift with the on-court action, delivering responsive data-based animations, rendered and uploaded in minutes.
More excellent motion graphics from Antibody. Directed by Patrick Claire
Matt Pyke and Universal Everything invite you to spend seven hypnotic minutes with their “slowly evolving video sculpture” called Walking City, a fusion of architecture, evolution and movement.
Lovely animated film from Radley Yeldar and winner of IVCA 2014 awards for best animated film.
Lots of rotoscoping, puppet-pinning, distortions and lots of other clever time-consuming tricks in this great piece of work from Rino Stefano Tagliafierro
Looks like Rubicon but with a figure orchestrating. Another animation from Marcus Eckert.
Titles by Dvein, fromthe Spanish film director Kike Maíllo’s retro-futuristic sci-fi thriller.
Great work based on the uses of salt by Gentleman Scholar and commissioned by Grey SF.
Communicating the complex system of solar energy feeding into the grid.
A world in red & white espousing the benefits of good (renewable) energy.
Rainbow colours in 3D forms characterise this animation by Production Studio: Ars Thanea, Director: Karol Kolodzinski & 3D Artist: Patryk Habryn.
Ink dropped into water like you’ve never seen before. Produced by Troublemakers.tv
Short animated film by Philip Watts combining ’tilt shift’ cityscapes, traditional animation and some great little visual effects. Beware of the little green monster.
A great hybrid of traditional animation and live action from ‘Les Telecreateurs design’. One can only imagine that this was quite a complex piece of work to composite as successfully as this.
Very much has the feeling of an old 50’s animation. Concept and Animation: Andrea Stinga, Federico Gonzalez.
A Short Animation Inspired by the Works of İlhan Koman with video and sound design by Candas Sisman. Its quite hypnotic once it gets going.
Nice little infographic animation from Binalogue on the launch of the British Council’s social media strategy pack.
Beautiful abstract film celebrating the OFFF festival of design, photography and motion
A lesson in transitions here, using 2D motion graphics composited and interacting with 3D elements for a trailer for an arcade game app.
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.
Quite a complex piece of animation built around a paper-folded world.
An interesting mix of styles combining the foundations of a studio shoot with lots of overlaid graphics informing the viewer about the collections and work of this Dutch centre for biodiversity studies. Agency – PlusOne
Simple, in style and colour animation but with clever technicalities and expertly executed.
An old title sequence now but still quite memorable. By yU+co
Another use of 3D unfolding card, getting more and more complex. A small world is unraveled in a small fresh colour scheme with wonderful camera movements.
This is an amazing piece of work. The camera movement, depth of field, modelling and explosions work really well.
Mixing hi-tech juxtaposed with an old film effect gives a interesting outcome.
Prologue piece together a clever device shooting close-ups with a muted palette and short depth of field. The series is a modern take on Sherlock Holmes by CBS starring Lucy Liu as Watson. I know, right.