Sector SPDRs ETFs

Some really nice 3D popup animations integrated into live action shots here, from Martijn Hogenkamp.

El Chapo – Main Title Sequence

Method Studios’ New York team recently designed the intricate opening titles for “El Chapo,” a new series from Univision and Netflix that retells the story of notorious Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman.

MADD

Some great work here from ATK PLN – utilizing a variety of techniques to raise awareness of drunk driving.

Segregated By Design

Examine the forgotten history of how our federal, state and local governments unconstitutionally segregated every major metropolitan area in America through law and policy.

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

Engage Foundation: Explainer Video

A very friendly, crafted aesthetic achieved here in this animation for Engage Foundation by combining hand-drawn elements with 3D animation. By Rich Hinchcliffe.

Outside & Render

Obviously relating to a pretty small audience of Cinema 4D users but lovely nevertheless.
Here’s the second of the 2 films: https://vimeo.com/286146331
By Tomin

Emmy winning series, BBCs How We Got To Now

These are the original sequences animated by Robert Grieves.

The series won Outstanding Motion Design at the 2015 Emmys.

Family Debit Cards

A collaborative mixed media video with real objects, stop motion animation, 2D animation and a bit of After Effects to put it all together.
Checkout the Making of video here: vimeo.com/193892290

Directed & Produced by: Beast Collective beastcollective.com/

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 Night Manager

A fab mix of luxury items and warfare which has elements of James Bond titles.
Elastic
Director | Patrick Clair
Client | The Ink Factory

Hendrick's Gin, Escape

Great animation from Tulip’s and Chimney’s, taking something painfully ordinary like a commute to work, and giving it that extraordinary Hendricks sense of wonder.

Earn The Fern

Earn the Fern by Assembly Studios.

Taboo VFX

Great work from BlueBolt bringing the Thames River in the Georgian period back to life.

Carlsberg Pie

A great animation for Carlsberg with lots of cutouts. By Assembly.

Hyundai "Design"

Beautiful animation created by Han Del Eugene.

Netflixs Take Your Pills Title Sequence 2018

London design/vfx studio Blue Spill design title sequence for Alison Klayman’s Netflix original, Take Your Pills. More of their work @ bluespill.co.uk

Design director: Allison Brownmoore
Flame Artist: Anthony Brownmoore
Designers: Joe Nowacki, Oliver Weinfeld, Sylvain Doussa
Post Production Assistant: Anna Maros

A Good Run

A personal project from Niklas Arthurson outlining his year.

CNN Biometrics Opening Sequence

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.

Change Makers

Commissioned by the Dutch NGO RNW Media, Change Makers is an animation film about those young women and men who live in fragile or repressive states, usually going through civil unrest and conflict.
These young people often represent the majority of their countrys population, yet they’re ignored and denied crucial information and services.

The New York Times – The Interpreter

Some playful, characterful cutout animation from Blink my Brain.
 

Natwest – Tomorrow Starts Today

Some nice hand drawn kinetic typography from Simon Tibbs
Client: RBS
Agency: Sapient Razorfish
Role: Animation & Illustration
Sound: OBR Studios

TRAILER | The Great British Bake Off | Channel 4

Amazing work from Parabella and Blinkink on the trailer for The Great British Bake Off.

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.

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

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.

Unleash your Fingers

It’s at least 5 years old now but still amazes. Performance by JayFunk.
Agency : Heaven
Production : LABANDEORIGINALE

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.

Syracuse: Yield

Dress Code create this montage video for Syracuse university, using cut up photos and video in a collage look.  The recruitment video goes past the general sunny campus video and montages voice and archive stills to create a unique video.

Hyper-Reality

A scary futuristic vision of how augmented reality could influence our lives perhaps? Created by Keiichi Matsuda.

Pernod Ricard TV

Not the newest of films here, but the designers at Parallel managed to combine actual products with collage and simple figures within a cleverly lit scene to create a unique short commercial.

Underground

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

The Flynn

Commercial for New York appartment blocks by Art & Graft. This strong graphic look with bright lens flares, realistic shadows and reflections and a painterly finish was created by Art and Graft and has a rare quality of equally impressive animation. Pre-Production work by Art & Graft can be found here.

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.

Hide

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.

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.

Inmobi – Trajectory

Monstro redefine the heavily saturated tech video with an epic galactic painted feel. Data has never felt so orange.

Engage Foundation Explainer

A mixture of 3D & 2D on this nice little animation from ‘First 10’.

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.

Kinder Chocolate

Passion Pictures works with the popular children’s book illustrator Oliver Jeffers to create animated advert’s for Kinder Bueno. A charming style with naive text recreate the excellence found in his stories.

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.

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.
 

Martini Racing

Using flat colours to create a mix of 3D and 2D with transitions separating it out from a crowded genre of similar films. Screen print texture added to give it that old racing poster feel too.

D&AD – 2014 Title Sequence

The Mill create another machine driven title sequence, this time for the D&AD awards. Photorealistic CGI models based around their pencil motif, animate in a variety of mouse-trap style movements to reveal logos of  the awards supporters.

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

The Lego Movie

Stop motion title sequence for the ending of the Lego Movie. Nice layout, positioning and camera movement give a childish subject a mature look.

Because I am a girl

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.

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.

Seton – Welcome to Humancare

A cut paper style often seen in still graphics, but rarely animated this way. Technically well made by CHRLX, with a bigger budget than you might imagine. The action is fast and engaging and the duration is to the point.

Going the Distance

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

Apache

Music video for the band Danger Beach by Ned Wenlock. 2D paper cut out strips are virtually curved around cylindrically to create a moving landscape. From here the video mixes textures and styles to create an engaging and narrative video.

Canada's Water Health

WWF Canada and The Public Assembly, address the subject of clean water in Canada. Directed and designed by Hector Herrera.
A great montage of victorian illustration, watercolour textures and vector elements.

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.

Ikea – Stills

Model mock ups by Rural Lee for a film for IKEA. The film would have revealed a mini world inside each area of storage.

The Sun – An Ode to Telly

A Big mixture of CGI, stop motion, animation and live action seemless mix in this crafted advert for the Sun.

National Geographic – 80's

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

Anchor – Great Escape

We’re just about to embark on a project involving use of fuzzy felt and came upon this directed by Tony Mines for Tandem Films in Homage to the Steve McQueen motorbike sequence from ‘The Great Escape’.

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.
NOTE: Sorry we are unable to embed the sequence. Please click on this link.

Disney Recycling

Disney Recycle

A charming film by Grant Orchard using papier mache and lo-fi props to make this hand-made cardboard video on recycling.

A History of the title sequence

A nicely shot and animated homage to the individuals who have produced landmark titles for features in the past.

Scarlet One Weekend Off

Quirky German animation with George Melieres overtones. Direction and animation: Jeroen Houben & Jurjen Versteeg.

Historia branding

Idents and branding for the French History channel. Very subtle but with some very nice clever features to it, especially with the show times towards the end.

La Poste

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.

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.

MPs: Are the still at it?

Quirky puppet style animation added a comical twist to the outrageous expenses scandal. Illustrative styling and cut out photos allowed a mix real people without being too liable for Channel 4.
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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.

The Girl Effect

Infographic about the risk of AIDS/HIV in the third world. The film uses typography and simple graphics to tell the story.

Air Canada's costume change

As far as i can make out most of this promo was achieved in camera with very little apparent past-production.

Smart Car Diorama

A cardboard diorama. Always nice. A simple model, with the softness of cardboard makes a industrial production process seem friendly.

Moleskin: Lego Pitch

Simple animated lego characters sit on an environment of an animated moleskin background. Fun and quirky with simple but sophisticated animation.

Fell in Love with a Girl

The White Stripes’ video made of lego bricks.

Oslo Airport

Nice short film about the expansion to Oslo Airport. The film was made using small models of wood and cardboard to give it that handmade finish which is an interesting combination for a film about an airport expansion.

Pentagram

“The Forty story” is a short film which documents the work of Pentagram. Its carried by a clever audio track to accompany their history of print.

Secrets of the Taxman

We used quirky animation and a mixed paper layout to roam across individuals and details in for Dispatches’ investigation into HMRC. Elements are drawn appear with marker pens to direct the viewer to different areas.
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Olympic Forms

Quayola (aka ‘dQ’) and Memo Akten through digital production outfit Nexus Interactive Arts, have created ‘Forms’, a multiscreen digital artwork commissioned by the National Media Museum for the exhibition In the Blink of an Eye: Media and Movement, which is part of the Cultural Olympiad programme.

Christmas Card

An animated sequence, made to look like paper origami stop-frame animation.

Bausch & Lomb – BioTrue

Commercial animating with a CGI card texture to create origami style movement, folding into/from the box packaging.

Toyota: Diorama

Mixture of stop-motion and CGI to create a 3D children’s diorama as a playful setting for the car.

Frank PR

Simply sketched flash website, with a doodled feel.
Link to this here.
 
 

Sherwin Williams – River

Commercial using card colour swatches to create a whole CGI environment.

Bleeding Images

We’ve experimenting with techniques to bleed through images, either from one to another to fade in an image, giving it a natural, organic introduction.
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A Brief Introduction to Genetics

A nicely designed graphic presentation using a mixture of flat shaded 3D and 2D animation.

HSB – Ursvik

Pop-Up Book animation but adding live action to the pages for added interest.

Gent: Scheppende Stad

Gent Scheppende Stad (Ghent Creative City) is an initiative of the city council of Ghent to (together with several creative forces/different sectors of society) look for solutions for the urban challenges, so they can shape the future of Ghent together.
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Herbst

Title sequence using minatures and macro lenses to create space with tiny figures.

Misprinted Typ e

Illustrator Eduardo Recife’s commercial works, a collage feast for the eyes.
Click here to see more.

Ask Away Campaign

Series of quick and simple videos using cut out animation on a plain background to convey a message by Digital Kitchen.

Pop up book – JP Morgan Chase

Superb use of the pop up book to animate this tale.
Directed by Psyop.

Bored to Death title sequence

Titles for american sitcom using text from a book to animate the characters and type throughout.

Gettysburg Address

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

Google Chrome – Features

Quirky videos using homemade machines to create technological solutions.

WWF Commercial – Threads

WWF advert using CGI rope to create shapes and figures, showing how everything is simply connected.

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.