Although very technical these animators & directors had chosen to work up the conception of empowering the people. Very painterly and graceful animation.
Gorgeous animation based around the basis of Twins.
The music video for ‘Laid Out feat. Anothr’ is an artistic retrospective of Funkstörung’s discography. It was inspired by the colours, symbols and typography used in their cover artworks.
Strange experiences and realizations lead a grieving artist to reconsider his identity and beliefs in this meditation on loss, family and mental illness.
Minimal, but non the less emotive animation.
Part of The Speech Wars, a project of The Atlantic, and is supported by the Charles Koch Foundation, the Reporters Committee for the Freedom of the Press, and the Fetzer Institute.
-Director’s cut version of the opening sequence Operation Infektion: a series uncovering the unknown history of disinformation. You’ll never watch the news the same way. nytimes.com/2018/11/12/opinion/russia-meddling-disinformation-fake-news-elections.html
This animation created for NSPCC, sets out to explain the Tipping the Scales concept which describes the outcomes of child development.
Produced by Fred & Eric
Producers: Jamie Pigram & Sarah Killeen
Creative Direction: Maggie Rogers
Design & Animation: FAB
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.
From NPR Invisibilia podcast, this animation explores the fascinating mystery of locusts and our sense of self.
Beautiful abstract animation that fits the concept perfectly from Golden Wolf!
Minimal and abstract Op-Art patterns work together with large typography creating a dramatic result.
Stink Studio’s minimal animation based on Stava’s sporting app features.
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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
Sex, religion and envy how Freud and Jungs frenetic friendship tore itself apart. Directed and animated by Andrew Khosravani. Produced by Kellen Quinn.
A quirky animation about human rights, featuring zebras.
Story (based on an original script by APC): Frdric Dubois
Illustration/Animation: Macaia Studio
Sound design: Hannes Schulze
Voice: Thaddea Tsering
This video was created to be released and shared during American Heart Month (February) to help bring awareness to heart disease and encourage Americans to move more.
A great animation for Carlsberg with lots of cutouts. By Assembly.
Youre 23, your hearts been broken and theres a long, hard slog of study stretching out in front of you. What do you do? For Elspeth Beard, a round-the-world trip on the back of her 1974 BMW R60/6 flat-twin motorbike proved the ultimate remedy for a wounded heart and weary head.
Animated by Joe Brooks.
A personal project from Terrence Ginja Martinho based on the book “Man Meets Woman.”
Beautiful & minimal animation featuring the history of our forms of transport by Colin Hesterly.
Fantastic and beautiful animation by Sebastien Laudenbach for l’Opera National de Paris.
Animation from Bungalow revealing Rhodes a very personal musical memory from a room in a psychiatric hospital.
Nice animation. What kind of green are you?
Produced by Sarah-Grace Mankarious and design by Rafael Mayani. Commissioned by CNN International.
Very cute animated film using lots of different techniques & styles. A thought experiment in ethics. Vid for TED Ed & DIRECTED BY Eoin Duffy
Dots go wild. Artistic but still technical, with colour and energy. Agency: B-Reel. Creative Director: Chris Kelly Art Director: Colin Trenter
It’s at least 5 years old now but still amazes. Performance by JayFunk.
Agency : Heaven
Production : LABANDEORIGINALE
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.
Beautiful interplay of 2D and 3D elements in this brand promo for Memorial Sloan Kettering directed by Ege Souyer. The impeccably elegant animations create a sense of confidence and control befitting a cancer treatment center.
It’s got a similar feel to the famous Apple commercial but this is a very elegant and well crafted piece about the recent cyclone that hit Fiji.
By Vincent London.
Beautifully crafted title sequence by Beijing visual designer Zaoeyo (aka Xiaolin Zeng, aka Mike Zeng) detailing insects constructed with glassy, organic materials.
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.
Nice bit of tracking with some choice icons and trapcode work.
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.
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.
Nice animation from simple circles for BBC.
A well crafted piece of animation and sound design.
Direction, Design, Animation – Dave Penn
Sound Design – James Locke-Hart
Script – Paddy Bird & Dave Penn
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.
Cyril Calgrao directs a simple animated infographic with a nice colour scheme and subtle but thought-out animation to create a cost-effect and pleasant infographic.
Oliver Sin returns with sounds recorded from an evening arranged by the popular online blog ‘It’s Nice That’ in collaboration with HTC. The animations are simple but nicely coloured with a hand drawn edge effect adding interest to the basic shapes.
Impressive animated sequence by young Swiss graduate Guillaume Mégroz, in search of his internship. Flat infographic styles, but with a new colour palette and hand-drawn edge with well-thought out animation give it a fresh approach.
Another nice animation from the New York times series on Modern Love by Stuart Langfield. Simple animated elements connect to a narrative voiceover by pinpointing individual phrases or words to animate. Works well as a simple serious alternative to the infographic.
Simple idea of diagrams on paper done very well in true Imaginary Forces style, similar in fashion to their popular Rubicon title.
Nice idea to frame a simple infographic by Animade. Mainly character based, but the divided blocks allow a mix of results.
Film about the medical condition of Cystic Fibrosis. Using just yellow, black and white in a a hand-drawn way the film transitions throughout different scenarios people and text to describe how the condition affects it’s sufferers.
Animated sequence which is a very stripped down and almost abstract infographic, with echoes of Apple’s “Designed in California” animation. Other versions available to view on Vimeo.
Simple. White. Apple. Need we say more?
Retro style graphics in a 2D graphic style contributes a swinging soundtrack. A fifties style animation similar to Catch Me if You Can.
Great study in moving objects by Jr.canest.
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’.
More infographics from Binalogue presenting the airline’s demographics.
Nice little infographic animation from Binalogue on the launch of the British Council’s social media strategy pack.
Simple, in style and colour animation but with clever technicalities and expertly executed.
Nice mix of 2D animation with 3D to give a flawless subtle look. Simple and subdued it warns of the health issues with certain fizzy drinks.
Quintessentially British film from the Royal College, animating line drawn illustrations.
More difficult than you would imagine to make. Rotating landscape cube.
My weakspot, flat coloured isometric graphics. A couple nice transitions and I’m sold. Graphics, people, graphics.
Nice simple animation for a Nokia video by Punga. Using bold colours and simple flat isometric animation, allow plenty of space for text.
I was more impressed with this when I watched it mute but it’s still an impressive piece by Colin Rozee with the soundtrack.
Very slow pensive advert but some of the photographic shots are superb.
Commercial animating with a CGI card texture to create origami style movement, folding into/from the box packaging.
A study in high speed photography or clever morphing of stills using twixter plugin for After Effects.
Test into a simple pen line which can then be rotated into three dimensions.
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Just lovely simple advert with actor, one camera and the sunlight. Like the brashness of the jump cuts.
Jimmy Choo describes a shoe using trapcode light graphics.
A nicely designed graphic presentation using a mixture of flat shaded 3D and 2D animation.
Static titles using close-ups of paper and documents with subtle animation to create a coded typographical sequence.
Film title sequence using flat colouring with subtle 3D to create a retro graphic feel
Classic title sequence using live action footage placed carefully with credit typography
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Series of quick and simple videos using cut out animation on a plain background to convey a message by Digital Kitchen.
Colourful mix of live action and flat shaded 3D animation in a faux-educational style.
Animation using simple block colours, shapes and typography.
Quirky videos using homemade machines to create technological solutions.
Pitched idea, coming from a reflective idea, emitting the images of sport off the dark black emerging cubes. By placing the sports footage in different 3D spaces the images reflected and combined on different surfaces.
eBooks are introduced by using CGI to look like stop frame animation in a colourful and playful way.
Very short animation tests, all one second logo, showing a variety of simple looks using minimal colouring.
2009 Refraction idents by MoveMakeShake.
Simple ident using coloured spheres on a white background to reveal a logo.
An interesting technique using animated gif’s within a larger image to give the effect of realism. I guess its all about getting the loop to work. Check out the site ‘From me to You‘.
Colourful animation using nothing but a sphere and colours.
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