Visual insights to a Radiolab podcast “about music, memory, and what it means to be human” by exploring the phenomenon of musical hallucinations.
The bands tour behind the Iron Curtain secretly involved the U.S. State Department, the Nixon White House, the governments of Yugoslavia, Romania and Poland.
From the team at Raxo in New York: “Scenes from an Urban Sunset is a study in lighting that uses the city itself as our main character.
A drive in the South with a young Elvis en route to fame & fortune.
LA TRANCE is a snapshot of life in Los Angeles under COVID.
Heavily inspired by Ansel Adams, Andrew Wythe, and William Kentridge, it is as rich in allegory as it is bold in tone and texture.
Montaged animation to a beautiful rendition of ‘Tenderly’
Animated music video for Tycho. Fab use and accentuation of lighting.
Dance animation intro for Red Cat Motion
A fully animated pre-MTV version of Creedence Clearwater Revival’s “Lookin Out My Door”
I think stage mapping is a new term for providing video installations but looks cool.
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..
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.
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.
Video for A Pearl by Mitski from the album Be The Cowboy.
This is SAUSAGE, the multi award winning and Oscar long-listed animated short film, directed by Robert Grieves.
Rodeo FX delivered over 100 visual effects shots for Dave Meyers dystopian vision of Justin Timberlakes Supplies”.
Art Directed by Erik Gagnon.
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
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
The music video for Bonobo’s song, “Cirrus,” is a beautifully surreal video collage created by British animator Cyriak.
Animation from Bungalow revealing Rhodes a very personal musical memory from a room in a psychiatric hospital.
Elastic produced these idents for the annual awards, directed by Patrick Clair. Lots of anarchic looped animations.
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
A mix of 2D and 3D animation in this stylish music video. Animation by Brunch & amazing Cinematography.
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.
No post production or VFX apparently, it’s all real. There’s an accompanying making of if you don’t believe me. Interesting results by Nigel Stanford.
Little clip with nice character design and animation by Persistent Peril
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.
Music promo for The Leisure Society by Persistent Peril. Simple idea beautifully crafted, getting more complex and quirkier as the track builds.
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.
Great study in moving objects by Jr.canest.
John Allison and Chris Bovill, Creative Directors of 4creative where the drivers behind the 45 hours of footage, shot over two days using 44 cameras and a cast and crew of almost 300 people, including race and stunt horses and jockeys to achieve the ambitious final film.
Simple, in style and colour animation but with clever technicalities and expertly executed.
Another video looking like a 70s instructional manual, but nicely packaged and expertly done. I always like anything isometric.
The White Stripes’ video made of lego bricks.
I was more impressed with this when I watched it mute but it’s still an impressive piece by Colin Rozee with the soundtrack.
Music video using one static shot and layering in other VT throughout.
Promotional video using extreme close-ups and camera angles with VFX to produce an moving journey through music.
Split screen stop frame / pixilation animation of a clock.
Clever and subtle use of repeated computer animation in to synchronise to a rhythm.
Retro styled music video comprised of over 60 fictional movie title cards.
Music video using dominos to create the animation, in a kind of modern day pointilism.
Music video mixing live action children with composited cartoon animation for a fun and playful outcome.