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.
Agitated, rough charcoal strokes reveal pieces of the image, whether it is something based in reality or one of his dreamy visions.
Although very technical these animators & directors had chosen to work up the conception of empowering the people. Very painterly and graceful animation.
Heavily inspired by Ansel Adams, Andrew Wythe, and William Kentridge, it is as rich in allegory as it is bold in tone and texture.
Nice painterly & colourful animation to open the Torino Film Festival on the theme of the paranormal.
Montaged animation to a beautiful rendition of ‘Tenderly’
Very painterly 3D gritty sequence.
This trailer from Oscar nominated short animation by Theodore Ushev, uses an encaustic technique where the paint is mixed with beeswax.
This is a short video made for Ligonier Ministries promoting their theme for next years national conference.
Lots of nice pencil and paint-strokes in these titles for Sky Sports coverage of Cricket’s 2019 Ashes Series. Also available for the Men’s: https://vimeo.com/351365553
The six-part CNN docuseries has a title sequence directed, designed and animated by David Penn.
Video for A Pearl by Mitski from the album Be The Cowboy.
Some nice watercolour illustration animation from Parallel Studios
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
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
Title sequence showing the deconstruction of Manhatten.
Design Studio: Elastic, Executive Creative Director: Angus Wall, Creative Director: Lisa Bolan, Art Director: Heidi Berg, Designer: Felix Soletic, Composite and Animation: Yongsub Song, Charles Khoury, Piero Desopo, Alex Silver, Rachel Brickel, Editor: Lauren Dellara
Beautiful animation created by Han Del Eugene.
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
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
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
Really cool idents from Impactist, based in Portland Oregan
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.
A very simple and elegant painterly end sequence from Blur Studio.
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.
Painted transitions and frames create artistic transitions for Underground, the new WGN America series. Done by Imaginary Forces.
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.
From ‘Not to Scale’ and ‘Mirari’, these really nice short animations were commissioned by Ogilvy London showcasing Unilever’s messaging around sustainability.
Nata Metlukh creates a hand-drawn short, morphing through different perspectives in colourful city environments.
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.
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.
Assaf Benharroch illustrates a painterly animated piece, with an imaginative use of lighting and painterly textures.
Lots of rotoscoping, puppet-pinning, distortions and lots of other clever time-consuming tricks in this great piece of work from Rino Stefano Tagliafierro
An 80’s themed ident, using painterly effects and smooth animation, give it modern reworking of an 80s style ident.
A subtle mix of 3D into the retro spooky styling by using painted textures on the 3D models. The look is spooky with an old film feel.
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.
Quintessentially British film from the Royal College, animating line drawn illustrations.
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.
Title sequence using image mapping of 2D paintings on to 3D objects.
By mapping a painting in extremely high photographic detail, stitching the images and using a proxy-morphing technique, we were able to create incredibly large zooms to square centimetre sections, all in HD for Renaissance Remastered on BBC2.
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Artistic title sequence mixing painting with live action and close-up.
Titles for Robin hood mixing traditional painterly techniques with a modern twist.
Text and animation added together to form the speech without any photos or footage.