A fully animated pre-MTV version of Creedence Clearwater Revival’s “Lookin Out My Door”
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..
Learn about the accomplishments of Josephine Baker in this quirky animation by Culture Trip
Lovely animation over live action from Digit & Ben Collier-Marsh
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A fun animation from LooseKeys on their creative process utilizing a fun line art style.
A personal project from Nas Alhusain detailing her observations on creativity.
A personal project from Simon Tibbs paying homage to his all time favourite GTA radio advert, featured on Vice City.
In this quirky animation, Headspace’s co-founder, Andy Puddicombe, describes the stillness that’s present in all our minds.
3D animated commercial directed by Smith & Foulkes
Their world is in the grip of a lethal outbreak. A mysterious blue substance is leading to catastrophic destruction. Who is behind it all?
Its Payback Time was launched for 4Creatives campaign to promote Stand Up To Cancer.
Lot’s of animation styles combined to create this quirky animation to raise awareness for testicular cancer. Great work from StudioAKA
One of 6 short films by Slurpy Studios for RIW (Remember It’s Waterproof).
Each film was created to explore a common mistake in the waterproofing process, and to show architects and builders the potential consequences of not doing it properly. They are a funny and tongue in cheek way of talking about quite a serious and technical problem.
They are designed in a 1950’s ‘UPA’ style, with strong character profiles, no straight lines and a carefully designed colour palette. The animation is fun and cartoony, with ‘rubber-hose’ limbs.
Commissioned by Harvest Digital on behalf of Comic Relief and the Global Partnership for Education (GPE), Slurpy Studios worked with Who Are They Productions to produce a short animated film piece to promote the GPE Education Campaign at the UN General Assembly.
Quirky and fun cell animation over taking heads
Animated intro video for MediaMolecule’s Twitch stream combining live action with playful animation.
Animation/Direction: Dan Castro
Illustration: Rex Crowle
Joyful little animation from Mathieu Libman – which showcase a wide range of styles and techniques.
This is na lovely little character piece from Gorilla Gorilla! for Informa about keeping online information safe.
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“
Nice work from Shilo, based on simple handdrawn animations tracked to a breakfast scene.
Dave Fothergill experiments with the Maya plugin “Miarmy” used in many an action film. Animations, collisions and rag-doll effects make for oddly soothing viewing.
French TV idents, spinning around the logo to reveal various happenings. A variety of creative beautifully modelled 3D environments by Roof Studio.
Music promo for The Leisure Society by Persistent Peril. Simple idea beautifully crafted, getting more complex and quirkier as the track builds.
An explainer video for Mindjet. A typical infographic script, but a character centred twist and clever transitions give it a different feel.
Nice short by Rushes, experimenting with mixing live action with animation. Very cleverly and professionally done. Check out the others in the series on vimeo.
Pepsi Max surprised commuters in London with a series of augmented reality screenings and then putting this film together after their recording live reactions
Flat coloured 2D animation but cleverly animated to give a 3D feel. A warm colour scheme and soft shapes give it a welcoming feel.
Hand drawn cartoon elements tracked on to nicely shot footage of Paris, gives a friendly upbeat feeling to an urban landscape.
A Big mixture of CGI, stop motion, animation and live action seemless mix in this crafted advert for the Sun.
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.
Short animated film by Philip Watts combining ’tilt shift’ cityscapes, traditional animation and some great little visual effects. Beware of the little green monster.
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’.
A mad conveyor belt animation from Tendril, Toronto.
A charming film by Grant Orchard using papier mache and lo-fi props to make this hand-made cardboard video on recycling.
Mixing simple live action with animation to create 10 small colourful numerical idents.
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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A find by Mr. Rob Edmonds about rail saftey using quirky block coloured 3D animation to give a graphic flat traditional styling.
Animation based on Vahram Muratyan’s stunning book of illustrations, very flat simple and graphic and colourful.
‘High School’ doodles animate in to provide a young naive feel to the hand-drawn titles.
Simple animated lego characters sit on an environment of an animated moleskin background. Fun and quirky with simple but sophisticated animation.
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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Winner of the best use of displacement map/compound blur ever – Micaël Reynaud, with portraits by Michael Jang. Stay with it, kids.
Real time face-substitution by Kyle McDonald: Continue Reading →
Cartoon Network ident using retro stylings and parallax manipulation of photographs.
A Smörgåsbord of mini web activities.
Try for yourself.
Titles for american sitcom using text from a book to animate the characters and type throughout.
Colourful mix of live action and flat shaded 3D animation in a faux-educational style.
Music video mixing live action children with composited cartoon animation for a fun and playful outcome.