Aardman & Animated Features & Funny & Inspiration & Stop Mo

Aardman’s Early Man Official Teaser Trailer!

From the creators of Wallace & Gromit and Chicken Run, watch the new teaser trailer for Early Man! In cinemas 2018 A.D. Subscribe to Early Man: https://goo.gl/MTLHVO Set at the dawn of time, when prehistoric creatures roamed the earth, EARLY MAN tells the story of courageous caveman hero Dug (Eddie Redmayne) and his best friend Hognob as they unite his tribe against a mighty enemy Lord Nooth (Tom Hiddleston) and his Bronze Age City to save their home. Currently in…

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LittleLungs – Birthday

Directed by Peter Sluszka and created for the FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products’ “The Real Cost” campaign by FCB New York, the tobacco-tinged “Little Lungs” appears in a series of digital videos, breaking today, in which his attempts to be cool and join in with normal teen life (and his healthy pink lung friends) are thwarted by his stunted growth, caused by smoking. The campaign is designed to resonate with a teen audience and target them within digital environments such…

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My Life as a Zucchini – OSCAR NOMINEE TRAILER

My Life as a Zucchini follows a young boy called Zucchini. After his mother’s sudden death, Zucchini is befriended by a police officer, Raymond, who accompanies him to his new foster home, filled with other orphans his age. At first he struggles to find his place in this at times strange and hostile environment. But with Raymond’s help and his newfound friends, Zucchini eventually learns to trust and love, as he searches for a new family of his own. Brought…

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The Bigger Picture

I love this so much! The story of two brothers struggling with the care of their elderly mother. “Staff Pick Premiere: a story of loss told in life-size animation.” Read our interview with director Daisy Jacobs in the Vimeo Blog: vimeo.com/blog/post/staff-pick-premiere-a-story-of-loss-told-in-life-s **2015 BAFTA WINNER** **2015 OSCAR NOMINATED** Directed by Daisy Jacobs, The Bigger Picture tells the story of two adult sons dealing with the deteriorating condition of their elderly mother. It’s a beautiful film, full of tenderness and compassion. The…

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A Conversation with Kubo and the Two Strings VFX Oscar Nominees

https://livestream.com/gnomon/kubo-two-strings-vfx LAIKA’s Oscar-nominated VFX Supervisor, Animation Supervisor and Director of Rapid Prototype will discuss Kubo and the Two Strings at Gnomon ahead of the VES Awards. The panel will bring together Steve Emerson, Brad Schiff, and Brian McLean, and the discussion will be moderated by Emmy-winning character animator and Gnomon Instructor, Laura Barbera. Speakers will take questions from both the stage audience and Livestream viewers during the live event. Tweet questions using #gnomon on Twitter. If you’re in or near…

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Sainsbury’s OFFICIAL Christmas advert 2016 -The Greatest Gift

Our new Christmas advert tells the charming tale of a hard-working and devoted dad who comes up with an ingenious plan to make sure he can be with his family for Christmas. Beautifully animated for the screen by award winning director Sam Fell, the story is told via an original, joyful and humorous song ‘The Greatest Gift Is Me’, voiced by British actor James Corden and composed by Flight of the Conchords’ Bret McKenzie, a comedian, musician and producer who…

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Perfect World

Credits: Katie Melua – Perfect World, from the new album In Winter. Perfect World – written by Katie Melua and Joel Harries Video directed by Karni & Saul, Sulkybunny Productions P&C 2016 BMG Rights Management (UK) Ltd Thank you Rebus Renderfarm for their support Links: Websites: katiemelua.com sulkybunny.com Twitter: @katiemelua @krispykarni Facebook: katiemeluamusic Instagram: katiemeluaofficial karni_and_saul Directing duo Karni and Saul. Male and female also partners in crime and life. We have been working together since 2002, merging an atmospheric…

2 1/2 D & Animated Shorts & Inspiration & Stop Mo

OTTO

OTTO è un video nato con l’intento di trattare in maniera metaforica e astratta la ciclicità degli eventi, che spesso vedono invertire le parti dei protagonisti in causa. OTTO is a video created with the intention to talk in a metaphorical and abstract way about the natural circle of events, which often switches the rules of the characters involved. Directors: Salvatore Murgia – Dario Imbrogno Director of Photography: Giancarlo Morieri Animator: Dario Imbrogno Post Producer: Salvatore Murgia Sound Designer: Nicola…

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THE EVOLUTION OF STOP-MOTION

THE EVOLUTION OF STOP-MOTION from Vugar Efendi on Vimeo. With the release of Kubo and the Two Strings, it is a perfect moment to go back in time and see the evolution of stop-motion animation throughout the years. The films included are: – The Enchanted Drawing (1900) -Fun at the Bakery Shop (1902) -El Hotel Electrico (1905) -Humorous Phases of Funny Faces (1906) -The Cameraman’s Revenge (1912) -The Night before Christmas (1913) -Häxan (1922) -The Lost World (1925) -The Tale…

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Aardman is Hiring Assistant Animators

I rarely post jobs here on the blog because that is what job boards are for, but there is rarely a stop mo opportunity, so here it is… TRAINEE ASSISTANT ANIMATORS – EARLY MAN Closing Date 22nd July 2016 Location Aztec West Trainee Assistant Animators wanted – Early Man Project based contracts We currently have a small number of Trainee Assistant Animator vacancies in our Features Animation crew. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone wanting to take the first…