Animated Shorts & Inspiration & Traditional

COCOON

A short film about grief and loss. Words – Sh’maya Design/Animation – Tyler Morgan, Sarah Beth Hulver Music – Ryan Taubert Sound Design – Defacto Sound Producer – Dan Stevers Behind the Scenes: sarahbethhulver.com/cocoon More Dan Stevers videos: danstevers.com -COCOON- What is this? I don’t recognise this Pain broke in And took it all Took the song from the Springtime And the dance from the flame Took the noonday warmth And the morning hush Now the ground’s spilling beneath me…

Animated Features & Inspiration & Traditional

Rock Dog Opening

Rock Dog is a 2016 Chinese-American computer-animated comedy film produced by Mandoo Pictures and Huayi Brothers. The film is directed by Ash Brannon, written by Brannon and Kurt Voelker, based on the Chinese graphic novel Tibetan Rock Dog by Zheng Jun. Watch the Opening Sequence designed and directed by Carlos Stevens through Elastic…

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Animated Television & Inspiration & Rebecca Sugar & Traditional

STEVEN UNIVERSE CREATOR REBECCA SUGAR ON ANIMATION AND THE POWER OF EMPATHY

Article – The Verge by Kwame Opam@kwameopam Jun 1, 2017, 10:30am EDT  Western animation is in the middle of a golden age. Shows like BoJack Horseman and Rick and Morty have emerged as the new standard-bearers for a kind of cartoon that’s sharp, funny, and insightful, capable of dealing with startlingly nuanced themes, like BoJack’s honest reflections on the nature of unhappiness. But few efforts in any medium can manage Steven Universe’s trick of exploring topics like intimacy, love, abuse,…

Animated Shorts & Inspiration & Traditional

Clouds

‘Clouds’ is the story of a villager whose role is to observe clouds in search for inspiration for the village’s sacrificial rituals. Though as the clouds begin to demand more and more, he questions his role and is in the end forced to make a difficult decision. The film was created by Diego Maclean and was released in 2016. Release Released in 2016 Creators Script, Animation and Direction: Diego MacleanAdditional Animation: Sitji ChouMusic and Sound Design: Luigi AllemanoRuntime: 12 minutesGenre: Animation, Comedy, Drama Read…

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“Zombillenium” french animated feature film by Arthur de Pins & Alexis Ducord

I posted about this project in 2014… and now there’s more! Movie is premiering at Cannes, and will be released around Halloween in France. Waiting for a North American release date. On the sidelines of his screening at the Cannes Film Festival, Zombillenium by Arthur de Pins & Alexis Ducord is also shown on the internet with two first excerpts (the same ones that were shown at the Cartoon Movie pro festival in Bordeaux in March) . This film produced…

Animated Tests & Inspiration & Traditional & Video Reference

From Omar Labbad: This loop is a part of animated poem called “In arabic world” that I did it with AJ+ Arabi. I worked more on it and developed it, This Arabian man called “Jolmood” Big thanks for “Vahva Fitness” for this great reference. you can watch the original reference here: youtube.com/watch?v=EAMpitsjbbA…

Inspiration & Learning & Traditional & Video Games

Zed: Death Mark | League Animation Workshop

From Riot Animation Workshop: Riot has a history of technical experiments and character studies that usually aren’t slated for release as standalone pieces. Instead, creations of this kind tend to be absorbed in the development process, rolled up into the colorful katamari of a more ambitious final product. Among these creations are a slew of short animations we’ve gathered together and called the League Animation Workshop—a collection straight from the workstations of Riot animators, exploring familiar champions in vastly different…