Animated Television & Behind the Scenes & CG & Character Designers & Concept Artists & Geek Stuff & Inspiration & VFX

The Making of Stranger Things with Aaron Sims Creative

With the highly anticipated second series of Netflix cult show Stranger Things set for release this coming Halloween, we caught up with the team at Aaron Sims Creative – the award-winning VFX studio that brought the series’ eerie otherworldly landscapes and terrifying Demogorgon to life.…

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Behind the Scenes & Björk & CG & Inspiration & Music Videos & VFX

björk: notget VFX Breakdown

Final Music Video at: vimeo.com/220584509 More images and info behance.net/gallery/52828377/bjoerk-notget I worked closely with Warren and Nick from W&N studio to bring this piece to life over the last few months. We started with allot of experimenting in 3D, exploring the themes of death and decay, transformation and rebirth. Bjork fell in love with the organic/biological tests we had done early on and we set out to build on this theme. We used Maya and V-ray as our rendering platform…

Character Designers & Contest & Inspiration

The Character Design Challenge

The Character Design Challenge! Art by Lydie Mont Rolaixe‎ Theme for April was: #GameOfThrones Special Guest Juror was: Torsten Schrank Discover the artists and their blogs or join us in our GROUP! And when you support your favourite community on Patreon you can also win awesome prizes every month and choose the new themes! JOIN US  |  RULES  | PRIZES | WINNERS…

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Björk & Inspiration

Rhythms & Visions Expanded Live 3 @ USC DADA 70-Foot Projection “AfterLife” By Angie Jones

In April, I posted about this show and finally, I am posting the video of my :15 piece projected on a 70=foot screen at USC. Rhythms + Visions /Expanded + Live 3 – AfterLife by Angie Jones, Music composed by Bryan Curt Kostors from Angie Jones on Vimeo. After Life by Angie Jones 6k render for a 70-foot installation Music Composed By Bryan Curt Kostors  :15 piece in the Rhythms & Visions Expanded Live Show projected in the park behind…

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Björk & Events & My Students & Projection Mapping & VR

Rhythms + Visions /Expanded + Live 3 @ USC

  Parking is 12$ so park on the street! Rhythms + Visions /Expanded + Live 3 – AfterLife by Angie Jones, Music composed by Bryan Curt Kostors from Angie Jones on Vimeo. After Life by Angie Jones 6k render for a 70-foot installation Music Composed By Bryan Curt Kostors  :15 piece in the Rhythms & Visions Expanded Live Show projected in the park behind the USC John C. Hench Division of Animation & Digital Arts. Refik Anadol, Miwa Matreyek, Davide…

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

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…

Artists & Inspiration & Traditional

Director Andy Baker Signs on with Friends Electric

This post dedicated to my student Joe Etemadi… Friends Electric announces that experimental animation director Andy Baker has joined its artists’ roster for UK and European representation. As part of the Friends Electric cohort, Baker is broadening his creative horizons, working with new technologies to create work for a range of platforms and long-form narratives while continuing to emphasize 2D design and character-driven commercial animation. He is currently working on a “first of its kind” VR promo for a prominent…