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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…

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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…

Animated Shorts & CG & Inspiration & Low Poly

Fisheye

Set in the early 1950s, FISHEYE is inspired by the classic suspense thrillers of Alfred Hitchcock with an animated twist. The story is about the line between obsession and madness as an oddball writer is compelled to note down everything his neighbours do, no matter what. Written, Directed and Animated by Dane Winn Sound by Matthew Footitt Music by Andrew Cottee thomasSeated from Dane Winn on Vimeo.…

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…

Inspiration

A Song for the Whales

A Song for the Whales, Lorenzo Fresta’s second-year film made at CalArts. …with Peigi and Calum Barker Music composed by Mathieu Alvado Sound design by Alessandro Nepote Watch other films made by my amazing good-looking friends: 2017 CalArts Character Animation Student Films…

Animated Features & CG & Comics & Inspiration & The Biz & VFX

‘Wonder Woman’ Breaks Glass Ceiling For Female Directors With $97M+ Debut; Earns ‘A’ CinemaScore

Read More Here 5th UPDATE, Saturday writethru after Friday 11:40 PM: After weathering lackluster critical scores and OK fan response with last year’s Batman V. Superman: Dawn Of Justice and Suicide Squad, all is well and correct in the Warner Bros/DC universe as Wonder Woman is both a hit with critics (94% Certified Fresh Rotten Tomatoes) and audiences, earning an A CinemaScore on top of her current $97.1 million opening. For the weekend of June 2-4, based on late night Saturday estimates: 1.). Wonder Woman  (WB), 4,165 theaters /…

Animated Shorts & CG & Inspiration

Escape, an animated short

A cinematic poem about the world-changing power of invention, the short film Escape is the latest example of animated storytelling that showcases state-of-the-art Dolby technologies. Combining techniques such as miniatures and animation with the spectacular imaging of Dolby Vision and the moving audio of Dolby Atmos, Escape invites the audience to imagine and experience a joyous vision of the future. It is a story of persistence and passion that is intended to inspire individuals to never give up on their…

Inspiration

Made for More by Yoojin Seol

Made for More by Yoojin Seol – another one of my graduating seniors from USC this year. Music Video for Sam Ock, a senior film made at USC. It’s about a girl’s adventure and realization that she’s made for more than to conform to society. (MV comes out 5/24!) Designed & Animated in Photoshop, After Effects, & Flash. She also participated in the R + V Expanded live event @ USC with projections of her film. Rhythms + Visions Projection…

Inspiration

SFX Secrets: The 180 Degree Rule

This is one of the first and most important fundamentals you learn in film school. Why not learn it from this 2-minute video, tuition free? To help maintain your spatial continuity (and personal sanity), mapping out each of your shots is a must. Whether you do that with detailed storyboards or basic sketches of shot setups is up to you, but having something clear and easy to follow to look at before you start shooting will not only help you…

CG & Funny & Inspiration

REPEAT

get up, take a shower, go to work, work, be tired, eat, wait, enjoy, fornicate, sleep, wake up, repeat REPEAT is a way to live each day – a vision of the society routine. Each day is a loop without end on a straight line. What a great story ? Director / Motion designer : Melvin Le Riboter Sound designer : Panagiotis Pagonis More details on Behance : behance.net/gallery/52450201/REPEAT…