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…

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News & VR

Facebook Is Shutting Down Its Award-Winning Oculus Story Studio

Oculus Story Studio, the award-winning studio behind virtual reality (VR) short films like “Dear Angelica” and “Henry,” is being shut down, Facebook announced Thursday afternoon. The studio’s 50 staffers are encouraged to apply for new jobs within Oculus, but all ongoing projects of the studio are being canceled. “We’ve been looking at the best way to allocate our resources to create an impact on the ecosystem,” said Oculus VP of Content Jason Rubin in a blog post. “After careful consideration, we’ve decided…

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…

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…