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…

Traditional

“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 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 /…

CG & Projection Mapping

Projection mapping project for HeavyM Contest

I made this to enter a contest at HeavyM Software and I think I am just too far behind on the deadline to get the votes… but here goes anyways…!!! Vote for me so I can win stuff and make more projections! Click here to VOTE! http://woobox.com/uq8yor/gallery/MvTtRZhSp1s AfterLife Projection 2017 by Angie Jones from Angie Jones on Vimeo. After Life Behind The Scenes Projection 2017 By Angie Jones from Angie Jones on Vimeo. 5-foot x 4-foot quad skull form built with coroplast. Behind…

Animated Features & Cinematography & VFX

David Fincher’s Extreme Close-Ups

The extreme close-up may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of David Fincher’s unique visual aesthetic. That’s because Fincher’s extreme close-ups don’t call attention to themselves. The filmmaker stitches the shots into his pictures in a way that is subtle and fluid, yet impactful and abrasive. They often go unnoticed, sitting just under the surface and scratching at our eyes. In my previous two “Extreme Close-Up” videos, I looked at Quentin Tarantino and Paul…

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…