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Punch TV Studios Launches Punch Animation

Hollywood, CA-based Punch TV Studios announced that it is rebranding and relaunching the Urban Television Network as a new animation division that will focus on the development of animated television series and movies for syndication. Punch Animation has tapped renowned animators Floyd Norman (co-writer of the forward to my Thinking Animation book) and Leo Sullivan as president of creative development and chief operating officer, respectively. Norman (aged 81) worked with Walt Disney himself on such films as Sleeping Beauty (1959), 101…

Inspiration & VR

Cisco Spark Presents: The Space Hotel

Welcome to the galaxy’s first space hotel! A space traveler, a professor, a hotel expert and an interior designer created the whole thing using Cisco Spark. Learn how Cisco Spark helps teams bring big ideas to life at http://cs.co/SpaceHotel360YT. (Best experienced on Chrome.)…

Animated Commercials & Funny & Inspiration & Stop Mo

LittleLungs – Birthday

Directed by Peter Sluszka and created for the FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products’ “The Real Cost” campaign by FCB New York, the tobacco-tinged “Little Lungs” appears in a series of digital videos, breaking today, in which his attempts to be cool and join in with normal teen life (and his healthy pink lung friends) are thwarted by his stunted growth, caused by smoking. The campaign is designed to resonate with a teen audience and target them within digital environments such…

Animated Shorts & CG & VFX

Pandora’s Box

Pandora’s Box is an alternate definition of the greek myth surrounding Pandora and the container/box she is given. This reawakening envisions Pandora releasing time itself to rule as the cause, evil being the effect. Answering the curse of this relentless flow of less time, we are forced to save and pass on through a transition from death to renewal. The 4th chapter honors the end of one time and the hope in the beginning of another. This is an alternate definition…

CG & David O'Reilly & Independent Film Making & Inspiration & Trailers & Video Games

Everything – David O’Reilly

Everything is a consciousness simulator and open universe exploration game by David OReilly. http://everything-game.com Everything is a game in which everything you see is a playable character. The game allows you to be anything you want and experience the same world through the thousands of points of view. http://everything-game.com © David OReilly Original music © Ben Lukas Boysen Award-winning Irish animator David OReilly, best known for his short films Please Say Something and The External World, as well as his…

CG & Learning & Resources & Tutorials

Tutorials by Chiara Porri

Italian freelance animator Chiara Porri has a alot of great tutorials to help you on your way! Check out her blog!   Tutorial #04 – How to create a Bouncing Ball from Chiara Porri on Vimeo. Tutorial #04 How to Animate a Character Turn from Chiara Porri on Vimeo. Female Walk Cycle – Workflow Tutorial from Chiara Porri on Vimeo. Run Cycle – Tutorial from Chiara Porri on Vimeo. Action, Walk & Run Test – wip01 from Chiara Porri on Vimeo.…

2 1/2 D & 2D & Animated Television & Animation Styles & CG & Exquisite Corpe & Inspiration

Toonami: Exquisite Corpse | Adult Swim

MFA Grad from USC DADA ’14 – Director: Simón Wilches-Castro Music: “Let’s Fight” by Amon Tobin VFX Supervisor: Michael Kuehn Animation Director: Alex Tysowsky Animation: Keith Sizemore 2D effects: Edward Artinian, Simón Wilches-Castro Digital Compositing: Colin Fleming CG Sequences: Hinge Digital With animation from: Henrique Barone, Sean Buckelew, Jesse James Dean, Ryan Gillis, Miguel Jiron, Alicja Jasina, Sean Glaze, David Reilly, Yawen Zheng, Katie Tamboer, Louis Morton, Edward Artinian, Kris Merc, Brian Smee, Grace Mi, Katrina Ruzics, Joe Bennett, Quique…