October 31, 2014

ABCs of Death 2 - Title Sequence

"ABCs of Death 2" is the continuing anthology featuring 26 short short tales of death, each one made by various directors from all around the globe.

Paper cut-out animation was shot with a Canon EOS 5D Mark II and Dragonframe. Typography and assistance by Moana Rom. Music by André Rössler and Isabel Greiwe

Fever The Ghost - Source by Felix Colgrave

Baman Piderman Season 3 Opener

October 29, 2014

Freak Kitchen “Freak of the Week” animated music video

Last March the Kickstarter Campaign for this music video was successfully financed, and here's the beautiful results of this great crowd-funded project. Directed by former Disney animator (and comic book artist) Juanjo Guarnido and french studio Fortiche Productions.

Avengers: Age of Ultron - Extended Trailer

"Amor a Vida" by Ryan Woodward

October 28, 2014

Over The Garden Wall - Trailer


Yellow Sticky Notes | Canadian Anijam

Purchase the signed Yellow Sticky Notes Collection 2007-2013 DVD for only $10 which includes Yellow Sticky Notes | Canadian Anijam and 35 min. of films. All proceeds support the Yellow Sticky Note Foundation which teaches animation workshops to kids. http://www.yellowstickynotesanijam.com

Cartoon Network Ident

A collaboration between these awesome artists & studios:
Alex Grigg (England) alexgrigg.com
Eamonn O'Neill (England) eamonnoneill.ie
CRCR (France) crcr.fr
Rubber House (Australia) rubberhousestudio.com
Awesome Inc. (US) awesomeincorporated.com
Music by Impactist (US) impactist.com

October 27, 2014

October 16, 2014

Great Characters

A study in creating great characters, by Aaron Ehasz (head writer of Avatar the Last Airbender). A lot of animation lead characters are forced to fit the far right criteria, but think of the many classic characters that are better described by the left: Tony Soprano, Frank Underwood, Jamie Lannister, Walter White, etc.
(via shadowlil)

Empire: UNCUT - An Amazing Shot-For-Shot Remake Of 'The Empire Strikes Back' In 480 Different Styles

"Goodness Newness Oldness Badness" by Mikey Please

Crowd-funding Campaign - LoopDeLoop bi-monthly animation challenge!

October 14, 2014

"Earthworm Heart" by Trunk Animaion

Directed by Alasdair Brotherston
Art Direction by Jock Mooney
Produced by Richard Barnett @ Trunk
Animation - Layla Atkinson, Alasdair Brotherston, Sam Cundall, Sasha Dale, Fran Puerto Esteban, Andy Hague, Aaron Lampert, Martin Oliver
Compositing - Alasdair Brotherston
Music - Tom Fun Orchestra
Record Company - Company House Records
Sound Editor - Chris Swaine @ Fonic
Audio Post Production - Barnaby Templer & Jake Roberts @ Fonic

'Robot King' by Jake Portman

"Goodbye Ghibli" tribute animation by Fox's ADHD + Toshio Suzuki - Declaring that Hideaki Anno is next the Miyazaki

From Aoi Honoo (Blue Blaze) a Japanese TV series based on the manga by Kazuhiko Shimamoto and featuring Hideaki Anno himself:

October 08, 2014

Gigant - trailer

Gigant is a color saturated, action packed adventure comic book by Danish Comic artist Rune Ryberg. The hero with the nickname Giant is thrown on a bizarre journey into another dimension full of dangers right after his girlfriend was swallowed by a bastard with a thousand eyes.

"The Grate" Life In The Analog Age (ep 60)

Fire Escape | A Mickey Mouse Cartoon

October 05, 2014

It's Payback Time

A spot directed by Smith & Foulkes at Nexus studio for the "Stand Up To Cancer" campaign by Channel 4 and Cancer Research UK.

"The First Murder" by Philip Brooks & Alec Smith

October 03, 2014

Interview with Felix Colgrave

Felix Colgrave is an animator from Australia. He is responsible for incredibly intricate and vibrant creations such as The Elephant's Garden, Man Spaghetti, The Simpsons, and much more. He's also an animator for Comedy Central's Trip Tank. In this interview, Felix and DSC talk about the nature of fear, his creation process and inspiration, and the importance of pushing your boundaries creatively.

The Elephant's Garden was the winner of Best Australian Film at the Melbourne International Animation Festival in 2014. It was also one of the official selection for the Annecy International Animated Film Festival 2014 in France. You can watch it here:

Watch Man Spaghetti here:

Felix's site: www.aardvarkbutter.com

Felix's YouTube here.

What Doesn't David Fincher Do?

For sheer directorial craft, there are few people working today who can match David Fincher. And yet he describes his own process as “not what I do, but what I don’t do.”