Category Archives: After Effects

Interview With BAFTA Nominated Animation Filmmaker Eamonn O'Neill

Posted at 3 am on February 20, 2013 by

Posted in: After Effects, Animation, Character Illustration

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The year started off on a high for this young illustrator with the news that he’d been nominated for a BAFTA. Having only recently graduated from an MA course, it’s a great achievement for Eamonn O’Neill and a superb place to start on his career path.

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The Shins: 'The Rifle's Spiral' Stop Motion Animation Directed by Jamie Caliri

Posted at 9 pm on May 9, 2012 by

Posted in: 3D Illustration, After Effects, Animation, Character Illustration

Jamie Caliri and team have created a fascinating gothic style stop-motion animated music video to accompany Portland-based band The Shins’ recent track: ‘The Rifle’s Spiral’. We really like the creative use of materials in the piece, that includes playing cards, rough paper, string, clay and playing cards. Enjoy!

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Clever 'Where Things Come From' Animated Short from Hardy Seiler

Posted at 10 am on April 21, 2012 by

Posted in: After Effects, Animation, Digital Illustration

Enjoying the beautiful clean animated short from Hannover-based Hardy Seiler. He created this as part of a degree project for a fictional educational television programme. Particularly striking is the inventiveness of each new segment of the film. We hope to see more of this guy in the future!

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Animation Studio Buck Short Film for Oxfam and Goodbooks

Posted at 2 pm on March 16, 2012 by

Posted in: After Effects, Animation, Character Illustration, Comic Art, Digital Illustration

LA and New York-based graphics studio Buck have created an extremely fresh-looking ‘Fear and Loathing’ inspired animation for Oxfam promoting the charity: ‘Good Books’.

We love the colour choices in this, not to mention incredible motion design that makes up a very well crafted piece.

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Line Drawings to Colour Animation: 'Tiji Colour' by Akama Studio

Posted at 5 pm on January 6, 2012 by

Posted in: After Effects, Animation, Digital Illustration

I stumbled on this wonderful animation sequence by French animation studio ‘Akama‘, based in Paris. The opening few sections made me think of ‘colour by numbers’ painting as a child, and has got me itching to get drawing and painting again. Hopefully this short video will inspire you too.

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