Category Archives: After Effects

The Darkly Brilliant 'Loop Ring Chop Drink' from Nicolas Ménard

Posted at 2 pm on July 7, 2015 by

Posted in: After Effects, Animation

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London-based, Canadian animator and recent MA Animation graduate from Royal College of Art, Nicolas Ménard just released his wonderful graduation animation online.

We take at look at it and another one of his films as he talks about his work and what influences him.

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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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