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Saturday, 29 November 2014

Postcards from Pripyat, Chernobyl by Danny Cooke

Earlier this year I had the opportunity to visit Chernobyl whilst working for CBS News on a '60 Minutes' episode which aired on Nov. 23, 2014. Bob Simon is the correspondent. Michael Gavshon and David Levine, producers. For the full story ----> ***Soundtrack 'Promise land' by Hannah Miller - licensed on Chernobyl is one of the most interesting and dangerous places I've been. The nuclear disaster, which happened in 1986 (the year after I was born), had an effect on so many people, including my family when we lived in Italy. The nuclear dust clouds swept westward towards us. The Italian police went round and threw away all the local produce and my mother rushed out to purchase as much tinned milk as possible to feed me, her infant son. It caused so much distress hundreds of miles away, so I can't imagine how terrifying it would have been for the hundreds of thousands of Ukrainian citizens who were forced to evacuate. During my stay, I met so many amazing people, one of whom was my guide Yevgen, also known as a 'Stalker'. We spent the week together exploring Chernobyl and the nearby abandoned city of Pripyat. There was something serene, yet highly disturbing about this place. Time has stood still and there are memories of past happenings floating around us. Armed with a camera and a dosimeter geiger counter I explored... Follow me on twitter @dannycooke Shot using DJI Phantom 2 (GoPro3+) and Canon 7D

Thursday, 30 October 2014

Jamón film by iria lopez

This is my graduation film "Jamón". It's a traditionally-animated film with silkscreen printed backgrounds made at the National Film and Television School. SYNOPSIS José is a teenage pig living in a Spanish town; he is the only pig in his family. One day a new neighbour moves in next door, and José starts to come to terms with who he really is. For more info about the film and crew please visit:

Sunday, 19 October 2014

The Divide by Brent Sievers

Man and nature try to coexist, but their boundaries are falling apart. 2014 Festivals: Animation Block Party - Best Student Animation Ottawa International Animation Festival Northern Wave Festival Primanima Hungary Golden Orchid International Animation Festival State Festival Berlin CutOut Fest Airport Ani-fest Chitose Imagine Science Film Festival Puchon International Student Animation Festival

Saturday, 4 October 2014

Крепость/Fortress by Dima Fedotof

Hello! My name is Dima, I am CG enthusiast from Russia. This is cartoon parable. Despite the fact that mankind is killed, the war still continues. War continued with automated system left by people. One of the last surviving bomber and its pilot still performs its task. The city is dead for a long time. Dead people who built it. Dead people who gave the order to destroy the city. And war will continue until subside echo of humanity.But life will always find a way to survive. Cassette bomb submunitions became a fortress for the grass. My mail Began to make a new cartoon. Please support my new project. Thanks! webmoney R329258971245 music in the end is Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 6 "Pathetique" movement 4, finale Мультфильм-притча. Не смотря на то, что человечество погибло, война все равно продолжается. Ее ведут автоматизированные системы оставленные людьми. Но жизнь всегда найдет для себя лазейку. Гильза кассетного боеприпаса стала для травы крепостью. Русская версия на ютюбе по ссылке

Thursday, 28 August 2014

Microsoft Recruiting: Mindquest by Brad Abrahams

The first in a series of two viral videos for Microsoft Recruiting. We were asked to help recruit up-and-coming ace computer programmers before they get snatched up by Google and Facebook. We thought the only way for them to appear fresh would be to do something they never do, poke fun at themselves, specifically in the context of how they are viewed in the computing community. Somehow Microsoft let the concept through. This is the result. Produced at Digital Kitchen 2008. Credits Creative and Live Action Director: Brad Abrahams Producer: Carrine Fisher Designers: Ben Grube, Cody Cobb Editors: Brad Abrahams, Dave Molloy Animators: Cody Cobb, Jayne Vidheecharoen 3D: Brad Abrahams, Cody Cobb, John Foreman Exec. Creative Director: Matt Mulder Client: Microsoft Agency: Wexley School for Girls Original Music: Danny Wolfers

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Friday, 25 July 2014

EPROM - Center of the Sun [Rwina Records 2014] by Rwina Records

"'Center of the Sun' is an animated pseudo-documentary of the life cycle of an Olmec sun god. Simultaneously, it also serves a music video for a deliciously meaty chunk of ghetto glitch created by EPROM. By the colliding flesh of its devoted cult, the god emerges from its abyss with an ambition to destroy and dominate. In order to accomplish these goals, the god must transcend the spiritual world and enter our physical realm. The barrier between those worlds proves too strong and the sun god is rebuffed into one of the many distant stars that litter the night sky that hangs like a flaccid penis above our happy heads. Pumped with industrial strength jenkem and poppy seed grease, parents and children alike will be delighted and perplexed by the flashing disco scenery and dazzlingly real special effects waiting to be discovered in this new KOKOphonic invention." iTunes: Vinyl: Credits: Written by KOKOFREAKBEAN Directed by KOKOFREAKBEAN Animated by KOKOFREAKBEAN Production by KOKOFREAKBEAN Music: "EPROM - Center of the Sun" Rwina Records P & C 2014 KOKOFREAKBEAN

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Friday, 18 July 2014

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Wednesday, 4 June 2014

Cupidiculous by Panop Koonwat

Cupidiculous(2014) is a motion graphic project fusing 2D cel-animation and 3D techniques together. It conveys a humor story about Cupid, who makes Adam and Eve fall in love. But this act of love leads to overpopulation, overconsumption and global warming. So he has to find the way to fix these problems. Most characters and elements have been done in 3D but rendered as 2D flat vector look with poppy pastel, splashy and heightened color schemes. Then added more 2D liquid speed lines by drawing frame by frame. Even though laughter is the major objective, but Cupidiculous also delivers critical messages covertly. More or less audiences will get that with absolutely enjoyment. 2014 School of Visual Arts, MFA Computer Art Student Film Software : Cinema 4D/ Toonboom/ After Effects Cupidiculous Blog CREDITS Directed and Animated by Panop Koonwat Music : Henry Homesweet Sound design : Narin Kongkatavaethita

Tuesday, 27 May 2014

Augmented (hyper)Reality: Domestic Robocop by Keiichi Matsuda

NOV 2013: KICKSTARTER CAMPAIGN FOR NEW FILMS - CLICK HERE - The latter half of the 20th century saw the built environment merged with media space, and architecture taking on new roles related to branding, image and consumerism. Augmented reality may recontextualise the functions of consumerism and architecture, and change in the way in which we operate within it. A film produced for my final year Masters in Architecture, part of a larger project about the social and architectural consequences of new media and augmented reality.

Friday, 2 May 2014

Dysco by Simon Russell

Dysco is a 3D experimental short by Simon Russell about synesthetic drones, neon dubstep and the surveillance state. To view the making-of go here: To watch a live demo version of Dysco go to: To find out more, download free clips and 3D models from the film go to: Audio by Simon Russell & Toot London I made this video a while ago, similar theme but a very different hand drawn style.

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Tuesday, 22 April 2014

Vladislav Delay - Toive by Leaf Label

Vladislav Delay - Toive (taken from Tummaa, 2009) Video directed by Carolina Melis and Lorenzo Sportiello

CATNIP: EGRESS TO OBLIVION? by Disposable Film Festival

Catnip: Egress to Oblivion? By Jason Willis Official Selection of Disposable Film Festival 2013 Twitter: @DFFest

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Friday, 18 April 2014

MAN by Steve Cutts

Animation created in Flash and After Effects looking at mans relationship with the natural world. Music: In the Hall of the Mountain King by Edvard Grieg. Copyright © 2012

LoopLoop by Patrick Bergeron

Using animation, sounds warping and time shifts this video runs forwards and backwards looking for forgotten details, mimicking the way memories are replayed in the mind. LoopLoop, 5 minutes video loop, Montréal, Québec Extended looping version at [ 20 minutes (4 x 5 min) ] Software used: shake, soundhack, finalcut, perl.

Saturday, 5 April 2014

Slow Life by Daniel Stoupin

"Slow" marine animals show their secret life under high magnification. Corals and sponges are very mobile creatures, but their motion is only detectable at different time scales compared to ours and requires time lapses to be seen. These animals build coral reefs and play crucial roles in the biosphere, yet we know almost nothing about their daily lives. Learn more about what you see in my post: EDIT - answer to a common question: yes, colors are real, no digital enhancement, just white balance correction with curves. When photographers use white light on corals, they simply miss the vast majority of colors. Read more in my blog. This clip, as well as stock footage, is available in 4k resolution. Make sure you watch it on a large screen! You won't be able to appreciate this clip or see individual cells moving in a sponge on a smartphone. If you have a full-HD screen, when you enter full-screen mode, please press on "view actual size" next to the HD icon to improve sharpness. To make this little clip I took 150000 shots. Why so many? Because macro photography involves shallow depth of field. To extend it, I used focus stacking. Each frame of the video is actually a stack that consists of 3-12 shots where in-focus areas are merged. Just the intro and last scene are regular real-time footage. One frame required about 10 minutes of processing time (raw conversion + stacking). Unfortunately, the success rate was very low due to copious technical challenges and I spent almost 9 long months just to learn how to make these kinds of videos and understand how to work with these delicate creatures. I am glad that I abandoned the idea of making this clip in 3D (with two cameras) - very few people have 3D screens and it doubles processing time. Gear: - Canon 7D (died at the beginning of the project as I had overused it in my research), Canon 5d Mkiii (90% of footage is done with it) - Canon MP-E 65 mm lens - adjustable custom-spectrum lamps (3 different models) - they were needed to recreate natural underwater illumination. - several motorized stages including StackShot for focus stacking - multiple computers to process thousands of 22+ Mpx raw images and perform focus stacking (an old laptop died on that mission after 3 weeks of continuous processing). Edited in Sony Vegas, Adobe Photoshop CS6, Zerene Stacker, and Helicon Focus. Music: Atmostra III by Cedric Baravaglio, Jonathan Ochmann and Zdravko Djordjevic. Visit my website to see more cool stuff: (consideration to buy a print from my website or to use the tip jar below the video is always welcome, but this option is better: Inquiries/licensing/press: find my contact details here: Please do not share this clip to promote or endorse marine aquarium industry. I simply want people to admire life, but not to be told to buy stuff, especially poses captive animals More about using my videos:

Thursday, 3 April 2014

Europe In 8 Bits - Opening Titles by Device

Opening titles for Europe In 8 Bits documentary. Direction, Design, Animation & Music: Device EUROPE IN 8 BITS is a documentary directed by Javier Polo that explores the world of chip music, a new musical trend that is growing exponentially throughout Europe. The stars of this musical movement reveal to us how to reuse old videogames hardware like Nintendo’s GameBoy, NES, Atari ST, Amiga and the Commodore 64 to turn them into a tool capable of creating a new sound, a modern tempo and an innovative musical style. This is a new way of interpreting music performed by a great many artists who show their skills in turning these “limited” machines designed for leisure in the 80’s into surprising musical instruments and graphical tools. It will leave nobody indifferent. Watch the documentary: _______________________________________________________________________________________________________ Visit us: Join us: Follow us:

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Saturday, 1 March 2014

grupaok: Josep Renau Berenguer, New York, from the series...


Josep Renau Berenguer, New York, from the series American Way of Life, 1952 — photomontage

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