I thought there was something very mesmerising about this strict black white and red music video by Jim Howells. Although this was an ultra low/no budget project there is something about the combination of the Radiohead-like Phoria and the harsh white light moving across the wolves that raised my pulse when I was watching it. Continue reading “Jim Howells – Phoria Music Video” »
Harriman Steele got in touch recently to tell us about their latest foray into TV branding. After the award winning efforts of their last creation for Discovery DMAX I was eager to see what they had come up with this time… Continue reading “Harriman Steel – Quest TV Idents” »
Finally, I’ve finished my self imposed exile into a darkened room with only the Bassawards judging platform for company and come out the other side! It’s always a long process, but I was honoured to have been asked on behalf of dotmogo to judge all the entries. As expected a huge variety of styles and ideas – mostly to a high standard.
Here’s a special post showcasing the Gold winners of this motion graphics, animation and broadcast design awards. That’s not to say that there wasn’t a lot of other very interesting work to see from around the globe, in those that did not win. The best thing to do is go to the Bassawards website winner’s page and have a look at as many of the other pieces as you can.
Every now and again a student graduates from “animation school” with a piece that not only looks great, but also captures the imagination as well. This is exactly what happened to Sam Blain with his “In Dreams” piece (above). It has only just been released onto the internet after circulating around 30 animation festivals globally and winning loads of prizes (details at the bottom). Continue reading “Samuel Blain – In Dreams” »
I suppose I should have guessed that something odd was going to appear on the screen when I was told that the director, who occasionally goes under the name of Sue Magoo, is, in fact, a man called Alan Warburton…