“Things are easy when you’re big in Japan” – at least this was the opinion of 1980s popstrels Alphaville – and ever since it has become the aspiration of many a tech and graphics firm. Continue reading “Wired Japan – Creative Hack Award 2015” »
This is just a quick update to let everyone know that the international animation challenge Loopdeloop is on its way back again. Once again London animation studio Animade is hosting in the same venue as See No Evil, just a day later…
Following the success of London’s ‘Empathy’-themed debut event in May, this round will be exploring the idea of ‘Ritual’. Continue reading “Loopdeloop Animation Challenge – August Edition” »
This is the sort of competition that all production companies should be doing – looking for new graduate talent and giving them a platform to get noticed. NewD is the brainchild of Steve Smith the founder of Beakus – one of the UK’s busiest independent animation studios.
They wanted to unearth the finest, most exciting animation talent coming out of UK courses today. Part of the deal is an offer of a paid internship program at the studio, and ultimately potential of commercial representation. Continue reading “Beakus – NewD Graduate Animation Competition” »
I really wanted to share this.new project coming out of Google Labs at the moment called Deep Dream. No only is this fractal style imaging amazingly trippy to look at, but it’s been developed as part of a project that looks at neural networks. Why should we care about this? you might ask – well it’s all part of research that looks at how the human brain processes images and delivers visual recognition to us. Continue reading “Google Labs Deep Dream Fractal Animation” »
“Before you criticize a man, walk a mile in his shoes. That way, when you do criticize him, you’ll be a mile away and have his shoes.” It’s all about empathy, as Steve Martin helpfully points out in this quote… As we discussed in our previous post about the international animation challenge about Loop de Loop, animation studio Animade organised the first ever UK screening in Cafe 1001. Continue reading “LoopDeLoop Animation Challenge Hosted By Animade” »