We were sent an unusual surrealistic piece by Fabrice Le Nezet last week. It’s unusual not just because of the imagery and the fact he’s French, but also because his work explores the intersection between architecture, fashion and toy design. He’s also very partial to concrete. Continue reading “Fabrice Le Nezet – Mother animation” »
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…
Anyone who thinks fractals are too digital to look at or just for geeks will have to think again. Embryonic Development by Julius Horsthuis feels like a fly-by on an volcanic alien landscape with giant Easter Island like statues. The main difference is that the outcrops and the landscapes are never still – they are constantly moving and evolving, like nothing from the real world. Continue reading “Julius Horsthuis – Embryonic Development Fractal Animation” »