An interesting visual sent in by Compost this week that got our heads buzzing – you know when you watch a video and you find out something that your mind struggles to comprehend…? Continue reading “Compost – Genius By Stephen Hawking – Visuals” »
Many of you would no doubt have seen it by now – based on Andy Weir’s novel about stranded astronaut Mark Watney, set about 20 years in the future. It’s also chock full of screens that need filling… Continue reading “Territory – Screen Graphics For The Martian” »
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I know that you might think we couldn’t possibly fit any more creative studios in East London, but it seems there is still room for experienced freelancers that set up on their own. Most recently is Pryce Duncalf’s animation and VFX studio called Munk – he’s been in the industry for 13 years freelancing in animating commercials, visual effects, content, promos and channel identity with over 20 awards to his name. Continue reading “Munk – New Shoreditch VFX & Animation Studio” »
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Inspired by the ingenious repetitive rhythms of Steve Reich’s ‘Music for 18 Musicians’, director Frédéric Bonpapa was first motivated to make this film 12 years ago. Frédéric has been working in VFX in Paris for over 10 years, but moved to London last year.
Fuelled by Frédéric’s VFX skills (working in SoftImage, Mental Ray and Nuke) and a love for music, he has created this wonderful piece of minimal experimental storytelling, which he describes as “a synaesthetic experience”. We spoke to the director to find out the intention and the process behind the work… Continue reading “Frédéric Bonpapa – Light Motif – Animated Film” »
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Bristol-based studio Burrell Durrant Hifle have animated seven poems for a feature length documentary film called War of Words – Soldier-Poets of the Somme, about writers such as J.R.R Tolkien, Siegfried Sassoon and Robert Graves who fought and wrote from the same battlefield.
We caught up with BDH‘s Creative Director John Durrant to talk about the project in more detail. Continue reading “Burrell Durrant Hifle – The Somme in Seven Poems” »