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Dan Turner – How Do we Monitor The Weather From Space? Film

June 9, 2015 by Tim Rabjohns | 0 comments

Ace animator Dan Turner has just sent in this amusing piece of infotainment. “How do we monitor the weather from space?”  is an educational short for the Eumetsat Learning zone.  It’s aimed at inspiring younger people to get into meteorology – and what with all the weird weather the globe is going through, we definitely need some young minds to keep an eye on it all. Continue reading “Dan Turner – How Do we Monitor The Weather From Space? Film” »

Emanuele Kabu – Helio Sequence Music Video

May 26, 2015 by Tim Rabjohns | 0 comments

Kaleidoscopic was the word that came to mind when Emanuele Kabu sent in his latest music video for  The Helio Sequence’s new album out on Sub Pop Records.  I was trying to think how I would describe it to a friend – geometric, relentless, cheeky and very colourful would be a start, but that wouldn’t give you a feel of a sort of animated Kandinsky meets Mondrian style of animation.  In short, I love it! Continue reading “Emanuele Kabu – Helio Sequence Music Video” »

Steve Scott – Britain’s Got Talent Animated Trailer

May 12, 2015 by Tim Rabjohns | 1 Comment

I’m sure there’s many a time in your career as a director you have submitted scripts that are entirely surreal, over the top and never likely to get made.  What happens when the client comes back and actually wants to commission you and make your treatment (almost) as is….? Continue reading “Steve Scott – Britain’s Got Talent Animated Trailer” »

Animade Presents LoopdeLoop Animation Competition

April 22, 2015 by Tim Rabjohns | 1 Comment

Do you like looping animations?  Of course you do!  Long before Vine came along with their infuriatingly short loop length visual creatives had figured that animation was a brilliant medium to create narrative loops.  Amy Knight from London animation studio Animade contacted us to say that they were bringing the rather wonderful LoopDeLoop animation challenge to London. Continue reading “Animade Presents LoopdeLoop Animation Competition” »

See No Evil April With Doug Hindson & Red Knuckles

March 31, 2015 by Tim Rabjohns | 0 comments

See No Evil’s April edition sees a couple of cracking animators with very different styles each giving a talk.  First up Red Knuckles (Mario Ucci and Rick Thiele) who animated this wickedly good short film called Dark Noir –  co-created by Rafael Grampá, Absolut and Facebook fans worldwide.  Intriguingly, during a live interactive three-week period, on Facebook/Absolut, Grampá encouraged consumers to take part and influence the action and storyline as he wrote it. To help him transform his 2D characters and script into 3D, Grampá teamed up with Red Knuckles animation studio.  This collaboration premiered at MADE in Berlin. Continue reading “See No Evil April With Doug Hindson & Red Knuckles” »