Animade’s frankenSim is a great example of where interactivity and animation come together. They say “The theme of this web-toy is a grotesque, pink-hued dissection of the human body, with interconnecting pop-up windows containing organs to manipulate. Rolling eyeballs, blonde locks riddled with lice and a hairy nostril are among the malleable body bits in this virtual laboratory, with more absurd twists and surprises emerging as you continue to explore…” Continue reading “Animade – frankenSim Game” »
It’s been a while since I heard from CG Studio Map – the interactive map of all the CG studios in the world. Yes you heard me correctly – the world!
It’s a hugely ambitious project to annotate and geographically collate so many creative studios. You can search by map view or by list view. You can see a map of all the studios registered within the M25 above. Continue reading “CG Studio Map – Global Map of Design Studios” »
Yes its time for more summer frolics and inner city fun – the See No Evil summer special is coming to town – and this month they are featuring the quirkily-creative Moth Collective. Its not often you get to watch socially conscious animation that has such a beautiful look and feel – the visuals are really engaging and you never feel like you are being patronised… I thought the white on black section at the start of the HIAS film was a very powerful way of dealing with a very tricky subject. Continue reading “See No Evil August Get Together – With The Moth Collective” »
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” »
“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” »