Graphite drawings by Brooklyn, New York-based artist Michael Schall. More images below.
This is a beauty. Ivan Dixon and Greg Sharp () have created one of my favourite animations of the year here. Something about it reminds me of Kid Koala’s “Fender Bender” and also . Watch below!
Fingerprint-style drawings by French artist Nicolas Jolly. More images below.
James Kwan returns with another stop-motion animation (you might remember his last film, Mooon). “Wolfgang, Wolfgang Jr.” is his thesis film from Pratt, and tells the story of an obsessed architect trying to build one last thing before he dies. Watch the animation below.
Close to 40 different animators contributed gifs to GIF-JAM 2014, part of Animation Breakdown’s Free For All programming for LA-based cinematheque, Cinefamily. The video was edited together by Kevin Sukho Lee (Nickelodeon’s director of animation development) to music provided by Paul Fraser. My favourite part comes at the 1:52 mark. Watch the animation below! Contributing Animators: Andrew Benson wolfandunicorn.tumblr.com Christian Villacaas hellomynameis.ch Courtney Garvin courtneygarvin.tumblr.com Dale Anderson wackom.tumblr.com Dave Smith daveofthedead.tumblr.com David Maingault david-maingault.tumblr.com Dylan Hayes sakesaloon.com Ed Skudder edskudder.tumblr.com Felix Colgrave aardvarkbutter.com Henrique Jardim henryscrapeteria.tumblr.com Jack Cusumano jackiecous.tumblr.com Jacky Ke Jiang timecard.tumblr.com Jared D. Weiss jdweiss.tumblr.com Jaydeep Hasrajani jayhasrajani.tumblr.com Jen Lee repoghost.com Jeremy Sengly jeremysengly.tumblr.com Jeremy Couillard jeremycouillard.com Jesse Jacobs onemillionmouths.tumblr.com John Lisle johnelisle.com Johnny Woods johnnywoods.com Jonathan Rawlings jonvier89.tumblr.com Justin Hilden justinhilden.com Lindsay Small-Butera coroflot.com/smalllindsay Alex Small-Butera coroflot.com/alexbutera Lilli Carr lillicarre.com Matt Furie mattfurie.tumblr.com Matthias Hoegg matthiashoegg.co.uk Max Litvinov kclogg.tumblr.com Max Wittert home.maxwittert.com Nath Milburn heynath.com Neil Sanders neilsanders.tumblr.com Nick Arciaga nickarciaga.com Paul Robertson probertson.tumblr.com Peter Burr peterburr.org Sarah…
Beautiful calligraphic works by Azra Aghighi Bakhshayeshi. She lives and works in Tehran, Iran. More below!
A selection of paintings by artist Xinyi Cheng. She’s originally from China, and currently based in Brooklyn, New York. Take a look at more of her work below.
Here’s a glorious animation for Panda Bear, written and directed by Isaiah Saxon and Sean Hellfritsch (from Encyclopedia Pictura). Colour overload! Watch the video for “Boys Latin” below. DIRECTED BY ISAIAH SAXON & SEAN HELLFRITSCH Made at Encyclopedia Pictura in San Francisco ANIMATION DIRECTOREran Hilleli ANIMATIONJason Rayner, Daniel Moos, Viv Nikolich, Eran Hilleli, Avi Yeyni MODELING Kristifir Klein, Eran Hilleli, Jason Rayner RIGGING Lior Ben Horin, Kristifir Klein SOUND DESIGN Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith STORYBOARDING & ART DIRECTION Isaiah Saxon CINEMATOGRAPHY Sean Hellfritsch EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS Mark DePace, Zachary Mortenson / Ghost Robot Peter Berard / Domino Records STAFF PRODUCER Natasha Giliberti Written and Produced by Isaiah Saxon and Sean Hellfritsch MUSIC Panda Bear