Let's kick in Wednesday with this 80s vibe motion and digital art project by Vladislav Solovjov. He is a motion designer and art director based in Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation; he worked on a collaboration project with Bark&Bite for William Hill Vegas. For those you don't know, the William Hill Vegas is actually a casino based in Las Vegas, Nevada! Clever eh? You just gotta appreciate the mixture of the retro vibe with that sweet red supercharged mustang car! Take some time to watch the videos as well! Credits Client: William Hill Vegas Collaboration: "Bark&Bite" Role: key visual, lighting, shading, texturing, compositing, concepts and styleframes More Links Learn more about Vladislav Solovjov on Behance Follow Vladislav's work on Vimeo Motion & Digital Art Watch the Video
I have recently watched Blade Runner 2049 and woah! It was such an incredible film to watch. Every single frame pays an homage to the original somehow and it's quite beautiful. Going into the same lines, we are taking a look at the collaboration work between designers 灰 昼 and 行行珂 Hunk Xing and their motion series: A Dream Within a Dream. I would say this is the perfect tribute to the Blade Runner World added with their own Neo-Noir approach. Give it a look! _This short film Dream in A Dream is in reality, an experimental film about dreams. It is like a symbol floating on the water, being tightly held in an infant’s arms or trapped in the palm of the Buddha; it bursts into a blaze, then projects into the building of a capsule apartment. Credits 灰 昼 行行珂 Hunk Xing More Links See the full project on Behance Motion Design & Illustration
With the new year, we would love to bring back some of the feedback we have heard from you guys during the past few months. One of the main thing we keep hearing about are the imminent comeback of features related Motion. Well, we are listening! This is Abduzeedo's re-introduction of motion inspiration. Something we haven't done in such a long time. We will focus on motion sequences created from opening titles, short stories, showreel and more. Let us know what you think and please enjoy this cool comeback on ABDZ and the picks! In this collection we are featuring the work from Ouchhh, The Animation Workshop, Bito and more. More Links For more, check out Vimeo Follow my tweets @aoirostudio Follow my pictures on Instagram via Vimeo ABSOLUT New Bottle Design Process from Ouchhh on Vimeo. Teaser: Stellar from The Animation Workshop on Vimeo. Interview from The Animation Workshop on Vimeo. Taipei in Motion / 2017 Taipei Universiade from Bito on Vimeo. The Melbourne Model from Onesal on Vimeo. 不眠症 (Sleepless) from Onesal on Vimeo. 'Monster' Title Sequence from The Mill on Vimeo. The Mill Animals & Creatures Reel from The Mill on Vimeo.
With the new year, we would love to bring back some of the feedback we have heard from you guys during the past few months. One of the main thing we keep hearing about are the imminent comeback of features related Motion. Well, we are listening! This is Abduzeedo doing a re-introduction of motion inspiration. Something we haven't done in such a long time. We will focus on motion sequences created from opening titles, short stories, showreel and more. Let us know what you think and please enjoy this amazing return on ABDZ. In this collection we are featuring the work from SOMEI 晟, Henning M. Lederer, Medhi Hadi and more. More Links For more, check out Vimeo Follow my tweets @aoirostudio Follow my pictures on Instagram via Vimeo OPPO R11 from SOMEI 晟 on Vimeo. OPPO R9 - BLACK from SOMEI 晟 on Vimeo. More Covers from Henning M. Lederer on Vimeo. Abstract Reaction from Mehdi Hadi on Vimeo. SPLIT from cento lodigiani on Vimeo. MTBank / XTitles from WOL Creative Studio on Vimeo. Showreel 2018 from Aixsponza on Vimeo. TVB J2 Channel Branding from Carbon on Vimeo. Processing from CH on Vimeo.
Our friends from Adobe has launched earlier this year: Motion Graphics templates for many of us designers who are using motion for post-production workflows or even creating micro-interactions. I love the fact that they provide a variety of files established for beginners all the way to the real professionals. Also one of the best features is the integration between After Effects and Premiere Pro. It prevents editors from having to alternate between the two applications during the post process. Each template can be dragged from the Essential Graphics panel’s “Browse” tab into a sequence in Premiere Pro. Premiere Pro also ships with dozens of Motion Graphics templates that users can select as the foundation for creating their own motion graphics. Image via Adobe In their words If you’re a video editor (and not a motion graphics designer), you can take simple edits to the next level by harnessing the amazing work of After Effects artists through Motion Graphics templates on Adobe Stock. Adobe introduced the Master Artists Collection on Adobe Stock – prebuilt templates sourced from acclaimed motion graphics designers, including Andrew Kramer, Valentina Vee and Nik Hill. You can leverage the power of After Effects without having to know how to write expressions, manage multiple pre-comps, or dig into text animators. Score! If you’re an After Effects master, you can collaborate with control by designating what can or cannot be edited within your Motion Graphics template. In other words, you can be a team player and save time when those inevitable, minor changes need to be made, such as fixing a typo on a lower third. Additionally, you can generate additional revenue by selling these new file types on Adobe Stock. If you’re a jack of all trades, you can edit your After Effects creations within Premiere Pro (no more switching back and forth!). To prove it, new research from Pfeiffer Consulting has found that productivity was on average 350% higher using these Motion Graphics templates! Motion Graphics templates are making it possible for editors to take advantage of the powerful, creative capabilities After Effects offers and presenting the essential elements directly inside Premiere Pro to customize the design directly, allowing editors to harness their own creativity to produce something truly unique and engaging on the screen. More Links To read more about Adobe After Effects new Motion Graphics templates Get started with a free library on Motion Graphics templates Via Adobe Blogs
Our friends from FOREAL Studio are back with their latest project for AT&T in collaboration with Hearts, BBDO, Organic and more. This new project involves motion, animation, art direction and advertising. It's quite lovely and really great that they take the time to show the different motions of the process as well. Overall, it's always refreshing to see what they come up with. FOREAL Studio is a creative studio based in Trier, Germany. We have featured their work before on ABDZ, you should follow what they do on Behance. Huge variety of different projects! Several animated loops for AT&T Business. Credits Agency: Hearts & BBDO, Dallas & Organic, Dallas Creative Direction: Hearts & BBDO, Dallas & Organic, Dallas CGI, Animation & Art Direction: FOREAL Agent: Snyder New York More Links Learn more about FOREAL Studio at weareforeal.com Follow FOREAL Studio on Behance Motion & Animation
What is Plotagraph? You gotta play with one of their animations to fully understand the concept behind. It looks like a combination of a lopping motion and a cinemagraph?! I am not even sure if it is properly interpreted. But give it a look because, with a beautiful image or concept, the result is simply stunning. We are taking the look at the work of @javografo on Instagram. Being an ambassador of Plotagraph, you will possibly fell in love with his use of this tool. I wished he could have used his own images but it's pretty well credited. Props! Javo is a motion artist and graphic designer based in Chile. You should follow his work via Plotagraph as well. More Links See the work from @javografo on Instagram Learn more about Plotagraph Pro at plotagraphs.com via Instagram 🙌🌊🏄🏼 . Thank you! 🙏😃 @saltedshutter Photography Artist / Fotógrafo 📸: @saltedshutter Motion artist / Animador 🎥: @javografo Software 🖥: @plotagraphpro . . . #Plotagraph #Plotagraphpro #PlotagraphAmbassador #Plotagraphsocial #ImageAnimation #surfpics #artofvisuals #earthfocus #wavephotography #ournaturedays #surf #nakedplanet #amazingearth #oceanlife #surfing #watersport #alivevisuals #killer_motions #surfphotos #lordsofnature #creativeart #visualcreators #olas #igcreative_editz #fantasticearth #earthpics #chile #oceanlove #waves #nature A post shared by Javo 🇨🇱🗿 (@javografo) on Sep 28, 2017 at 6:29pm PDT Tranquilidad . . . Thank you/Gracias @inwaterwetrust and @tristan_aicardi 🙏😃 Software 💻: @plotagraphpro Photographer / Fotógrafo 📸: @inwaterwetrust Surfer 🏄🏼: @tristan_aicardi 💣💥 Motion artist / Animador 🎥: @javografo . . . #surfpics #artofvisuals #awesomeglobe #earthfocus #wavephotography #ournaturedays #surf #nakedplanet #ourplanetdaily #amazingearth #stabmag #oceanlife #plotagraph #surfing #watersport #alivevisuals #killer_motions #surfphotos #lordsofnature #creativeart #visualcreators #ig_art #olas #igcreative_editz #fantasticearth #earthpics #chile #oceanlove #waves #nature A post shared by Javo 🇨🇱🗿 (@javografo) on Sep 3, 2017 at 6:07pm PDT 🙌 What a view! Tremenda vista! . . . . Thank you / Gracias 🙏🙌 @philippfrerich Software 💻: @plotagraphpro Photographer / Fotógrafo 📸: @philippfrerich Motion artist / Animador 🎥: @javografo . . . #alivevisuals #artofvisuals #earthfocus #wonderful_places #plotagraph #ournaturedays #earthofficial #mist_vision #killer_motions #wonderfulearthpics #lordsofnature #earthpix #wonderful_earthpics #motiongraphics #ourplanetdaily #earthofficial #theglobewanderer #fantasticearth #nakedplanet #lonelyplanet #awesomeglobe #awesomeearth #bestplacestogo #earthexclusive #earthvacations #earth_deluxe #discover_earthpix #awesomelifestyle #arts_hub #natgeotravel A post shared by Javo 🇨🇱🗿 (@javografo) on Aug 31, 2017 at 11:37am PDT Recordando esta bestia! Throwback to this beast! "Cochleas" Ilustración en cuerpo de guitarra. Stunning illustration on a guitar body. . .Thank you / Gracias 🙏🙌 @samuelgomezart Artist / Artista 👩🎨: @samuelgomezart Motion artist / Animador 🎥: @javografo Software: @plotagraphpro . . . . . #artshub #artcollective #artcollective2017 #art_spotlight #artselects #theuniversalart #utopiacontact #createcommune #forbiddenart #arts_help #art_daily #worldofartists #plotagraph #arts_secret #aov #artofvisuals #killer_motions #worldartproject #artscrowds #artofplanet #artmagazine #aov5k #dailyarts #sharingart #artsbeautifulx #artempire #artsnews #illustrate #rtistic_feature #arrtposts @natgeochile @art @artselect @arts.hub @art @instaillustrate @forbidden.art @awesome.arts @artfido A post shared by Javo 🇨🇱🗿 (@javografo) on Aug 31, 2017 at 6:33am PDT " 👇 " . . Thank you / Gracias @tobishinobi 🙏💪 Photography Artist / Fotógrafo 📸: @tobishinobi Motion artist / Animador 🎥: @javografo Software: @plotagraphpro . . . #street #artofvisuals #architecturelovers #shotzdelight #photography #street #ig_color #stunnershots #createcommune #shotzdelight #streets_vision #ig_design #plotagraph #sky_high_architecture #theimaged #alivevisuals #killer_motions #mg5k #architectureporn #depthobsessed #visualcreators #architecturephotography #ig_today #igcreative_editz #ig_sharepoint #explorers_of_light #launchdsigns #agameoftones #motiongraphics #click_vision A post shared by Javo 🇨🇱🗿 (@javografo) on Aug 24, 2017 at 6:11pm PDT Extracto del fotógrafo👇 Extract of @yuribeletsky 's caption: "Flaming sky. These are incredible lenticular clouds illuminated by setting sun above Salar de Aguas Calientes in northern Chile" 🇨🇱 . . .Thank you very much @yuribeletsky 🙏😊 Photography Artist / Fotógrafo 📸: @yuribeletsky Motion artist / Animador 🎥: @javografo Software: @plotagraphpro . . . #landscapephotography #artofvisuals #earthfocus #wonderful_places #plotagraph #ournaturedays #earthofficial #adobe_ooto #killer_motions #wonderfulearthpics #lordsofnature #earthpix #wonderful_earthpics #motiongraphics #ourplanetdaily #earthofficial #theglobewanderer #fantasticearth #nakedplanet #lonelyplanet #awesomeglobe #awesomeearth #bestplacestogo #earthexclusive #earthvacations #earth_deluxe #discover_earthpix #awesomelifestyle #arts_hub #natgeotravel A post shared by Javo 🇨🇱🗿 (@javografo) on Aug 23, 2017 at 1:11pm PDT SkyTickle . . . Thank you @anna.vlasova.ii Photography Artist / Fotógrafo 📸: @anna.vlasova.ii Motion artist / Animador 🎥: @javografo . . #launchdsigns #artofvisuals #earthfocus #shotzdelight #shotzdelight #street #ig_color #eclectic_shotz #createcommune #lordsofnature #earthexclusive #wonderful_earthpix #plotagraph #nakedplanet #theimaged #alivevisuals #killer_motions #depthobssesed #awesomeglobe #earthofficial #visualcreators #ig_portraits #ourplanetdaily #earthvacations #bestplacestogo #earth_deluxe #folkmagazine #wonderful_places #bnw_drama #sky_high_architecture A post shared by Javo 🇨🇱🗿 (@javografo) on Aug 16, 2017 at 6:43am PDT Daydreaming . . . Thank you / Gracias 🙏 @josephlulu Photography Artist / Fotógrafo 📸: @josephlulu Motion artist / Animador 🎥: @javografo . . #launchdsigns #artofvisuals #ig_mood #shotzdelight #shotzdelight #street #ig_color #eclectic_shotz #createcommune #creativetones #moodygrams #ig_design #plotagraph #moodytoning #theimaged #alivevisuals #killer_motions #depthobssesed #ourmooddays #ig_mood #visualcreators #ig_portraits #ig_today #igcreative_editz #ig_sharepoint #explorers_of_light #folkmagazine #agameoftones #motiongraphics #bnw_planet_2017 A post shared by Javo 🇨🇱🗿 (@javografo) on Aug 15, 2017 at 5:52pm PDT Reach the sky / Llegando al cielo . . . Thank you / Gracias 🙏🙌 @josephlulu Photography Artist / Fotógrafo 📸: @josephlulu Motion artist / Animador 🎥: @javografo . . #awesomeearth #artofvisuals #ourplanetdaily #wonderfulplaces #streetphotography #street #earthfocus #eclectic_shotz #createcommune #creativetones #awesomelifestyle #ig_design #plotagraph #theglobewanderer #theimaged #alivevisuals #killer_motions #killershotz #lonelyplanet #city_explore #visualcreators #earthofficial #ig_today #nakedplanet #earthvacations #explorers_of_light #nakedplanet #bestplacestogo #natgeotravel #sky_high_architecture A post shared by Javo 🇨🇱🗿 (@javografo) on Aug 15, 2017 at 12:29pm PDT " 🚸 " . . Thank you @tobishinobi 🙏💪 Photography Artist / Fotógrafo 📸: @tobishinobi Motion artist / Animador 🎥: @javografo Software: @plotagraphpro . . . #street #artofvisuals #ig_mood #shotzdelight #photography #street #ig_color #stunnershots #createcommune #shotzdelight #streets_vision #ig_design #plotagraph #darksouls #theimaged #alivevisuals #killer_motions #mg5k #architectureporn #depthobsessed #visualcreators #architecturephotography #ig_today #igcreative_editz #ig_sharepoint #explorers_of_light #launchdsigns #agameoftones #motiongraphics #click_vision A post shared by Javo 🇨🇱🗿 (@javografo) on Aug 11, 2017 at 12:02pm PDT 🌊💦💥 . . . Artist / Artista 🎨: @megansart_h Motion artist / Animador 🎥: @javografo . Software: @plotagraphpro . . . #artshub #artcollective #artcollective2017 #art_spotlight #artselects #theuniversalart #utopiacontact #createcommune #forbiddenart #arts_help #art_daily #worldofartists #plotagraph #arts_secret #aov #artofvisuals #killer_motions #worldartproject #artscrowds #artofplanet #artmagazine #aov5k #dailyarts #sharingart #artsbeautifulx #artempire #artsnews #illustrate #rtistic_feature #arrtposts @natgeochile @art @artselect @arts.hub @art @instaillustrate @forbidden.art @awesome.arts @artfido A post shared by Javo 🇨🇱🗿 (@javografo) on Jul 31, 2017 at 11:23am PDT 🚗💨 . . . #chile #santiago #rally #rallycar #photography #plotagraphpro #perfect #drift #drifting #wideopen #dirt #tierra #plotagraph #tech #publicidad #marketing #technology #servicio #diseño #arte #animación #tecnologia #innovacion #marketingdigital #innovation #dakar #design #designer #publicidadcreativa #chilepublicidad Photography artist / Fotógrafo 📸: RedBull Racing Motion artist / Animador 🎥: @javografo A post shared by Javo 🇨🇱🗿 (@javografo) on Jun 13, 2017 at 11:48am PDT SunderSand . . . . #chile #santiago #naturaleza #fotografia #photography #sports #outdoors #bike #deporte #moto #movement #endless #plotagraph #colors #publicidad #marketing #empresas #servicio #diseño #arte #animación #sports #dakar #bikelife #movimiento #viento #alivevisuals #dakar2018 #publicidadcreativa #motorcyclelife @sundersam @redbull @redbullracing @redbullcl Photography artist / Fotografía 📸: @flavien_duhamel Motion artist / Animador 🎥: @javografo Rider: Sam Sunderland A post shared by Javo 🇨🇱🗿 (@javografo) on Jun 10, 2017 at 8:29am PDT
2047 Apologue is a show by the Chinese director and visionary–Zhang Yimou. Presented on last June at the National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA) in Beijing. We follow the work from Radugadesign about their involvement in motion and set design. I love how the concepts comes to live following the incredible vision and direction from Zhang Yimou. Check out the video as well, it's well worth it. Radugadesign is a studio that creates lots of goodness from videomapping, motion design, interactive installations, VR, digital interiors and more. Based in Moscow, Russian Federation,, you should definitely follow their work on Behance. The director extends the traditional forms of stage performances, combining Chinese folk art with modern technology. The show consisted of eight performances, which were prepared by 20 international and local teams. The Radugadesign studio in cooperation with WHITEvoid (Germany), the director of the London Theater of Contemporary Ballet Rose Alice and CPG-Concept (Lisa Keegan) developed a visual accompaniment for the kinetic dance performance "Weaving Machine". This one concluded the show. In each of the performances, the emphasis was focused on the fact that technology and humans are merged together, but nothing is eternal and technology can leave us. Video Photo Gallery Credits Visual Projection Show Creative Director: Ivan Nefedkin Maxim Deev Producer: Safiullina Irina Project Manager: Elizaveta Golokhvastova Art Director: Alexander Abramov Technical Director: Evgeny Bespalko Storyboard: Sergey Voronov Media Artists: Alexander Abramov Sergey Nikitin Elen Elkiev Video case Production Directed Video: Alexandra Zagorodnyaya Director of Photography & Editor: Artem Ermakov Director: ZHANG YIMOU Agency: Kingwaychina Kinetic lights installation: Creative Direction & Programming WHITEvoid and Kinetic Lights Choreography: Emma Seward and Rose Alice Weaving Performer: Wu Shuxiang Presented by Buick More Links Find out more about Radugadesign: radugadesign.com Follow Radugadesign on Behance
Let's start off the Week with this Art Direction & Motion project by UK-based Cape & Monocle. Entitled: Zanzibar (Love Is Love), it's a music video that tells the story of a robot (last of his kind) scattering places in goal to find parts to rebuild his partner. You are taken into this beautiful melody as you are right away charmed by the visuals and intriguing concept makes you watch till the end of the music video. Frame by frame is just a pleasure to discover. Sit back and give it a watch. Cape & Monocle is a team that consists of Ben & Laura located in the UK. They specialized their work into Art Direction and Creative Direction. From big to smaller projects, they will also work their skills into 3d and 2d key art, style frames, animation for TV, animated music videos, social media content and more. Check out their site at cape-monocle.com. When we made Kam’s first music video for ‘Zermatt’ it was made up of 40 or 50 small vignettes – our goal was eventually to expand some of them into full narrative music videos for his future releases. For Zanzibar, the second release from his project, Kam was keen on doing something with the clip that featured a mysterious robot from the first video. We came up with the concept of a robot being the last thing left in a world that had been destroyed by its own creations. Before everything was wiped out, the robots partner had been attacked and destroyed. Zanzibar opens with him waking up after the devastation has stopped. He embarks on a long journey around what is left of the world to scavenge parts to rebuild his partner. Watch the Video Video Stills More Links Learn more about Cape & Monocle: cape-monocle.com
We are taking a look at this interaction design & motion project of the iOS app called: Defind. What is it? It's an app that will search of word for you by you defining its definition. The concept might be useless to some but I liked about this project is about its execution, flow, motion and overall UI design. Designed by Alex Pluda, the app is taking through different sections to find that particular word from research, synonyms, translation and more. Alex Pluda is working as general manager at A Maza Inc where he focus his work into interaction design, UI/UX and graphic design. You might have recognized his Barry the Touch Bar project, check it out via his Behance. How many times it happens we can’t remember that word we need. This time has come ti an end (almost). Defind helps you to remember any word just by typing a definition. Links Make sure to follow the latest from Alex Pluda on Behance
I've always been fascinated with space and its deep void, what about an illustration series that is giving up a glimpse and also a tour of our whole 9 planets from the solar system. Well, this is what motion designer Mitch Myers created and it's just stunning. Everything made in Cinema 4D so it's giving us quality with a mix of realism and look. What's cool about it too is that they are all optimized and animation ready for your next project. For more information, please click here. Behind this series, we are sharing the work of Mitch Myers who is a motion designer based in St-Louis, USA. I loved the fact that he add this phrase into this profile: "Specializing in telling stories without words." Pretty awesome, give him a follow on Behance.
In celebration of growth and opportunity ofLenovo, the team over Ars Thanea worked on an advertising video to capture and express its rebirth with a colourful approach that was entirely made without CGI. I would suggest to watch that Making Of to learn more and just watching at the final result is a burst of creativity. This is the work from the mighty folks from Ars Thanea who is an award-winning CGI studio based in Warsaw, Poland and global. They are a diverse team of creatives, thinkers and makers and boy we love this team on Abduzeedo. They are the best at what they do and their craft, always inspiring to see their latest project. The colorful visuals and bursting logo exclaim rejuvenation and rebirth of creativity. A variety of tricky-to-work-with materials, several cameras shooting at different speeds, and lots of patience went into creating this piece for Lenovo. We have chosen a traditional way, no CGI in this piece! Watch the Video Makinf Of Credits Client: Client: Lenovo Executive Creative Director: Philip Marchington Agency: Ogilvy New York Executive Creative Directors: Mike Hahn, Ryan Blank Creative Directors: Chris Rowson, Bastien Baumann, Lucas Carmago Directors: Geoff Levy, Justin Bettman, Sam Sulam Designer: Robyn Makinson Accounts: Ryan Laird, Katie Connolly, Brendan McGrath, Alexandra Wallace Senior Producer: Jessica Fiore Film: Creative Production Studio: Ars Thanea Creative: Łukasz Zabłocki, Zuza Słomińska, Peter Jaworowski Script: Łukasz Zabłocki, Zuza Słomińska Director: Łukasz Zabłocki DOP: Kajetan Plis Art Director: Zuza Słomińska, Łukasz Zabłocki, Marcin Kowalski Set Design: Zuza Słomińska, Aleksandra Gimla Edit: Łukasz Zabłocki Color: Łukasz Zabłocki, Frederick van Eeden Music: Envee Studio & Motion Control: Bites. Executive Creative Director: Peter Jaworowski Producers: Marcin Molski, Marta Król Shootingboard: Michał Lisowski Production Manager/Set Manager: Marta Król 2nd Production Manager: Tomasz Wachnik Making of: Only Only
We would like to share this motion title design work by Lost Project for NBC. The famous logo was created in the 40s, we were first introduced to that we see (with little iterations) nowadays by the end of the 80s. The spectrum of colours are quite memorable and Lost Project’s work also makes a beautiful tribute to the original core by keeping a modern twist. Lost Project is a design director named Craig Stouffer based in Los Angeles, California. He focus his work into art direction, branding and of course motion graphics. You may have recognized his work from the titles like Jason Bourne, Netflix Shows like Narcos, Cannabis and more.
First of all, we would like to wish Happy Thanksgiving to everyone that does celebrate today and will do for the next few days. Through all the eating sessions and resting between, we would like to share this stunning short film on Abduzeedo. The movie is called: Planet Unknown and it’s the story of a journey with as they called: Space Rovers were sent out to find potentially habitable planets. We just can’t deny that we love the approach of this film and how it just remind us of the movie Wall-E. Hope you will enjoy! Watch Now The idea started back in 2014 when Interstellar was released. I was deeply impressed by the movie and was inspired by the two robots TARS and CASE. The idea of intellectual robots exploring space developed from there. Other inspirations include Pixar movies like WALL-E and Toy Story, as well as CHAPPiE, NASA documentaries about Mars Rover Curiosity, and short films by individuals like Alex Roman’s The Third & The Seventh, Richard Mans’ Abiogenesis, Erik Wernquist’s Wanderers, Alf Lovvold’s Dawn of the Stuff, and so many more. Some Stills Credits Written & Directed by - Shawn Wang Modelling, Texturing, Animation, Compositing & Editing - Shawn Wang Music & Sound Design by - Echoic Audio Composer - Sam Foster Sound Design by - Tom Gilbert & David Johnston Special Thanks to - Evolutions Re-recording Mixer - Will Norie Faculty Producer - Xinyuan Huang Faculty Adviser - Yucheng Huang Special Thanks to System Advisers - Horizon Bian / Sicong Wang / Jiawei Cao More Information: http://shawnwangvfx.com.
We would like to present the work of the mighty folks from Dazzle Ship and their recent motion and branding project for DRL which stands for the Drone Racing League. It’s pretty much saying what this is about! But for those who doesn’t know, it’s a premier drone racing circuit for elite FPV pilots around the world, combining world-class flight skill and proprietary technology for racing. As it’s starting to air on ESPN2 and soon on Sky Sports (UK), the team has been doing a tremendous work to produces film, experiences and multi-platform campaigns for a diverse roster of clients including: Sony, Red Bull, Heineken, Levi’s and more. Hope you will enjoy the teaser and stills! From a creative perspective, branding a sport that doesn’t yet exist beyond the imagination of a few individuals was a challenging task. One of the biggest hurdles for Dazzle Ship was striking a balance between educating viewers on the real-world aspect of the sport – this isn’t CG; crashes are real – while transporting them into a futuristic science fiction environment that would represent the experience of drone racing. DRL is the first-ever professional race series for first-person-view (FPV) drone racing, bringing together the world's best pilots to fly DRL Racer 2 quadcopters head-to-head through neon-lit environments in the quest for the planet’s best FPV pilot. An early DRL YouTube teaser went viral in January, racking up almost two million views with tantalising footage of the exciting new sport. Expect epic courses, high-speed crashes and nail-biting competition when the DRL 2016 season launches in America on Sunday 23 October. Video Teaser More information: http://dazzleship.com.
Halloween is here! Judging by our feeds, some of us had fun partying since it was during the Weekend even though the official day is today. Hope you’ll have some energy left to do some more Trick & Treating tonight. For the occasion, we would love to feature this exclusive video made by François Fortin especially for Halloween. What a treat! François is based in Montreal, Canada (Like me) and he used a number of Adobe tools such as Photoshop, Fuse CC (Preview) and Illustrator to create a world filled with zombies, ghouls, and skeletons. Hope you will enjoy! My background is photography so Photoshop and Lightroom were my main tools, then I started doing video with Final Cut and then animation with After Effects wich was Photoshop with a timeline. Then a couple years ago, I started to do some 3D work with Cinema 4D lite that came with After Effects. I did a few projects incorporating 3D with simple elements. Early this year, I had a video clip project where a wanted to have 3D characters. But doing character creation and animation was too complex for me. Then I discovered Adobe Fuse for character creation with the Mixamo website and it was a real life saver. The combination of Fuse, Mixamo, and Cinema 4D makes it possible for me. Before that, it wasn’t really conceivable to do that kind of work for me. Watch the Video Your browser does not support the video tag. Tools used for this Project Cinema 4D Adobe Fuse Mixamo Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator Octane for 3D Adobe After Effects Adobe Audition Pond 5 More information: http://francoisfortin.com.
While browsing on Dribbble, I discovered the work of Claudio Guglieri and I was just so impressed by his work related to brands, experiences and UI/UX. He has worked hands-on for brands like Adobe, CNN, Reuters, Kayak, Google and just to name a few. Claudio is the design director at Microsoft Groove and Movies & TV and he’s currently based in Redmond, Seattle. Most of his projects are projects we would have dreamed to work on. One project that caught my eye was the redesign he worked on for USAToday.com. The reason why is quite simple, what caught my eye is the amount of content they had to deal with. For a publication from this scale, you have to create an architecture to support the history and also the future which brings a greater challenge in terms of repository, search and more. More information: http://www.guglieri.com.