motion design

Satisfying Loops using Cinema 4D and Octane Render

Ben Fearnley shared a series of, as he says, very satisfying loops created using Cinema 4D and Octane Render. As a fan of 3D and trying to learn a bit more in my spare time, this type of work definitely gives me the boost of motivation to keep going.

Flow - Motion Design Exploring the World of Mountain Bikes

Flow is a curious visual exploration journey into the world of mountain bikes and its elements. For some time Twistedpoly wanted to bridge his two passions, which is his creative side and the love for bikes. This film is the result of experimenting with different elements using Cinema 4D for 3D and motion graphics accompanied by music and sound design by White Noise Lab.

Motion Design Monday - Rising ASEAN Opening Title

A Malay Docu series that explores the multi-faceted communities living in the Southeast Asia countries that form ASEAN. Kelly KTKL shared this motion design and 3D project a couple of years ago, but it’s the first time I see it, otherwise I would have featured it here on abdz. - another quite extraordinary fact is that Kelly had 8 days to conceptualize and complete this whole project. By the way, this project was created using Cinema 4D if you are curious about.

Liquid Colorful Paint in 3D by Ditroit Studio & Malaki

The third installment of Ditroit Studio collaboration with Malaki concerns the Molasses essences. As the Molasses flavors are brought to life through abstract paintings, each one an artistic representation of the taste it is named for, the designers and motion designers drew inspiration from the iconic graphic element of the Molasses packs, the very brushstroke decoding this neat concept through 3D play involving liquid colorful paint, dynamic brush effects and product.

ASICS Feel Fast & Dynaflyte FF - Illustration and Motion Design

Adhemas Batista directed a series of animations for Asics Worldwide partnering with Zombie Studio and commissioned by 180LA, advertising agency based in Los Angeles. The series of animations is a fun representation of the feeling of running with the Flytefoam technology by Asics. Live action direction by David Black.

Motion Design Monday! Carrier of Time

It’s Motion Design Monday and we would love to share the amazing project that Children Chiu shared titled Carrier of Time. It was done using Houdini and Redshift and it’s simply beautiful. It was created to promote Taiwan. Since the Age of Discovery, Taiwan has been irradiated with diverse cultures. This history makes Taiwan merge different cultures, and refract them into beautiful shadows.

Mographic Aberration - Motion Design

Mographic Aberration is a side project of Christiaan Endeman. It comes from 'Chromatic Aberration' but he just twisted it to suit a more Motion Design-y project. For the past few years, I created 'semi daily' renders with little to no direction when it came to content. For 2019 I wish to stick to one different theme every month. This theme can be integrated in any form or variety. As you may have guessed, this month's theme is: Chromatic Aberration.

Adrenaline-pumping Motion Design for VIZIO

The amazing people over at Tendril worked in close collaboration with the team at creative agency pulled out all the stops to craft this adrenaline-pumping product film showcasing the latest in VIZIO P-series TV PARTNER design and technology. The mandate was to portray a beast of a machine, bursting with pure power and confidence.

Motion Design for Dystopian Cyberpunk Anime Short Film

Andrew Hawryluk shared the motion design work done for SHOWTIME is an anime short film set in a dystopian cyberpunk setting and an original IP created by Maciej Kuciara. It is a stylistic homage to some of the most iconic Japanese anime of the 1990's. I had the pleasure of designing and animating various motion graphic elements throughout the short, including a digital elevator display, a robotic user interface, and the final title card.

Opening Title Sequence for Far Cry 6 game

A couple of days ago, I watched the announcement reveal trailer of the upcoming Far Cry 6, the upcoming first-person shooter game by Ubisoft. Expected to release at the beginning of next year, looking forward to that. Surprisingly enough, I stumbled across the opening title sequence for Far Cry 6, what are the cool odds! Keeping the same tones from its reveal trailer, you are taken into the world of Far Cry where this time you are into the warm fiery colours and tones. It's quite mesmerizing, really excited for the game.

‘We Love Movies’ Ad Campaign for Fandango

Pes Motion Studio is a creative studio based in Chicago, IL, USA. They have shared their work on the launch campaign for Fandango app in Latin America. As you watch the final result of the video campaign, you can't help to notice its vibrant colours, 3D awesomeness, character design, and of course animations. Nicely done to the entire team! Also, what's striking is that there this nostalgia feeling of going to the movies.

Making Kinetic Motion Posters From Home

Nawaz Alamgir had some down time and wanted to experiment with some motion design and text animations in After Effects, his plan was to mess around and maybe make one or two designs but he kept finding out new styles and methods and just kept making more and more posters..I stopped at 10 posters... but then 20... 25 okay 30 - he mentions. And I feel like a loser after seeing all those amazing posters. Some posters are looping and contain messaging that relates to the current world situation. 

Fun & Games by Bullpen

Bullpen, an independent creative studio based in NYC creating engaging content through design & animation, shared an awesome motion design project with us. Fun & Games, is a tongue in cheek look at the games we design and give our children. It's all fun & games. Until it isn't. Developed over the course of a year, this piece is inspired after time spent playing with our own children.

à la fin… small moments of poetry, absurdity & surrealism

Nicolas Lichtle, a senior motion designer, I work in the fields of museography, documentary and animated typography at studio Mada Mada, started this film a year ago.It's not a commissioned work, it's neither fiction nor animation, the graphic style is rather singular. It's a moment of introspection, very intimate, staged through a succession of small moments imbued with poetry, absurdity and sometimes surrealism...

FORK - Surreal Journey Interrogating our Perception

In a museum, a woman looking at a Fork exhibited as a piece of Art let her imagination run wild. The film is a surreal journey interrogating our perception of objects. What happens when you take an object from daily life and move it outside of its original context? What is left of an object when it loses its function? An abstract shape, a sculpture? Can we deconstruct this object into simple elements and create variation of this object? Can those objects be combined to form a larger structure? Can those objects become alive to break free from human ownership?

400 Years In 7 Minutes - A Brief History of American Xenophobia

Other: A Brief History of American Xenophobia Based on Erika Lee's book America for Americans, brings up over 75 points in American history in just 7 minutes. Covering over 400 years of the American status quo where Xenophobia and racism created roots that spread in policy and everyday American life. The film is a mix of motion graphics and cel style animation. 

Seamless Kinetic 3D loops by Oscar Pettersson

Oscar Pettersson is In the quest of requiring new skills so he’s been doing the Seamless Kinetic 3D loops. Basically he posts one amazing motion design loop every week on his Instagram and I have to say, it’s pure awesomeness. I selected a few for this post but please visit his Instagram or his Behance page for more amazing work.

Fetch is an Endless Cycle of Misfortune - Motion Design

Through an unlikely encounter with the space-time continuum, a man triggers an endless cycle of misfortune as he plays with his dog in a park. Nomographic, a boutique animation and production studio in London, produced this short piece to take advantage of Instagram’s native, looping video player. Using tools such as Cinema4d, OctaneRender, DaVision Fusion and Adobe Audition, we created this piece from scratch to highlight our full 3D animation process.

Motion Design for Rio Tigre “Olympiades”

Olympiades is Rio Tigre’s first music video, created by Raphaël Pazoumian, also singer/songwriter for the band. The Music Video, created in 3D with Cinema 4D was shaped around a song composed in between Paris and New York. Inspired by Greek Mythology, the video illustrates the singer’s journey, reinventing the band and his life 3500 miles from home.

Fun Animated Brand Film for Supernova Design Studio

Supernova is a Boutique Design Studio that helps innovative brands and businesses tell their unique stories in playful and creative ways. Founded by sisters Asavari and Shaivalini Kumar, Supernova employs a multidisciplinary approach to branding that draws upon their collective expertise in communication design and animation direction (…and all things cat.). They also have a shiny new brand design with a colorful video to showcase their new identity. 

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