The term “second hand” refers to the ticking hand on a clock; it also describes re-used items. Would you rather save time? Or save stuff? This film examines the imbalance and waste created by these modern obsessions. Made by Isaac King, this short is a winner of 9 international festivals. The technique was a mix of stop-motion and 2D drawing in Flash, combined in AfterEffects.
Inpressive creative ad for Japanese sports brand ASICS. Paper animation by origami maser Sipho Mabona and some computer additions.
“Katachi” means “shape” in Japanese. The video is made with approx. 2000 silhouettes extracted from PVC plates using computer-controlled cutter. Watch making-of for details.
Mister De Vries (93) sits at his window awaiting his death. Until one cold winter day he is surprised by the arrival of a parcel. When he subsequently sees a pigeon flying off he knows that this is no ordinary message. His time has come. Mister De Vries momentarily hesitates to open it. When he chances it, he finds his old Frisian skates. There’s only one thing to be done.
See also making-of for this short.
A sort of stop-motion tribute to Google Street View service from Tom Jenkins (The Theory). Produced, animated, filmed, lit, edited & graded entirely by Tom. All screen imagery was animated – there are no screen replacements.
Animated ad made by Blink for John Lewis chainstore. Simple sentimental story and stunning animation. It’s actually not a traditional animation, as it may seem, but a very elaborate stop-motion. See making-of below to find out how exactly it was done.
A new short from PES, known for his Academy award-nominated short Fresh Guacamole. In this new and creative stop-motion world we travel deep below the ocean to meet the strangest of creatures.
A strange creature races against time to make the most important and beautiful creation of his life. Stunning work from australian studio Zealous Creative was shown at more than 60 festivals worldwide and won 21 award.
London’s Hero is an animation collaboration featuring six of London’s best animation studios, hosted at ZED, HP’s Pop-Up Studio in London’s central SOHO from the 25th of September through the 16th of October. Each studio team animated a different life stage of London’s newest superhero.