Sorry for the hiatus, *normal* service will resume shortly. In the meanwhile here is an atmospheric slice of Science Fiction from animation wizards Blue-Zoo. Awesome sound-design from Box of Toys.
December is almost over and with it Cartoon Food’s first year. We’re looking forward to an exciting 2014. In the meantime, here is our last Christmas themed animation. Bruton Stroude Studios have produced this holiday themed message of love that will warm even the most wooden hearts.
Friday funnies continue with this cowboy caper by Tumbleweed animation. Character animation is lovely but look at the textures and compositing too. Great work.
The original Chipotle commercial pioneered the trend for brands to use groundbreaking animation that we see continuing with the much hyped John Lewis christmas spot. It’s use of stop motion gave it a completely unique tone and look. Watch this fascinating behind the scenes video, as it takes us through the variety of techniques from 3D pre-viz to stop motion via 3D printing, to see meticulous process involved in bringing this beautifully crafted animation to the screen.
Boy, this animated short is an adrenalina-fueled ride. Laced with drug-references, it’s wacky races as re-imagined by Tarantino:
Here’s a super-cool slice of cgi animation from Tremel Animation, two animators from Argentina. The character animation, texturing, timing, design and visual storytelling are all fantastic.
If Escher had directed Pop videos this brain-twister of an animated promo is what it might have looked like. The brilliant use of repetition, as well as the deliberate breaking of that repetition, plus the jarring mix of surreal and real, never-minding what must have been a lot of meticulous planning, all remind us strongly of Michel Gondry at his very best.