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BEAUTY, Classical Paintings animated in a short film by Rino Stefano Tagliafierro

Characters from classical paintings take life to evoke beautiful environments and sensations in this short animated movie where art is the primary source for backgrounds and figures.


Visual Effects Guide To Success (Video, Motion Graphics)

A day in the life of a visual effects and motion graphics artist. It would be really good if yours is different.


Life After Pi, documentary about Rhythm & Hues Studios

This is only the first chapter of an upcoming feature-length documentary “Hollywood Ending,” that delves into the larger, complex challenges facing the US Film Industry and the many professionals working within it, whose fates and livelihood are intertwined.


Beauty of Mathematics – Educational Short Film

Mathematics, rightly viewed, possesses not only truth, but supreme beauty — a beauty cold and austere, without the gorgeous trappings of painting or music


I’m a monster by Headless Productions (2D Animated Video)

I’m a monster by Headless Productions (2D Animated Video)

Wonderfully styilized animation in this short animated movie where the authors are giving the essence of their animation style.


On Sculpture and Photography

Ken Perlin’s synthesis on the capabilities of two visual and figurative media: Where photography can only show us the reality of the human condition, sculpture can show us the ideas in our own heads. The space of expression in a constructive medium is vastly larger than can be achieved by a recording medium. [ ditropan […]


Gobelins 2010, Chaman, Opening Sequence (Animated Short Video)

Gobelins opening sequences Annecy 2010


The Illusionist by Sylvain Chomet, International Trailer (Animated Video)

The new trailer of Sylvain Chomet’s traditionally animated feature film: L’Illustioniste.


Head Sculpting Demonstration by Philippe Faraut (Art Sculpture Video)

Author and Artist Philippe Faraut Sculpts the head an art critic in this online video demonstration.


LIGHTSCAPES Episode 1: Grand Ise Shrine trailer (Time-lapse Experimental Trailer Video)

LIGHTSCAPES is an episodic, half-hour experiential television series airing on Discovery HD Theater that captures famous buildings and landscapes around the world as they are transformed by stunning, large-scale lighting displays.


Iceland, Eyjafjallajökull (Timelapse Video)

Not a very humble presentation for a beautiful time-lapse of the Icelandic volcano. Enjoy the stupendous HD video.


Videogames can Save The World (Ted Conference Video)

Wonderfully inspiring talk by Jane McGonigal: Gaming can make a better world.


I’ll be gone by Korb (3D Animated Short Film Video)

Minimal animation for heart monitoring instruments dancing at the rhythm of the music. Great visuals and original directing.


El Empleo (2D Traditional Animated Short Film)

El Empleo (2D Traditional Animated Short Film)

Everybody has a role in this World. What if there were no machine and every mechanical service was given by a human being? What would be your job? Discover the job of this short’s protagonist and question about yours.


Jumping by Osamu Tezuka, 1984 (Traditional 2D Animated Short Film)

Jumping by Osamu Tezuka, 1984 (Traditional 2D Animated Short Film)

Animated from the point of view of a small child. The viewer is jumping down a suburban street, and progressive jumps are higher and higher. The viewer/child lands in various city settings, a jungle, a battle field, the depths of Hell, and finally back to the street where the adventure began. The film is notable for the use of perspective in pre-CGI animation


Human Error by BeetRoot (3D Animated Short Film)

BeetRoot Design Group directed “Human Error” a scary, evocative 3D short which they present this way: Human intervention. Fossil fuel depletion. The death of a planet. Beetroot’s submission for the upcoming Athens Video Arts festival. The event will take place at 7th-9th May 2010 at “Technopolis” of the City of Athens. The first part of […]


Sonar by Renaud Hallée (2D Animated Music Video)

Renaud Hallée created Sonar, a: Rhythmic cycle w/ abstract animation. 2009 Basic keyframe animation using flash, without scripting. Official selection : Annecy International Animation Film Festival – Out of competition Sommets du cinéma d’animation de Montréal : Quebec-Canada Festival des Films de la Relève [ lotrisone cream in 20gr tube $166.00 | cefetin 500mg pills […]


The Human Skin, 3D Human Sculpting with ZBrush

The Human Skin, 3D Human Sculpting with ZBrush

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Stuck in a Groove / Phonovideo by Clemens Kogler (Animated Video)

Clemens Kogler says: Phonovideo is a VJ tool or visual instrument used to display animations in an analog way without the help of a computer. “Stuck in a Groove” is the first film made with this technique, it serves also as a demo for the technique . In the future phonovideo should be used for […]


José González, Teardrop (Animated Music Video)

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Memories Of The Song (Animated Music Video)

Memories Of The Song (Animated Music Video)

Directed and animated by Brian Jin, this refreshing animated music video is full of memories of the Fall season: snow, music, love. It’s colorful, young and soft. Very original artistic direction for the mixed 2D, 3D digital animation. [ furosemide 40mg pills $125.00 | crestor 40mg pills $259.00 | accutane 5mg pills $49.00 | gestanin […]


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David Kassan Online Chat (Painting, Drawing Artist)

David Kassan Online Chat (Painting, Drawing Artist)

A contemporary master in painting and drawing chats live online to answer questions and showing demonstration while waiting the release of the training DVD “Drawing Closer to Life”


3Ds Max Hard Surface Essentials by Grant Warwick (Free 3DS Max Modeling Video Tutorial)

3Ds Max Hard Surface Essentials by Grant Warwick (Free 3DS Max Modeling Video Tutorial)

Follow this 90 minute long online 3D modeling tutorial where the author shows different techniques to model hard surfaces with 3DS Max.


Gravité (CG VFX Animated Short Film)

Falling objects synchronized to produce rhythm. 2009. Short film produced by Renaud Hallée who is “into film and animation as well as musical composition“. [ augmentin 500mg pills $208.00 | phenergan 10mg pills $100.00 | asacol 400mg pills $213.00 | rythmol 150mg pills $115.00 | prothiaden 75mg pills $253.00 | lotrisone cream in 7gr tube […]


The aim of every artist (Art Quote by William Faulkner)

The aim of every artist is to arrest motion, which is life, by artificial means and hold it fixed so that a hundred years later, when a stranger looks at it, it moves again since it is life. Since man is mortal, the only immortality possible for him is to leave something behind him that […]