Renowned South African visual artist William Kentridge, best known for his animated films of shape-shifting charcoal drawings, has won the prestigious Princess of Asturias award, Spain’s top art honour. What’s remarkable about his works are that they’re “as beautifully drawn as a Rembrandt, but they also come to life,” […]
Two young Canadians have scored an upset win at the South by Southwest Film Awards for a visually arresting short film using VFX and 3D animation as the trailer for a new book.
This is by far the best short animation I have seen in years, the official music video for Jane Bordeaux’s ‘Ma’agalim’. A wooden doll is stuck in place and time in a forgotten, old penny arcade,
This Wintergatan Marble Machine built and composed by Swedish musician Martin Molin is a wonder, such fun. It reminds me of an animated, Rube Goldberg style ball drop music machine (see below) that has mesmerized me for years.
Loving Vincent – a feature-length film – is a remarkable animation that brings Vincent Van Gogh’s paintings to life, using hand-made oil works submitted by 100 artists.
It’s always heartening to see the work of young emerging artists, including this talented French animator Margaux Vaxelaire. She posted this six-minute short film, with a brief explanation of who else was involved and how she participated. This is a very good piece of work, which shows what […]