‘The Wizard of Speed and Time’ by Mike Jittlov

Every single person in the world needs to see this 1979 short by Mike Jittlov. Remember there’s no trick printing, no CGI, and no complex mechanical effects. Try and figure out how it’s all done. I’m bamboozled. It you want to see more then the films is on YouTube. Here’s the trailer: And this user… Continue reading ‘The Wizard of Speed and Time’ by Mike Jittlov

AT-AT Day Afternoon

When I was a kid, there are two things I wanted badly and never got… A real dog and a Kenner AT-AT Walker. – Patrick Bovin More excellent work from the man behind the Nexus One Ninja Unboxing videos. http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=12892083&server=vimeo.com&show_title=1&show_byline=1&show_portrait=1&color=00adef&fullscreen=1 AT-AT day afternoon from Patrick Boivin on Vimeo. Making Of http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=13135717&server=vimeo.com&show_title=1&show_byline=1&show_portrait=1&color=00adef&fullscreen=1 Making of AT-AT day afternoon… Continue reading AT-AT Day Afternoon

Curious Displays

http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=9486977&server=vimeo.com&show_title=1&show_byline=1&show_portrait=1&color=00adef&fullscreen=1 Curious Displays from Julia Tsao on Vimeo. Really interesting concept video by Julia Yu Tsao. Loads more information about it on the project website here: http://cargocollective.com/juliatsao#263179/Curious-Displays

Nice takeover example on Vimeo

Feels like an age since I wrote about a nice “MPU” or “expandable”. The online ad world has moved so fast and into so many different areas that it’s nice to see to a piece of work that restores my faith in the art. I love the craft in it. Showing that Vimeo will let… Continue reading Nice takeover example on Vimeo

Stop-motion promo for Nobody Beats The Drum – Grindin’

http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=9625370&server=vimeo.com&show_title=1&show_byline=1&show_portrait=1&color=00adef&fullscreen=1 Nobody Beats The Drum – Grindin’ from nobody beats the drum on Vimeo. This is not done in 3D. It’s a stop-motion sequence with 400 blocks of wood and nearly 4085 images. Directed by Rogier van der Zwaag. Making of here: via youtube.com

Great idents for BBC Sport

I saw this at the weekend for the Winter Olympics.. and loved it. BBC Sport – Winter Olympics Animation 2010 Marc Craste was briefed by agency RKCR/Y&R to create a film based around a legendary quest, where an Inuit hero retrieves a spiritual stone that has been stolen from a mystical totem by a giant… Continue reading Great idents for BBC Sport