The Motion Weekly is a showcase of awe-inspiring short films, animation and motion graphic works from around the web. Some pieces featured have been created by professional studios, while others may be personal works. May this weekly segment serve to inspire you.
Though my original goal with this segment was to specifically highlight motion graphics and animated short films, it had evolved to also showcase incredible live-action, outstanding cinematography, and wicked cool experimental works. It's all motion, it's all inspiring. So, take the time to kick back and have a look at some fantastic work being produced out there. And, if you like what you see in this segment, please share it.
This short film from Bloom Pictures is simply incredible. From the life-like details in the animal characters, to lighting, compositing, etc., this is a must-see. Also, check out the 'making of' film here, and their Oscar-nominated short film from 2 years ago, Garden Party.
A Bloom Pictures short film directed by Illogic.
Making of :
Pure eye-candy, this is a music video for an ambient piece by Canigou. It is an absolutely gorgeous animated experience.
Official music video for Canigou ” Tape”
Every creature has a memory.
All living things are connected.
Not only our species are special.
[more from Canigou]
Directed and Animation by Hideki Inaba kanahebi
Why Props Matter
And now for a bit of a filmmaking lesson... This is a fun, fascinating short on the importance of props in film. Enjoy!
A look at the hidden power of film props.
And how filmmakers use the everyday (and not so everyday) objects in their scenes to enhance cinematic storytelling.
Written, edited, & narrated by Rishi Kaneria (@rishikaneria).
“The Fall”- Love never lets us down
This is a beautifully animated and touching piece for a children's cancer hospital in Spain.
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Nick C Sorbin (Nick Charles) is a former Managing Editor of 9 years for Renderosity's CG Industry News. By day, a mild-mannered Certified Pharmacy Technician working in both home infusion and a hospital ER, contrasting creative outlets as a digital artist, sculptor, musician, singer/songwriter, and Staff Writer for Renderosity Magazine. Read his articles