Interview with Visual Designer, Carey Smith

Jan 09, 2020 at 11:30 am by nickcharles

So, it was about five or six years ago, whilst on a search for motion design-related video tutorials, that I stumbled across the Division05 YouTube channel. With just a handfu.... Read More

Vimeo Festival & Awards to Broadcast Live on Saturday, January 11

Jan 09, 2020 at 08:30 am by nickcharles

Born in 2004 via a small group of filmmakers who wanted a good, solid, professional platform from which to share videos, Vimeo is now home to more than ninety-million creators.... Read More

Thoughts on the Maxon and Red Giant Merger?

Dec 30, 2019 at 10:00 am by nickcharles

As you may have already heard, Maxon, makers of Cinema 4D, and Red Giant, makers of filmmaking tools and plug-ins, are merging. At first, I must say I was a bit shocked. But,.... Read More

Motion Weekly 39 - The Holiday Edition

Dec 22, 2019 at 09:00 am by nickcharles

With the holidays upon us, this edition of the Motion Weekly is a collection of some great holiday pieces, old and new. Here's wishing everyone a joyous holiday season, wherev.... Read More

Motion Weekly 38

Dec 10, 2019 at 09:04 pm by nickcharles

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 st.... Read More

Book Review - Stop Motion Filmmaking: The Complete Guide to Fabrication and Animation

Nov 29, 2019 at 09:10 pm by nickcharles

If you've ever considered delving into stop motion filmmaking, or even if you just have a fascination for the craft, you would be hard-pressed to find a more complete and deta.... Read More

Motion Weekly 37

Nov 29, 2019 at 08:36 pm by nickcharles

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 st.... Read More

Motion Weekly 36

Nov 25, 2019 at 09:00 pm by nickcharles

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 st.... Read More
Morning Sun by Terje Hannisdal

Terragen 4.4 Now Released Marks Major Step Forward

Nov 20, 2019 at 08:30 pm by nickcharles

Terragen was one of the first digital programs I tried out many years ago with the classic version (before Terragen 2 was released). It impressed me immensely back then, and n.... Read More

Interview with Writer/Film Director, Heath C. Michaels on the Short Film, The World Over

Nov 17, 2019 at 03:00 pm by nickcharles

I've been watching a lot of short films, and there are some that really resonate with me, whether it is the look, feel, camera work, VFX, acting, or just great storytelling. R.... Read More

Wacom Cintiq Pro 24 in Review

Nov 10, 2019 at 10:15 pm by nickcharles

It's wonderful to have a decent drawing tablet for art and creative work. It's even better to have a large enough surface on which to work and get in finer details, drawing di.... Read More

Pixologic's ZBrush Proves to Be an Excellent Tool for Medical Visualization

Oct 31, 2019 at 09:30 pm by nickcharles

The importance of medical visualization cannot be overestimated. The medical illustrator/animator is both artist and scientist - the storyteller of the living world. Their wor.... Read More

Motion Weekly 35 (Halloween Edition)

Oct 30, 2019 at 10:00 pm by nickcharles

The Motion Weekly is a showcase of awe-inspiring short films, animation, incredible live-action, outstanding cinematography, and wicked cool experimental works. It's all motio.... Read More

Motion Weekly 34

Oct 27, 2019 at 09:20 pm by nickcharles

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 st.... Read More

Motion Weekly 33

Oct 10, 2019 at 09:49 pm by nickcharles

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 st.... Read More

Time to Prep for NaNoWriMo!

Oct 10, 2019 at 08:00 pm by nickcharles

With Halloween right around the corner, that means the month of November is soon to follow, and for many that means one thing - NaNoWriMo! Yes, November is National Novel.... Read More

Interview with Film Director, Al Lougher, on the Horror Short, The Dollmaker

Oct 02, 2019 at 10:45 pm by nickcharles

With Halloween right around the corner, I've been indulging in short films in the horror genre of late. My favorites are always those that are so genuinely creepy and well-wri.... Read More

Motion Weekly 32

Sep 25, 2019 at 09:45 pm by nickcharles

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 st.... Read More

Interview with Composer, Hamilton Altstatt, on Original Music for Avengers: Endgame Trailers

Sep 19, 2019 at 09:30 pm by nickcharles

Meet Hamilton Altstatt, a composer/sound designer whose tracks were used in the Avengers: Endgame trailers. Hamilton, a 'Professor of Practice' at Clemson University, where he.... Read More

Motion Weekly 31

Sep 16, 2019 at 08:56 pm by nickcharles

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 st.... Read More

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