Featured FIDM Project: Motion Graphic Infographics by FIDM Digital Media Students for Public Citizen
Jan09

Featured FIDM Project: Motion Graphic Infographics by FIDM Digital Media Students for Public Citizen

Students studying Digital Media at FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising recently developed motion graphics short films for Public Citizen, a “nonprofit, consumer rights advocacy group and think tank” based in Washington, D.C. for their Motion 2 course. Digital Media Instructor Ryan Nellis, who teaches Imaging, Motion Graphics and Compositing, oversaw the projects shown below by Alex Gilbert and Emily...

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Motion Monday: 12 Motion Graphics Videos That Visually Inspired Us In 2014
Dec29

Motion Monday: 12 Motion Graphics Videos That Visually Inspired Us In 2014

For some creatives the hardest part of the week is getting the creative juices flowing early Monday morning, especially after a long holiday weekend. One suggestion we have when your not feeling at the top of your creative game is to give your brain a jumpstart through various forms of inspiration. Since it is the last Monday of the year, we decided to round up and share with you 12 of our favorite visually inspiring motion graphics...

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Motion Graphics Monday: This Pepsi Can Will Mesmerize You
Dec01

Motion Graphics Monday: This Pepsi Can Will Mesmerize You

If you are a regular reader of this blog you probably know how much we love well-executed transitions, and today’s piece of motion graphics inspiration is no exception. What I found particularly interesting about the transitions of this video was the fact that Tendril, the studio that created this piece, was tasked with “making it modular”. This means editing the head and tail of each scene so frames would line-up...

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Motion Graphics Monday: Rotoscoping Done Right In Crystal Kay’s “Dum Ditty Dumb” Music Video
Nov03

Motion Graphics Monday: Rotoscoping Done Right In Crystal Kay’s “Dum Ditty Dumb” Music Video

Although the technique of rotoscoping has been around for nearly a hundred years, it’s rare that I find a video where it’s effect is so obviously felt. The fluid animation style in combination with both live action and 2D graphics make this music video a treat for any visual enthusiast. “DUM DITTY DUMB” – Crystal Kay [Official Video]   Directors Tani Ikeda & Laura Yilmaz did a wonderful job when...

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Excellent Digital & Print Graphics for ‘The Simpsons’ FXX Launch
Sep19

Excellent Digital & Print Graphics for ‘The Simpsons’ FXX Launch

Above: Montage to promote “The Simpsons” on FXX by LA-based studio Roger. If you live in LA, chances are you’ve spotted the colorful fine art-inspired outdoor advertisements splashed with iconic elements from Matt Groening’s The Simpsons  accompanied by the tagline #EverySimpsonsEver. From billboards to bus wraps, the outdoor ad series promotes what the New York Times called “one of television’s...

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Film Friday: Get Inspired by HUSH, a New York Based Design Agency
Aug22

Film Friday: Get Inspired by HUSH, a New York Based Design Agency

Start your creativity-fueled weekend off right by checking out the work of HUSH, an independent design agency based in New York. Its goal is to conceive, design and produce digital content and experiences that are unique in creating brand recognition for their clients. “Our company is built on a love of Design – where concept and strategy inspire highly crafted experiences. Big or small, our starting point is always conceptual....

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Motion Monday: Ryan Woodward’s Animated “Thought of You” Film Will Touch Your Heart
Aug18

Motion Monday: Ryan Woodward’s Animated “Thought of You” Film Will Touch Your Heart

Hollywood artist and animator Ryan J Woodward combines the arts of animation and dance in this touching short film, Thought of You. Compiled from more than 20,000 individual drawings based on original choreography by contemporary dancer Kori Wakamatsu, Woodward successfully captures the fluid, graceful motion of the dancing duo that stir the heart. The independent project was truly a labor of love for the animator whose screen credits...

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Film Friday: Get Inspired by the Work of ‘The Mill’, a Creative Powerhouse
Jul25

Film Friday: Get Inspired by the Work of ‘The Mill’, a Creative Powerhouse

Start your creativity-fueled weekend off right by checking out the work of The Mill, a VFX, design, and animation agency with offices in London, New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago. Founded in 1990 by Robin Shelfield, chief executive officer, and Pat Joseph, chief creative officer, the agency collaborates on moving image, design, and digital projects for the advertising, games, and music industries. Their clients include Nike,...

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