4410 readersHandfuls of micro-shorts are now online, thanks to Titmouse’s latest 5 Second Day. They upped the ante this year and screened them at the Egyptian theater, but now you can watch them all online. Here’s my four favorite. Shamrock Shake – Parker Simmons The Meating – Angelo Hatgistavrou Astral Jam – Jack Cusumano Moose Creeper
2630 readersThe CalArts Open show isn’t far off, so we’re seeing all sorts of year-end shorts arriving on the web. One Flash-animated piece caught my eye. It’s a 1st-year film by Charlotte Marie Jackson, titled Sweet Savage Love. The animation is...
2797 readersWe’ve featured Andy Sykes animated shorts and promos here on CHF a number of times, and today we’re featuring the first episode of his Flash Animation Tutorials. Aside from creating funny shorts for the web, he’s also a teacher at a f...
1707 readersTaking a look at everyone’s “2009 In Review” blog posts is really great inspiration. Looking back over the last year is always worth taking a minute to do. It’s great to reflect on personal growth over the course of a year and take note of our accomplishments. I decided to recall the last year for
2510 readersYet another reason you want to live in Brighton : every year we have a very special festival the night the clocks go back : White Night. Twinned with Nuite Blanche in Amiens France, events happen all night long: workshops, collaborative art, and performances. This year I was especially lucky to be part of a
5944 readersI’ll be speaking at motion, October 9-11, 2011 in ABQ. NM. motion is a mind-bending two day ride – what we refer to as the “TED talks” of our industry. motion speakers are the top creative thinkers and innovators in motion graphics, animation, and vfx. A concept borrowed from TED, each speaker is on stage
1110 readersMike Hollingsworth’s short Craig T Squirrel appeared in several festivals including last year’s Animation Block Party. It’s a short piece about mistaken identity that involves some incredible circumstances. Related posts Trussell Rolls Through Gossip Music Video (0) Trussell Animation Blends Fruit With Flash (3) Radiohead Entries By Flash Animation Folks (7) New Fuel TV Series
2935 readersThe Brothers McLeod are taking their time, all year long. Their next short will take exactly a year, and by producing 1 second a day, they’ll finish a full short by December 31st. Each month they’re publishing the most recent 30 seconds, and here’s the first batch from January:
8060 readersLast year, we saw some clever folks turn the Xbox Kinect game device into a motion capture tool. Now, the Swedish team at X-Com are using connect along with Flash to render some rudimentary character animation. I’ve never been a big fan of the results of motion-capture, and I don’t see that changing anytime soon,
1382 readersThe gang at Toonbox recently produced this mixed-media spot for the travel website anywayanyday.com. If you don’t speak Russian, you can just stare at the beautiful merger of miniature sets and Flash animation. The spot was produced by Pavel Muntyan and directed by Arthur Merkulov. [...]
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