A kinetic typography music video for Jonathan Coulton’s Shop Vac. This was created using Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, After Effects, Premiere and Toon Boom Animate.
I worked on this sporadically, so it’s difficult to estimate how much time went into it. Somewhere between 500-1000 hours, but it was a labor of love.
Dir: Hannes Häyhä / 2004 / Finland
Music video for the band ‘Lodger’ – bass player Hannes Häyhä
created this flash music video featuring a hapless one-eyed stick
man which proved so popular he set up “One-Eyed Films”. The
song details the drudgery in life of the average person and “God
Has Rejected the Western World”, an anthem decrying the
superficiality of western society.
Olympus are celebrating the 50th Anniversary of their legendary “PEN” camera and have created a stunning Stop Motion tribute. Called “The PEN Story“, it’s a stop motion video with 60,000 unique photos & no post production! It also marks the re-launch of a special edition PEN.
Kinetic typography is the art of animating text to increase its impact on readers by increasing the emotive and interactive quality of the text. Text is presented over time, becoming temporal rather than static. Even if you’re not familiar with the term, chances are that you’ve seen it in action. “Say what again” typography sequence from Pulp Fiction with Samuel L Jackson.
The next world war will not be invisible. | fullscreen please |
After the success of STUXNET, a virus written by the United States to destroy Iranian uranium enrichment facilities, the U.S. government could no longer deny it was developing cyber weapons meant to do physical damage. With US companies and agencies under constant attack from state-sponsored Chinese hackers, it is only a matter of time before tensions boil over and more sensitive infrastructure is targeted. As more of our devices (cars, homes, etc) become connected, we will become more and more vulnerable to the physical threat of cyber warfare.