WeWereMonkeys, aka the Montreal creative duo of Mihai Wilson and Marcella Moser, give a nod to Dutch graphic artist M.C. Escher in their “maze-like world of concrete structures” built for Tears For Fears single “Break The Man”.
The hypnotizing patterns used as the basis for the graphics were created by physicist-turned-animator David Whyte using the coding language Processing. The imagery, framed by dark vignetting and doused in dusty particles, is lifted to joyful heights thanks to the elegant, triumphant theme by composer Carlos Rafael Rivera.
Director Choreographer Concept by Zoï Tatopoulos. Co-Director Sean Lew. Zoï Tatopoulos began dancing at the age of four. She trained at multiple studios in LA. In 2017, Zoi was the head contemporary choreographer of “So You Think You Can Dance,”Greece. Now back in LA , she has taught at studios IAF , and Tmilly TV, and is based at the Rage Performing Arts Complex , as one of the head choreographers for the competitive dance teams.
In a realm known as Kumandra, a re-imagined Earth inhabited by an ancient civilization, a warrior named Raya is determined to find the last dragon. Directed by Don Hall 2021
A visual campaign for the London Symphony Orchestra’s with music from Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring.
Superunion collaborated with Found Studio and dancer Ella Robson Guilfoyle to create a dramatic, explosive and tension-fuelled live action film that captures the volatility of the period.
From Elastic: “The core idea centers around spheres and chaos. Obviously there are influences like Paul Rand and Saul Bass but we worked hard to create something a little unique. The result is a sequence that was very graphical, clean, fun and a bit different from our usual work.”
The latest 3D exploration from the team at C A T K (Colors And The Kids) in Berlin is a five-minute, data-driven opus of melting abstraction that “seeks the beauty and artistic potential in the algorithmic recreation of real-life occurrences.”
From turning garbage bags into huge, breathing organisms, to making meditative wall installations out of frisbees, Nils Völker has dedicated his career to finding the beauty in mundane, household items.
Twenty Four is a site–specific installation. 24 light-blue plastic bags guide the spectator through the monumental nave of the deconsecrated church Saint-Nicolas in Caen. (France)
Wolfwalkers is a 2020 animated fantasy adventure film directed by Tomm Moore and Ross Stewart. The film is the third installment in Moore’s “Irish Folklore Trilogy”, following his previous films The Secret of Kells (2009) and Song of the Sea (2014).
Behind the Scenes
The camera transports the viewer inside the Tarot cards through 3-dimensional interpretations of those works of art, that transition almost seemlessly into a sequence of clips taken from historical films. Each card represents a different element of Carnivàle’s ambiguous storyline. So, both visually and in terms of its meaning, this is a multi-layered opening sequence. Angus Wall points explains the meaning behind each scene in detail on the show’s website, which features a special section devoted to the making of the opening sequence.
Design and motion renaissance man Ash Thorp just released a new three-minute abstract piece for YouTube he describes as “an experiment in two-dimensional design, showcasing an intrinsic depiction of science and technology.”
A monotone colour palette – a subtle integration of sans-serf and serif capitals falling in and out of focus – a microscopic viewpoint of trimmed pieces of fingernail falling to the surface followed by hair follicles – sprinkled skin flakes reminding us of snow – then finally a mournful symphonic interlude courtesy of Michael Nyman all add up to what is considered a close-to-perfect title sequence for the extraordinary film Gattaca.
Title Designer and Creative Director of Shine design studio, Michael Riley
Type Design: Luis Migel Torres
Sound Design: Satoshi Yoshitake
Motion Design: Pavel Paratov, Art Director and Senior Motion Designer at silasveta.com