As part of the project California Inspires Me, the California Sunday Magazine, in collaboration with Google Play, asked Nicolas Ménard to participate in a series of animated interviews on Californian artists. Here is the portrait of actor Jack Black.
Voici un court-métrage d’animation réalisé par l’illustrateur animateur belge Mathijs Demaeght. Entitled “Flow”, the story is about a young girl makes an unexpected friend when a white wolf takes her through a mysterious portal on a journey to confront her grief. Loneliness, grief, friendship and love resonate in our heads.
Dillon Markey an animator for Robot Chicken, recently integrate a piece of his childhood into his line of work. Using a re-modeled Nintendo Power Glove, which was developed by Nintendo Entertainment System in the late ’80s, it’s granted him better control of his animations with maximum efficiency. To discover in video.
Japanese brand Aijinomoto General Foods created an video animation entitled “Latte Motion” to promote its drink flavor latte, Maxim Stick. The animation consists of 1,000 cups of coffee each with a unique design and told through a stop motion love story, to conclude subtly with “Latte warms the world”.
Here is promotional video produced by DIGIZIK which Greg Barthcreated for Hello Play, a Belgian online electronic music platform. This surreal and retro interpretation of electronic music was driven by a concept to create a beat using instruments that glitch and deform according to the sound they produce, creating a visual landscape that reflects the audio. All effects were done in-camera using 3D printing and stop-motion.
When it comes to talking about Disney, Mickey is never really far away. Flagship character of the American firm, Mickey was entitled to more than a tribute disseminated in films produced by this giant of the animation field. From Beauty and the Beast to Snow White through more recent films like Lilo & Stitch, will you find it ?
Painted, animated and directed by Spanish director Alberto Mielgo, “Gentrification” is a short 2D animated movie made thanks to black ink, pencils, watercolors and After Effects. We can see a birds’ flight through a city, its neons and the sky, on a music by Franz Schubert – “String Quintet in C Major, D. 956: ll. Adagio”.
Based in Barcelona, director Gerardo del Hierro imagined and produced the project “Bildungsroman” : a video which tries to capture the tensions, obstacles, decisions-makings and self-doubts that we have when we grow up. On a music by Fernando Dominguez, a metaphorical and subtil work to watch.