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18th Japan Media Arts Festival, Art Division, Excellence Award"Sensing streams – invisible, inaudible", SAKAMOTO Ryuichi/MANABE Daito
19th Japan Media Arts Festival: Call for Entries

The Japan Media Arts Festival is a comprehensive festival of Media Arts (Media Geijutsu) that honours outstanding works from a diverse range of media, from animation and comics to media art and games. The festival gives awards in each of its four divisions: Art, Entertainment, Animation and Manga. Entries are sought from professional, amateur, independent and commercial creators across the globe. Works completed or released between September 3, 2014 and September 9, 2015 are eligible for entry in the four divisions. Continue reading


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The Curse of the Sad Mummy, by Shy the Sun

Take a look at Shy the Sun’s latest project, a short film created for Riot Games. It has already had around 5.000.000 hits so far and is climbing! Shy The Sun is known for its fantastical character design and attention to detail in their work, creating magical worlds. Not to miss. Continue reading


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Rollin’ Wild, animated series by Flying Stone

If all animals became round overnight, would their daily life still run that smoothly? Kyra Buschor and Constantin Paeplow created the animation world of spherical animals under the title “Rollin’ Wild, starting from a series of four clips presented at the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg in 2012. The videos obtained a great success, so now Kyra & Constantin are working on giving life to more and more round animals for you entertainment! Continue reading


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18th Japan Media Arts Festival

The Japan Media Arts Festival is a comprehensive festival of Media Arts that honors outstanding works from a diverse range of media- from animation and comics to media art and games. Since its inception the festival has recognized significant works of high artistry and creativity, and in addition to a yearly Exhibition of Award-winning Works has held other events, such as symposiums, screenings, and showcases. Continue reading


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Digital Display at Chicago Luxury Apartments

A large display of digital visual animation has been installed in the hallway of a building of luxury apartments in Chicago. The installation combines 2D and 3D animations, which are spread across 15 screens, with the intention of adding a unique aspect to the building’s modern architectural feel. Continue reading


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British Museum and Samsung’s Digital Discovery Centre

As children are now increasingly exposed to digital technology at a much younger age, the British Museum harnesses this opportunity to engage children with history and culture through new technology that they feel familiar with. Continue reading


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Plenty create an eco-friendy world for Volkswagen

Art direction and motion-graphics studio, Plenty, recently created five publicity videos for Volkswagen, advertising their new focus on eco-friendly vehicles. These adverts suggest that forward-thinking cars may be better represented through new, digital mediums, such as animation and graphic design. Continue reading


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Pictoplasma Festival Berlin

by Lucia Ruggiero The Pictoplasma Festival has announced the line-up of the event in Berlin in 2014, which will mark its 10th anniversary. The festival will include conferences and art exhibitions from artists from all over the world, including the … Continue reading


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2013 Short Film Showcase breaks boundaries between advertising and digital art

Rather than digital art being taken in on its own, it is here put with TV ad-campaigns, which though are nothing new in terms of advertising, are now being considered ‘short films’ rather than just adverts. Continue reading


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Bringing still-life paintings to life

By copying the intention of the original artists, and transferring this approach to the digital world, they have created digital art pieces unlike any other. The combination of animation, motion and high-resolute, colourful images makes the quality of these digital paintings a cut above the rest in the realm of digital art production. Continue reading