Topic: computer animation

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‘Charley Says’ animation remake with David Walliams voiceover

Comedian and ‘Little Britain’ actor David Walliams recently collaborated with Electricity Safety First, a UK charity that promotes awareness of the dangers of electricity, in order to revive a much-loved, UK cartoon from the 1970s and 80s. ‘Charley Says’ was an animated film series about a boy and his cat, which helped children understand how to use electricity safely. 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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Digital Intelligence #DI2014

Digital Intelligence 2014 (#di2014) is a new international scientific and interdisciplinary conference dedicated to digital society and cultures. It will be held in Nantes, on 17-19 September 2014 and jointly organised with Scopitone, the main French Festival on digital arts and electronic music (Scopitone 2014, Sept. 16-21, 2014). 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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XV INTERNATIONAL COMPUTER GRAPHICS CONFERENCE

VIEW Conference, the premiere international event in Italy on Computer Graphics, Interactive Techniques, Digital Cinema, 2D/3D Animation, Gaming and VFX, already selected 2014 dates: it will take place in Turin from 14 to 17 October. 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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Pause Fest 2014: be creative and stay connected!

Third edition of Melbourne’s digital festival is being held from the 13th to the 16th of February 2014 and this time its theme will be “Connected”, because staying connected to the present and to the past is vital for the creative community: by recognizing how each step taken before has influenced the state of the digital world today, we can understand how every great innovation made now will influence the thinkers of tomorrow. Airspace animation is the second collaborative project of Rich Nosworthy and SonoSanctus from Auckland, New Zealand. The project aims indeed to create an animation on Pause Fest 2014’s theme, “Connected”. The result is ending up to be an ambitious creative execution. Continue reading


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The Smithsonian x3D Explorer launched!

The Smithsonian’s Digitization Program Office has developed 3D models from its holdings, and a selection of models is available online. The Smithsonian x3D Explorer allows users to interact with the digital objects in a web browser, to access, view and manipulate these objects, and eventually to print them with a in-house 3D printer, as the raw 3D data from the objects will be made available for downloading for personal and non-commercial use. 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