Topic: computer animation

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Coding, puzzling, advertising. Marketing is only a step away from digital art.

We had the pleasure to interview Mr. Kris Meeusen of Lab 101, a creative place where games, applications, mobile, and interactive installations come to life. For Citroen’s new marketing campaign, a special 3D puzzle was designed to fit into a holographic projector set in the Paris’ store. Kris talked with us about coding, advertising, anamorphism, and more. Continue reading


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IBM Zoo Animation

The new IBM Zoo animation demonstrates how digital art is becoming more and more relevant across all different sectors, not just for the art and design world. Artists and designers ‘Plenty’, based in Buenos Aires and part of the Jelly London team, were asked to create a new short animation for IBM to advertise business analytics to medium-sized businesses. Continue reading


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The epigonion: sounds from the Ancient world

‘Stories from the Grid’ is a series of short films which explore how researchers from different scientific disciplines are using cutting edge grid computing technology to advance their work. The second episode is dedicated to Domenico Vicinanza, a product manager at DANTE and a professional music composer, that describes how he used a technique called physical modelling to recreate the sound of the epigonion’s 48 strings. Continue reading


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The Brighton Digital Festival 2013

The Brighton Digital Festival is a unique contribution to digital festivals worldwide, as it not only puts communities into direct access with digital events for free, but includes debates that raise issues such as the way digital media could be incorporated into education to enhance learning.
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The Royal Ontario Museum launches a game jam to animate their exhibitions

In an exciting pilot project, the ROM, in partnership with Gamercamp and the University of Toronto, is opening its doors to game developers for a three-day game jam August 9-11, 2013 to create digital games to animate the exhibits in the museum. The experience continues onward: completed games will get play-tested at the ROM in mid-October and will officially premiere at Gamercamp in November Continue reading


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‘Jellyfish Eyes’

The first animated feature film by renowned Japanese artist of the 90s, Takashi Murakami debuted in L.A’s County Review of Art on Tuesday. “Though a children’s film that mixes live action with CG animated characters, Jellyfish Eyes is deeply personal to Takashi Murakami, and may serve as an introduction to his artwork. The movie tells the story of Masashi, a young boy living in a post-Fukushima world who moves to a mysterious town where children battle remote-controlled pets called “Friends.” Continue reading


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Alasdair and Jock Projecting onto Buckingham Palace

Animation duo Alasdair and Jock had their animation piece “Must Be Love” projected on enormous screens at Buckingham Palace during celebrations of the Queen’s diamond jubilee. Continue reading


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Collection of short animation films

“RECON Digital also closed investment and as part of their growth plan took on 6 apprentices for a 9 month apprenticeship that would culminate in the production of a body of work for the young animators” Continue reading


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Vincent Fournier’s ‘Post Natural History’ photography

“Synthetic biology might be a futuristic idea, but when photographer Vincent Fournier made it the theme for his new art project he looked to the past.” Continue reading


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Life of Pi’s 2013 VFX Oscar win hides an industry in crisis

Life of Pi’s beautifully art-directed CG is by turns elegant and epic, while its synthetic animals are more than just superbly renderings of fur and hide – they’re wonderfully realised characters that easily manage to out-act Rafe Spall. Composited CG elements and digital manipulation of video are as inherent to the filmmaking process as editing, production or costume design. Continue reading