Jul 03

Boxtrolls | Laika

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Check out the latest trailer for Boxtrolls from Laika.

Laika is also the company behind Paranorman.

[youtube=http://youtu.be/MMCSXHEFtx8]

Jun 09

Peter Aversten’s bullets – included at renderman university

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Check out Peter Aversten’s “Bullets Included” . It was originally developed for The Mari Channel, a blog he created, which focuses on texturing and lookdev using Mari and RenderMan. In this project breakdown, he will dive into the differents stages of the production, primarily focusing on lookdev and implementation with RenderMan Studio.

http://renderman.pixar.com/view/Bullets_Included

Jan 24

voile noir | Raphael Gaudin

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Cool student short film that is nominated the next VES Awards in the category “Outstanding Visual Effects in a Student Project”

http://www.visualeffectssociety.com/11th-Annual-VES-Awards-Nominees

[vimeo=http://vimeo.com/44655380]

Dec 15

New reel | Christian Johansson

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Check out the latest from talented design director Christian Johansson. Situated in Los Angeles, CA, Christian was trained and creatively fostered in Brooklyn / New York City. This is a compilation of his work from throughout the years.

 

 

[vimeo=http://vimeo.com/55435121]

Oct 20

Toyota | Hornet & Blinkink

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Great variety of animation technics  work from Hornet and Blinkink. Great to see some swedish contribution from Major Briggs.
Directors Sumo Science, Yves Geleyn, Gabe Askew, and Major Briggs bring four very different – but equally cool – perspectives to the “Stories of Better” campaign produced with Saatchi & Saatchi for the 2012 Paris Motor Show
[vimeo=http://vimeo.com/51545017]
Directed by: Sumo Science
Produced by: Julie Crosbie
Exec Producer: James Stevenson Bretton
Post Production: MPC/WAM London
[vimeo=http://vimeo.com/51248730]
“1,000,000 km Courier”
Director: Yves Geleyn
Executive Producer: James Stevenson Bretton, Jan Stebbins
Producer: Zack Kortright
Supervising Technical Director: Sang-Jin Bae
Live Action Producer: Joel Kretschman
Editor: Anita Chao
Director of Photography: Ivan Abel
Gaffer: Michael Yetter
Key Grip: Jeremy Rodriguez
Art Director: Elise Ferguson
Fabricator/Sculptor: Ben Kress, Michael Lawrence
Fabricator: Tim McDonald, Peter Erickson, Jacob Dyrenforth, Hayley Morris, Michaela Olsen
Animator: Matt Somma
Previs: Lukas Wadya
Animators: Mike Luzzi, Mark Pecoraro
Compositors: Peter Fink, Allison Kocar
Music: Huma-Huma
Breakdown
[vimeo=http://vimeo.com/51249849]
[vimeo=http://vimeo.com/51533776]
“Think You Know Hybrid?”
Director: Gabe Askew
Executive Producer: James Stevenson Bretton, Jan Stebbins
Produced by: Zack Kortright
Post Production: Hornet/WAM London
Supervising Technical Director: Sang-Jin Bae
Editor: Anita Chao
CG Lead: Ylli Orana
Animator: Sean Thorpe
CG Generalist: Rich Kim
2D Animation: Anne Calandre, Jacob Kafka
Modeling: Meghdad Asadilari
Compositor: John Harrison
[vimeo=http://vimeo.com/51544513]
“27 1/2 Year Journey”
Directed by: Major Briggs
Produced by: James Stevenson Bretton
Exec Producer: James Stevenson Bretton
Post Production: Major Briggs/WAM London
Oct 14

Great scandinavian vfx work | Kon-tiki

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SPOILER ALERT….

Check this 10 minute demo including the vfx work for the Kon-tiki movie. VFX in order of apperance:  Storm studios (0:00-3:04), Fido (3:04-4:11), Important Looking pirates (4:12- 6:50), Gimpville (6:51-9:26)

 

[youtube=http://youtu.be/gFpL2XzAn44]

This demo contains some of the over 500 effect shots in the motion picture KON-TIKI. Courtesy of the 4 Scandinavian VFX companies that contributed: Gimpville, Important Looking Pirates, Storm Studios and Fido. Directed by Joachim Roenning & Espen Sandberg. VFX Supervisor: Arne Kaupang. Music by Johan Söderquist.

Sep 16

Made | Polynoid

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Some nice stuff from one of my favorites Polynoid.

[vimeo=http://vimeo.com/49309096]

Client: MADE
Agency: Dirk & Philip
Production company: Polynoid / Lovestone Films
Directon / Art Direction / Animation: Polynoid
CG Artists: Heiko Schneck, Jan Bitzer, Tom Weber, Fabian Pross, Csaba Letay, Ilija Brunck
Music: World Gang
Sounddesign: Echolab