03 May Marco Polo opening titles

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_video link=""][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]I'm always trying to debunk how certain looks and effects are achieved, and this is a fascinating BTS watch to understand how Directors Ben Smith and Bryce Wymer at The Mill+ tackled this award winning title sequence while trying to stay true to the...

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04 May Alumette

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_video link=""][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]I suppose inherently this VR film developed by Penrose Studios is 3d animation. But its also illustration, detailed set design, experiential, writing, fabrication...

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30 Apr Tintin (official)

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_video link=""][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]This is the opening title sequence for Steven Spielberg's 3d motion capture feature "The Adventures of Tintin," released in 2011. Spielberg and Hergé - the writer/creator of the original Tintin comic series - were admirers of each other's work, and Spielberg  acquired the film...

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30 Apr Raymond

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_video link=""][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]At this point , a 2007 film may be considered “a classic,” but this short by 3-man Directing collective BIF with the Mill+ always stood out to me as being something so .. “un-MILL-like” and curious, I had to share it here. Raymond is the...

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30 Apr Hearts a Mess

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_video link=""][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]If Giacometti had a baby with one of the Octonauts, I think it would look like the strange pied piper “caretaker” character in this award winning music video for Gotye’s “Heart’s a Mess.” Luckily for me, I like Gotye’s music as much as a...

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06 Dec Aya Bambi

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_video link=""][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]Dance, fashion, and animation. This original film by Jacob Sutton is fun to watch. The “amended” experimental video by a Paris-based CG artist who goes by “luluxXX” on Vimeo is even better, IMHO. She uses terms to describe her tools and workflow that admittedly are...

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