The first trailer for Disney’s upcoming film introduces the proud and happy-go-lucky demigod Maui, played by Dwayne Johnson, a band of adorable pirates, and some of the best digital animation we’ve ever seen.
Singer/songwriter Tom Rosenthal’s track tells the story of a very sad man named Bob, and a lizard who ultimately saves his life. The tale of hope is perfectly complemented by a Wizard of Oz-esque transition from black and white to colorful worlds by animator Dave Anderson.
The opening moments of Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV introduces the root of the conflict and Aaron Paul’s character Nyx Ulric, one of the elite soldiers in the magic-wielding kingdom of Lucis. Nyx and his fellow Kingsglaive are strong, but their enemies have machines and monsters.
YouTuber kaptainkristian praises the use of digital animation in Jurassic Park, one of the first movies to convincingly blend visual effects with live action. It found success not by relying solely on software, but by studying real animals and using physical puppets when necessary.
A charming animated short about the Wishgranter, a being who grants the wishes of people who drop a coin in his fountain. His day becomes unexpectedly hectic when two people wishing for love unintentionally jam his wish-processing machine.