Veritasium explains how our cells divide with the help from astounding realistic computer animated clips created by Dr. Drew Berry at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research. Those walking proteins are amazing. Biological nanomachines, son.
It’s been over 13 years, but Bob Parr and his super-powered family are coming back to the big screen. From the looks of the teaser, it’s Baby Jack-Jack’s time to shine. And unless one of his powers is slowing time, it takes place shortly after the original. Premieres 6/15/18.
(NSFW: cartoon sexy times) French animation talent Vincent Gibaud has given us six gorgeous minutes of La Nuit Je Danse avec la Mort, a rich and dreamy animated film that tells the psychedelic, violent, and liberating experience of young man who takes a drug at a party.
(PG-13: Language) “Everything’s an incident, bro. This earplug wrapper could fall from my pocket, and that would be an incident.” We’re not sure if Mining Boom’s “safety” video is going to stop anyone from acting like a fool on the jobsite, but it’s certainly good for a chuckle.
Interactive designer Sabba Keynejad put together a simple, but wonderful rig for recording animations. By feeding sheets of paper under a pair of motorized rollers, a stack of 1000 individually printed sheets are brought to life. The track is Drinkee by Sofi Tukker.
Animator Eran Hilleli shows off an awesome work-in-progress system which allows him to animate the movements of a character using a series of faders and knobs, not unlike a sound mixing console. The system is based on code by keijiro takahashi. We want this now.
A zoetrope machine that plays 3D-printed animations by spinning them on a disc in front of an array of LED strobe lights. The machine will offer interchangeable animation plates you can print like the fish-eating-fish and jumping frogs shown here. Coming to Kickstarter.
Sylvanas Windrunner and the Horde square off against Anduin Wrynn and the Alliance in the cinematic trailer for World of Warcraft‘s newest expansion, Battle for Azeroth. The add-on introduces six new races, a 20-player co-op PvP mode, two new kingdoms and more.
“The team needs you. Be their shield.” Overwatch‘s latest origin short film is about the Crusader, Reinhardt. Set during their last stand against the Omnics, the film sees Reinhardt mature a few minutes too late, and explains how Eichenwalde is what it is today.
Eleven-year-old Parvana and her family live in war-torn Kabul, Afghanistan. When her father is wrongfully arrested, Parvana decides to dress up as a boy to help provide for her family and find her dad, empowered by the stories that he told her. Premieres 11/7/17.
Ari Weinkle presents a fantastically strange and wonderful computer animated short in which human figures are made of digital noodles. The director says they represent the transformation of stress and anxiety into creative catharsis, but all we know is we’re hungry for spaghetti now.
Enigmatic, ever-changing virtual group Gorillaz teamed up with vocalist Little Simz on this banger of a track, which is accompanied by a brilliantly animated pixel art music video visualized by Noah Harris and Nicos Livesey of Blinkink, along with illustrator Mckay Felt.
It takes a lot of time to carve a pumpkin and make it look good, so we can only imagine how much time the guys behind Oh My Gourd spent working on this animated short, which required carving of hundreds of designs in order to pull off its stop-motion effect. Pumpkin pie, anyone?
A charming, relatable, and at times downright tearjerking animated short about a cat and dog who plan their lives together as cupcake bakers, and then have to put off their dream in order to earn the money to replace their broken oven. Has somebody been cutting onions in here?