Jun 1, 2015

School of Motion has been turning out a lot of talent with the Animation Bootcamp program. Animation Bootcamp is an interactive 6 week online training course that teaches the animation principles in a way that's tailored to motion designers. The biggest complaint we kept hearing from Bootcamp alumni was that they feel their reels are out of date. As a way to combat that frustration Greg Elzerman spearheaded the Reel Refresh Challenge. A 6 week competition in which the alumni could compete for a Cintiq2 from Wacom. 6 weeks with 6 different themes. The goal being after the 6 weeks to have enough new material to build a new reel. Congratulations to Nol Honig who was crowned champion. A new challenge is starting June 1st. Keep you eye out for some pretty sick work. It's also a great resource to find freelancers.)

May 31, 2015

Cincinnati director Brandon Faris teams up with Midwest cinematographer Alexander Elkins to bring you a relaxed podcast about the art and business of filmmaking. )

May 29, 2015

As digital film creators we are constantly searching for inspiration; viewing life through a unique lens that allows us to share our experiences and stories with others. When we fail we get thrown to the side and called amateurs, but when it works we are honored with accolades and awards. From branded content and short films to commercials and music videos; these are three videos I found this week that inspire me to be a better filmmaker.)

May 11, 2015

It's been a while since my last post. I've been slammed at work. Went to NAB for a week which was cool. Met a lot of great people and finally got to shake hands with some folks I only knew through the interwebs. Then had to play catchup at work before heading to the mountains for a week. I think I'm almost caught up.)

Apr 3, 2015

Recently we wrapped a project with the creative team at Proclamation, a brand movement company led by Jeff Warman and Dhani Jones. The project featured Downy wrinkle releaser plus, teaching viewers "how to iron!")

Mar 30, 2015

Below are some great examples of what can happen when you don't settle for standard easing. When you lean how to push your keyframes inside the value and speed graphs you get some amazing results.)