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Anytime is ice cream time

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An animation by the London-based artist Steve Cutts created in After Effects & Cinema 4D looking at life from the perspective of an ice cream.

Music by Omega Clash.

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‘Cirrus’, A Trippy New Video for Bonobo – directed by Cyriak

Cirrus - A Trippy New Video for Bonobo – Directed by Cyriak

This is the new video for the song Cirrus by Uk musician, Bonobo. The video is directed by Brighton-ish based director Cyriak, who’s known for his somewhat mind-bending videos. The video for Cirrus is no different. What starts out as a few simple repeating elements soon becomes a chaotic collage of video snippets that take on a life of their own. He says that he uses Photoshop and After Effects for most of his animations.

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A Toy Train in Space

You might have seen this kind of ‘stunt’ before. But this time, the boy adds a cute layer to the idea.

On Aug 24th 2012 Ron Fugelseth and his 4-year-old son sent the son’s favorite train “Stanley” to space in a weather balloon with a HD camera and an old cell phone for GPS. He was recovered 27 miles away in a corn field.

Ron Fugelseth explains: “My 4-year-old and Stanley are inseparable like Calvin and Hobbes. He’s been attached to him since he was two, and they play, sleep and do everything together. I animated Stanley’s face with After Effects and Photoshop to bring him to life how I imagine my son sees him.”

Watch another cute video Ron made when his son was 2.

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Boardwalk Empire VFX Breakdowns of Season 2

My God! So much work! But really well done. I’m impressed.

The Emmy award-winning team at Brainstorm Digital has put together the before and after shots from season 2 of HBO’s hit series “Boardwalk Empire”.

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New App for Creative People: Concept Maker

Last week I showed you the new app, Click A Taxi, that two of my friends just launched. Today my cool friends, Tine Kej and Katrine Granholm, launched their brand new iOS app.

The app is called Concept Maker.
It helps you to create ideas and concepts and assists you in the creative process. So now you have a tool to use, no matter where you are… and no matter what industry you work in.

The Concept Maker iPhone App can help you with:
- Sparking new ideas and concepts with more than 70 starters
- Challenging you to get different ideas with in a time session
- Creating folders to store and share all your ideas and references
- Getting inspirations from thousands of images
- Searching for specific themes on Flickr
- Getting tips on how to art direct your work

You can also record audio, take photos and write notes with the app!

Download the app for free in the Danish iTunes Store
- or buy it for 2.99 dollars in the US iTunes Store

Development: Strangeloop.dk
After Effects in the case video: Frederik Stensballe Halby
Music in the case video: Morten Halborg-Møller

Go get great ideas!

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Something Left, Something Taken – by Tiny Inventions

Based on a true story: An animated dark comedy about a vacationing couple’s encounter with a man they believe to be the Zodiac Killer.

Techniques and tools:
After Effects, Stop-Motion, Pixilation, Drawn on Paper, Flash, Live Action puppets.

Check out the amazing Making Of Something Left, Something Taken.

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