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Tuesday, April 26, 2011

A New Take on Motion Pictures

It may be a tad creepy, but this image is a well-crafted animation made possible by a media format from back in the day. This new minimalism brings life to scenes without overpowering them, creating a form that’s both layered and informative. Dig, if you will, this interview of the folks behind the animated GIF series.

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 4:01 am  

Wednesday, April 20, 2011


Dig this well-done video short by Andrew McCarthy that features one of our favorite topics: Symbolism.


posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 5:04 am  

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Going Solo

Going Solo. from Studio Botes on Vimeo.

Here’s a well executed stop-motion piece by South Africa-based Studio Botes on what it takes to go solo and establish your own design business with advice from local and international designers.

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 12:01 am  

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

The Alphabet by Alessandro Novelli

The Alphabet from n9ve on Vimeo.

“The Alphabet”, an animated short by Alessandro Novelli features morphing letters of the alphabet—each letter in the sequence represents the first letter of a type of font. Enjoy!


posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 2:56 am  

Friday, April 23, 2010

Friday Fluff: Seduce Me

‘Green Porno’ star Isabella Rossellini has a new show about animal attraction. The spin-off show is called ‘Seduce Me’, an educational series of 5 mini-episodes exploring the unconventional seduction rituals of ducks, snakes, bed bugs, etc.

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 10:43 am  

Monday, April 12, 2010

New York, Pixelated

Uploaded by onemoreprod. – Discover more animation and arts videos.

In his new short titled “Pixels”, Patrick Jean makes NYC the epicenter of a straight up, old school pixelated odyssey – of sorts. He takes it back to the 80′s, paying homage to classic video games such as King Kong, Pacman, Space Invaders, Tetris, and yes, that was Frogger making his way through NYC traffic.

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 7:01 am  

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Defining The Value of Design

It took 1 money counter and 2218 custom bills to create this well done stop-action video to help promote the 2010 Design Currency Conference that will be held in Vancouver later this month. The theme of this years event is ‘Defining the Value of Design’. Hat tip to the creatives at Giant Ant Media and Rethink. For more on the event go here.

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 1:46 am  

Thursday, February 11, 2010

The evolution of Charlotte in Stop Motion

Metropolis by Rob Carter – Last 3 minutes from Rob Carter on Vimeo.

Rob Carter’s
film Metropolis charts the evolution of Charlotte, North Carolina, through an amazing stop-motion paper animation. The full film will screen at the Museum of Arts and Design in New York City through April 4, 2010.


posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 11:11 pm  

Tuesday, February 2, 2010

3D Printing 4 Animation

This title sequence for Dutch TV program Het Klokhuis (The Apple Core) makes excellent use of 3D printing. Agency KesselsKramer commissioned Johnny Kelly and artist Jethro Haynes to produce this sequence which will make its debut next week.

“Het Klokhuis” Opening titles from Johnny Kelly on Vimeo.

“It was really interesting to collaborate with Jethro,” Kelly tells us, “and we made the apple shapes using 3D printing which was very exciting, as I’d never tried this out before.”


posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 3:45 am  

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

2010 Virgin London Marathon

Illustrator slash designer slash artist Andy Rementer has put his illustrative characters in motion with promotional videos for the 2010 Virgin London Marathon. Check the video out here.

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 5:39 am  
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