Motion Weekly 54

Sep 20, 2021 at 11:30 pm by nickcharles

The Motion Weekly is a showcase of awe-inspiring short films, animation, incredible live-action, motion design, outstanding cinematography, and wicked cool experimental works. It's all motion, it's all inspiring. So, take the time to kick back and have a look at some fantastic work being produced out there. And, if you like what you see in this segment, please share it.

Some pieces featured have been created by professional studios, while others may be personal works. May this segment serve to inspire you.


The first short this week is a brilliant piece made with Unreal Engine. To truly appreciate it, you must watch the process video here, as well.

Irradiation from Sava Zivkovic on Vimeo.

While being escorted to a mysteriously irradiated site, a scientist experiences strange visions.

Written and Directed by - Sava Zivkovic
Assets provided by – Big Medium Small
Motion Capture and Animation – Take One


I've featured the brilliant work of Steve Cutts previously, with the piece "The Turning Point." A brilliant illustrator and animator, he utilizes After Effects, Toon Boom, and Photoshop. Hoping to feature an interview with him very soon....

The story of a rodent's unrelenting quest for happiness and fulfillment.

Music: 'Habanera' by Bizet 'Morning Mood' by Edvard Grieg

Mac Miller "Colors and Shapes"

This recently released music video from Sam Mason on a posthumous release of a Mac Miller song is absolutely incredible. 

Mac Miller "Colors and Shapes" from Samuel Jerome Mason on Vimeo.

A film by Sam Mason

Miss Todd

This last piece is one I had bookmarked a long while ago. It's a beautiful musical animation inspired by the first woman to build and design an airplane - E. Lilian Todd. Painstakingly crafted in stop motion using cut outs, it also features an amazing cast of voices behind it. Be sure to check out the behind-the-scenes piece, here.


Miss Todd from Kristina Yee on Vimeo.

It's 1909, and the whole world is waking to the possibilities of flight. Miss Todd dreams of flying, but she's got more than gravity holding her down. This is the story of her determination, her perseverance, and her passion - inspired by E. Lilian Todd - the first woman in the world to build and design an airplane.

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Made at the National Film and Television School, UK.

Thanks for watching!

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Nick C Sorbin (Nick Charles) is a former Managing Editor of 9 years for Renderosity's CG Industry News. By day, a mild-mannered Certified Pharmacy Technician working in both home infusion and a hospital ER, contrasting creative outlets as a digital artist, sculptor, musician, singer/songwriter, and Staff Writer for Renderosity Magazine. Read his articles

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