Motion Weekly 56

Oct 11, 2021 at 10:45 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.

Oeil Pour Oeil

The first short this week is from 2019 that came out of the ESMA art school. It's a hilarious and brilliantly paced animated short, with a bit of a video game vibe. 

Oeil Pour Oeil - ESMA 2019 from ESMA - Art School on Vimeo.

A one sighted pirate captain keeps going on a journey to get a treasure, everytime with a new crew of pirates as one sighted as he is.

Vending Machine

This second piece is heartbreaking, and a bit disturbing, but speaks to societal issues. It's a brilliant film from the South Korean CK Animation School. 

The front of station, with full of busy people walking by, and women inside of the vending machines placed in long line, and troublesome customers who are trying to use those machines.

Heart of Gold

This next piece from Amber Avara is wonderful, with a great story and brilliant character design.

A young woman cruelly rejected by her church seeks the assistance of an exiled necromancer to help her create the perfect offering to win her priest over. Official Selection in the 3rd LA Student Film Festival (2021)

This was the film I storyboarded and directed for my final year at Art Center College of Design. I am so immensely grateful for the help and support of my classmates and friends during the production of this film, I definitely couldn't have done it without them.

The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr Morris Lessmore

This last piece I hadn't seen in quite some time, but recently showed up in my feed. It's a 2011 short film directed by William Joyce and Brandon Oldenburg, and produced by Moonbot Studios. It's an incredible story, and won an Oscar in 2012. I just had to include it in case there are some who hadn't seen this beautiful film, which combines hand-drawn animation and miniatures to tell the story.

The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore

Autor/Ilustrador: William Joyce

Co-Diretor: Brandon Oldenburg

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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