animation

6 03, 2019

Pixar Sparkshorts: A great initiative Pixar is using to keep up their creativity

By |2019-03-06T18:12:33+11:00March 6th, 2019|Inspiration|0 Comments

I recently came across a great new initiative by Pixar, the company which disrupted the movie industry with blockbuster hits like Toy Story, Finding Nemo, Wall-E and The Incredibles. It is called Sparkshorts, and is described as Pixar Artists' Projects. Check out my video above about why the company can benefit from a program like [...]

12 11, 2017

This emotional short animation shows how parents inadvertently stifle their children’s creativity

By |2017-11-12T11:50:01+11:00November 12th, 2017|Inspiration|0 Comments

This short animated film really got to me. Without speaking a single word, it illustrated how parents who think they are doing what is best for their children may inadvertently be training them to be uncreative. Watch the short film in the video above. Called Alike, it was directed by Daniel Martínez Lara & Rafa Cano [...]

20 10, 2016

This heartbreaking short film by two guys from PIXAR shows animation isn’t just for kids

By |2016-11-04T10:37:42+11:00October 20th, 2016|Inspiration|0 Comments

When people think of Pixar, they usually think of family-friendly cartoons like Finding Nemo, Monsters Inc and Toy Story. Well, two animators from the world's most successful digital animation studio want to change your opinion on just what stories digital animations can tell. "Borrowed Time" , video shown above, is an animated short film, directed [...]

9 05, 2016

Short animated film “The Present” which won over 50 awards

By |2016-11-04T10:38:07+11:00May 9th, 2016|Inspiration|0 Comments

This short, heartwarming animated feature was previously shown at over 180 film festivals and took home over 50 awards. Based on a comic strip, this short film was the graduation project from the Institute of Animation, Visual Effects and Digital Postproduction at the Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg in Ludwigsburg, Germany. Amazingly, it was produced by just 10 [...]

18 04, 2016

This guy made a fun video while renovating his garage

By |2016-11-04T10:38:10+11:00April 18th, 2016|Inspiration|0 Comments

This video might start off looking like just another DIY project, but partway through it shows the fun and creativity that the author put into it. Technically speaking, it's nothing special. Youtuber Hampton Rutland explains how he's finishing a construction project with wood he reclaimed from a derelict demolished house. But once it starts (at around [...]