Art Grootfontein sixties motion

Art Grootfontein is an art director and illustrator living in Paris. He works for children and adults in both publishing and press, with a true passion for cool animations. Also type designer.

Andy McKenna joining a52

a52 proudly announced the addition of award-winning VFX supervisor and artist Andy McKenna to his full-time staff in the position of Lead Flame Artist. Established in 1997 as a home for the very latest high-end photo-real visual effects technologies and the industry's most innovative and talented graphic design artists, visual effects company a52 creates award-winning imagery for the world's most visually ambitious commercial and television projects. Watch a52’s site and Andy McKenna’s reel.

Mathematic design in motion

mathematic is a motion design studio based in Paris, France, working for international clients. Providing design, art direction, CG animation and compositing services for TV and online advertising, music videos, and more. Mathematic plays in-house with their talents and partners, blending traditional and new media to create a new visual alchemy.

"56 Leonard" a film by Tronic Studio

New-York, November 5 - Anish Kapoor's huge stainless steel balloon sculpture floats gently out of the Manhattan sky to land on-site at 56 Leonard Street, where it is compressed into final form under the descending weight of architects' Herzog & de Meuron's twisted-glass and steel 57-story hi-rise residential tower. A short film from Tronic Studio production.

Mainframe creative motion

Mainframe is a studio specialising in motion graphics and animation and located in London. They created a character shop where you can buy, licence or commission character design for advertising and animation…

Julien Vallée graphic design in motion

Julien Vallée is a graphic designer based in Montréal, Canada. Working on a range of projects including art direction, motion graphic, print design, art installation and video or design for the music industry. Julien Vallée creates amazing and beautiful works for international clients.

Andrew Huang motion art

Andrew Huang is a director, animator and artist living in Los Angeles. His work has been featured across the globe in different exhibitions and publications. He creates short films, music videos, commercials, art & experimental. Andrew Huang is represented by Endeavor Agency.

Director Mato Atom's different styles

27 years old self-taught designer and director Mato Atom, is collaborating with top international studios. Sure his portfolio will give you a crazy visual break with its different styles. Mato Atom is based in New York.

Enrico Lambiase, VFX/motion graphic designer

Italian artist Enrico Lambiase, based in London, is a VFX and motion graphic designer with more than 3 years of professional experience in feature films, commercials, music videos and institutional videos. Highly creative with a strong personal artistic style. He's been developing a software-free creative method by mixing art and technical skills. Enrico Lambiase's looking into working as art director and vfx supervisor. by Nando Costa

Creative Nando Costa founded in Portland, Pacific Northwest. It's a collective of digital artists creating films and animations. Throughout his career Costa has created a wide range of artworks in the print and interactive fields. He has curated two books "Brasil Inspired" and "Disorder in Progress", both published by Die-Gestalten Verlag. Nando Costa was Creative Director at design studio Nakd (Rio de Janeiro) and agency Modernista! (Boston). Lots of short films to see in the "motion" section of nervo.

boolab, motion and more

Boolab is an international production company base in Barcelona, Spain and specialized in motion graphics, animation and any experimental and cutting-edge visual techniques. They started in 2004 working for the advertising market and are now open to areas such as television, music industry, cinema, fashion or culture… Their reel 2008 will tell you more…

Electrorouge, multi-creative director

Sam Burkardt aka Electrorouge is a French free-lance director and graphic designer based in Paris. Experimenting with a range of techniques in motion or interactive, he has a lot of various clients and is looking for international representation. Sam Burkardt directed last video for "shake" song of the electro-surf-rock band Bikini Machine.

Simon Tales: brazilian motion

In Sao Paulo, Simon Tales works on art direction, edition and CG design for videos. Using different tools like 3D modeling, sound edition or post-production and interactive. Simon Tales is quite experimented and ready for challenges.

A short film to help Burma

90-Second P.S.A. from MTV, Ogilvy & Mather Amsterdam, Shilo and The Burma Arts Board Debuts Worldwide to Drive Aid and Awareness for Burma Crisis new generation of directors

troublemakers is an independent Anglo-French production company. This team of young and incredibly talented directors is specialized in commercials, music video, viral films, corporate films and web content. Using live action, 2D and 3D animation for innovative videos. was created by James Hagger, an experienced producer and director who has worked in the UK and France for the last 13 years. Offices in Paris, London, Hong Kong & Hamburg.

Tronic Studio brings Sony HDNA logo to life

The spot, an in-store widescreen 3D animation for Sony’s retail stores, Sony Style, written, designed and directed by Tronic Studio, builds on the electronic giant's HDNA print and broadcast ad campaign tying the company's HD technologies to the fiber of everyday life.
"Sony asked us to create a visually-dynamic and narrative in-store spot that could ultimately bring the HDNA logo to life for customers during their shopping experience," says Vivian Rosenthal, co-founder of Tronic.  "We loved the idea and, in turn, wanted to design something engaging and colorful that would specifically appeal to the target audience.  We were really interested in expanding the customer's overall view of the Sony brand."
Music: Glue, Los Angeles. Film production: HSI productions.

Tronicstudio is a NYC based directing and animation studio founded in 2001 by Columbia Architecture graduates Jesse Seppi and Vivian Rosenthal. Their work moves between broadcast, branded content and experiential design. They 've directed and animated spots for Target, Adidas, Microsoft and Sony, conceived and executed projects for Diesel, GE, Sharp and Wired (in store) and Nike, Smirnoff and Visionaire (online) and in general, have worked to eliminate lines delineating one form of creative media output from another. These visual futurists are boldly combining live action, animation, architecture, graphic design and branding through new uses of technology to create striking and conceptually based work.

Machine Molle, master of post-prod

Machine Molle is a video production agency, with a fantastic staff for direction, post-production, compositing/editing and graphic design. They work on great short films for music industry, advertising, corporate films, TV IDS and cinema. Their showreel will make you feel confortable but please have a look to their fantastic music videos, like last "justice" DVNO video clip or particularly on the second page the incredible "Electronic Performers" they produced in 2004 for Air. Via Fubiz.

Giovanni Bucci, the Italian style

Giovanni Bucci is an Italian freelance director and motion designer with involvement in various activities ranging from graphic design, video editing, 3D, sound design, post-prod, photo… A big showreel with great works. Since he left school, Giovanni Bucci immediatly worked with major clients (Philip Morris, Renault, Rai, Sony BMG, Mediaset, Pirelli, Alitalia) and for agencies like Leo Burnett, Publicis, Filmmaster, Lowe Pirella, Saatchi & Saatchi…

L'Ambassade, nice team of directors

Julien Batifol leads L'Ambassade, based in Paris, the agency is representing 11 directors worldwide with great reels to watch. Tim Bret Day, Adam Mufti, Chris James Hewitt, Süperfad, Asa Mader, Joséphine Flasseur, Bruno Ripoche, Laura Gozlan, Benjamin Seroussi, H.P.G., Johnny Maginn.

Fred Petit AKA Supralude's wonderful films

Supralude had a respectable graphic design background when he naturally came to motion design after working with Flash and After Effects during the 90's. By putting type design in the centre of his creation, Supralude recently did a serie of very noticeable comercials (Leg Agency for SFR) inspired by Ernst, Push Pin Studios and Terry Gilliam. A fantastic portfolio. Via Gloupdesign.

Benoit Guillaume: drawing life

Benoit Guillaume first studied Art and Architecture in Paris then went to the Parsons School of Design in new-York. He worked in web agencies before getting back to his first love: drawing. Beautiful sketches, freestyle and several works for comics. The animations or "animated sketches" are excellent.

Antonio Suarez, cartoons and animation

Antonio Suarez, born 1978 in Panama, is a recent grad from the Vancouver Film School. Both working cartoons and animation Antonio is now looking for a job. Have a look to the drawings and illustrations, fun and clean.

How to show music without using sound

T.A.G.'s Zune Campaign Features Custom Animated Spot from Stardust on New York's Times Square "Geoffreytron" Billboard. Read more…

Disko motion

Disko is the animation and post-production part of the am i collective studio, based in South Africa. Composed of diversely talented individuals making great stuff.

Adolescent: nice expressive works

> Adolescent is a New-York based motion-design studio with an international presence. Building strong and thought-provoking concepts for forward-thinking clients and their visions.

Partfaliaz: Stardust interview

> Partfaliaz interview Jake Banks of Stardust Studios. The founder and creative director of the award-winning creative production company tells us about innovation, graphic trends in motion design and the sophistication of it. Wishing you a good time reading… But first of all, go to to see their awesome works in motion !

Images courtesy of Stardust Studios. All rights protected.

Mr Hyde reveals new talents

> Mr. Hyde is a French production company showcasing works of great directors from the short film industry. It was founded by Hervé Lopez, ex-creative at BDDP/TBWA Paris. Mr. Hyde's goal is to provide agencies and advertisers with creative and economical solutions to produce commercials, music videos or short programs. Submitted by Fiodor Sumkin.

Studio AKA known as creative

> Focusing on creativity, Studio AKA mainly works for advertising. Creative director Philip Hunt leaded the studio through many of the most interesting and stylistically groundbreaking European animation campaigns. Studio aka is thirty directors, artists, technical and production staff, and has created exceptional and award-winning works in animation.

Onesize only

> Onesize is a Dutch, Delft based creative studio, founded in 2001 by two creative partners. Focussing on (motion)graphics, animation, visual effects and direction for film and television. Over these years, working for international brands/clients as well as their own experimental expressions has given Onesize a "face" in cg-world. It is in the combination of live-action, 3D, graphic design, sound design and music they follow the paths that lead to new opportunities in freshness and cutting the edge in design and concept. Watch the showreels.

Neil Tsai directs Fuel TV signature series ID#17

> Neil Tsai, design director for Stardust's Santa Monica studio just directed a new project for FUEL TV, Signature ID # 17, featuring the work of the Cardboard Robot art collective led by artist Mason Brown. The :30 version of the spot is online here. See the complete press release.
About Stardust Studios :
Stardust is an award-winning creative production company, specializing in motion design, animation, visual effects and live-action production. Led by founder and executive creative director Jake Banks, Stardust’s Santa Monica and New York offices continually redefine creativity for commercial, on-air, music video and in-store presentations. Their recent work – including projects for the world’s top ad agencies, brands and recording artists – has earned numerous awards and worldwide editorial exposure. For more information, please visit or call Corey Cirillo at 310-399-6047, or Mike Eastwood at 212-334-7300.
About FUEL TV :
FUEL TV is the action sports lifestyle network for skateboarding, snowboarding, surfing, BMX, freestyle-motocross, and wakeboarding. A unit of Fox Cable Networks, FUEL TV was launched July 1, 2003 and is seen in 24-million U.S. homes. To subscribe to FUEL TV, call 877-4-FUEL-TV. For program times and other information, visit
About Cardboard Robot :
An art collective led by Mason Brown. Visit :

Zurich29, imagination in motion

> Philippe Constantinesco and Dorian Gourg have created Zurich29, an illustration and animation studio. Great reel to watch in the "motion" section with nice things for MTV France. They also are good in print with mix technics and a trendy and twisted style.

Universal Everything is possible in motion

> Matt Pryke, ex-Designers Republic has created Universal Everything, a design studio based in Sheffield, North of England. The collaborators works as a large team located around the world. Animation, programming, processing, web design, illustration… Great stuff !

Pleix: fantastic design in motion

> Famous Pleix is a virtual community of 7 digital artists based in Paris. Some are 3D artists, others are musicians or graphic designers. They work for advertising or music industry and also on personal subjects, always seeking quality and creativity. Very inspiring images and good music… reinvents the eighties

> Based in LA and New York, updates its site with a pure eighties style. Noticed for the quality of its graphics and flash animations, this site is a good chance to discover a very creative agency of video prod. Selected for the "profile pro" of APPLE, Jake Banks, the founder, explains that from now on, many different things concentrate: writing, sound, and image production, all can be done at the same place. A fantastic result on the reel.