Saul Bass – Style is Substance

One of cinema’s great craftsmen, Saul Bass is a name you may not recognise, but you no doubt know his work- particularly his striking, minimalist title sequences. Let’s dive into the philosophy of his work and see what we can learn, and how we can apply it to other areas of filmmaking.

Saul Bass – Style is Substance

Style Frames Opening Titles – by Eran Hilleli

Opening titles for Stash and Fitc’s Style Frames conference.

Directed, Designed, Animated by – Eran Hilleli
Executive Producer for hornet – Hana Shimizu
Producer – Anna Lauren Tufekci
Music & Sounds by – Disasterpeace
Additional Designs by – Jonathan Djob Nkondo
Additional Animation by – Daniel Moos
Additional Modeling & Animation – Yoav Shtibelman & Uri Lotan
Thank you to – Hornet, Stephen Price, Noa & Gili, Lior Ben Horin, Coolmaritime.

Style Frames Opening Titles – by Eran Hilleli

X-Story – by Vitaliy Shushko

Vitaliy Shushko — art, story, directing (shushko.blogspot.ru/)
Elena Volk — 2d/3d-animation, compositing (vimeo.com/xolotzintli)
Pavel Mira — compositing, 3d-modeling, 3d-animation (facebook.com/pavel.andrushenko?fref=ts)
Denis Pisarev — compositing, 3d-modeling (vimeo.com/user3263313)
Timur Gibadulin — 3d-modeling (artstation.com/artist/gogigogigovich)
Viktor Gullichsen — music (soundcloud.com/vstorm)
Henri Keinala — music
DZA — additional music (soundcloud.com/dza)
Thomas Karagiannis — additional music (thomaskaragiannis.com)
Juhana Vihervaara — sound design
Tomas Ihonen — sound design
Florian Calmer — additional sound design (hypnago.com)
Special Thanks
Vasili Zorin — (zorinvasili.tumblr.com/)
Pavel Vasin — (pagatcha.deviantart.com/)
Nadya Mira — (vimeo.com/nadyamira)
Ilya Shekiladze — (shekiladze.tumblr.com/)

X-Story – by Vitaliy Shushko

Another Day of Life – Trailer – by Raul de la Fuente & Damian Nenow

The film is based on the book of the same title written by Ryszard Kapuściński, an account of the writer’s experiences during the Angolan Civil War in 1975. The movie is directed by Raul de la Fuente and Damian Nenow.

Another Day of Life – Trailer – by Raul de la Fuente & Damian Nenow

Brad Bird on Animation

Brad Bird, writer and director of animated films ‘The Iron Giant’, ‘The Incredibles’ and ‘Ratatouille’, gives an insight into his writing process, how he directs animation and why many people fundamentally misunderstand the medium. Subtitles available.

Find out which animated film that one clip was from by turning on the ‘English CC’ subtitle track.

This video combines excerpts from the three audio commentary tracks on home releases of ‘The Iron Giant’, ‘The Incredibles’ and ‘Ratatouille’, as well as fragments from the behind-the-scenes documentaries. Watching the films prior to watching this video is recommended, but not entirely necessary.

Edited by Kees van Dijkhuizen Jr

Brad Bird on Animation

Borrowed Time – Teaser & Featurette – Directed by Andrew Coats & Lou Hamou-Lhadj


“Borrowed Time” is an animated short film, directed by Andrew Coats & Lou Hamou-Lhadj, and produced by Amanda Deering Jones. Music by Academy Award winner Gustavo Santaolalla.

Hamou-Lhadj worked as a character artist on Pixar movies such as Wall-E and Toy Story 3, while Coats worked on Brave and The Good Dinosaur. They made this short in their spare time at Pixar over the past 5 years.

Featurette:

Borrowed Time – Teaser & Featurette – Directed by Andrew Coats & Lou Hamou-Lhadj

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic – Knights of the Eternal Throne -by Blur Studio

Blur is a studio constantly featured on this blog, their cinematics work is some of the finest in the world. Look at their latest work for the next expansion for Star Wars the Old Republic.

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic – Knights of the Eternal Throne -by Blur Studio