The Art of Animation and Motion Graphics

Video of the Day: The Art of Animation and Motion Graphics

Published on Aug 23, 2012 by PBSoffbook

Animation has been captivating audiences for more than a hundred years. From classic forms like hand drawn and stop-motion, to cutting-edge techniques like motion graphics and CGI, animation has a long history of creating style and poetry unachievable through live action filmmaking. It is a tool for educating, a place for experimentation and play, and a way of telling personal stories that reach the viewer with powerful visual metaphors.


John Canemaker,
Jesse Thomas, Jess3
Justin Cone,
Julia Pott

Additional artists featured:

Dani Wolf
Lorcan O'Shanahan
K.U. Schneider
Emrah Gonulkirmaz
Phil Borst
Mario Brauer
Ion Lucin
Michiel Verweij
Michael Pelton
Simon Bronson
Andriy Blyznyuk
Nicolas Lichtle
Mike Polak
Ed Rhine
Daniel Savage
Nicholas Polowy
Francesco Indaco
VinhSon Nguyen
Anders Goberg


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