The Trials and Tribulations of Being a Skeleton

Reading Time: 2 minutes Does your rainy Monday need a little brightening up? Check out this delightfully weird animated short by Los Angeles production company, Gentleman Scholar. Have you hugged a skeleton today? If this is anything to go by, you should. The Trials and Tribulations of Being a Skeleton from Gentleman Scholar on Vimeo.   While we do […]

Vitaminwater ” It ” Global Campaign

Reading Time: 2 minutes Combining the use of hand-made stop animation elements, 3D animation, slow-motion capture and bright sparkly thingies, LeoBurnett crafted a mixed media masterpiece for VitaminWater, reflecting its brand’s bright colours and playful attitude. via Behance

Juste de l’eau

Reading Time: 2 minutes Happy Monday! It’s not often that a piece of work manages to be simultaneously poignant and adorable. Carlos De Carvalho’s animated short “Juste de l’eau” managed to touch both those nerves, with a cast of incredibly cute characters in sharp contrast to its otherwise intense and emotional tone. It’s well worth a watch. Or two. Juste […]

When Science Fails

Reading Time: 1 minute Well, here you are, online, on a Monday evening. Whether you’re tying up loose strings at the office (like me), surfing the net in front of the TV, or checking your phone while you’re out at the bar, Gizmodo’s “Weirdest Thing On The Internet Tonight” never fails to please. Here’s their latest ridiculous find: When […]

A Very Nice Christmas

Reading Time: 1 minute Ho ho ho! Or something. It’s that time of year again, when we all take a much needed break to stuff our faces and cuddle our loved ones. The best part is, we made you a present! It’s this sexy little video. We hope you like it! Christmas Animation from Nicework on Vimeo.  

Coffee Propaganda

Reading Time: 2 minutes If Nicework was a country, tea would be the official drink. That said, there is a small but vicious band of rebels who continue to bown down to coffee as our rightful beverage selection.This animated short by Hyun Ji A.J. Bae, Janice Ahn, Yoon Sun Lee, and Zach Eastburg of Art Center College of Design makes us […]

Orgesticulanismus

Reading Time: 2 minutes This strangely beautiful animated short is Belgian  filmmaker Mathieu Labaye’s powerful tribute to his father Benoît, who suffered from multiple sclerosis from the age of 29 and died of the disease at 55. Beautifully rendered and emotive, it explores the idea of movement, freedom and human potential. If you can spare ten minutes, it’s well worth watching […]