Animated Music Videos

  1. Plurabelle - Our Fires (edit by Mattis Dovier)
    stellarkinematics.bandcamp.com/track/b3-our-fires

    Drawings, animation and editing by Mattis Dovier

    Music by Plurabelle ’Our Fires’ from Phantom Pyramid LP out on june 16th on Stellar Kinematics.

    Digital LP and/or Vinyl LP Limited to 300 copies : stellarkinematics.bandcamp.com/album/phantom-pyramid

    Produced by Stellar Kinematics : stellarkinematics.com/

    In addition to pixel art and frame by frame animation, graphics in this video are based on various influences. The main ones arise from the underground manga, especially Maruo Suehiro's "ero-guro" or erotic-grotesque style (to name one), that mixes both horror and erotic genres. Human passions such as love and violence become exacerbated to their climax, making the man look like a crazy and decadent animal, the whole thing taking the form of a macabre poetry.

    Adolescence, embodied by the mutation into a monstrous beast, is a tribute to B-movies, drawing references from John Carpenter's or illustrator Charles Burns' universes. Symbolism in the transition into adulthood is seen as a rite of passage, requiring the death of a human being and the birth of another. The haunting mystical song immerses us inexorably into the intricacies of this transformation you can't avoid, whatever you do.

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    Outre le pixel art et l'animation image par image, l'univers graphique de la vidéo est basé sur diverses influences. Les principales sont issues du manga underground, et plus particulièrement du genre "ero-guro" ou érotique-grotesque de Suehiro Maruo (pour n'en citer qu'un) qui mêle horreur et érotisme. Les passions humaines telles que l'amour et la violence se voient exacerbées jusqu'à leur paroxysme, montrant l'homme comme un animal fou et décadent le tout sous la forme d'une poésie macabre.

    L'adolescence représentée par la mutation en un être monstrueux rend ici hommage aux films de série B, notamment en s'inspirant de références issues de l'univers de John Carpenter ou de l'illustrateur Charles Burns. La symbolique du passage à l'âge adulte est vécue comme un rite initiatique, nécessitant la mort d'un être et la naissance d'un autre. La chanson, à la fois lancinante et mystique, nous plonge inexorablement dans les méandres de cette transformation qui sera quoi que l'on fasse, inévitable.

    # vimeo.com/99541639 Uploaded 231K Plays 53 Comments
  2. Created by: Nicos Livesey

    Directed by: Nicos Livesey & Tom Bunker

    Executive Producer: Harry Hill

    Producers: Posy Dixon, Dan Keefe, Nicos Livesey

    Lead 2D Animator: Blanca Martinez De Rituerto

    2D Animation: Tom Bunker, Elisa Ciocca, Anne-Lou Erambert, Duncan Gist, Dan Hamman, Nicos Livesey, James Martin, Azusa Nakagawa, Nuno Neves, Joe Sparkes, Joe Sparrow, James Turzynski

    3D Animation & Modelling: Luke Howell, Sam Munnings

    Rostrum Camera Operators: Stefan Iyapah, Michalis Livesey, Theo Nunn

    Embroidery Department: Liz Barlow, Rosy Maddison, Julia Owen, Victor Jakalfabet

    Head Of Embroidery: Jen Newman

    Interns: Daniela Alvarez, Daniel Matczak, Annalotta Pauly, Polina Sologub, Anna Streit, Lynn Yun, Jennifer Zheng

    Sound Design: Alex Pieroni

    Song: Throne "Tharsis Sleeps"

    Graphic Design: Toby Evans

    Digitzing: Tim Gomersall, Nicos Livesey

    Supported By: Brother Sewing UK

    A Lucky Features production in collaboration with Channel 4 & Dazed Digital

    Special Thanks to: Steve Bliss, Martina Bramkamp, Amy Leverton, Ebru Oz, Clapham Road Studio, Kickstarter & All Our Backers.

    Sponsored by: Bosh, Madeira Threads, Mother, Orta Anadolu, Wilcom Embroidery

    facebook.com/thronemusic
    nicoslivesey.com
    tombunker.tumblr.com/
    facebook.com/BrotherSewingUK
    facebook.com/wilcom
    facebook.com/madeirauk

    # vimeo.com/97718226 Uploaded 329K Plays 93 Comments
  3. Nils Frahm releases animated video inspired by his 'Screws' album, alongside further worldwide tour dates. All new tour dates can be found on Nils's brand new website here: nilsfrahm.com

    'When I first heard Nils' new album 'Screws' I instantly fell in love with it - not only because of the music, but also because of it's backstory. Listening to 'Re' planted a story and a world in my head, so I decided to create a music video for it.' – Balázs Simon

    screwsreworked.nilsfrahm.com · erasedtapes.com

    # vimeo.com/96573631 Uploaded 370K Plays 92 Comments
  4. Director:
    Robert Wallace | parallelteeth.com

    Producer:
    Evie Mackay | eviemackay.com

    Animators:
    Robert Wallace | parallelteeth.com
    Luke Toth | luketoth.com

    Music:
    Ladi6 | ladi6.com

    Created with funding from NZ On Air Music.

    # vimeo.com/96472110 Uploaded 167K Plays 40 Comments
  5. Animated visuals for "Unicorn" by Basement Jaxx, taken from their upcoming LP Junto

    Concept & Design & Directing: Tomek Ducki
    Animation: Tomek Ducki & Ewa Borysewicz
    for more music: basementjaxx.com
    for more visuals: tomekducki.com

    Paint on glass mixed with stereoscopic puppets, but we spent 10 years to make it look like it was plain computer animation. We also had to record a real unicorn with motion capture for its twerking scene, don't try it at home.

    "I think you have to see it to believe it." - itsnicethat.com
    "...populated by what seems to be exercising rubber hose cartoons drawn in Microsoft Paint" - chartattack.com
    "Gave me the horn!" - Rob Munday, victim of the video

    # vimeo.com/95810934 Uploaded 217K Plays 34 Comments

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