Posts tagged 'Life'


“You want to be eaten by this beast?!”
“What is so wrong with that? I would flow through his veins; I would become a part of something bigger!”
“He is our enemy! He is dangerous! Can’t you understand that?!”

Descendants was written/directed/designed/modeled by Heiko van der Scherm and animated by Goro Fujita and Felix Graf over the course of three years (working full-time, six days a week). All that work shows, too; it’s a treat to watch. Enjoy!

If you’re interested in process then be sure to check out this fairly exhaustive write-up on how the film came together, complete with test renders and concept sketches.

[ Descendants ]

Life is Beautiful

National Geographic’s annual photo contest is up and running, which means we get treated to amazing photos such as these. Thanks to The Boston Globe’s Big Picture for hosting a great collection.

[ National Geographic's Photography Contest 2010 ]

Big Bang Big Boom

The latest large-scale-abstract-animated-graffiti-story-telling masterpiece from Blu. He describes it as, “an unscientific point of view on the beginning and evolution of life…and how it could probably end.”

[ BIG BANG BIG BOOM - the new wall-painted animation by BLU via StumbleUpon ]

The Light of Life

There’s lots of stuff to say about this video – that it’s beautiful, enigmatic, warm, peaceful and ethereal (among many other hyperbolic adjectives) – but I just can’t get out of my mind what would be going through Mr. Claude Debussy’s mind when he saw what kind of visuals would be accompanying Claire de Lune in two-thousand and ten.

[ The Light of Life ]