From Concept to Completion

From Concept to Completion

One of the pleasures of being in a creative industry is that I get to travel to new places and work with very talented people. Last month I traveled to East Waterford, Pennsylvania   to work with The Moogician, Todd Charles. You may recall the promo video we made for...
Video Projection Mapping

Video Projection Mapping

Combining robotics, projection mapping, and a choreographed actor, this performance tells a story of the principles of magic. This is a performance unlike any I have ever seen! And here’s a Behind the Scenes...

Stage Fright

Have you ever experienced stage fright?  Think about the first time you ever got up in front of a group of people to give a presentation or perform a show.  If you have ever experienced that nauseating sensation then you will certainly appreciate this terrific short...

Serenade to Miette

Today I would like to share with you a wonderful animated short film by Toniko Pantoja. Coincidentally, it involves magic; more specifically, a street magician and a professional illusionist, and a run-in with the mafia.  Great storytelling and unique animation make...

Much Better Now

Created by Salon Alpin, here’s a touching story about an old, forgotten bookmark getting the ride of his life.  A superb mix of visual metaphor and meaningful story with wonderful animation. [vimeo http://www.vimeo.com/33822223 w=500&h=281] And here’s...

Proteigon

Here’s a wonderful piece of CineMagic for you dealing with manipulations. The concept of material manipulation or transformation has always interested me. Steven Briand uses clever stop motion photography to create brilliant animations with a (seemingly) single...