8.29.2016

“Seoul Station” - South Korean Animated Zombie Outbreak Film Coming To Singapore Screens

WIKI PLOT: "Taking place in and around Seoul station, a man sleeping rough is the catalyst for a zombie apocalypse. Through this a young runaway woman must try to survive in a world that sees her as disposable." (Wiki)

IMDB PLOT: ”Several groups of people try to survive a zombie pandemic that unleashes itself in downtown Seoul.” (IMDb)

Launched August 18th in South Korea is the animated movie “SEOUL STATION” - which is essentially a prequel to the live-action film Train to Busan by the same director, Sang-ho Yeon, with this an hour and a half animated feature starring the voices of Ryu Seung-ryong (as Dad), Shim Eun-kyung (as Daughter) and Lee Joon (as Boyfriend).

Prior to the launch, the film was shown at the 2016 Edinburgh Film Festival - circa June 2016 - and the 34th Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival (BIFFF). The trailer is reposted below for your gawking pleasures…

“Animated Zomibes” = I’d like to watch that! With the success that Train To Busan has seen on Singapore’s screens, “Seoul Station” has since been scheduled to debut on SG screens (via Golden Village) on September 22nd! Would be extremely interesting to see how this viewing-experience combo works ... :)


“Mei's Smoothie Shop” from bilibill (#fanmade #chibi #Overwatch)


“MEI’S SMOOTHIE SHOP” sees Reaper trying to score a bowl of shaved-ice treats and the adversities he had to go thru (Do Not Scroll Down and have the video spoiled by my screenshots:p). Overwatch characters in full=on “chili” design and animated by bilibill FTW!

Reaper's Blossom by TWISTEDGRIM (#Overwatch #fanmade)



“Reaper” from Overwatch get his very own cartoon, courtesy of TWISTEDGRIM (twitter.com/TheTwistedGrim / www.facebook.com/twistedgrimtv), who dances and kills along to “It’s Raining Men”. Scroll down for credits :)


COLOR SCRIPT BY ISMAEL BERGARA
https://twitter.com/Calavera145

BACKGROUNDS BY SIFYRO
http://www.furaffinity.net/user/blitzdrachin

MUSIC REMIX BY THELIVINGTOMBSTONE
https://www.youtube.com/user/TheLivingTombstone
https://twitter.com/LivingTombstone

SINGING BY EILEMONTY
https://www.youtube.com/user/EileMontyVA

CREDITS LAYOUT BY MIZU
https://www.facebook.com/MizuWalf

❤ SPECIAL THANKS TO HBRUNA, GEOEXE, THEJAMCAVE FANBASE, RICARDO CACERES, TLT, MIZU ❤

Original song by The Weather Girls https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l5aZJBLAu1E

8.22.2016

Overwatch Animated Short #5 - “The Last Bastion”


Explore the origin story of Overwatch’s inquisitive transforming robot in their fifth animated short: “The Last Bastion”! Looks like quite the nod to Studio Ghibli here too, methinks!

Providing a visual and storytelling experience based on the characters, standing apart, while promoting their video game - has truly outdone themselves, IMHO!

CLICK HERE to view ALL the fantastical “Cinematic Animated Shorts” on #anim8te!

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7.27.2016

The Boy Who Learned to Fly | Usain Bolt

WHAT-IS: "Based on true events from Usain Bolt’s life, The Boy Who Learned To Fly is an animated short film showcasing his unique story and what drives him as an elite athlete. From humble beginnings in a Jamaican schoolyard to his ascendence on the world stage, Bolt finds a way to fly past the pressure. By keeping it light and overcoming the weight of fame he finds the joy of running, fulfilling his destiny as the fastest man alive." (moonbotstudios.com)
Presented by Gatorade, this is a Moonlit Studios production. Usain Bolt plans to retire after this year’s Rio Olympics too tho, so this seems like a nice way to send him off (not that this was the intention of the short tho :p).

7.26.2016

Pokecaust Go! by Flashgitz


“Pokecaust Go!” by Tom Hinchliffe and Don Greger AKA FLASHGITZ (Facebook / Twitter / Instagram) shows you another “perspective of the current “Pokemon Go”-craze!



7.17.2016

IMPOSSIBLE BOTTLES pt 2 by Rafael Varona


Artwork by Amsterdam, Netherlands-based Illustrator & Animator Rafael Varona (www.rafael-varona.com), with this animated gif done for his "Impossible Bottles" series, viewable on his B!
"Nearly two years ago I started a project called "Impossible bottles", which is an ongoing series showing animated worlds kept in what appears to be a vessel. As for the original impossible bottles they show objects that don´t really seem to fit through the mouth of the bottle. Now I was finally able to take some time off to focus on a new set of animations. Unlike the meditative atmosphere in the former bottles - a more vivid and intense ambience is created inside these bottles. Also the plot - if there is one - concentrates more on the things hidden beneath us. The creatures underground." - shared Rafael Varona.

7.07.2016

"A Love Story" from Chipotle


Chipotle Mexican Grill encourages folks to "cultivate a better world" with this splendid "A Love Story" - featuring “I Want It That Way” performed by Brittany Howard of Alabama Shakes and Jim James of My Morning Jacket. Produced by Blake Mills.

A LOVE STORY: "The moment young Ivan saw Evie, it was love at first sight. Needing money to ask her to a movie, Ivan starts innocently competing with Evie's food stand. The result devolves into a thirty-year-long fast food rivalry. Using every trick in the book, they unwittingly abandon their integrity to win customers. But when they can no longer recognize their monstrous creations, they ultimately discover what truly matters, their love for real food...and each other." (chipotle.com)
Source: facebook.com/chipotle

7.06.2016

SAMURAI NOODLES "THE ORIGINATOR"


Nissin Food Products has offered up the animation titled "SAMURAI NOODLES", which depicts the story of "the birth of the instant noodles", with Nissin themselves being "THE ORIGINATOR" of instant noodles.

Bold statement, along with bold and striking illustration styles seen here! Kashiwa Sato (Art Director / Creative Director), Takashi Okazaki (cartoonist / illustrator) , with Ring ROY (musician / rapper) and Shingo Suzuki (bassist).

SAMURAI-NOODLES-'THE-ORIGINATOR'-FLICKR
""SAMURAI NOODLES" is, to innovate the food culture of the world by the invention of instant noodles, with animation that depicts as "samurai" the founder Momofuku Ando who continued challenge throughout life to the creation of a new food, the birth of instant noodles the story has developed in the hard-boiled view of the world surrounding. " (nissin.com)

6.15.2016

"UGO" by Dead Pirates - featuring art of McBess


Music video for "UGO" by Dead Pirates, featuring the visuals of French illustrator McBess (of whom he is a part of the band), from the album "HIGHMARE". Scroll down for screengrabs and more imagery, and head to deadpirates.bandcamp.com to download the song :)