Pioneers & Innovators

This section contains an ever growing list of influences and pioneers in moving image – with links to further information. Obviously not exhaustive, and I’m trying to avoid straight feature film directors, but feel free to let me know of anyone else you feel I should include.

Click on their names for more information

Jan Svankmajer Norman McLaren Saul Bass Chris Cunningham Jamie Thraves Kyle Cooper The Designers Republic Jonathan Glazer Hexstatic Zbig Rybczynski Richard Fenwick Stéphane Sednaoui Motomichi Nakamura Mark Romanek Guilherme Marcondes Spike Jonze Anton Corbijn Michel Gondry Shinya Tsukamoto David Lynch  Kyle Cooper Douglas Trumball Ne-o The Light Surgeons Gas Scanner D-Fuse Nicholas Roeg Maurice Binder UVA United Visual Artists EBN Emergency Broadcast Network John Smith Christian Marclay Chris Morris Charlie Brooker Sehsucht Len Lye Stan Brakhage Oskar Fischinger Godfrey Reggio The Brothers Quay Chris Marker Matthew Barney


Onedotzero Lovebytes AVfest AddictiveTV NoTV Aurora Threshold Studios AVFestival Machinima Festival Europe Creative Cow CreativeMac AGIdeas Cut&Paste F5 FITC FlashForum Lumen Eclipse Motion Pictoplasma Promax/BDA Semi-Permanent Power to the Pixel Noise Festival Bang Festival Bradford Animation Festival ARS Electronica Camerimage Encounters short film festival

Further information/Reference

Links are in process of being compiled/updated.

Inspiration Forget the Film, Watch the Titles The Art of the Title Sequence Create Digital Motion .: ROJO®television :. motion design Watch Documentaries and Animated Films Online – Stash, the Monthly DVD Magazine of animation, VFX and motion graphics for advertising and broadcast Andy Martin: Motion Graphic Designer, Animator and Illustrator PSST! | PSST!3: A collaborative film series TVGoHome The Resource for Film, HD, digital production and post news, tools, tutorials, reviews and case studies. Home of Studio Monthly and Film & Video Magazine. | Studio Daily Focus on the filmmakers – shorts, experimental, cinemegraphic, musical Channel Carl Krull, danish artist based in Copenhagen

Tutorials » After Effects Video Tutorials (hosted by Jerzy Drozda Jr) Motionworks – After Effects Tutorials, Tips and Training Motion Graphics Lab – Resource for Adobe After Effects and Motion Graphics. Tutorials, Lessons, Projects, Training, Production


Aurora : Home : AURORA 2009

General Software/Plugins

dvGarage Product – ctkc

AE Plugins

Toolfarm News: Toolfarm – Plugins, Software Sales and Distribution Trapcode – Download The Foundry – Home Page Red Giant Software: Visual Effects Plugins for Digital Video After Effects Plugins BigFX Plugins Page

AE Expressions / Scripting

Dan Ebberts’s resource for AE scripting and expressions



::: mograph ::: (Powered by Invision Power Board) -=GfxGfx Community=- – Powered by vBulletin VJForums – Powered by vBulletin

Online Video Distribution Pitchfork: TV AWNtv :: Keeping your world animated .: ROJO®television :. Brightcove Online Video Platform | Build Your Online Video Business

Filmmaking Gorilla Film Production Software – Film Budgeting and Scheduling Software Cinematography discussion and information for Professional Cinematographers – CML


DFGDocs – The British Documentary Website

Creative Industries – National

Single Shot BBC Training & Development > Wood Norton

Creative Industries – Local (Nottingham/East Midlands)

Creative Launchpad

Job Sites

The Creative Umbrella – Recruitment Consultancy specialising within design, creative and marketing sector


Uncredited (2ª ed. Castellano) : Libros de Tipografía : Gemma Solana / Antonio Boneu Creative arts books – Laurence King Publishing


Create Digital Motion :::FreeFrame Open Realtime Video Effects::: VJ Tools – Software of use to VJ’s VJCentral VJFX.COM VJForums – Powered by vBulletin Internet Archive: Free Download: We Edit Life Cycling ’74 || New Tools For Media Image/ine for OsX Resolume VJ Software – Live Digital Motion Graphics AudioVisualizers – VJ Haven – Video Synths too! TroikaTronix VIDVOX Download WhiteCap and see your music like never before Generator.x: Software and generative strategies in art and design

Colour Theory

To Be sorted


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