motion graphics

 

Animography Animates Alphabets

The FontFeed occasionally covers animated typography in motion graphics, music videos, commercials, title sequences and so on. Yet this is something special. Instead of having static letters move on the screen, the letters themselves are animated in the alphabets offered by Animography. This type foundry offers animated typefaces to motion designers, video editors, basically anyone [...]

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New Interactive Typographic Animation Series “The Futura Gold”

Long-time readers of The FontFeed will remember Chris Gavin’s innovative 2009 short film TXT ISLAND. An epic tale of misadventure depicted in plastic lettering, TXT ISLAND went on to appear at over 30 international animation and film festivals (including Stuttgart and Annecy), gained finalist status (for Best Short Film) at the 2010 British Animation Awards, [...]

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Wimbledon Champions Explode Into Words

A tweet by type designer Nadine Chahine made me discover a superb typographic promo by BBC for its Wimbledon 2012 coverage. The 40-second launch trailer created by Red Bee Media shows some of the top male and female tennis players performing their signature shots. Their bodies suddenly are rendered in words describing their characteristics, playing [...]

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Animated Trailer for ISType Conference

Ampersand wasn’t the only type conference this past weekend. From June 15 to 18 a sizable part of the type world was in Istanbul, Turkey for the second ISType (Istanbul Type Seminars). This lecture and workshop series conceived by typographers / designers / educators Onur Yazıcıgil (Sabancı University) and Alessandro Segalini (Izmir University of Economics) is devoted to encouraging [...]

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Digital Activism Against SOPA and ACTA in Motion Graphics

Political pamphlets now have the potential to become well-scripted and professional-looking motion typography pieces.

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Feeling Good In Motion Typography

Nina Simone’s classic song “Feeling Good” served as the basis for a motion graphics video using only black and white typography.

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Conan O’Brien’s Farewell Speech in Kinetic Typography

A video by Jacob Gilbreath visualises a portion of the farewell speech from Conan O’Brien’s final episode of The Tonight Show.

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Animated Barcode For Food Bank Belgium Campaign

A clever, sensitive, and beautiful TV-spot for last year’s “Donate a Barcode” ad campaign for The Week of Food Banks.

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