typographic animation

 

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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Student Film Looks At Typography From Paper To Screen

With the current interest in web fonts the title may be misleading, because this time we are talking about type from paper to the movie screen. Set to the music of Claude Debussy and Georges Delerue, From Paper To Screen was created by Thibault de Fournas as part of his final year graduation at the [...]

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Animated Short Explains The History Of Typography

Ben Barrett-Forrest breezes through the history of typography in a little over five minutes.

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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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Funky Experimental Typographic Poetry In Flickermood

An experimental orgy of almost three minutes of mind-blowing animated typography directed and animated by Sebastian Lange.

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