Short of the Week

Motion Graphics

Drama about Love in Motion Graphics
Jonas Odell / 14 min / Sweden / 2014

West German terrorist Norbert Kröcher was arrested on March 31, 1977. He was leading a group planning to kidnap politician Anna-Greta Leijon. A number of suspects were arrested, one of them was Kröcher’s ex-girlfriend, “A”. This is her story.

Poem about Inspiration in Motion Graphics
Matthew Freidell / 9 min / USA / 2013

OFFLINE DUE TO COPYRIGHT CLAIM. Creative marketing agency, The Glossary, uses David Foster Wallace’s 2005 Kenyon College commencement speech to create this inspirational, life affirming visual poem

Essay about Life & Society in Motion Graphics
Patrick Clair / 3 min / Australia / 2011

Warfare is entering a digital generation. In this infographics piece from down under we learn about one of the scariest new viruses out there.

Documentary about Politics in Motion Graphics
Josh Raskin / 5 min / USA / 2010

40 years ago a 14-year old Beatle fan edged his way in to see John Lennon and recorded this exchange covering topics still eerily relevant today.

Music Video about Inspiration in Motion Graphics
Andy Martin / 2 min / USA / 2009

Energetic music video for the 1970s punk band Johnny 7 Combo animated entirely in newspaper and paint.

Essay about Politics in Motion Graphics
Jonathan Jarvis / 11 min / USA / 2009

Millions have turned to this film to understand the complexities of the economic recession explained in the simplest form.

Documentary about Inspiration in Motion Graphics
Mark Gardener / 4 min / USA / 2009

Design legend, Paul Rand, describes his philosophy as we watch his iconic work come to life in motion graphics.