Have you been caught up in this week’s four-part BBC series ‘Dark Money’? NERD’s Peter S mixes powerful live-action shots with VFX techniques to craft the trailer of ‘Valiant and Son’, the “movie inside of a movie”.Continue reading “Peter S Creates Sci-Fi Inspired “Movie Inside Of A Movie” for BBC Series ‘Dark Money’”
What better time than the present is there to start drawing? Whether you’ve kept a sketchbook, journal, scrapbook or a series of loose paper drawings, whether you’ve consistently doodled each day for years, sporadically added to the same (or several) different books never quite completing one, or failed to start one altogether… what follows is a list of helpful tips that I live by to spur my creativity and encourage me to keep a lively, over-used book of artistic brilliance.Continue reading “Inside My Sketchbook: Elmaz Ekrem – My Top 5 Tips”
Following the success of the enticing concept art for the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity visionary competition ‘Future Lions’, Billelis was joined by the visionary VFX and CGI-savvy Peter S, along with AKQA, to bring to life the opening film for the world-famous awards ceremony.Continue reading “NEWS: Peter S Crafts Launch Film for Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity Competition ‘Future Lions’”
It’s never just a one-off event. Those in the LGBTQ+ community have to come out many times during their lives and each time presents itself with a different challenge. NERD’s Animation Director and Animator Yael Biran shares her very personal thoughts and feelings with us for the first time on the topic.Continue reading “#PRIDE: To Come Out or Not To Come Out?”
What’s a better bonding session than a big, boozy game night? Crazy for creating Animation Director Garth Lee shares his second place passion for good old-fashioned rivalry – board games.Continue reading “Getting Down and NERDy: Garth Lee – Board Games”
Every time I think back to that day, those same emotions rush through my veins. The memory of being on the ice rink, joyfully skating swiftly past my classmates not knowing that the next day I would experience something that would forever change my life.
I was thirteen years old when I lost all sensation in my body – from hip to toe, I was paralysed.Continue reading “Jelena Tomić: My Paralysis Story”
“The piece below was originally a letter that I’d written to a former student. Since then it’s gone through a few alterations. I wanted to share it with you because it’s nearing the end of the school year, and as someone who keeps a thread to his past, I remember what it felt like to be there.
I don’t recall the specifics of why I wrote to her, but I wonder if it had to do with the uncertainties that come with being an artist, especially one who is about to graduate from school in a couple of weeks. I guess then, this letter is really an open letter to those of you who are in a similar space now.” – Marcos ChinContinue reading “An Open Letter to Art Students”
“People keep asking if I’m back and I haven’t really had an answer, but yeah, I’m thinking I’m back.” He is most definitely back.Continue reading “NEWS: Billelis Designs Dynamic Visuals for Latest Blockbuster Trilogy ‘John Wick Chapter 3, Parabellum’”
VISUALS! It’s all about the visuals. Delving into the analytics of our Instagram account always fascinates us to understand what our audience love to see, and it’s often what you wouldn’t expect. No surprises to this list though!Continue reading “Our Top 5 Instagram Posts In 2019 So Far and Why We Love Them”
Who else could we be talking about other than our nation’s true sweethearts? Dogs! Labradors, Springer Spaniels, Whippets, Poodles, Beagles… We can never seem to get enough. Here’s someone else who can’t (along with some incredibly cute pictures)…Continue reading “Getting Down and NERDy: Tom Disbury – Four-Legged Friends”