New animation for DB Netz AG online

Posted on Jun 17, 2018 in animation, character design, news

A new animation is online, explaining the planning process for new infrastructure (in this film with the construction of a railway bridge) by Deutsche Bahn.
Until the project is up in my work section, watch it HERE on YouTube in all its glory.

And here are some stills of course:

Explainer_DBNetzAG_Still01  Explainer_DBNetzAG_Still02 Explainer_DBNetzAG_Still03 Explainer_DBNetzAG_Still04

Interview with Illustratoren Organisation e.V.

Posted on Jan 16, 2018 in animation, news

The Illustratoren Organisation asked me to say a few lines about being a freelance animator and the current market situation for explanation/explainer videos around here. It’s my subjective view of course. In any case, it features a looped GIF animation! Read the interview here (German).

the drop - looped gif animation


Geh wählen! – Animations for ProSiebenSat.1 on air

Posted on Sep 18, 2017 in animation, news

© 2017 ProSiebenSat.1 TV Deutschland GmbH/Creative Solutions – Annemarie Carpendale

Prior to the Bundestag elections here in Germany on September 24, ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE launched a cross media campaign called „Geh Wählen!“ (Go vote!).
It features over 35 of my hand-drawn animations in four masterspots and several single trailers.
Ah, and at the risk of repeating myself: Go vote :)

Collaborative animation project online – “AT3MLOS – Eine ungefilterte Wahrheit”

Posted on Mar 31, 2017 in animation, character design, news

collaborative animation atemlos still 1

collaborative animation atemlos still 2
I had the honor to participate in a collaborative animation project by Daniel Bahr called “AT3MLOS – Eine ungefilterte Wahrheit”.
It’s about the lethal effects of “Feinstaub“ (particulate matter).
14 animators were tapped to participate in this project, each one producing a segment of 10 seconds according to their assigned section of the voice over text.
My part starts at 0’40” with Mister PM …

Kick off for mobile game Acorn (Working Title)

Posted on Jan 20, 2017 in animation, character design, game, news, sketch

Mobile Game Acorn WIP Character Scetches
Mobile Game Acorn WIP Isometric Test
Mobile Game Acorn WIP Elements
Mobile Game Acorn WIP Level Mockup
Let’s go isometric! First drafts for a mobile game, called Acorn (working title).
A turn based puzzle game by rookie indie game developer TomGrill Games.
(There’s not even a website yet. It’s still like a good smelling newborn baby. Drooling with joy.)

Explainer video for app S-Weltweit

Posted on Dec 15, 2016 in animation, character design, news

s-weltweit character design
An explainer video for a new app called S-Weltweit by German int’l network S-CountryDesk.
Story idea by Michael Kompa.
Script, art direction and animation by me.
Music by Green Elephant Production.

Visual storytelling in film and animation with Adam Habib (Pixar)

Posted on Nov 5, 2016 in animation, news

visual storytelling by adam habib
Adam Habib, Lead Camera and Staging Artist at Pixar came to Munich to share his knowledge about visual contrast and story, perspective and storytelling and … *pant/gasp* … virtual cinematography. I think that was it. And it was a LOT. And when put into practice: awesome films! … secretly, I took some notes, hehe.

Was illustratoren wissen müssen – festival winner!

Posted on Feb 16, 2016 in animation, news

winner was illustratoren wissen muessen

“Was Illustratoren wissen müssen” (What illustrators need to know) won 1st place in the category “Erklärfilm” (explanatory video) at the Kinofest Lünen 2015, Germany. We couldn’t attend the award show, so we got the trophy at the Kinofest Lünen Event at the Berlinale 2016 in, well … Berlin this February. Many thanks to the whole festival team.

Was illustratoren wissen müssen / What illustrators need to know

Posted on Oct 14, 2015 in animation, news

It’s live and in colour – my latest animation for the German Illustratoren Organisation e.V. went online! It’s called “Was Illustratoren wissen müssen” (What illustrators need to know), for more details on the image film visit the project page.
Also featured on Design Made In Germany.

Monstersaga demo reel online

Posted on Nov 7, 2014 in animation, character design

monstersaga character scetches

Finally I’m able to show you some of the freelance work I did for Gameforge back in 2009.
I created heaps of monsters for a browser game called “Monstersaga”, which was taken offline a few years ago. See the project page for the demo reel and some character sheets and stills.