For our latest holiday special, StandardVision is proud to present select animations from Yule Log 2.0 on the SVLA1 screen throughout the month of December.
Now in its 4th year, Yule Log 2.0 is a collection of short films created by various animation artists that are bringing the Yule Log tradition into the digital age. The series is curated every year by animator/designer Daniel Savage.
Selections from Yule Logs 2.0 will be brightening up the Los Angeles skyline all month on the Marriott Courtyard Screen at 901 W. Olympic Blvd, with animations from over 20 different artist playing all throughout the day.
To see all of this year’s yule logs, visit: watchyulelog.com
About selected Artists:
Daniel Savage: Daniel Savage is a designer and animation director based in Brooklyn, NY. He has created projects such as Yule Log 2.0 and mixed.parts. Savage’s work has been recognized by Wired Magazine, The Webbys, One Show, and SXSW among others. In 2012 he was named a Young Gun by the Art Directors Club. He has taught design and animation at SVA, NYU, and guest lectured at a wide variety of schools and events.
Animade: “We believe in the power of character to bring a story to life. Whether it’s a linear animation or an interactive experiment, it’s the thoughtful details that truly make the biggest impression. Rooted in childhood friendship, Animade has grown from a meeting of two minds to the talented mix of animators, illustrators and developers we are today. With all the tools and talent in-house, we can take your project wherever you want it to go. The possibilities are wondrous!”
Ori Toor: Tel-Aviv based artist who does fun, imaginative and colorful illustration, animation and design work. “Well, It’s me! I’m a vegetarian and failed vegan who likes riding his bicycle and watch other people play video games. My main thing is art. I like to improvise my drawings and animations and never sketch or plan. I can only create something from complete nothing (or music playing in my headphones) so I almost never use references.”
Sean McClintock: From Motionographer- “From the early days of Flash during the dot-com bubble to today’s world of ‘content creation,’ Sean has illustrated, animated, designed and directed across every imaginable medium.”
Wednesday Collective: We are Wednesday, an animation studio founded by Daniela Negrin Ochoa and Iria Lopez. Since graduating from the NFTS MA in Animation Direction in 2011 and 2012, we have been combining our passions for story telling and design to create shorts, commercials and web-based content.
Henrique Barone: “I’m an animator, director and filmmaker originally from brazil now based in Vancouver, Canada, working with the amazing people at Giant Ant. An enthusiast for traditional frame by frame animation, available for freelance work every now and then and also open for giving talks and workshops.”
Parallel Teeth: Parallel Teeth is the alias of Robert Wallace; Director, animator and graphic artist. Originally from New Zealand, he now works and lives in East London. His playful style spans poppy live action, hypnotic 2D animation, puppetry, and colourful illustration. His work has been screened at international festivals including Pictoplasma, File Anima+ and CutOut Fest. He has exhibited in group shows in the United Kingdom, USA, Australia and Japan. He was also selected by the the Art Directors Club for the Young Gun award.
Oddfellows: Oddfellows is a design and animation studio with offices in Portland and San Francisco. An award-winning studio specializing in design and animation. Oddfellows thrives on projects that emphasize purpose and play; they take complex concepts and make them accessible and entertaining.