Animation and Live-Action Films that use cardboard as their main ingredient! Please share what you think about it!

Wearable Cardboard Typography

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We we’re thinking about typographical costumes lately (yeah, we think about that sort of stuff) so I did some research on wearable cardboard typography. We didn’t find much, we hope this post will make you help us and some good stuff will surface! First we have a gem: the video for Lushlife shot at more then 65 locations with an unbelievable large amount of typographical cardboard masks. Made by Lamar + Nik: very inspiring!    This picture is on amandine … Continue reading







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New Music Video’s with Cardboard!

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To produce a video on a budget, production designers turn to making inexpensive props from cardboard. They are only used one time so why make them durable? Many designers fall in love with the material and sometimes decide to use it’s properties instead of hiding them. First movie is by RYAN PATRICK: a very nice clip for CUT COPY. Second one is directed by Sean Wainsteim for the band Walk of the Earth







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Lowlands Cardboarders Movies

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LTV (lowlands television, made by captainvideo) made some really neat movies of our cardbots! First movie is the second robot run we did (which ofcourse ends in a showdown in front of the Lowlands Television Big Screen…) edit by Guus Verschuur van Work Hard Play Hard…







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CGC: Computer Generated Cardboard

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Sometimes I wish for a slowmotion button in Youtube and Vimeo… Some animation are worth looking at frame by frame. Psyop is one of the big names in animation. They are well known for big commercial projects that bring back the Awwww in awesome. They make computer generated animations without the “cgi-feel”. This is about the series of animations they made for UPS using cardboard as the main material. To give it the real cardboard look and feel they needed … Continue reading







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Sketchy Catchy Cardboard Characters in Holland

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Cardboard animations by Sjors Vervoort. So everybody has probably seen these blu street art animations and thought: ” I really need to make something like that because it’s just so epic. These moments end (in my case at least) mostly with sitting down and thinking: “It will never be that cool…” Sjors Vervoort’s cardboard animation reminds me of BLU and it also makes me think: “Whatever I’ll make will never be that cool…”And he’s dutch!







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