Create Awards 2015: Motion shortlist announced

Published:  August 20, 2015

We’ve been announcing the shortlists for individual categories all week and we have just five more categories to go. Today’s announcement is for the Motion category.

Sponsored by Media Super, the Motion award recognises excellence in the use of traditional and/or digital motion design including animation, stop motion, post-production, VFX and CGI.




The jurors took into consideration the concepts, technical skills, creativity and accurate execution of the brief, where relevant. This year’s shortlist entrants include Tooth & Claw, Bigfish, Cutting Edge, Scott Geersen and Raoul Marks. Check out their projects in detail here.

Screen Shot 2015-06-12 at 9.32.02 amPause 2015
Studio: Tooth & Claw
Client: Pause Festival
“We were given free rein to promote Pause Festival in any way that we wanted. Having done a number of festival coverage videos in the past we were keen to try and push the boundaries a little…”

SP15_SELECTS_01_0020_Layer 7Semi-Permanent 2015 Opening Titles
Studio: Raoul Marks
Client: Semi-Permanent
“These are the opening titles for Semi-Permanent 2015. A surreal trip. An allegory for the creative process and growth of an individual. From birth, to individuation, to criticality and finally to finding one’s own creative space…”

TheLittleDeath_sgeersen_highres_03830The Little Death: Title Sequence
Studio: Scott Geersen
Client: The Little Death / Josh Lawson
“The director wanted titles that were both serious and comedic, risqué, but awkward, for a film that is provocative, emotional, thoughtful, a bit weird, and blackly hilarious – all at once…”

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Studio: Cutting Edge
Client: The Double-Bling Experiements
“Five VFX artists set out to test the theory that a fine-art technique relying on chance could be applied to a motion piece. With no script or storyboards, the artists collaborated on shoot day, each with a few ideas for framing and action…”

ACT Superman 05ACT For Kids – Superman
Studio: Cutting Edge
Client: Publicis Mojo
“The brief was to animate the story of Riley and his sister: two children who, after suffering abuse, are now on the road to recovery…”

Still_2_LOW_RESAnalogue Digital Conference Titles
Studio: Bigfish
Client: Analogue Digital
“In 2015, Analogue/Digital approached Bigfish with an open brief to create titles for their event. Our concept explores “idea formation” – the haphazard process of making mistakes, celebrating accidents, and letting good ideas rise to the top…”

Screen Shot 2015-06-12 at 9.46.35 amMMW 2014 Promo
Studio: Tooth & Claw
Client: City of Melbourne
“We were very excited to embark on this project. We have filmed the festival coverage for Melbourne Music Week for a number of years, but this is the first pre-festival promo we’ve completed for them…”


To see shortlisted submissions in detail, head over to
Watch this space for more shortlist announcements over the next few days.


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