Ashland Independent Film Festival Alum Patrick Neary’s latest animation uses hand-drawn characters and miniature sets to answer the age-old question: what if cows could fly? CowBurd is a hand-drawn cartoon that follows a hapless dairy cow, inspired by a little bird, as she takes to the skies. This cartoon started life as a string of [...]
Animator Patrick Neary contributed to this Apple Life on iPad video featured at the company's special keynote event and this gorgeous new webpage.
Animation is a versatile medium, and can make commercial videos as entertaining and memorable as a great cartoon. Our corporate and creative clients – including Apple, AOL, and Microsoft – love the way hand-crafted animation brings their story to life.
A new "cow-toon" by Patrick Neary is coming together. Now for the fun part: designing t-shirts! Do you have a favorite design? Feel free to come up with more fun caption ideas for the cow. A) Hank Hank's Flying Circus This design would look great on a sporty grey t-shirt. So far, this is the [...]
The City of Hillsboro is one of 20 finalists for the $5M Bloomberg Philanthropies Mayors Challenge, a nationwide contest to find innovative solutions to national problems on a local level. Mad Bird Design’s animation department created a video to illustrate Hillsboro’s winning concept: GoPoint.
A MARTIAN PICNIC played to a full house at Seattle International Film Festival, as part of The Family Picture Show program. SIFF put together a solid program to appeal to all ages, and there were lots of youngsters in the audience – kids always ask the best questions during Q&A sessions! We ran out of Martian [...]
Facebook Friends Screening If we can get 100+ fans of the newly redesigned Mad Bird Design Animation Facebook page, we'll unlock the full 5-minute A Martian Picnic cartoon this weekend for a special Facebook Friends Premiere. If you're already a friend, pass it along! Link: facebook.com/Otis.v.Monster Mad Bird Animation has a new website, featuring the new stop motion cartoon A [...]
Kinografx is proud to premiere the new cartoon A MARTIAN PICNIC at ashland independent film festival today! What to wear? We created some fun hand-drawn t-shirts for the occasion. ashland independent film festival date: Sunday, April 15, 2012 time: 12:00 pm noon theater: Historic Ashland Armory, 208 Oak Street tickets: ashlandfilm.org An online order form for the t-shirts is coming soon – [...]
Patrick Neary brings a rich visual style to motion graphics and animation work – and clients such as AOL and Microsoft love the way graphics liven up corporate and commercial videos. Check out this new video that illustrates how AOL TechGuru works: AOL Tech Guru: Animation from Patrick Neary on Vimeo. More about Motion Graphics [...]
LANDSCAPE WITH DUCK, a hand-drawn animated short by Patrick Neary, wrapped up its festival circuit February 23 at Portland International Film Festival.