Holiday Card from the School of Motion Alumni using Real GlowExplode Shape LayersRiftRay Dynamic ColorEaseCopySpeed Lines and many more. Includes free project download.

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Author Notes

This one is a long one, but very worth it. 97 School of Motion Alumni contributed to this one, definitely holds the record so far (2 years in the making :)) Added bonus we are providing the project files for these so you want to make sure you see all the amazing work these animators did. So sit back, grab a drink and enjoy!

Credits - in order they appear in the video...

Title card concept and design – Ewa Niedbala | Sweden 
Title Animations – Traci Brinling Osowski | Boston, MA

1. A Christmas Story | Jordan Bergren
2. a fire in the fireplace | Zach Christy
3. A good night sleep | Véronita Va 
4. a Nativity | Wilson Lievano
5. A Partridge in a Pear Tree | Patrick Butler
6. Advent Calendars | Victoria Blair
7. Advent candles | Cornelia Ryås
8. Another spin around the great wheel | Nol Honig
9. Beer | Erlend Kristiansen
10. Books I'll never read | Justin Owens
11. Bundling Up | Margaret To
12. C9s (Lights) | Jake Bartlett
13. Cats knocking down ornaments ("Helpful" Cats) | Brad Eustathios
14. Chocolate Orange | Elliot Mosher
15. Christmas | Ryan Plummer
16. Christmas Carols! | Dan Melius
17. Christmas pudding | Donika Jordan
18. chrsitmas tree and lights | Jenjen Chen
19. Cinnamon Rolls | Kevin Snyder
20. Coal | Ashley Engelhardt
21. Cookies | Elaine Seward
22. Decorations | Erica Pead
23. Dogs | Jared Tomkins
24. Dogs in santa hats | Erin Bradley
25. Eggnog & Booze | Tristan Henry-Wilson
26. Netflix | Mike Bernard
27. Ewe (you) | Keith Morrissey
28. Family | Franklin Walters
29. Family christmas cards | Peter-Paul Rutjens 
30. Fat pants | Earl Cabuhat
31. Feast Max Vellinga
32. Fireworks | Meliha Cicak
33. Fish(carp in a bath-tub) | Daniela Dlugosova
34. Football | Jeff Salvado
35. Friends | Roberta Scialla
36. Frosty & Rudolph | Austin Saylor
37. Gingerbread dudes | Ben Samuels
38. Grandma's gifts | Saul Yance
39. Granny asleep on the couch | Lucy Regan
40. Hand Knit Sweaters | Jenna Harrison
41. Holly | Ollie Mamaril
42. Homemade cannoli’s | Karen Fantasia
43. Ice Cream | Sara Walsh
44. In-laws | Don Lavender
45. Joy | Liv Engel
46. Kids | Algernon Quashie
47. Legos | Liam Clisham
48. Lights and Pine | Christian Prieto
49. Love | Ivan Stanimirovic
50. Mario Kart | Fiona Vane
51. Meatballs | Tony Agliata
52. Mince pies | Sam Burton
53. Money | Cristi Smarandoiu
54. Mulled Wine | Kelly Kurtz
55. Office party | Jessica Bern
56. Old Saint Nicholas | Dan Ito
57. packing the car/roadtrip | Kalika Kharkar Sharma
58. Pandas | Irina Almgren
59. Parols (Filipino Christmas Lanterns) | Amanda Bantug
60. Peace | Miguel Faber
61. Penguin | Giovanny Bautista
62. Pepper Jelly | Ali Walton
63. Pie | Ivan Witteborg
64. Pine | Andrea Schmitz
65. Presents | Chris Greene
66. Purrs | Valeria Searle
67. Rampant consumerism | Mair Perkins / Mair Bain
68. Rudolph | Hannah Guay
69. Santa Claus | Luke Brown
70. Shopping | Herry Koo
71. Skeletor | Patrick Emling
72. Skiing | René Andritsch
73. Smoking reindeer | Emma Elisabeth
74. Snow globe | Jeri Bailer
75. Snowballs | Natalie Wood
76. Snowboarding | LC Miranda 
77. Stocking stuffers | Jeremy Rech
78. Sugar | Kevin Snyder
79. Thawing Frozen Fingers | Annemie Debicki-Kouwenhoven
80. The cat climbing in the christmas tree | Melanie Aratani
81. Tons of candy | Xisco Cabrer
82. Too much TV | Neil Lawson
83. Traffic | Greg Stewart
84. Resolutions| Mark Fancher
85. Travel | Eric Brackett
86. Tropical Fruit | Hayley Rollason
87. Turkey | Nassib Mourabet
88. TV | Aaron Keuter
89. Ugly sweaters | Anne Saint-Louis
90. Unwanted gifts | Rodrigo Domínguez
91. Video Games | Chris Gibson
92. Waiting | Samu Rintala 
93. Watching Die Hard | Mathieu Durand
94. White Elephant Gifts | Dana Albert
95. Wine | Traci Brinling Osowski 
96. Wrapping Paper! | Derek Goulet

Added HOLIDAY bonus - Here are the project files so you can see how that cool thing so and so did - give them a high five or better hire them for something :) drive.google.com/drive/folders/1ACahOyO6Ypnoybbionzw8IDcRehr_-sm?usp=sharing

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