onedotzero has launched the Motion Blur 2 book and accompanying DVD, which showcases work from 27 "important and influential visual freethinkers, cultural influencers and creative visionaries", according to the organization. Featuring work and interviews from talent including Airside, D-Fuse, Intro, Lobo, Mk12, Ne-o, Pleix, Bob Sabiston, Floria Sigismondi.
Motion Blur 2 is for anyone interested in the creative industries, entertainment and digital art. New digital moving image has a relatively short history. Motion Blur 2 documents this important period of transition in this field and shines a light on key creators that embody exciting new potential directions.
The book is bound in an embroidered felt sleeve and comes with accompanying DVD, presented inside a neon perspex slipcase. It features over 1500 images.
The two-hour DVD features 43 pieces of work across rarely-seen personal shorts, music videos, idents, titles, and commercials. It brings together seminal short films and experimental works including Latitude by D-Fuse, E-baby by Pleix, Snack and Drink by Bob Sabiston, and Dad’s Dead by Chris Shepherd. Stunning music videos include Beck, Four Tet, Primal Scream, Arcade Fire and Sigur Ros, as well as commercial pieces made for brands such as Honda, Nike, Panasonic, MTV and Diesel.
The book is the follow up to the successful and influential Motion Blur, published by Laurence King in 2003. it has since gone into 2 reprints and featured in numerous design books.