Azureus Rising

Azureus Rising is a spectacular 3D animation is from Black Sun Entertainment. The vibe I get off of it is equal parts Aeon Flux, Ninja Scroll, and Appleseed. Azureus Rising is the proof of concept for an all new feature film trilogy. Azureus is the story of a young man who after escaping death and enduring a life changing journey – matures into a heroic freedom fighter. Azureus Rising is an epic tale of self discovery, obligation and love against… Continue »

Gray Robot

This rather blandly titled illustration is the latest installment of my “do something with your doodles” series. Like all good things, this guy started out as an idle sketch while I was mostly preoccupied with something else.  I kind of had the idea to do something really simple and retro looking as I was doodling. This piece is a culmination of a bunch of inspiration points for me, it’s an homage to the vintage sc-fi books covers I’d run across… Continue »

Carl Rinsch’s Small

According to /Film, Carl Rinsch already has plans on expanding his short film The Gift into a feature film titled Small. The gist seems to be that The Gift was itself based on a piece of Small which he has already written and designed. Described as a blend of 2001, Blade Runner, and Doctor Zhivago, with Bourne-esque action . From the chatter along the intertubes, there is already a bidding war amongst the major studios to get their hands on… Continue »

Carl Rinsch’s The Gift

The Gift is Carl Rinsch’s entry in Phillips and Ridley Scott’s short film experiment. Commercial director Carl Erik Rinsch was to have made his directorial debut with the “Alien” prequel. But since that didn’t happen, he took part in electronic giant Philips’ short-film experiment, which allowed five filmmakers to make their own movie using the same piece of dialogue. Rinsch came up with “The Gift,” a melange of Bourne-with-a-robot, a unicorn Macguffin and a futuristic Moscow-as-police-state setting (oh, wait, that… Continue »

Classic Sci-Fi Covers from Penguin

Head over to PenguinScienceFiction.org to check out their gallery of cover art from their classic science fiction released. Personally, I find the stark contrast of the bold colors on a black background quite appealing, particularly in the artwork for P.K.D.’s The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch.

Vintage Alien Landscapes

Check out some vintage Sci-Fi covers by Japanese artist by Kazuaki Saito