Another great collaboration between myself and Donald Harrison. This video was inspired by the painting “White Front” by Josef Albers, on view at the University of Michigan Museum of Art (UMMA), created for the Many Voices project. Featuring the … Read the rest
After over a year of planning and production, the bodies and beats app is finally available. This has been an ongoing collaboration with Chris Sandon and myself. It all started when we Chris had an idea of how to use … Read the rest
“Words Tend to be Inadequate” by Martin from Many Voices UMMA on Vimeo.
My latest film entitled “Words Tend to be Inadequate” was create for the Many Voices project for the University of Michigan Museum of Art ( UMMA for … Read the rest
This year I teamed up with Donald Harrison, Justin Dykhouse and Tom Bray to create an interactive video game for the Fool Moon Festival in Ann Arbor Michgian. The project entitled “moon unit face pong” allowed participants to have their … Read the rest
30 Seconds to Mars new single “up in the air” now has a lyric video. Animated by myself and Adam E. Hunt combined with footage from NASA. The lyrics were Animated using the new Plexus 2 beam render with some … Read the rest
Get ready for a “late night treat” New Lyric video created with big support from my buddy Adam E. Hunt! Enjoy the madness.
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This has been one of the most fun and interesting videos I have crated recently. A lyric video for the A Fine Frenzy this project was created in about two weeks with my buddy Scott Allan. Together we shots … Read the rest
I recently animated a promotional animation for the Center for the Discovery of New Medicines at the University of Michigan. Using the plugin Plexus for after effects I was able to create complex compound inspired shapes that had dynamic interactions … Read the rest
K’NAAN – Nothing to Loose (lyric video) from Martin Thoburn on Vimeo.
Video By: Martin Thoburn
Music By: K’NAAN
An experiment with 3D motion tracking and particular. Each verse is one long shot that I tracked in Boujou, then composited … Read the rest
I had the honor of animating the logo for Duo Security. A local Ann Arbor based IT company specializing in two factor authentication. They are a great group of people working hard to keep your data safe! Check out thier … Read the rest
In March 2012, my latest project Exquisite Motion Corpse debuted at the 50th Ann Arbor Film Festival. This is just first version of a larger project that has its own official website.
To learn more please visit: Exquisite-Corpse.com
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Below are some still of from an animated music video for K’NAAN I created with Scott Allen. The entire video is produced in a paper-cutout style using vintage illustrations.
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Last summer, I spent lots of time creating a mixed media animation as a promotional piece for the school of art and design. This video is the result of that summers work.
You guessed it, the video has lots of … Read the rest
One year after filming “primates” the short is finally completed. Yes, the footage was almost forgot in sea of hard drive data, put persistence and a team efforts help revise the once forgot film. This zero-budget absurdist-horror film will be … Read the rest
The nice folks down at SNRE contacted me to produce a short animated video ID for their online videos. For those who are not familiar with the acrimony it stands for the “School of Natural Resources and Environment at the … Read the rest
Frames is a short mixed media animation about a character who is thrust into different worlds after discovering the artificiality of his own world.
Frames is Co-Directed and animated by Martin Thoburn and Matti Adoma.
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I have been working with Jon Humphrey on a a live ambient DJ/VJ set for for “so f t m a rm al ad e” This is one of our practice secessions recorded in October 2010. The visual included various … Read the rest
I recently made this Music Video as a template for Mux Mool’s live tour visuals. This video and lots of other footage was projected during Mux Mool‘s live set first seen at the Ghostly AV Showcase in San Francisco last … Read the rest