The Black Harbor The Black Harbor is an online account of the work, ideas, and inspiration of a tight-nit collective of creatives. Over the years we have created things together, attended school together, fought together, and partied together. We have grown beyond the simplicity of friendship. We are now a family. Our purpose is to celebrates the work of the collective and explore creative work in the world that truly inspires us driving us to be better at what we do. Our hope is that as we document our work, process, lives, and inspiration that you will also be inspired and share your work with us.
Adam programmed this site. He lives in the center of the mission district of San Francisco. When not enjoying the sunshine and telling immature jokes in Dolores Park, he can be found hunched in front of his computer at I Shot Him animating and programming things that will hopefully make you smile.
We are happy to share with you the latest animation from I Shot Him. We collaborated with Participant Media and Take Part to create a website and animation for a social action campaign about the power of storytelling f ... Continue reading →
I Shot Him recently worked with Rogue Paper and Sunken Castles to create an iPad app for the folks at Dickhouse and MTV called Jackass: 10 Years of Stupid which is now available for download at the iTunes Store. The ... Continue reading →
My pal Kalvin Lazarte, from Play Nice, got a gig doing the video for the Marc Jacobs Spring/Summer 2011 line. I assume he was really scared and felt like he was in over his head. I assume this is why he called up the person ... Continue reading →
“Old Plank Road”
The Portland band Hillstomp swung by our office to play a few songs. After a quick dumpster dive for instruments they set up and let loose. Yee Haw!
“Banjo Song # 1″
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We are working on the SFpark project over at I Shot Him and have just finished the video explaining the whole pilot project. Normally I’d expect you to run for your lives to keep yourself from being bored because ... Continue reading →
We got the pleasure of being experimentally rocked by The Lickets. One rainy Sunday evening, while doing some work together, The Lickets took a break and decided to practice and play around. This duo is an experiment ... Continue reading →
Once again, Julia Pott stuns with a beautiful yet bleak short film “The Event”. Commissioned by Random Acts and based on a poem by Tom Chivers. It premiered last night on Channel 4. For those of us acros ... Continue reading →
God damn I love Scott Benson’s style. I’ve posted about Scott a couple times and am happy to find yet another of his motion graphics gem. This time a handful of zoetropes he put together in after effects. ... Continue reading →
CRCR’s opening for the Annecy animation festival is not very new but I just stumbled upon it and thinks it is pretty damn terrific. I love the color pallet and textures. Good work dudes.
Also check out their ne ... Continue reading →
“I’d like to know how you turn all these lines and circles on paper into a finished bicycle.”
Well lucky for me the British Film Council made this video How a Bicycle is Made in 1945. It is a bit long, b ... Continue reading →
When it comes to motion graphics / animation I usually focus on the illustrated side of things but I am damn glad I stumbled across Cyriak. Chances are you have probably seen his stuff before but just incase you haven ... Continue reading →
Alexander Pettersson aka Eggs ‘n’ Bacon is phenomenal. He has such a killer illustration style and unreal control of animation and movement. And with great power comes great responsibility, so natu ... Continue reading →