Meet the Motion Response 2019 artists and studios

Pause Fest’s signature initiative now in its 9th year, Motion Response allows artists to regain creative control, experiment, collaborate and gain valuable industry promotion and recognition all while facilitating fun through the process. Studios who have presented at Pause have gone on to win over 20 awards in international competitions and award shows, including gold at the Communicator awards. Continuing our partnership with WOW Media, we are offering all shortlisted one month of free promotion on billboards throughout Los Angeles.

Artists and studios across the world have only one brief, to answer the festival's theme 'Intimate Future'.

Meet the 2019 team.


1 ItsGotStealth



Film and design duo, dedicated to creating evocative and emotionally resonate digital content. We'll collaborate with you, from concept to completion, to help tell your stories.


pausefest veli



VELI.fx is a two man studio based in Helsinki, Finland. We concentrate on art direction and animation with a focus on 3D.



1 DirtyPuppet



We love making animated adventures that span different styles, genres & techniques – bringing characters and stories to life. Obsessing over the small details and finding the simplest ways to communicate is what we do.


1 onesal2



Onesal is a boutique art direction and design studio in Tokyo that specializes in animation and motion graphics. With our international team we direct and produce pieces for clients across the world.


1 Subframestudio



Subframe is a design and motion driven production company founded by individuals with diverse talents and backgrounds. We are collaborating with some of the worlds top brands and agencies. We create progressive and effective visual communication for a wide audience.  We really love to make things move, also design and direct concept arts, visual effects, and always looking for something better and fresh.


1 Frameandcolour



Frame & Color is home to Nicolas Arnold's visual research and prototyping work. Nicolas love colors. Like all colors. Even the colors other people make fun of. Being a firm believer that CGI needs to be tangible, he like to work at the intersection of technology and real world practical effects utilizing a broad variety of tools. With a manic attention to detail and a strong passion for anything crisp, chromatic and funky, Nicolas is driven to learn and grow.


no more render



Kirill Maksimchuk - No More Render. Colors, abstracts, simulations, geometry.


1 acidhouse



The Acid House works on various concoctions of static and moving imagery. We take it from concept, development to the final renders of the work. They are directors, designers, illustrators, animators and sound designers rolled into one formidable team.


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