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15 of the Best Animated Explainer Videos 2024

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Animated explainer videos are a powerful tool for brands to communicate complex ideas in a simple, engaging, and visually captivating manner. At Fox & Co Animation, we understand the importance of leveraging animation to tell your story, explain your product, or simply make your message memorable. That’s why we’ve curated a list of the best 15 animated explainer videos we could find in 2024, showcasing the best in 3D animation, 2D animation, and motion graphics. Some of the videos are brand new and others have stood the test of time. Let’s dive in and explore these creative masterpieces that set the benchmark for excellence in animation.

3D Animation

1. GitHub, What is GitHub | 3D Animation & Mixed Media

Explore the extraordinary capabilities of GitHub through this innovative 3D animation, blending mixed media to transform the ordinary into something truly remarkable.

2. Bentley, The Story of Bentley Motors | Photo Real 3D Animation

Experience the luxury and heritage of Bentley Motors like never before, through stylized, photo-realistic 3D animation.

3. Thunders Love | Photo Real 3D Animation

This video transitions seamlessly from raw materials to finished products, using photo-real 3D simulation to captivate and engage.

4. Airbnb, First Time | Get A Place To Yourself

Airbnb’s iconic style and color thematic are on full display in this series of short, relatable 3D animations.

5. Goodman, Sustainable Business | Complex 3D Animation

Goodman’s detailed and stylized 3D animation reflects the brand’s iconic look and feel, proving that detailed animation doesn’t need to be photo-realistic to be impactful.

2D Animation

6. Mercede, Vanapalooza | 2D Animation Brand Story

Mercedes brings the story of the humble van to life with simple yet engaging 2D animation, showcasing the brand’s history in a fun way.

7. TOMS, The Story Of TOMS | 2D Animation Brand Story

Discover the story of TOMS shoes through this compelling 2D animated video, which eliminates the need for archive footage or reenactments.

8. Headspace, Put Your Mind to Bed | 2D Animation Explainer

Discover the story of TOMS shoes through this compelling 2D animated video, which eliminates the need for archive footage or reenactments.

9. Dropbox, Build the Future | 2.5D Animation

Dropbox’s 2.5D animation is a stylish showcase of the brand’s vision, with a vivid color palette and simple visualizations.

10. Minima, The Manifesto | 2.5D Animation

Dropbox’s 2.5D animation is a stylish showcase of the brand’s vision, with a vivid color palette and simple visualizations.

Motion Graphics

11. Apple, Every Product Carbon Neutral | Motion Graphics

Apple demonstrates the effectiveness of simple, text-driven motion graphics in conveying important messages about sustainability.

12. Hendrix, Amazonia Gin | Motion Graphics & Live Action

Hendrix’s unique collage motion graphics style takes viewers on a fantastical journey, perfectly complementing their premium brand tone.

13. Microsoft Bing, Next Wave of AI | 3D Motion Graphics

Microsoft Bing combines motion graphics with 3D UI animations to showcase the capabilities of their AI technology, making content accessible even without sound.

14. General Electric, An Apollo 11 Story | Motion Graphics

This video uses motion graphics to delve into the rich history of General Electric, highlighting untold stories with engaging visuals.

15. Monday.com Work OS | 3D Motion Graphics

Monday.com uses motion graphics to animate user interfaces, showcasing how their product works in an engaging and informative way.

Conclusion: The Future of Storytelling Unveiled Through 2024's Top Animated Explainer Videos

These 15 animated explainer videos represent the pinnacle of creativity and innovation in animation for 2024. At Fox & Co Animation, we believe in the power of animation to transform messages into compelling stories that resonate with audiences. Whether through the immersive world of 3D, the charm of 2D, or the dynamic appeal of motion graphics, these examples serve as inspiration for brands looking to make a lasting impact. We hope these videos inspire you to think outside the box and consider how animation can elevate your brand’s storytelling.

For more information on creating your own animated explainer video, visit us at Fox & Co Animation. Let’s bring your story to life!

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