The 2013 BFG Brickfilmer of the Year had another incredible year. Brotherhood Workshop released nearly 2 dozen brickfilms which amassed millions of views on their own YouTube channel. Brotherhood Workshop also animated 4 videos for the How It Should Have Ended YouTube channel that currently have over 10 million views. They also received credit for their animation that was in the LEGO movie. A few great behind the scenes videos were also released on their YouTube Channel as well. Kevin Ulrich of Brotherhood Workshop also assisted animating some of the stop motion scenes for the LEGO Documentary, Beyond The Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary. Kevin was also interviewed for the Bricks in Motion Documentary.
David Pagano of Paganomation was the co-winner of the 2011 BFG Brickfilmer of the Year. He also had a great year, which included getting animation credit in the LEGO Movie. David Pagano gave the Keynote Speech at the 2014 Bricks by the Bay LEGO fan event and he was one of the judges for the 2014 Bricks by the Bay Brickfilm Festival. This year he has released a few great behind the scenes videos on his YouTube channel and he is currently producing a KickStarter funded project Little Guys…In Space!
Dylan Woodley won a Tongie at the 1st Annual Tongies for Best 2D Animation for his LEGO Castle video. He released his incredible Pokeballin 2 brickfilm and was also interviewed for the Bricks in Motion Documentary.
James Morr, SpasticChuwawa, released about a dozen brickfilms this year. He was interviewed for the Bricks in Motion Documentary and he assisted animating some of the stop motion scenes for the LEGO Documentary, Beyond The Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary.
Sean Willets, AKA filmyguy1, didn't produce many brickfilms for his Youtube channel this year except for his 5th place entry in THAC XI. He did however partner with Forrest Whaley and assist animating several incredible brickfilms as a team. He created LEGO Batman - Arkham Fan Film! for the Forrestfire101 YouTube channel which currently has 1.7 million views.
Forrest Whaley was co-winner of the 2011 BFG Brickfilmer of the Year, and he continued his brickfilming excellence in 2014. His videos on YouTube channel this year have gathered millions of views. His LEGO: The Hobbit series of commissioned brickfilms for the LEGO: The Hobbit video game were outstanding. Forrest was interviewed for the Bricks in Motion Documentary.
MindGame Studios (ZachMG)
Zach Macias of MindGame Studios is one of the producers of the Bricks in Motion Documentary. This year he created the beautifully crafted Sinner Monologues - LEGO Film Noir.
Zach Boivin continued to produce high quality brickfilms on this YouTube channel. His LEGO Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles brickfilm trailer along with the side by side version have over 900,000 views. His LEGO Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens Teaser Trailer was probably the best of many that were made days ofter the real SW:VII teaser trailer release.
Digital Wizards continued producing great brickfilms in 2014. Paul Hollingsworth of Digital Wizards also voiced and provided production assistance for several Forrestfire101 videos. Digital Wizardz has also been running the Battle of the Brick Flicks brickfilming contest which includes interviews with famous brickfilmers.
MinilifeTV produced 15 episodes of Minilife TV this year which is remarkable considering the quality and length of each episode.
BricksPerSecond (Seaotter71), produced a few brickfilms this year. One was a well done LEGO Ghostbusters Trailer. BricksPerSecond also was one of the organizers for the Bricks by the Bay Brickfilm Festival.
Antonio Toscano's brickfilms have received over 1 million views on Youtube in 2014. His Lego Captain America The Winter Soldier Trailer #1 currently has over 1/2 million views.
Nathan Wells is BACK! After a very long hiatus from brickfilming, Nathan Wells is making brickfilms again. He won BRAWL 2014 with Blinders and is also one of the producers of the Bricks in Motion Documentary.
Philip Heinrich of SmeagolStudios is the admin of Bricks in Motion and is one of the producers of the Bricks in Motion Documentary.
Thefourmonkeys are the admins and creators of the Brickfilmer's Guild. They have produced dozens of brickfilms for OYOsports this year which have over 600,000 views. Portions of the Derek Jeter Top 10 Career Highlighs brickfilm that they animated was played on The View and Rachael Ray Show.
Annoying Noises Productions
Annoying Noises Productions won Best Brickfilm in the 2013 Brickfilmer's Guild Animation Festival with the beautifully crafted Odoriferous.
MonsieurCaron's brickfilms have gained over 3 million views in 2014. His Awesome Simpsons LEGO Movie Couch Gag Intro currently has over 2.7 million views. MonsieurCaron also organized Ciné Brique Brickfilm Festival, the first Canadian brickfilm festival.
BFG members, please cast your vote for 2014 Brickfilmer of the Year. The deadline for voting is February 1st, 2015. You can also vote for BFG members that are not on the above list. VOTE HERE!