Kris Merc and Benjy Brooke: The Peach Kings “Mojo Thunder”

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Designing with chalk, black cardboard, pencils and white crayons then animating in Photoshop, co-directors Kris Merc and Benjy Brooke craft an angular, shadow-filled world in this personal labor-of-love video for The Peach Kings track “Mojo Thunder.” Kris Merc: “I wanted to explore self destructive behaviors [Read more]

Kate Moross: Wild Beasts “Mecca”

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London designer/illustrator/AD and all-round force of nature Kate Moross also handles direction, animation, editing and post duties on this music video for the latest single from the Wild Beasts’ album Present Tense. Production credit goes to My Accomplice who reps frequent Moross collaborator Ruff Mercy. [Read more]

Panop Koonwat “Cupidiculous”

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Bangkok native and former TBWA Thailand art director, Panop Koonwat weaves 2D cel and 3D animation techniques into a riveting short for his School of Visual Arts MFA thesis film, wrapping his message about “overpopulation, overconsumption and global warming” into a manic/comic tale starring Adam and Eve and [Read more]

Trollbäck Opens “Last Week Tonight With John Oliver” for HBO

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Jakob Trollbäck and crew bring a much-needed fresh look to the news parody genre with this crisp and intricate open for HBO’s “Last Week Tonight With John Oliver” topped off with a layer of witty psuedo-Latin labels that Chuck Jones would appreciate. [Read more]

Otis Motion Graphics 2014 Reel

Graduation season is upon us and as this compilation of work from 18 young motion designers at the Otis College of Art and Design demonstrates, the class of 2014 promises a bumper crop of fresh talent. Edit: Henry Pak, audio: RAC “Cheap Sunglasses (ft. Matthew Koma).” [Read more]

Santa Delivers the FIFA World Cup for MTV/Viacom Brazil

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Santa Transmedia in São Paulo join the growing football media frenzy with this series of vivid IDs for MTV/Viacom Brazil, a crazed blend of roto, cel animation and motion graphics, “We chose to embrace reality and created, wrote and produced films about a World Cup that happens not only on TV or in stadiums, [Read more]