Juanjo Guarnido and Fortiche: “Freak of the Week”

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Spanish director/animator/comic artist Juanjo Guarnido, who honed his animation chops at Disney on films like Tarzan, Atlantis and Brother Bear, teams with Paris animation house Fortiche to pound out a deliriously mad new video for “Freak of the Week” from Swedish prog metal artists Freak Kitchen. [Read more]

Vania Heymann Covers Roy Kafri “Mayokero”

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Israeli artist/director Vania Heymann follows up his widely praised interactive video for Bob Dylan’s “Like a Rolling Stone” using 16 live action faces to bring classic album covers to life in this smile-inducing clip he says was “Made out of love and admiration for all the musicians and visual artists who’s art we [Read more]

Felix Colgrave: Fever The Ghost “Source”

March 2013, Australian animator Felix Colgrave unleashes “Man Spaghetti,” and for a full 99 seconds the world stared agape and asked WhoTF is this guy? So imagine our glee to discover “Source,” a new music video from Mr. Colgrave for LA’s Fever the Ghost.

And while you’re at it, watch “The Elephant’s Garden,” Mr. Colgrave’s psychtropic third year film from his days at RMIT University Melbourne while earning his Bachelor of Animation and Interactive Media.

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Factory Fifteen: The Bug “Function / Void”

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Nexus directors Factory Fifteen channel Brave New World and 1984 for this sweeping and VFX-heavy vision of a totalitarian dystopia for Ninja Tune artist The Bug (aka producer Kevin Martin) in collaboration with The Creator’s Project. [Read more]

Kalle Kotila and Jon Boam Seek the “Good Life”

Fun variation on the lyric video by Finnish director/animator/illustrator Kalle Kotila based on the work of UK illustrator Jon Boam for TJH87′s new single “Good Life ft. Gamble & Burke.” [Read more]

PostPanic and Fons Schiedon: SBTRKT “NEW DORP. NEW YORK.”

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PostPanic director Fons Schiedon’s talent for creating visual calamity takes a darker turn in this CG music promo for the first single from Wonder Where We Land, the new album from UK producer SBTRKT.

Fons Schiedon: “The music has a tremendous dark undertone and a sort of untouchable quality. It pushes on with force, but at the same time remains mysterious and illusive. I wanted to reflect that in the visual direction, which is moody and noir, but also quite synthetic.

“It’s unapologetic about being a digital representation. We refer to elements from the New York area and cultural lexicon, but have them appear quite isolated and reduced, as if observed by alien eyes. There is a gradual shift of focus embedded in the visual direction that aligns with the change of the creature.

“The creature is shown in silhouette for more than half of the video. We only have him step into the light halfway through, which gives him a certain power and triggers a sequence that is at first bold and aggressive, but ends in tranquility.” [Read more]