How can a music video director make their low budget production punch out of the frothy torrent of visual media released everyday? The truth is (and therefore the fun is), no one has a clue. Enter Studio Smack, Floris Kaayk and their intense new work for “Witch Doctor” by Dutch alt rockers De Staat. [Read more]
Raven Kwok (aka Guo, Ruiwen) re-teams with Monstercat’s mysterious musical artist Karma Fields to create this mesmerizing, code-based generative video using Voronoi tessellation, a geometric model dating to René Descartes’ 1644 vortex theory of planetary motion. [Read more]
Back in April, Belgian rapper/pop-star Stromae teamed with French filmmaker Sylvain Chomet to take on the evils of social media in “Carmen”. Now, upping the darkness quotient several notches, he recruits director Xavier Reyé and Belgian VFX house Benuts for this spectacular interpretation of cancer. [Read more]
Freed from the burden of carrying their upper halves, legs unleash their inner footloose in this feel-good promo for Detroit’s indie duo JR JR (formerly Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr.) from Little Minx directors Los Perez (aka Adrian Perez and Tania Verduzco) with the bodily bisection VFX handled by Madrid post house Exit. [Read more]
Self-taught Tokyo freelance director/animator Hiraoka Masanobu first caught Stash’s attention in September 2012 with his mesmerizing work for video sharing social network Sincho.tv. Now he’s back with a personal film, a narrative-free, metamorphic liquid-dream that defies prediction and proves relaxing despite its restless pace.