Encyclopedia Pictura + Eran Hilleli: Panda Bear “Boy’s Latin”

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San Francisco directing team Isaiah Saxon and Sean Hellfritsch aka Encyclopedia Pictura, replace their intricate and hyper-detailed live action ways with intricate and hyper-detailed animation on the music video for Panda Bear’s “Boy’s Latin” with Hornet director Eran Hilleli on board as animation director. [Read more]

Birds of a Feather: ASUS T100 and Fulton Lights

Minivegas‘ fun new ASUS clip featuring working stiff birds of all types extends an idea explored by UK director Ninian Doff back in 2011 for his no-budget Fulton Lights “Staring Out of The Window” music video starring a Rat Pack of crows.

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Nicolas Ménard and Nexus “Illuminate” Tourist

Nexus director/graphic artist Nicolas Ménard takes on the “Illuminate” track from UK producer Tourist as his first music video assignment, animating a flat graphic treatment inspired by Japanese graphic artist Yuichi Yokoyama and retro games X and 3D World Runner.

Nicolas Ménard: “It’s been a real blast to direct Tourist’s Illuminate music video. Not only because it’s such a playful, awesome sounding track, but also because Will was keen to jump straight into the weird abstract universe I’d suggested. Everything was animated frame by frame in Photoshop, with some slight compositing in After Effects, and the editing in Premiere.”

Watch Nicolas Ménard’s brilliant short film “Somewhere.” [Read more]

Chris Carboni: Cruisr “All Over”

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NYC freelance director/designer/animator Chris Carboni and his crew of two animators weave dozens of feature film couples into a slipstream of “I know that one” moments and clever transitions that demand repeat viewing. Chris Carboni: “The concept was born out of the central theme of the track: [Read more]

Blind Draws Interactive Love Story with Coldplay “Ink”

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Veteran Santa Monica motion mavens Blind let you choose your own path to love in the new interactive Coldplay adventure/video called “Ink,” offering over 300 narrative variations all rendered in a seductive illustrative style. Teamed with interactive specialists Interlude, Blind wrote, directed and animated the project. [Read more]

Persistent Peril: Diagrams “Phantom Power”

Brighton animation and illustration studio Persistent Peril kicks up a brisk and bouncy music video for UK band Diagrams about a man who “travels to a secluded clearing in the woods and opens portals to his past in order to reflect on his relationship. In a drunken stupor, he accidentally lets the past bleed though […] [Read more]