London motion directing duo Mr. Kaplin (aka Robert Glassford, Daniel Zucco) and Dublin audio house Echolab help drive donations for UK housing and homeless charity Shelter with the gentlest film we have ever witnessed. Mr. Kaplan: “If you enjoy the short, please make a small donation to our TIP JAR. All donations will be [Read more]
Out to prove their abilities beyond motion design, leftchannel spec out a sinuous, psychotropic and all too brief Target spot showcasing the talents of their character animation team lead by Jenna Jaillet and Taehee Lee.
Jaillet joins leftchannel after three years of feature work at Sony Image Works: “With a camera move as complicated as this you need a lot of communication between the different departments involved. We have very talented artists here and the end product of ‘Under The Big Top’ effectively melds hand-drawn animation with 3D and graphic design seamlessly.” [Read more]
The Vancouver motion scene has long been dominated by TV series and feature work with occasional bursts of killer commercial VFX from studios like The Embassy, but Giant Ant, who bill themselves as a “storytelling studio who develop and produce content for digital platforms and television,” are quietly building an [Read more]
Hey USA-types, before you doze off after stuffing your gob this evening, plunk down 99 cents on iTunes and buy Thanksgiving’s first comic-philanthropic-anthem called “Tryptophan Slow Jam” an ode to the tranquilizing powers of a certain essential amino acid found in turkey and, as it turns out, a whole lot of other foods [Read more]
Up to now, Rdio’s series of weekly new music art spots consisted of brilliant but bite-size 15-second confections. That changed yesterday with the release of this minute-long piece mixing ambitious in-camera effects and digital post from innovative Swedish director Oskar Wrangö for the Alt-J track Dissolve Me (Ben Lovett Remix). [Read more]
The Mill’s Russell Appleford handles directing and 3D duties on this timely and impossible-to-ignore new :90 promoting Johnnie Walker’s responsible drinking initiative called Join The Pact which asks us all to make the commitment to never drink and drive. Bang-on music and sound design by Gavin Little at Echolab. [Read more]