Brand New School Just Wants to “Play with Oreo”

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The Martin Agency keeps up the momentum and the fun of their Oreo Wonderfilled campaign with this CG and cell romp from Brand New School called “Play with Oreo” powered by an original tune written by David Muhlenfeld and sung by Yelle. [Read more]

Buck’s Manic Happy Meal Montage

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Back in May of 2014, McDonald’s new Happy Meal Characters were branded as “scary” by the press and the Twittersphere. Looking at this compilation of slap-schtick, minion-like, decidedly non-scary clips of Buck’s work on the character, I can only assume it must have been a very slow news week. [Read more]

Giant Ant Asks “What if?”

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Master-storytellers Giant Ant and fellow Vancouverites Taiji Brand Group elevate the profile of a Canadian government rural development initiative with this engaging explainer clip packed with intriguing details painted in a welcoming palette. [Read more]

HouseSpecial Adapts Short into Spot for Animation Jobs

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The number of job titles may not be complete, but this new spot for job aggregation site Indeed (adapted by HouseSpecial from their award-winning CG short ”A Tale of Momentum & Inertia”) is guaranteed to make your uncle Gene chuckle and ask “What the hell’s a compositor?” Agency: Mullen. [Read more]

Dougal Wilson, Blinkink and MPC: IKEA “The Joy of Storage”

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A combination of puppetry from Jonny & Will at Blinkink and CG from MPC (created from a range of nature and bird references) elevates Dougal Wilson‘s new IKEA spot for Mother into the first major-league awards threat of 2015. [Read more]

Greg Barth’s Handmade Musical Treat

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London-based Swiss designer-turned-director Greg Barth turns this promo for Hello Play (a Belgian online electronic music platform) into a fun showcase for his trademark surreal ideas and minimal esthetic, creating all the visuals in-camera using stop motion, 3D prints, and 13 pounds of white chocolate. [Read more]