Imaginary Forces: Trick “Dominoes” for Toyota

Clever combination of motion control and CG from director/CD Michelle Dougherty and the Imaginary Forces crew highlighting Toyota’s hybrid technology and new Fuel Cell Vehicle thru agency DentsuBos.

Take a peek at the shoot and post process below:

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Trippin’ with Golden Wolf for Skullcandy

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London animation prodco Golden Wolf pull Houston Rocket James Harden down the Skullcandy rabbit hole in this gritty new :60 for the brand’s Crusher headphone produced thru Blacklist. [Read more]

Behind the Scenes: BBC Music “God Only Knows”

Grab a look at the labor behind the 90 VFX shots The Mill created for the recent BBC Music launch spot from Riff Raff director Francois Rousselet and Red Bee Media featuring 26 music stars joining Brian Wilson for a grand version of The Beach Boys’ classic “God Only Knows.”

Watch the finished spot below:

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Tomek Bagiński and Platige Image for Witcher 3 “Wild Hunt”

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“Dark, violent and massively ambitious” could describe just about any major 3D game cinematic released in the last couple years but this huge new CG-fest from Platige Image for CD Projekt Red’s Witcher 3 ups the ante a notch or two and is the first to feature a death by, wait for it… crow-to-the-eye! [Read more]

Framestore, Daniel Kleinman and Mr Bean for Snickers

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Framestore recreates ancient China by moonlight in meticulous detail for Daniel Kleinman‘s Snickers “House of Flying Bean” spot, Rowan Atkinson’s first return to advertising since the ’90s.

MPC integrated digital roof extensions, matte paintings for the sky and the distant mountains plus the detailed 3D foreground elements including houses, streets and soldiers. [Read more]

Royale and AKQA: Nike Colordry

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Nike’s new Colordry process bakes dry pigment directly into the fabric, effectively “reducing the water used in dying clothing to zero.” Definitely a step in the right direction eco-wise, but how does one make this dry-dye technique visually interesting?   [Read more]