Juanjo Guarnido and Fortiche: “Freak of the Week”

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Spanish director/animator/comic artist Juanjo Guarnido, who honed his animation chops at Disney on films like Tarzan, Atlantis and Brother Bear, teams with Paris animation house Fortiche to pound out a deliriously mad new video for “Freak of the Week” from Swedish prog metal artists Freak Kitchen. [Read more]

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]

Giant Ant: “Stickboy, An Opera in Three Acts”

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Vancouver motion phenoms Giant Ant push their story telling talents into dark, dramatic, wide-screen territory with this riveting animated backdrop commissioned by the Vancouver Opera for “Stickboy” based on the book of the same name by Canadian spoken word artist Shane Koyczan with music by Neil Weisensel. [Read more]

Buck and McDonalds “Heart Winter”

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Jingle-bell-happy 2D/3D animated :30 from Ryan Honey and the Buck LA crew for McDonalds seasonal “hot and tasty white cocoa refreshment” featuring enough cute character work and clever transitions to last you through the holidays. Agency: Leo Burnett. [Read more]

Michal Socha Goes Inside Homer for New Couch Gag

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Seriously deranged new Simpsons open from designer/director Michał Socha and the animation crew at BrosFX in Warsaw, Poland thru LA-based Acme Filmworks. [Read more]

Sehsucht’s “Chameleon” Interactive Installation

Mate Steinforth and Sehsucht premiered “Chameleon” at Pictoplasma 2014 in Berlin, allowing audiences to “modulate the characters and dive into a world between reality and virtuality. Chameleon addresses alienation and identity. It also raises the question of self-awareness and introspection in a world of post-privacy.”
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