Parallel: the Beauty of Brass for Anonimo Watches

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French directing duo Quentin Baillieux and Raphaëlle Tinland (aka Parallel) strike an artful and atmospheric balance of 2D and 3D techniques in this online brand film animated by Ann lou Erambert for Italian watch makers Anonimo who carve (rather than cast) the cases for their timepieces out of solid brass. [Read more]

Planktoon and Passion for Sidaction

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Paris directing collective PLANKTOON (aka Sun, Alban, Fabrice, Alexandre and Sebastien) step outside their usual realm of fun/colorful 3D character work for this powerful monochrome fundraising appeal created for French AIDS charity Sidaction thru Passion Paris and Leo Burnett. If you have kids of any age, it’s hard not to get caught up in the drama of the vignettes. [Read more]

Daniel Hope’s Inter-species X-Pollination

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Glassworks Amsterdam director/animator Daniel Hope takes liberties with the natural order of predator-prey releationships in these two CG-masquerading-as-stop-motion clips for the bi-annual ad-scene networking events in Amsterdam called X-Pollination. [Read more]

Gary Baseman Doc “Mythical Creatures” on Kickstarter

Gary Basemen launched a Kickstarter film project today inspired by the heroics of his father Ben Baseman who escaped death at the hands of the Nazi’s twice and then fought against them as a partizan for four years.

Baseman and director David Charles need the cash to travel to the Ukraine “to uncover the Holocaust experiences of Baseman’s parents, and re-imagine their heroic stories through an inspiring, fantastical, heart-wrenching odyssey.”

A worthy cause made all the more appealing with very collectable pledge perks and prizes including this limited edition Partizan poster co-designed by Baseman and Shepard Fairey based on an old photograph of Baseman’s father.

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Rok Predin and Trunk: “One of a Kind”

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A warm, dreamlike tale of reverse evolution from director Rok Predin and producer Richard Barnett at Trunk in London, this new CG short called “One of a Kind” features 70 characters bound together by a quietly commanding VO from actor Jim Carter (“Shakespeare in Love,” “Downtown Abbey”) and music by [Read more]

Slammin’ with Psyop and The House of Marley

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Psyop and CD Gerald Ding spent six days in Kingston, Jamaica, scouting for talent and locations to serve as the base for their free-wheeling 2D cel animation in one of three videos commissioned by The House of Marley to launch the company’s latest portable audio system, an eco-friendly Bluetooth beauty called the Get Together. [Read more]