Behind the Scenes of McDonalds Emojis Ad

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Have a look at how Paris VFX/motion house Mathematic helped the ever-rising emoji tide hit some sort of crest last week (hopefully) when agency BETC and French directing collective We are From LA released their McDonalds ad starring a cast of bowling-ball-headed emoti-citizens. [Read more]

Blender Institute’s “Cosmos Laundromat”

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Once in a while Monty Python’s segue “and now for something completely different” rings very true in life or in art. Case in point: Project Gooseberry aka “Cosmos Laundromat,” the sixth film from open source CG pioneers Blender Institute helmed by French director Mathieu Auvray. [Read more]

Arvind Palep’s Vision of New York City 2050

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Leap forward in time 35 years and join 1stAveMachine director/co-founder Arvind Palep as he follows an NYPD patrol into the bowels of a dangerous and dystopian Manhattan. [Read more]

Head-snapping ITV2 Refresh via ManvsMachine

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ManvsMachine (with production help from Neon and audio by David Kamp) conjures a crazed mix of live action and CG for this impossible-to-ignore refresh of ITV2, the naughty sibling of the ITV family aimed at 16-34s. [Read more]

A Cool, Dark Trip into Your Subconscious

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Director Mark Lindner at London studio Panoply says the studio’s sleek and fractured new CG opus “Genesis” draws “heavily on a visual currency distilled from the subconscious and the psychology of self [and] dares us to fleetingly glimpse our own origins, our civilization and the known universe.” Audio by Echoic. [Read more]

Studio to Watch: SUPERFICTION

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For a curator, few things compare to the jolt of excitement when you stumble upon promising talent, especially if their work is still very personal and not yet burdened with the harsh realities of the design business [Read more]