Beware the Dude with Smoke for Hair

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Montreal VFX and animation studio SHED help the Quebec government battle smoking among the 11 to 14 set with a charismatic/creepy character fit for a vinyl collector in this 3D spot posing as stop motion, part of an awareness campaign stretching across TV, web and print. [Read more]

Discovery Latin America “Street Magic”

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London CD/director Fernando Lazzari shuffles up an engaging and wonderfully rendered piece of broadcast work for Discovery Latin America’s hidden-camera-sleight-of-hand-meets-science show called “Street Magic.” [Read more]

Smith & Foulkes: The Grand National 2015

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Channel 4’s promotion for the annual UK steeplechase spectacle known as Crabbie’s Grand National Festival takes a mythological turn as Nexus directors Smith & Foulkes and 4Creative craft a classic adventure/fairytale of “The Outsider,” a unicorn foal with runty wings and a twisted horn, overcoming impossible odds. [Read more]

Emmanuelle & Julien “My Dear Gnome”

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Chez Eddy/Hornet directors Emmanuelle & Julien (who both worked on the spectacular Supinfocom short A La Française) just dropped us their latest: a short, sweet, animated confection shedding light on the hidden lives and frustrations of garden ornaments. [Read more]

Obsessive Robot Pines for Lost Love

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Intriguing live action and CG trailer for Polish sci-fi writer Jacek Dukaj’s new novel “The Old Axolotl” from director Maciej Jackiewicz and Warsaw’s 3D powerhouse Platige Image who also handled all the visual content for the e-book and key visuals for the promo campaign. [Read more]

Buck Takes the Leap on Fruit Snacks “Fire”

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Fabulous characters, punchy palette and classic slapstick from ECD Orion Tait and crew in Buck‘s latest Fruit Snacks spot. [Read more]