Making LEGO’s “Adventure in the City”

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Snappy and detailed look at the production of “Adventure in the City,” a crazy-ambitious stop motion mini-epic created for LEGO China from hundreds of thousands of real LEGO bricks (and a boy in a snake suit) by Dutch director/writer/animator Rogier Wieland and his intrepid crew thru AKQA Shanghai. [Read more]

Making Son Lux’s “Change is Everything” video

Stop motion = labor-intensive. Rotoscoping = laborious. Stop motion + Rotoscoping + string art = unusual cruelty. LA composer/producer/art director/songwriter Nathan Johnson takes you thru the trials, pain and physical dangers of his roto-motion-string art video for the “Change is Everything” track by Son Lux produced thru The Made Shop. [Read more]

Camp Jefferson: Koodo “Free refills”

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If we leave aside the question of whether an “honest and fair” phone company is even a possibility, this new spot from the recent Koodo campaign thru new Toronto agency Camp Jefferson packs lots of bonkers multimedia into 30 seconds. [Read more]

Your Brain on “Drug’s Alive”

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Blinkink directing duo Tom & Nicos create a striking in-camera mash-up of replacement stop-motion techniques including plasticine, felt and colored wool, plus projections and UV paint in this trailer for the “Cannibis on Trial” episode of Channel 4’s controversial Drugs Live doc series. [Read more]

Buck Snaps Open the Facebook Factory

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Ryan Honey and the Buck team leave no production technique or typographic trick unturned in this ADD-inducing launch film for Facebook’s new creative think tank called The Factory. [Read more]

Greg Barth’s Handmade Musical Treat

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London-based Swiss designer-turned-director Greg Barth turns this promo for Hello Play (a Belgian online electronic music platform) into a fun showcase for his trademark surreal ideas and minimal esthetic, creating all the visuals in-camera using stop motion, 3D prints, and 13 pounds of white chocolate. [Read more]