Ditching his usual witty ways for a minute and 16 seconds, PES directs a commercial stop-motion assignment for online lifestyle retailer yoox.com and Italian jewelry designer Delfina Delettrez’new collection called “Frozen Garden.” Animated by LA’s Dillon Markey with music by PES.
Delfina Delettrez: “Nature is the most precious jewelry. Every little girl’s first piece of jewelry was a flower or a garland of daisies in her hair. This collection is a look back to nature and to childhood. It’s as though you are wearing a piece of the past, with flowers suspended in time like a frozen garden.” [Read more]
After winning the praise of festival audiences and juries for his charming and low key animated short “Fear of Flying” last year, Dublin’s Conor Finnegan spun 180 degrees to create the twisted tale of a malevolent sphincter in “Asshole.” His latest project, uses “stop-motion paint on puppet parts and lots of After Effects” to conjure this vibrant/cryptic music video for Irish-born, Berlin-based-artist Candice Gordon. Conor is represented by Nexus.
Stop-motion cheese. Lots of cheese. Check out how the crew at PlusOne in Amsterdam painstakingly water-cut 1500 slices of the stuff into a fun spot for giant Dutch dairy co-op FrieslandCampina.
Responding to the client brief “Make us the brand people remember for doing that thing,” directors Henry Cowling, Toya Walker, Marcus Punter-Bradshaw and the crew at London agency Man+Hatchet spent three days shooting 2,000 stop-motion stills of 140 naked white people (70 men, 70 woman) in Tallin, Estonia to [Read more]
Adam Shaheen and his stop motion crew at Toronto’s Cuppa Coffee go to town on their mayor, better known as the unrepentant crack-smoking media-magnet/cartoon Rob Ford. No lurid detail is too small or slapstick gag too ambitious for this 90-second tale of messy and manic excess. Not sure what this is all about? Read the latest about Mr. Ford right here. [Read more]