Psyop Finds the “The Letter” for Otto

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Otto, the European online retail behemoth, joins this year’s parade of heart-tugging holiday spots with this wonderfully lit character work from Psyop directors/co-founders Marie Hyon and Marco Spier thru Stink and Berlin agency Heimat. Check the making-of for more from Marie and Marco. [Read more]

Sexy and Surreal: Tame Impala “The Less I Know The Better”

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Directing collective CANADA mix live action, hand-drawn animation and VFX, into a riveting hormonal cocktail for Tame Impala’s latest single “The Less I Know The Better” thru Universal Music Australia. [Read more]

StoryCorps “The Great Thanksgiving Listen”

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StoryCorps’ mission to “record, share and preserve the stories of our lives” gains momentum this holiday with the release of their app (iOS and Android) designed to help us all make history by interviewing a grandparent or other elder for the Great Thanksgiving Listen. [Read more]

The Surreal Side of Nat Geo’s “Brain Games”

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National Geographic Channel’s Emmy-nominated series Brain Games punches out of the broadcast clutter with this whimsical and intensely detailed CG promo from the master of such things, Roof director Vinicius Costa. [Read more]

Dr. Who Explains Einstein’s theory of General Relativity

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Thanks to this snappy animated short by director Eoin Duffy, writer/producer Jamie E. Lochhead and astrophysicist Anais Rassat (with VO from David Tennant, aka the 10th Doctor), thousands of people will finally understand Albert Einstein’s theory of gravity (general relativity) for the first time since it’s publication in 1915. [Read more]

Behind the Scenes of IKEA “Fly Robot Fly”

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Watching the disparate and maniacally detailed elements of Encyclopedia Pictura projects come together always makes for wondrous behind the scenes viewing. Witness the childlike assembly of costumes, cranes, sets, matte paintings and CG in this spot for IKEA’s new toy line called “Fly Robot, Fly.” [Read more]