There is no mistaking the pitch work of Brooklyn-based Brazilian director/AD/illustrator/artist and co-founder of ROOF, Vinicius Costa. Each carefully crafted piece combines infinite detail and pumped-up palettes to create enigmatic and whimsical 3D worlds that demand closer inspection.
European broadcast branding veterans BDA Creative team with the CG crew at London’s Studio Hansa to refresh the on-air look for the Fine Living Channel across Europe, the Middle East and Africa with a finely detailed, photo-real and full-3D treatment
“Due to budgetary factors and logistics, shooting six wildly varying scenes was not an option (the scenes needed to embody smartly designed spaces that could be international and aspirational). We decided that the best option was to go totally CGI for flexibility, control and efficiency.”
This issue features 90+ minutes of commercials, broadcast design, music videos, brand films, short films and behind the scenes extras from the planet’s top artists and filmmakers with production notes, toolkit and links for every project – Plus stills, style frames, exclusive interviews.
Multi-faceted director Maxime Bruneel and the Chez Eddy crew in Paris roto their lives away on “Dat a Freak” by Diplo and Swick by “painstakingly working through all the best twerking footage in the world.” Not completely safe for work or home depending on the company you keep and your opinion of butt-centric choreography. [Read more]
If you’ve seen the work The Embassy kicks out for features like “Elysium” and “Enders Game” you won’t be surprised by the Vancouver studio’s seamless execution in this Gymkhana-inspired clip for BMW Canada (featuring the 430Hp M4) directed and edited in-house by Ozan Biron thru BMW’s ad agency of record, Toronto’s Cundari. Charles Deenen at Source Sound LA created the visceral audio. [Read more]
Matt Pyke and Universal Everything continue to explore the mix of tasteful and abstract 3D animation in corporate installations with a series of audio-visual pieces for Johnnie Walker House in Seoul, South Korea “inspired by the phenomenon of synaesthesia, where the brain ‘sees’ sound or ‘tastes’ color.” [Read more]
Buenos Aires design and motion graphics studio 2veinte takes a break from their broadcast and advertising work to unleash “Wild & Woolly,” a loopable, minute-long masterclass on character design and the extreme possibilities of cel animation. So many great frames in there. Directed by Pablo Gostanian, character [Read more]
Having worked with the Tendril crew on the opening for our STYLE FRAMES conference, I know first hand how much passion they invest in their projects and pitches. Although this pitch for the YTV kids’ show “The Zone” (with sound by John Black at Cypher Audio) is the tonal opposite of the SF work, there is no doubting the care and precision involved. [Read more]