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    Royale and AKQA: Nike Colordry

    Nike’s new Colordry process bakes dry pigment directly into the fabric, effectively “reducing the water used in dying clothing to zero.” Definitely a step in the right direction eco-wise, but how does one make this dry-dye technique visually interesting?   [Read more]

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FutureDeluxe “Mothership”

Brighton creative studio FutureDeluxe celebrate their fifth birthday by expanding into London and releasing this blinding swirl of eye-candy called “Mothership,” the first of five films in collaboration with Twistedpoly (aka Slovenian designer/director/motion artist Nejc Polovsak) and Zelig Sound. [Read more]

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Techo Image: “Trojan Horse Was a Unicorn”

Techno Image in São Paulo prove the pen is indeed mightier than the sword by unleashing their 3D character talents on this rip-roaring promo for the 2014 Trojan Horse Was a Unicorn digital conference in Portugal. [Read more]

Behind the Scenes with PostPanic on TNT “The People Network”

Take a look at the immense and painstaking effort behind the TNT “The People Network” by director Mischa Rozema and his production/post crew at PostPanic in Amsterdam thru agency Etcetera.

Mischa Rozema: “There was just no way to turn a script like that down, even though it had ‘IMPOSSIBLE’ written all over it. The complexity, the size, the craziness. Maybe that’s what really pulled me in to this. I just loved stepping into the unknown and finding out how we could make this work.”

“We decided to really push what could be achieved in camera by actually creating a full size human truck on the set. It worked by having a huge, truck-sized, metal rig that could be pulled by an actual truck. We then filled it with an incredible Czech stunt team (famous for big Hollywood blockbusters) that had been rehearsing for weeks and gave the whole project a realistic approach.”

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Chris Dooley and Not To Scale NY: Virgin Hotels “Brilliant”

This rocking new two-minute animated online spot from Not To Scale director Chris Dooley thru agency 1 Trick Pony just makes me want to stay at Virgin Hotels. [Read more]

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Halloween Happiness from Gentleman Scholar

CDs William Campbell, Will Johnson and the crew at LA prodco Gentleman Scholar celebrate their favorite day of the year by revealing “The Trials and Tribulations of Being a Skeleton” in 13 cute (and mostly-family-friendly) 3D vignettes. [Read more]

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Tristan Cottin: “Nirvana Police”

Absolutely insane/hilarious mini-musical about “A young policeman falling in love with a black panther” from French director/animator Tristan Cottin. Intense motion, killer character work and an all-round brilliant way to end the week. BTW, if this is NSFW at your present job, you might want to look for a new gig. [Read more]

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Brent Sievers: “The Divide”

Brent Sievers, a designer/illustrator/animator who swears he was raised by oysters somewhere in the Pacific Northwest, recently graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design and swept through the festival circuit with “The Divide,” his heavily caffeinated black comedy about what happens when “Man and [Read more]

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Francois Rousselet and The Mill: BBC Music “God Only Knows”

It took Riff Raff director Francois Rousselet and the Red Bee Media team a full year to shoot the 26 music stars who join Brian Wilson for a grand version of The Beach Boys’ classic “God Only Knows” in this spot to launch BBC Music. The supporting VFX work from The Mill includes the crystal particle system around [Read more]