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Michal Socha Goes Inside Homer for New Couch Gag

Seriously deranged new Simpsons open from designer/director Michał Socha and the animation crew at BrosFX in Warsaw, Poland thru LA-based Acme Filmworks. [Read more]

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Tomek Bagiński, Platige Image: ESA “Ambition”

Seismic-grade earth-bending from director Tomek Bagiński and Poland’s Platige Image in this short for the European Space Agency’s Rosetta mission starring Aidan Gillen (Game of Thrones) and Aisling Franciosi (The Fall) which premiered at BFI Southbank in London as part of the British Film Institute’s [Read more]

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Vania Heymann Covers Roy Kafri “Mayokero”

Israeli artist/director Vania Heymann follows up his widely praised interactive video for Bob Dylan’s “Like a Rolling Stone” using 16 live action faces to bring classic album covers to life in this smile-inducing clip he says was “Made out of love and admiration for all the musicians and visual artists who’s art we [Read more]

Secrets of “The Missing Scarf” Revealed

Discover the shocking truth behind the production of Eoin Duffy‘s Oscar-shortlisted film “The Missing Scarf” in this detailed and insightful making-of film. Music by Wizwars.
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Sehsucht’s “Chameleon” Interactive Installation

Mate Steinforth and Sehsucht premiered “Chameleon” at Pictoplasma 2014 in Berlin, allowing audiences to “modulate the characters and dive into a world between reality and virtuality. Chameleon addresses alienation and identity. It also raises the question of self-awareness and introspection in a world of post-privacy.”
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Dave Fothergill: The Art and Science of Crowd Cruelty

Dave Fothergill, currently a senior VFX artist at RealtimeUK in Manchester, hit the internet hard two days ago with his hilarious/fascinating crowd dynamics test called “I’ve Fallen and I Can’t Get Up!” (below) so we went looking for more of Mr. Fothergill’s work and unearthed this precursor called “UFO Culling.” Both pieces were created in Maya with the Miarmy crowd plugin.

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James Farr: Alien vs Predator vs Trick or Treat

Animator/director/writer/artist James Farr pays the bills as creative development director at Steelehouse Productions in Tulsa, Oklahoma but makes the world giggle a whole lot more with his own short films, like this Halloween treat called “A.V.P.V.T.O.T” (with music by Digital Math). [Read more]

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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]