Berlin’s French-Swiss director/AD duo Ben&Julia unleash a maximalist romp of confection-colored strangeness and fun, starring Bronx-born Jacob Dove Basker (aka Jake The Rapper), that defies any further description – or words in general. Suggest just watching. [Read more]
According to a recent survey commissioned by Dulux, “the UK is sleepwalking into a colorless future, with color gradually draining out of all elements of life.” Obviously dire news for a paint maker, so BBH London brought on Somesuch director Daniel Wolfe and London VFX class-act Glassworks to create [Read more]
Intriguing live action and CG trailer for Polish sci-fi writer Jacek Dukaj’s new novel “The Old Axolotl” from director Maciej Jackiewicz and Warsaw’s 3D powerhouse Platige Image who also handled all the visual content for the e-book and key visuals for the promo campaign. [Read more]
Paris motion designer and art director Raphaël Bluzet just dropped us his newest animated short called “IN”: a quick stream of consciousness nightmare based on the illustrations of Yohan Quintar and starring an alternate-universe Buster Keaton re-imagined by Franz Kafka on a rough day. [Read more]
Blinkink directing duo Tom & Nicos create a striking in-camera mash-up of replacement stop-motion techniques including plasticine, felt and colored wool, plus projections and UV paint in this trailer for the “Cannibis on Trial” episode of Channel 4’s controversial Drugs Live doc series. [Read more]
Swiss minimalism slams sideways into glitched pixels in Sebastian Onufszak‘s seizure-inducing music video for “Laid Out” by Funkstörung feat. Anothr. which he calls “an artistic retrospective of Funkstörung’s discography inspired by the colors, symbols and typography used in their cover artworks.” [Read more]
Joseph Kahn broke the internet and the patience of two large media companies (looking at you Saban and Lionsgate) with the recent release of POWER/RANGERS, his hardcore update of a certain action franchise inexplicably dear to many otherwise sane people.
The 14-minute film was pulled down and then reinstated and has now spawned this BTS clip (shot and cut by Renn Brown with music by Brain and Melissa) showing just how the self-funded project happened from tech scout thru to cast/crew screening. [Read more]