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Finlandia “1000 Years of Less Ordinary Wisdom”

Riveting 2.5 minute centerpiece for the new Finlandia “1000 Years of Less Ordinary Wisdom” campaign by Knucklehead Director Siri Bunford thru Wieden+Kennedy London. Killer cut by Xavier Perkins (Lucky Cat) and Adam Marshall (Whitehouse Post) with MPC providing Flame work and grade. [Read more]

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Steve Carell, Omelet and Royale Urge LA to “Save the Drop”

Anchored by the low-key tones of usually-funny-man Steve Carell, this easy-going spot rendered in an unfussy 2D style by motion shop Royale thru Omelet, challenges Angelenos to “Save the Drop” as the California drought just keeps getting worse. [Read more]

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BTS with MPC Paris on Perrier “Balloons”

The new MPC Paris studio takes the lead on this serious VFX effort called “Balloons,” collaborating with Les Télécréateurs’ directors Fleur & Manu and Ogilvy Paris, for Perrier. [Read more]

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Behind the VFX of Björk’s “Black Lake” by Andrew Thomas Huang

Commissioned by the Museum of Modern Art in New York as part of their Björk retrospective, Andrew Thomas Huang‘s “Black Lake” tones down the visual surreality of his previous collaboration’s with the singer while dialing up the raw emotion of her performance. [Read more]

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Zoran Bihac: Till Lindemann “Praise Abort” (NSFW)

German director Zoran Bihac pushes just about every uncomfortable button possible in this darkly comic/insane new video for Rammstein lead singer Till Lindemann. Words can’t really do it justice. Just watch (if you dare). [Read more]

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Nudity, Censorship, Handcuffs! We’ll Have “None of That”

Great story, pacing and character work from Ringling College of Art + Design students Anna Hinds Paddock, Isabela Littger de Pinho and Kriti Kaur in their 3D-animated short “None of That,” all set to music by Corey Wallace. [Read more]

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Smith & Foulkes’ Latest for Honda

Nexus directors Smith & Foulkes‘ history with Honda is long and award-laden (we ran Honda “GRRR” on the cover of Stash 03 in Nov. 2004) and this latest pair of spots, which break today thru agency RPA, finds the directing duo’s signature charm and gentle humor applied to the launch of the HR-V Crossover. [Read more]

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Onur Senturk Sculpts Philip Larkin’s “High Windows”

Troublemakers director Onur Senturk sculpts a dark and dramatic vision of “High Windows” by esteemed English poet Philip Larkin, the first of three films launching The Josephine Hart Poetry Foundation’s Poetry Movement program which aims “to stand as the next logical step in terms of the way we consume verse.” [Read more]