The cover of Stash 104 featured this jaw-dropper of a promo from Parisian character specialists Supamonks for a soft drink brewed by Catholic monks called Holypop. Hang on to your frock. Supamonks: “In the south of France, close to the Bourget Lake, stands a friary called ‘Les Frères de la Sainte Famille’. For more than […] [Read more]
The current flood of overly earnest documentary profile films gets a slow poke in both eyes courtesy of Skittles latest silly/surreal adventure directed by Hungry Man Conor Byrne for The Corner Store Films thru BBDO Toronto with The Vanity handling post and Griff Henderson cutting. [Read more]
Prolific UK animation duo The Brothers McLeod (Greg and Myles) ensnare musician/engineer/producer friend Tom Angell for another burst of nonsensical overload called Consequences#2, the latest in a series of short films they swear is “based on the old parlor game we used to play with our grandparents. [Read more]
Join TRONCO directors Can Can Club (aka Becho Lo Bianco and Mariano Bergara) for a peek into the art of crafting soup bowl zoetropes during their recent Tim Horton’s spot for 1stAveMachine thru JWT.
“It was crucial that the piece was made in camera, with no digital tricks, and to have the bowls 100% handmade. The other challenge was to tell a story with these brief loops, and giving narrative power to the beautiful ceramics pieces.”
The finished spot:
Watch how Toronto design/animation/VFX house The Juggernaut mixes very old-school letterpress techniques with au courant lasers, drones and 3D in this spot highlighting the 10 generations behind the family-owned Dutch Vodka brand Ketel One.
Watch the spot:
Building on the sage words of Carl Sagan reading from his 1994 book Pale Blue Dot, Stockholm digital artist and animator Erik Wernquist crafts a spectacular vision of humanity’s possible future in space. All scenes are digital recreations of real places in the Solar System built from photographs and map data where available. [Read more]