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Studio to Watch: SUPERFICTION

For a curator, few things compare to the jolt of excitement when you stumble upon promising talent, especially if their work is still very personal and not yet burdened with the harsh realities of the design business [Read more]

How to Build Your Own Lexus Hoverboard

I overheard two teenagers on the train yesterday debating whether the Lexus hoverboard was real or not. One swore it was “just like Back to the Future,” the other insisted it had to be “CGI.” Thanks to this making-of film, we now know the deck uses “liquid-nitrogen-cooled super-conductors and permanent magnets” to float on hidden tracks. [Read more]

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Danny Yount Teases “Breakthrough” for NatGeo Channel

Cool first teaser in the global launch campaign for “Breakthrough,” a series from National Geographic Channel and GE featuring six high-profile directors (Ron Howard, Peter Berg, Paul Giamatti, Brett Ratner, Akiva Goldsman, Angela Bassett) helming “stories from the cutting edge of science”. [Read more]

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How You Really Feel About Slow Downloads

The frustration of slow mobile downloads perfectly expressed in three over-the-top metaphor-dramadies courtesy of the all-Buenos Aries team of director Jonathan Gurvit, VFX house La Posta and agency Del Campo Saatchi & Saatchi for the BGH G4 LTE smartphone. [Read more]

Disney’s Practical Guide to Path Tracing

If you were wondering why Baymax in Big Hero 6 looked so good (or you just want a primer in CG rendering), check this 10-min film from Walt Disney Animation Studios explaining how path tracing works and how their Hyperion renderer makes it possible to, for example, render vast city scenes with out the use of matte painting extensions. [Read more]

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Trip into Aixsponza’s “Seed”

The crew at Aixsponza in Munich show off their collective skills for surreality in this startling full-CG in-house project called “Seed,” a hyper-detailed trip deep into photoscanning territory. [Read more]

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NY Times Modern Love: “A Kiss, Deferred”

Nikolina Kulidžan was 12 when civil war interrupted her first romance. Her warm, tear-inducing tale of remembrance and reconnection anchors the latest installment in the New York Times’ Modern Love series and features the formidable illustration and animation talents of London’s Moth Collective. [Read more]

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Have a Look at the Campaign “We Get You” Ads Banned in Cannes

In an attempt to show how misunderstood ad folks are in the real world, Saatchi and Saatchi and Campaign Magazine commissioned London directing collective The Line to create these ads to run on billboards around Cannes during the 2015 Lions Festival. They were banned on day one. [Read more]