Polish director Malgorzata Rzanek draws on the medieval theme “dance of death” to create a rhythmic and light-hearted five-minute reflection on our inevitable demise inspired by classic Polish film posters. “Danse Macabre” screened this week as part of La Sélection Cinéfondation at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival.
Rzanek who defines herself as “a non-serious person who has a distance to life”, graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw in 2012 with a MA degree. She was also granted a degree with honours from the Hieronim Neumann’s Studio of Animated Film and Lech Majewski’s Studio of Graphic Design. She specializes in animation, effects, short films, promotional videos, music videos, scenarios and storyboards. [Read more]
ECD Ryan Honey and CD Joshua Harvey lead the Buck crew on a riveting 2D/3D journey for UK charity ChildLine, a confidential, 24-hour counseling service for anyone under 19. Artful abstraction, dynamic typography and engaging transitions keep you glued even as the message becomes uncomfortable. [Read more]
The world is just so way better when you share Oreo’s and here’s the proof: a striking 3D/2D confection cooked up by ECD/partner Brien Holman and the crew at Royale in LA and featuring heavy behavioral modification of your favorite fairy tale and folklore characters. Agency: The Martin Agency.
Don’t miss Mill+ NY ECD Angus Kneale and BBDO ECD Toygar Bazarkaya at Collider, June 10 at 10am as they present a look at the concept and execution of this new spot for PETA called “98% Human.” The superb performance from this CG chimp, very effectively pushes forward both PETA’s goal to remove real [Read more]
Our friends at Cut&Paste know how to put on a slammin creative event and their newest adventure is called CHARACTERIZED where teams square off for character design supremacy. The New York version happens Thursday, May 16th at Music Hall of Williamsburg. Use promo code “friendo” when you grab your ridiculously cheap tickets. [Read more]
From Jean-Sebastien Guillemette, 3D artist at SHED: “We had to create the concepts, storyboard, animatic and final rendered animation from a scenario the agency Sid Lee wrote. The character design were of a great concern to the clients because even though the goal was to deliver a cartoon-ish animation, the character couldn’t look too “funny”. The whole project had to be balanced between cartoon and realism.” [Read more]
For their first ever music video, Barcelona studio Dvein mines the depths of the surreal with desolate paint flooded landscapes made up of mildly terrifying old man faces. Created for The Vein track “Magma”, the project came to Dvein as a commission from Adobe to create an art piece that would launch their new [Read more]