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    FIELD: The Fusion of Math, Beauty and Narrative

    London’s FIELD studio wrings beauty and engagement from cold computer code to create what co-founders Marcus Wendt and Vera-Maria Glahn call “expressive and dynamic artworks for digital platforms” for galleries, festivals, public installations and mobile. Case in point: Energy Flow, a free non-linear film app for [Read more]

weareseventeen: Bloomin’ Beauty for BT

London’s weareseventeen tackles an animated Easter broadcast design package for BT by “focusing on the beauty of Springtime” and avoiding the holiday cliches. But so much 3D beauty comes at a price according to creative director and co-founder Steve Simmonds, “Some of the frames took 22 hours to render on this one, probably our biggest technical wrangle to date.”
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ROOF Gets Naked for TF1

Paris graphic and motion design company NAKED teams with ROOF in New York to create 45 richly detailed and lovingly rendered 3D broadcast bumpers for France’s TF1 network. The five-month transatlantic collaboration happened over a cloud-based pipeline built with tools like Podio.com and Amazon allowing the [Read more]

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Cisma and CLAN vfx “Duas de Cinco and Cóccix-ência”

Blacklist/Paranoid director Cisma (Denis Kamioka) whisks us forward in time to document life on the streets of Brazil in 2044 and returns with this 10-minute opus for MC Criolo complete with eerie future tech courtesy of CLAN vfx in São Paulo. Check the following interview with the director to learn how this project [Read more]

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Glassworks for Adidas “Climachill – A Cooling Revolution”

Glassworks Amsterdam director Rudiger Kaltenhauser puts a frigid 3D-animated twist on the extreme macro world of fabric technology (and David Beckham’s skin) for Adidas thru the Meanwhile agency. Check Kaltenhauser’s G-STAR ‘Art of RAW’ spot for more CG macro magic plus Skrillex and a skeleton dog. Audio: Kaiser Sound Studios. [Read more]

Topix for Scotiabank Cinemas “Coming Soon”

Ambitious and snappy new CG “Coming Soon” intro now hitting Scotiabank cinemas across Canada produced in stereoscopic 3D by creative directors Anthony Scott Burns, Abdul Mohamud and the Topix crew in Toronto thru agency Capital C. [Read more]

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Dystopian Dubstep “Dysco” by Simon Russell

Inspired by George Orwell’s 1984, the Snowden leaks and the Arab Spring, London animation director Simon Russell unleashes “Dysco,” his CG experiment created “with a tight link between the audio and visual elements – the intention was to evoke an experience similar to synesthesia, where sound, vision, color and [Read more]

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Johnny Kelly Asks “What Would You Change”

Nexus designer/director/animator Johnny Kelly continues to demonstrate his multi-media mastery with this graphic treatment for a commission from Pivot Dublin and Dublin City Council “to promote wider acceptance and use of design as a tool for positive change” and asking “If for one day you had the power to make your [Read more]

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Talia Randall’s “Common Room”

UK artist and spoken-word performer Talia Randall’s seven-minute performance of her poem “Common Room” takes on an unpredictable new life as 13 recent graduates from Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem each add their own disparate and arresting animated sequences all assembled into one melancholy and affecting whole. [Read more]