SEHSUCHT – AUTO TROPHY

Elegant dancing auto parts make a perfect fit for the 2006 Auto Trophy awards from German design/animation studio Sehsucht, whom I adore, but find myself still unable to pronounce. [Read more]

NTH Degree Job Opening

Nth Degree, New York City is seeking EXPERIENCED FREELANCE Sr. Animators and/or Designers. 5 years experience a must. Highly skilled in Adobe After Effects, Illustrator, and Photoshop. Ideal candidate will have strong conceptual and design skills and experience designing and/or animating on-air graphics packages for TV shows and networks. Candidate should have the ability to […] [Read more]

NEW KAKTUS

New work to graze on from Stockholm’s Kaktus Film: 1.Total re-branding for SkyOne, UK’s leading in-flight entertainment broadcaster; includes channel idents, colour palettes, a new Sky One logo, on-air menus, promo graphics and all off-air advertising. 2. This short film: Mega Robot Returns – anyone know anything more about this one? 3. And a 1 […] [Read more]

Sr Graphics Producer/Head of Production

Heroic, the L.A. based agency specializing in motion graphics for broadcast & commercials is seeking a senior producer looking to step up to running a department. Candidate must have… • 3-5 years experience producing motion graphics, visfx, live-action production, and editorial. • Excellent budget, and scheduling skills • Excellent management, communication, and problem solving skills […] [Read more]

Ceci n’est pas un skateboard

Remember that Nissan ad with the skateboard-car from a few posts back?  Remember how it made you crave more images of things which are not skateboards being treated as though they are?   Here’s a contender for best of genre.   Check out this stop-motion piece made by PES for Sneaux Shoes and let the doors […] [Read more]

THE WALKING WARDROBE

Seems like everyone is just dying to get their clothes off these days… Honda CRV "Dress For It"VFX by Animal Logic At first viewing, I thought there were several comped transitions between outfits – turns out the beefcake was wearing 2 outfits at a time and with 4 in total, only a single transition was […] [Read more]

BAFTA SHORT FILM WINNER

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts usually displays exceptional taste in it’s choice of animated/vfx fare to recieve their prestigious British Academy Film Awards. Hardware handed out for the 2007 season included best animated feature to Happy Feet, best visual effects to Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest and Pan’s Labyrinth for […] [Read more]

Pistachios animates the Crown for Bud/DDB

Blacklist directors Pistachios animates the five points of the new-ish brush-stroke crown logo into individual characters that have different episodes in the fictional “Crowntown”. This definitely seems geared towards the 20/30 somethings “office space” types. I enjoyed the improvisational sounding dialogue, editing and sound design. Only on the web/youtube for now… Visit Crowntown [Read more]