TO GRIND A NISSAN QASHQAI

Not quite sure how I feel about this one. The CG looks really good sometimes and slightly off at others, possibly due to the slow motion shots, although I was truly impressed with the final pivot into the parking spot. What do you think? (my apologies for the YouTube link, so unclassy). Agency: TBWA – […] [Read more]

NEW MOTION FROM MOTION THEORY

Big brands, big celebs now come standard issue from Venice, CA based Motion Theory. New from the gang at MT: the latest in the HP "Hands" campaign featuring the enigmatic Brazilian novelist Paulo Coelho, and the Superbowl XLI Bud Select spot featuring self-made hip hop mega-mogul Jay-Z and legendary NHL NFL coach Don Shula toying […] [Read more]

Nice To Meet You

After short and immediate deliberation, the founders of NiceToMeetYou and French’n”Fresh decided to merge NTMY and French’n’Fresh into an unified site in order to expand its audience base and increase traffic and overall functionality, they present you a sparking new and improved NTMY.org! [Read more]

WARM UP TO INSPIRATION THIS FRIDAY

Looking for a reason to bag off work this Friday? One you can write off as professional development and go somewhere warmer at the same time? Then get yourself to Savannah, GA, on the 16th for INSPIRE 07 hosted by motionographer Justin Cone and SCAD.  Speakers include: – Marco Spier and Marie Hyon from Psyop […] [Read more]

After Effects and Cinema 4D technicians/animators wanted

Mandarine 24, a Montreal based animation and visual effects firm is looking for talented and creative individuals. Experience on After Effects and/or Cinema 4D a must. A background in traditional animation is a plus. Send your resumes and demos to jobs@mandarine24.com. or mail demos to: Mandarine 24 Attn: Jobs 4530 St-laurent Suite 207 Montreal, Quebec, […] [Read more]

THE DEMONS OF WRITER’S BLOCK

BBDO NY, Dante Ariola, Digital Domain, and an army of paper demons raise a little hell in this new spot for Pepsi Cola’s energy drink Amp. According to Fred Raimondi, VFX supervisor on "Paper" this project was "a dream job for an animator… it had everything – cool characters, photoreal animation, and CG characters that […] [Read more]

MAXIM ZHESTKOV

The latest self-promo experiment from Russian motion, graphic and toy designer Maxim Zhestkov. Beautiful and intriguing update on a classic graphic device. [Read more]

NOT FOR EVERYONE, CERTAINLY NOT EPILEPTICS

Portland, Oregon has an unfair proportion of talent for it’s smallish size and outpost-like position on the continent – W+K, Bent, Laika and Mr. Costa come to mind. And here is another group called the UniBros who drink from a very different pond. The kind of pond covered with multi-colored iridescent swirls of toxic petroleum […] [Read more]