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    Method Design for FX Network’s “Tyrant”

    The Method Design team in New York twist classical Middle Eastern architecture into a hyper-detailed and carefully lit 3D broadcast promo toolkit for FX Network’s new drama “Tyrant.” According to Method: “The abstract frames will allow for the addition of text elements and a set of transitional elements were also [Read more]

THUNDERMUTT in LA

The second wave of the popular THUNDERMUTT series is all set for February 22nd, at Munkyking Melrose, 7308 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles. Over 900 people attend the last one in SoHo, NYC back in Oct. Each artist has hand made (or hand painted) a special object to be inserted into the hollow head of each […] [Read more]

4STROKE FOR TELETOON

Canada’s cartoon cabler Teletoon gets a bright and boisterous daytime rebrand from Toronto design and animation shop 4stroke and NY agency Brand New World. The package included idents, promo donut, movie open and hundreds of elements. Music by Pirate Radio. [Read more]

DIGITAL KITCHEN SETS SUNDANCE ’07 ON FIRE

These were the bumpers shown before every movie at Sundance this year. The innovative work out of Seattle/Chicago/New York-based Digital Kitchen respectively translates Fire as a central tool in filmmaking, symbolizing the fervor and creativity necessary for the process. “Industry” shows how an idea is born in a factory-filled brain, while “Ignite” gives us a […] [Read more]

MARC CRASTE FOR LLOYDS

Here’s a nice counterpoint to the hype about Superbowl spots. It’s a :60 CG charmer for Rainey Kelly and their client Lloyds TSB via Studio AKA and director/designer Marc Craste. Its full of the quirky performances, snappy pacing and beautifully rendered scenes that made Craste’s National Lottery spot a highlight of 2006 and part of […] [Read more]

Ryan Bosworth SAYS “GOODBYE”

Director/animator Ryan Bosworth of the newly-hatched Fenix Collective just completed this 3 1/2 minute orgy of origami for the band Asobi Seksu and volunteers this snapshot of the production, "The "Goodbye" video was shot in two days here in Los Angeles. The first day we shot the band with a Canon XL1 on a white […] [Read more]

Traktor + Method do Pepsi “Pinball”

The topography of San Francisco seems to offer a great playground for some wonderful spots… There was Sony Bravia Balls, executed practically, a while back. Then, Travelers "Snowball" (visual effects by WETA). *recently nominated for a DGA award. and now Pepsi "Pinball" (visual effects by Method) has a fun soundtrack, cartoon-like animation and some classic […] [Read more]

BEEMERS OF LIGHT

New BMW 07 branding spot from directors Warren & Nick through Wanted Films and agency WCRS in London with edit courtesy of Christophe Williams at The Quarry and VFX by Glassworks and Asylum. An 80 camera Time Slice rig was used in several shots with lasers and conventional lighting combined with digital light fx for […] [Read more]

ATLANTIC MOTION: STOP MOTION HEROES

New from Atlantic Motion for Nickelodeon is this collection of felt textured stop-motion character idents. Cute, and dare I say cuddly. [Read more]