YOU CREATED A STORM

UK director/animator Jon Yeo got (and deserved) a lot of attention in 2006 for his short called "Beauty is the Promise of Happiness". This morning he posted a manic new video for the Laboratory Noise track "You Created a Storm", a sister project he says extends some of the dystopian themes and visuals he unleashed […] [Read more]

RED INTERACTIVE AGENCY: BEST WAY TO WASTE TIME

So simple, yet it could end up consuming hours of your day, just like Facebook or Tetris. Online agency Red Interative has just launched the beta version of their new interactive website complete with illustrated Victorian characters who dance, fly and try their hand at fisticuffs.   [Read more]

a matrix of webs of lies and graphics

                Wouldn’t it be great if there were some sinister core of secret power controlling our thoughts and actions? We wouldn’t have to take responsibility for anything.  We’d just hang out and shop and watch tv.  On the downside though, who could we trust? Only British narrators and […] [Read more]

CLARK “HERR BARR” Ver. 2

  Created entirely from photos of human body parts and arranged to form landscapes, animals, plants, and whetever else, this video, created by Clemens Kogler was produced as his entry to the RadarFestival, a creative competition put on by the 3 record labels (Warp, Domino, Tummy Touch). You may have seen an alternate video for […] [Read more]

FITC Toronto 2007

The 6th year of FITC hits the ground running April 22-24 in Toronto and it’s still one of the best places for new media designers and developers to hook up and hang out and get re-buzzed about the work they do. There’s 70 speakers this year including John Maeda (MIT), Joshua Davis, gmunk, Mike Downey […] [Read more]

MILKING THE NORTH KINGDOM

You may remember the post back in December for the  Toyota site full of 3D-heavy weirdness. It was designed by the Swedish interactivists known as North Kingdom and they have an ambitious new offering up for the California Milk Marketing Board – aka the Got Milk? people. It’s a dark and  dimensional CG board game […] [Read more]

NOW LOOK WHAT YOU DID!

Manic squirrelly fun in the form a new spec CG PSA (one of a pair) from Minneapolis studio Make. "We used to create a lot of spec commercials in order to prove capability. Now that we’ve established ourselves enough we’re switching to creating more of our internal content with no commercial applications. These two pieces […] [Read more]

NOW AND NOWHERE

Co-writers/directors Brent Bonacorso and Jesse Atlas sent us this tasty trailer for their self-financed CG/live action film called Now and Nowhere. All principle photography was completed over four days on an LA bluescreen stage in January, with a self-imposed delivery date of August. Bonacorso says the project has so far been squeezed in between paying […] [Read more]