PASSION IS EVERYTHING

180 Amsterdam and London’s Passion Pictures are wrapping up a series of 30 animations for the latest volley in the Adidas "Impossible is Nothing" campaign. The spots (which will run on air internationally as well as online) illustrate inspirational tales from the life of 30 athletes and are based on the athlete’s own art work. […] [Read more]

300 comes out this weekend…

Thought I should bring it up just in case you’ve been living in a cave, or under a rock somewhere cowering from the world of feature film vfx. Check out the making-of journal #2 "production design" on the official 300 website to get a glimpse into how they put this big angry sandal epic together […] [Read more]

OFFF Barcelona 2007 Art Catalogue Call for entries

OFFF Barcelona 2007 happens May 10, 11 and 12 and Hector and the gang produce a very sweet 300 page program and art catalogue to go with it. The theme for 07 is "RE:FRESH!". Get all the submission and publication specs here.   [Read more]

PSYOP’S FANTA-SY and MGD

Fun new spots up from the rad-house on Rivington. Nice palette and character design on the Fanta spot. And some Psyop-esque eye candy and intrigue via the Miller Genuine Draft campaign spots 1, 2 and 3.   [Read more]

PAPRIKA

The trailer of Satoshi Kon’s newest anime mindbender called Paprika is up at the QuickTime site and the official movie site. Beautifully drafted, and complex.     [Read more]

THAI’S THAT BIND

You gotta love this spot from Director Suthon Petchsuwan for Publicis Thailand starring ill-fated albino salamander-type things courtesy of Thai studio Digital Magic Effects House.     [Read more]

“Tower of Grantville” / “3 years” by Buck for Scion

Buck writes and directs “Tower of Grantville” as a teaser for www.want2bsquare.com . I won’t give too much away but this is a great piece with some great imagery. As far as www.want2bsquare.com , the site is fun. [update]: They did a second film for www.want2bsquare.com called “3 years” . She took a photo a […] [Read more]

MOTION THEORY TELLS TALL TALES FOR MODEST MOUSE

Diving head first into the tallest of tall fishing tales, Mathew Cullen and Grady Hall of Motion Theory direct the video for "Dashboard" the first single from Modest Mouse’s upcoming album. The art direction by Guilherme Marcondes and VFX supervision of Nick Losq help pull together the surreal world of live action, animation, illustration, visual […] [Read more]