ECD Ryan Honey and CD Joshua Harvey lead the Buck crew on a riveting 2D/3D journey for UK charity ChildLine, a confidential, 24-hour counseling service for anyone under 19. Artful abstraction, dynamic typography and engaging transitions keep you glued even as the message becomes uncomfortable. [Read more]
The world is just so way better when you share Oreo’s and here’s the proof: a striking 3D/2D confection cooked up by ECD/partner Brien Holman and the crew at Royale in LA and featuring heavy behavioral modification of your favorite fairy tale and folklore characters. Agency: The Martin Agency.
Don’t miss Mill+ NY ECD Angus Kneale and BBDO ECD Toygar Bazarkaya at Collider, June 10 at 10am as they present a look at the concept and execution of this new spot for PETA called “98% Human.” The superb performance from this CG chimp, very effectively pushes forward both PETA’s goal to remove real [Read more]
Director Luciano Neves and the CLAN vfx crew in São Paulo gather seven fellow artists and designers to contribute their own animation styles to this three-minute charmer and effectively make the point that the Red Cross works “through the cooperation of everyone.” [Read more]
French directing collective Megaforce follow up their exceptional and somewhat disturbing live action and 2D hybrid video for Is Tropical’s “Greeks” track with this SERIOUSLY NSFW opus with hilarious/low tech porn courtesy of Mathematic in Paris.
Behind the Scenes features offer so much insight and inspiration we believe it’s time they got the recognition they deserve. Check the new BTS Gallery for peeks into the creative and technical heroics of studios big and tiny. Some of our faves include the perfectly formed “How MAKE Made “Quitsmoking.com” and Peter [Read more]
Vimeo’s new branded content initiative launched this morning with four short films created for the Lincoln Motor Company by filmmakers selected from Vimeo’s massive pool of users. The Brand Creative Fund provides Vimeo a brilliant way of ramping up advertising while maintaining their tasteful anti-YouTube vibe and creating real, paid, career-boosting opportunities for Vimeo users.
No matter how tired of kaleidoscopes you think you are, this CG-free work for Nike by Royale kicks proverbial butt, “The effects were created completely in-camera on the RED EPIC. To achieve this, we built special rigs; painstakingly positioning the kicks to create multiple levels of reflections and patterns. We needed a [Read more]
London-based animation director and Athens native, Katerina Athanasopoulou combines long lenses and stark lighting to dramatic effect in her latest artful animated short called “Apodemy” commissioned by The Onassis Cultural Center on the theme of Emigration for Visual Dialogues 2012. “In a time when Europe seems to be imploding, this is my portrait of Athens. [Read more]
The buzz around The COLLIDER Conference keeps growing – with studios, talent and the media charged up about the stellar speakers and the New York location. On Sunday June 9, COLLIDER also offers a full day of high-powered MASTER CLASSES. Boost your creative and technical advantage with in-depth [Read more]