Behind the Scenes with 1stAveMachine: Samsung “Holiday Dreams”

Take a quick look at how the 1stAveMachine crew and directors Ben Steiger Levine and Martin Allais float an animated holiday tale across an intensely complex practical set rigged with 74 Samsung screens all shot in-camera and in real time. Agency: R/GA. [Read more]

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Shy The Sun: League of Legends “The Curse of the Sad Mummy”

Strange Beast directors Shy The Sun apply their signature fascination with organic detail to create a lush CG music video about Amumu, a lonely young mummy with anger issues. Produced as part of The Music of League of Legends Volume 1 album.
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Animade Propz “Fridge” and “Ball Sack”

Very promising new weekly animated series called “Propz” from London’s Animade. Only two clips so far but the design, animation, timing and twists all add up to refreshing sub-30-second breaks from your daily grind. Plus, you can tweet your idea for the next prop @animadetv. [Read more]

5,646 Artist-hours Later: Making Of “The Crew” Launch Trailer

Intense and insightful look at how Unit Image artists racked up 5,646 hours creating the latest all-CG blockbuster trailer for multiplayer racing game The Crew (directed by French collective Andy’s) for Ivory Tower and Ubisoft. [Read more]

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Thomas Heckel Celebrates a HUGE Anniversary

Riveting stream of cool work produced by multi-national digital studio HUGE over the last 15 years made even cooler in this serial-blast of multi-media by New York motion designer and graphics animator Thomas Heckel. [Read more]

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Brand New School Just Wants to “Play with Oreo”

The Martin Agency keeps up the momentum and the fun of their Oreo Wonderfilled campaign with this CG and cell romp from Brand New School called “Play with Oreo” powered by an original tune written by David Muhlenfeld and sung by Yelle. [Read more]

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Atsushi Makino for Sasano Maly’s “Baloney Speaker”

Director/animator Atsushi Makino hand-crafted more than 60 intensely detailed match boxes then blended them with traditional animation, CG, stop-motion, and roto’d footage of Japanese artist Sasano Maly performing his track “Baloney Speaker” for U&R Records.
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Andrew Vucko Hunts for “Original”

Toronto freelance designer/art director Andrew Vucko explores the “wonder, conflict, excitement, and subjectivity” of originality in this thoughtful and precisely drafted animated short with sound design and music by CypherAudio. [Read more]