SS+K AND CHARLEX FOR MSNBC

Ad agency SS+K have a slogan on their site that reads, "Knock hard. Life is deaf." Indeed, making sure your work bobs to the surface of the pop-media cesspool is the whole point – so best to be bold. The agency’s new spot for MSNBC.com, with design and animation from NY’s Charlex,  certainly punches out […] [Read more]

PSYOP PLASTIC IN YOUR POCKET

New Psyop optic-nerve-treats. This time for Mastercard. More deets as they become available. [Read more]

PETE CANDELAND ROCKS IT FOR GUITAR HERO

Pete Candeland, the Passion Pictures powerhouse director behind the Gorillaz videos does it again, this time for the Xbox 360′s Guitar Hero II. The agency is McCann Worldgroup out of San Francisco. [Read more]

TRONIC ON TARGET

Tronic continues to help make big corporations seem a little less evil by creating beautiful branded visuals. In this series they bring the big and shiny for Target’s “Art for All” project currently playing at the Victory Media Network®, the world’s first large-scale, outdoor digital arts gallery, in Dallas, Texas. The seven minutes of playful […] [Read more]

AXIS OF EVIL

Fun and snappy new self-promo for Axis Animation in Glasgow – designed and directed by new in-house talent Stephen Donnelly. [Read more]

living nightmare of my dreams

Get ready for some surprising handmade moving pictures as you sidescroll your way through TRANS AM’s latest video saga.   Experience the lo-fi plight of such universally lovable and timeless characters as sad ghost, skeleton kickline, lightning eyeball, chipmunk wizard and hotdog headache man.  Well worth the two minutes and one Advil.  TRANS AM Video for […] [Read more]

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]