FINGERS GALORE – NEW GUINNESS AD

Anyone know who did this new Guinness spot? I’m stumped. Nevermind, I figured it out: Michael Schlingmann is the man behind this Guinness "Hands". Love it, even though I sorta lost my appetite when I was watching it. [Read more]

VISTA-MANIA FROM TRONIC

Direct from the Feed inbox to you courtesy of Tronic EP Vivian Rosenthal: "We just finished this large scale video installation for Microsoft’s launch of Vista. The video is playing on 40 massive plasma screens in the American Airlines terminal at JFK. It was a really ambitious project because it required animating and rendering at […] [Read more]

TOPIX NEEDS A LIGHTING DIRECTOR

Toronto animation and VFX studio TOPIX is looking for a Full-time lighting director to work as part of a team on commercial projects.  Candidates must have a strong understanding of studio and environment lighting as applied to a 3D package. Strength in other areas such as, photography, modeling, texturing, and animation are all considered assets. […] [Read more]

YOU STOLE MY HOMAGE!

The blatant resemblence of the Olympics ad in the previous post to several ads done last year (like the Motorola Razr "Transformer" ad from the Orphanage) made me remember this blog called You thought we wouldn’t notice where comparing suspicious similarities between ads and art are the order of the day. The newest medium-sized stink […] [Read more]

BULLISH IN CHINA

Major western agencies like BBH, Wieden+Kennedy, Leo Burnett, Publicis and JWT have taken up residence in China in the last couple years to siphon off some of the world’s fasted growing economy. And this month London VFX/post house Golden Square followed the flow and opened a studio in Shanghai. The indigenous Chinese animation and VFX […] [Read more]

HEROIC LAUNCHED

HEROIC launches this month uniting the powers of existing companies, 3 Ring and this is NETWORK, Buildestroy and recently formed Wondermint. The new venture will generate sales for the existing brands while taking on a stronger role with the newer companies, handling administration, production and business development, in addition to sales and marketing. At HEROIC’s […] [Read more]

SLOWNESS FASTFORWARD

Fastforward new video "Lentezza"(Slowly), directed by Maki Gherzi, win the Grand Prize: Castelli Animati, "Very Special Effects Competition" (jury Daniel Acon). Watch the video Watch the making of   [Read more]

CASH PRIZES AND NO ENTRY FEE?

Animation festivals seem to sprout like mushrooms in dark rooms all over the planet but this one looks poised for greatness and unlike many fests prove they get the whole moving visual thing with nice site animation of their own. The PLATFORM International Animation Festival will debut June 25-30, 2007 in Portland, Oregon. The ambitious […] [Read more]