1ST AVE MACHINE INSECTS

1st Ave Machine has just completed a new ridiculously attractive music video that blends CG elements with live action insects for the band Clark. The track is called "TED" and you’ll be seeing this beauty popping up all over the place in the next week, month, year. It’s a keeper. God I love CG entomology. […] [Read more]

BLUR FIGHTS FOR THE CAUSE

Blur just released this trailer for their newest short called A Gentleman’s Duel. The Venice-based studio has got Oscar noms for their last three animated shorts (and a movie deal too). Go watch it and let me know what you think.   [Read more]

PEE ON ME. PLEASE.

Digital Domain VFX super Eric Barba steps into the director’s chair for this golden poke at self-important tech ads from Amalgamated USA.   [Read more]

ECKO GOES TO HEAVENSPOT

*eckoTV, Episode 3 is the latest chapter in Marc Ecko’s DVD adventure exploring elements of pop culture like action sports, street art and uh, rainbows. Here’s the show packaging from Hollywood interactive agency Heavenspot. Watch OPEN 1 Watch OPEN 2 Watch BUMPER 1 Watch BUMPER 2 [Read more]

INTERMEDIATE BROADCAST DESIGNER IN TORONTO

Toronto based Insight Sports is currently seeking a candidate to complete high-quality, highly creative, on-time design materials for Broadcast and other projects as needed. Qualifications: – Strong communication skills – Expert in After Effects, Premier Pro, Photoshop, Illustrator – Knowledge of Maya or 3D Studio Max – Familiar and comfortable with Broadcast Techs and Standards, […] [Read more]

NEW LIPS AND BEEPS AT HEAD GEAR

Head Gear always manage to mix the fun with the smart and do it in unfussy and nonderivatve ways that makes me glad. Here’s some new work up on their newly re-done site. Watch the Blistex campaign Watch Recruit Ireland "Beep" Thanks to Glossy for the tip. [Read more]

SHILO ACTION

Jake Munsey and Fuel TV continue to provide designers and animators with airspace to sow their wild oats. This is the new 3D Action Sports Awards opening from CDs Andre Stringer and Jose Gomez at Shilo. [Read more]

AMAUTALAB

Don’t know how I missed these guys but I did. Amautalab, aka Carlos Battilana, Martin Jalfen and Julian Montesano, is a one-year old studio HQed in LA with offices in Buenos Aires and Lima (with plans for expansion into Asia and Europe). Lots of work up at their site but here are some direct links […] [Read more]