Toyota Website – North Kingdom

Really nice website for Toyota by Swedish design firm, North Kingdom.   [Read more]

RAFFI SIMONIAN THINKS NAU

Seriously talented designer/director Raffi Simonian has a snappy new reel and portfolio up highlighting some of his best work for the likes of Prologue, EyeballNYC, Buster, Yu&Co, Look Effects and Stardust. He has also launched a "Design Practice & Think Tank" called Nau. Thanks to Jamie P for the news. [Read more]

A Peek under the hood at ILM

For those of you who are interested in visual effects, this post is for you. ILM just launched a microsite showcasing their work on the second installment of the Pirates of the Caribbean series. They’ve got an interactive viewer that allows you to see what the footage looked like when it was shot all the […] [Read more]

PONTIAC AND DC “Rush City”

Automotive product placement invades the world of comics in this kinetic new 3D/2D promo for DC Comics’ "Rush City" from Nylon Motion through Leo Burnett Detroit. CD: Bryan Lee EP: Joe Montalbano  3D animator: Brian Castleforte Lead 2D animator: Nick Jeong 2D animators: Colin Flemming, David Park 2D color stylists: Ben Michaels, Mauro Media Sound: […] [Read more]

UVA ADDS “VOLUME” TO THE V&A

United Visual Artists is a group of UK talents (8 at last count) who create striking commercial and non-commercial projects by combining art direction, production design and software engineering into "real-time, immersive and responsive experiences." Their latest is a luminous interactive installation outside the Victoria & Albert Museum in London called "Volume". The matrix of […] [Read more]

LABORATOON “CUT”

Laboratoon is the animated content company started by broadcast designers Steinbranding in Buenos Aires. This new PSA-like short called Cut was just selected as one of six finalists at the First International Competition of Short Films for Sustainable Culture in Aragon, Spain. [Read more]

Hands Down Atanasio

Hands morph into skin in this Vaseline spot which is visually akin to an experimental film. With visual effects by Smoke & Mirrors, NY, NY, the director Anthony Atanasio out of Identity, NYC turns body parts into graphic elements that combine for a larger effect. This is the director who brought us Levis “Moonbathing” earlier […] [Read more]

AND STILL MORE SEASON’S GREETINGS…

This snappy number is propelled by a cheeky little jazz track and just arrived from the happy crew at Sherbet in London. [Read more]