ANIMATING THE BOX OUT OF THE BOX

For those of you attending the PLATFORM International Animation Festival this week, this should be nothing new, but for the rest of us here’s the opening titles that Smith & Foulkes of Nexus Productions created for the event. Given the chance to do whatever they wanted with the opening, the directing duo went for the […] [Read more]

ALIEN TOASTER VS VINCE VAUGHN, OH WAIT…

Digital Domain takes a break from car commercials to polish up some alien aggression for director Michael Bay. The shiny little guy gets to play foil for one of the best Vince Vaugn impressions ever. Agency: BBDO – New York Prodco: The Institute Editor: Tom Muldoon   [Read more]

FIDO DID IT

This viral for Norwegian Hydro was designed to get kids interested in engineering and has been viewed over a million times on Yougoob and Break.com. The studio behind the VFX is Fido Film out of Stockholm who added the CG train and loop into the plate of kids playing on the remains of an old […] [Read more]

DESIGN TIME WASTER

If you’ve just linked through to this site you’re probably looking for a quick break from the pains of your mograph/vfx work day. If you are, here’s something just for you, find all 25 hidden missing design terms in this single image before the time runs out: Design Not for the Faint of Heart Thanks […] [Read more]

SHILO DEVIATES FOR SCION

Nothing quite like little demons ripping off human heads to jump start your Monday morning. Shilo just completed this gory :60 cinema spot for ATTIK and Scion as part of the new Scion "Little Deviant" campaign that includes not only this theatrical spot, but also print elements and an interactive website at www.littledeviant.com, where you […] [Read more]

A BLUR OF TRANSFORMERS

In 1984 Hasbro introduced the toys and over the last 23 years the Transformers have mutated into comic books, TV series, an animated movie, a video game and on July 3/07 Bay/Spielberg will unleash the new live action film. There is also a new Transformers game launching June 26 and lucky for us the trailers […] [Read more]

LORD OF THE BUGS

Using 3DS Max, Mudbox, Combustion, Red Rover of Toronto pulls out this Lord of the Rings battle throwback scene for Scotts Ortho Home Defense. Oh the joys of rendering a massive swarm of insects: high, mid and low ranges of layers were created to manage the amount of render time and crowd shots had to […] [Read more]

DANIEL BENMAYOR: NEW WORK

Moving away from squabbling over vines and textiles, here are two new commercial spots from RCR Films director, Daniel Benmayor for Citroen and PSP. Animal heads and maniacal parkour shadow running, all in a days work from the man that animated vengeful gas pumps. [Read more]