three deep

You should know by now that Guinness has it’s own army that protects all of Ireland. If you don’t know, well know that it consists of three giant glasses of beer. Yeah that’s right. Eight vfx (you know the company that did the HP Gondry ad? oh yeah!) did the work on the spots. So […] [Read more]

THE AGE OF AQUARIUMS

Framestore CFC has just completed work on a trippy, fishy little promotional video for The Salmon Dance, a new single by The Chemical Brothers, featuring vocals by ex-Pharcyde rapper, Fatlip. With a cast of 320 hand-animated fish friends, the video is the latest collaboration between directing team Dom & Nic and Framestore CFC. Drawn from […] [Read more]

HSI SHAKES GRAPHIC NOVEL ASS

The musical flavors of Sweden and Virginia collide in this new ridiculous hip hop video by director Justin Francis (HSI Productions) for The Hives/Timbaland track "Throw It On Me" with its "no holds barred" stylistic homage to Sin City by Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller featuring the lovely ladies of World Wrestling Entertainment as the […] [Read more]

NYLON IS SMART

Everyone loves it when boards arrive where the only real "sell" is a tiny logo tag at the end. But what do you do when the thing is wall to wall copy with a big block of legal text at the tail? How do you make that fun to work on, cool for the reel, […] [Read more]

LOCK UP YOUR DAUGHTERS

Patrick Daughters of the The Directors Bureau channels Cunnigham/Lynch to hilarious, horrific and disturbing effect in this new MV for Liars "Plaster Casts of Everything". It’s also a really nice way for Method to show they can break out of the high-end VFX thing when they want. [Read more]

WHAT’S YOUR VODKA MADE OUT OF

At the top the VFX foodchain sits a very few companies with impeccable records and Framestore CFC is one of them. This is their latest, a tall tale for Smirnoff directed by Daniel Kleinman thru Rattling Stick for JWT London. Cut by Steve Gandolphi at Cut & Run. Music by Peter Raeburn at Soundtree. [Read more]

CISMA HITS HARD FOR NIKE

Blacklister Cisma takes a page from the Psyop playbook for the look of this new Nike :30. Nice animation, rendering, camerawork, editing and sound design – unfortunate end tag. Agency: Wieden+Kennedy, Portland Production: Psyop/Blacklist, New York Director: Cisma   Editor: Cisma   Music & Sound Design:  Sound Lounge, New York   [Read more]

Let’s get digitalism

We all know this type of video has been done by many before (Oliver Gondry and Ace Norton to name a few) but it is my duty to keep you informed of the latest (and greatest) post work out there. With that being said, here is a video from the German duo Digitalism with the […] [Read more]