KIRIN HYOKETSU BY LEFTCHANNEL

…Or how you cram a 30 second commercial into a 15 second spot. leftchannel created this spot for Tokyo-based agency Daiko and prodco Vacances to introduce a limited-edition flavor in the KIRIN HYOKETSU CHU-HI popular line of vodka coolers: APPLE NOUVEAU. The hero starts an apple on a free-fall during which we see people enjoying […] [Read more]

The Future of Epilepsy

If this clip were a commercial, it would be for drugs…Or possibly glowing-rainbow-circus-lamb denture cream…Maybe throbbing-banana-onion-magic life insurance.    We’re all heading to the future eventually… prepare yourself, watch this video.   [Read more]

FORGET THE FILM, JUST WATCH THE TITLES

This made my day: FORGET THE FILM, WATCH THE TITLES. The website dedicated entirely to the best title sequences from feature films neatly sorted into animation, motion graphics, 3D, and mixed.  [Read more]

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]