Transforming Control-Freak

Resin and Showpony advertising have teamed up to create a CG spot for Bridgestone. This transforming drift car took no less than 7 working days to create along with its full night time CG environment. According to Grant Lovering of Resin, "The environment, car and control-freak were modeled, textured and animated in Maya. Then in […] [Read more]

Heart vs. Head – how do you play?

1st in a series of web films that will appear sporadically on the Adidas football website (www.adidas.com/football). The battling head and heart were modelled and animated with XSI, and composited in After Effects.   Adidas "Head Vs. Heart" Director: Pierre & BertrandProduction Company: Not To ScaleProducer / Exec Producer: Dan O’RourkeProduction Manager: Gin GoddenProduction Assistant: […] [Read more]

ONECALL: HOW THE INTERNET WORKS

Norwegian animation studio Bug gives us their breakdown of how the wonders of the world wide web and our friendly cell phones get along in this a delightful re-working / respectful homage / creative theft (circle whichever one you think applies) of Coke’s “Happiness Factory” from last year. Watch Onecall here.       [Read more]

JOB OPENING AT HEAVY

Motion Graphics Designer / Animator Heavy is currently expanding its animation/motion graphics team and seeking a good designer with very strong 3D design and animation/motion graphic skills. Please submit resume and link to reel to danielle.garre@heavy.com with "motion graphics" in the subject line.  To apply email: danielle.garre@heavy.com [Read more]

AND ANOTHER JOB OPENING AT HEAVY

Senior Designer Heavy is currently expanding its talented design team and seeking a Senior Designer. You must have a well-developed sense of style and a portfolio that demonstrates excellent use of typography, color, and layout. Candidates should have the ability to take direction well, have excellent communication, organizational, problem solving skills, and have the ability […] [Read more]

A LITTLE STARDUST IN YOUR COFFEE?

Coffee is better in Finland. Or at least the coffee ads are. This is the new cinema and TV :40 from the NY branch of Stardust nicely updating the  image of an old and prestigious brand of caffeine. Agency: SEK & GREY Oy For Stardust: SENIOR PRODUCER:  Michael Neithardt LINE PRODUCER:  Mark Mutschler EXECUTIVE CREATIVE […] [Read more]

LOOSE MOOSE BOOSTS BOOBS

Loose Moose breaks out of their signature stop-motion mold for this viral evangelizing the merits of undergarment minimalism. The look is based on sketches by London illustrator Vanessa Morris imported into Maya and animated either as 2D puppets in a 3D space or in the case of the city girl, opening girls, and the torpedo […] [Read more]

DINAMO GIVES INGLES SOME CHARACTER

Two new spots from Dinamo Digital in Brazil for an innovative language company that promises to make learning English fun. Response to the studio’s twelve characters has been so good the client is making them into toys. Watch Cultura Inglesa "Lift" Watch Cultura Inglesa "Save" [Read more]