ROBOT VS. ROBOT

On December 15th, ‘Asimo’ the Honda humanoid robot made his UK television debut in a 90 sec spot to kick start Honda’s new "Warm Technology" campaign. As Asimo explores the Berlin Science Museum, we’re treated to his uncannily human mannerisms and subtle musings on his surroundings. Peter Thwaites of Gorgeous Pictures directs, The Mill did […] [Read more]

HOT CHIP RE-CAP

Antville just chose Hot Chip’s "Over and Over"  – from Partizan director Nima Nourizadeh – as the best music video of 2006. I could not agree more (great group, great song, great way to poke a little fun at us vfx types) so I put a nice QT of it here for you to enjoy […] [Read more]

NATIONAL TELEVISION FOR VOLVO

National Television bring their signature combination of fun and polished production to these two snap-happy contributions to the new Volvo C30 "Voice of the People" campaign through Euro RSCG/Fuel. Love the warm muted pallete in "Picnic". Watch "Sea" Watch "Picnic" [Read more]

BLOWING A GASKET

Various spraying liquids are the order of the day at Minneapolis design and animation studio Gasket. This tastefully mellow piece is one of a pair for Korbel champange done thru Carmichael Lynch and will run XL on the Jumbotron in Times Square and XS in online banner ads. But you have to see "Wheelchair Groove" […] [Read more]

TALKING SHOES FROM PETER SLUSZKA

Two new Nike Air Max spots from Peter Sluszka of Hornet. Nice work on the laces and the jump shot. [Read more]

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]