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    ChezEddy + Stories AG: Triumph “Find the One”

    Paris animation studio ChezEddy and multiple-Tony-winning American composer/lyricist Jason Robert Brown channel the wide-eyed exuberance of the Disney princess genre for UK women’s lingerie maker Triumph in this 3D spectacular starring upcoming modeling phenom Hannah Ferguson. [Read more]

MASTERFILE IS THE BORG

Corporate videos are almost always like working in a straight jacket so I’m going give some love to this one from Düsseldorf’s Parasol Island for Masterfile. It does have some second act pacing problems but the unexpected mix of shiny shiny CG and collaged pix works for me (even though the collage sequences bring to […] [Read more]

WE ARE THE STRANGE

Check this trailer for an 88 minute animated HD feature called, very aptly, We Are the Strange. The entire film was produced by one human entity known as M dot Strange. All the info you will ever need, including behind the scenes pix and sketches, are at the official site. [Read more]

Wallspankers 2

Issue 2 of the "international sticker swap/printable PDF sticker-zine" called Wallspankers has dropped with many tasty samples of instant street art ready for printing and plastering – all contributed by an international cast of design and art talent. The project (which is now accepting contributions for issue 3) is the prodigy of MWM Graphics. Sticker […] [Read more]

BLOOM

MTV and onedotzero have launched a new creative competition for students, graduates and new talent called Bloom. According to the release: "Bloom is a global search for the best young moving image talent around the world to express innovative new visions of the contemporary world through one-minute films." Deadline for submitting creative treatments is 31 […] [Read more]

FAB AÄB UPDATE

Barcelona’s AÄB team (repped by Blacklist) sends word of new work up on their site including this :20 spot for Kymco Motorcycles – which empasizes trippy landscapes over product by only revealing the shadows of the bikes – and their new Wall/thing toy (including lots of concept sketches and production pix). [Read more]

GWON OSANG

“A new technique of illusions making tiny but visible cracks in the territory of the Korean art scene established by the 1990s” Very interesting stuff. http://osang.net/ [Read more]

ARONOFSKY GOSE PRACTICAL FOR THE FOUNTAIN

There’s interesting article over at Wired.com about the FX on the new Darren Aronofsky flick The Fountain. For the film’s more visually captivating sequences where a tatooed Hugh Jackman rockets through space in an bubble-like orb, instead of tapping the talents of the big feature vfx houses the filmmaking team sought out Peter Parks (part […] [Read more]

CG / LIVE ACTION TEST

Seamless integration of vfx into car commercials ceased being news a while ago, but I watched this Chevy spot produced in HD for McCann Mexico by Vancouver’s The Embassy several times and was still not sure what I was looking at. Finally I emailed to find out and Winston (The Embassy EP) called back with […] [Read more]