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    Beware the Dude with Smoke for Hair

    Montreal VFX and animation studio SHED help the Quebec government battle smoking among the 11 to 14 set with a charismatic/creepy character fit for a vinyl collector in this 3D spot posing as stop motion, part of an awareness campaign stretching across TV, web and print. [Read more]

BL:ND XBOX

LA studio Bl:nd is on a roll; their Gnarls Barkley "Crazy" video went orbital (and then won Best Direction and Best Editing at the 2006 MTV Video Music Awards), they were in on the Attik Scion campaign this year, and they also created Specialized "Happy Entrails", my fave viral so far this year. They are […] [Read more]

Bernhard Haux – Character Animator Reel

Stumbled upon Bernhard Haux’s website today, I apologize as I don’t know more about him. A character animator and technical wizard from Germany. His Animation and Generalist show reels are quite good on they’re own. But I encourage you to really have a look at his Character Technical Development movies; specifically his deformation grid and […] [Read more]

Toyota “Read the Road”

Looking at these latest spots for Toyota, you probably wouldn’t think Brand New School was behind the execution of this CG heavy/VFX work. Lately, it seems, they’ve been breaking out of their historical style of motion graphics by creating some nice new work like Target “Anthem”. The concept visually and literally stays faithful to the […] [Read more]

IT’S A GOOD TIME TO BE A PARTIZAN MUSIC VIDEO

Lots of tasty new music videos from Partizan these days.  And as usual they continue to pump out a strong mix from the big name acts to the tiniest of tiny music groups that happen to snag the big record deal.  Here’s a quick run-through of what I’m talking about: Ben & Greg – Oasis […] [Read more]

Paraworld Cinematic from Pendulum

  San Diego animation and fx studio Pendulum takes viewers on an exhilarating cinematic ride through a Jurassic battlefield where barbaric warriors have command of ferocious dinosaurs and tribal warfare is part of daily life. German game developers Sunflowers/SEK hired the studio to create and direct the 60-second HD cinematic intro for their new game […] [Read more]

LVHRD MGZN

The premier issue of the LVHRD MGZN has dropped. Brought to you by the crew behind the happy corp, the quarterly e-mag promises to "take a closer look at some of LVHRD’s most active members over the club’s two years in New York. Through candid conversations and exposé pieces, we provide an unobstructed view of […] [Read more]

SMITH & FOULKES GET MOUTHY FOR ORANGE

Wieden & Kennedy’s latest campaign for Orange in Romania gets a comic boost with this character piece from Nexus stars Smith & Foulkes, “Our last commercial had a cast of thousands [watch it here] so it was fun to work on a very simple set up with just the 2 characters to drive the comedy. […] [Read more]

Aqualtis by BUF

Beautiful piece. Commercial for..a washing machine.Via Motionographer. http://www.buf.fr/WORK/popup.php?kind=movie&id=759  [Read more]