• MPC_Sunny and Steve Easter animation | STASH MAGAZINE

    Happy Easter from Steve, Sunny and MPC

    The MPC NY crew flex their character design, animation and slapstick narrative muscles with an Easter confection written and directed in-house by Bill Dorais and Ty Coyle. “Enjoy the Sweets” blends traditional stop-motion techniques and CG into 3,000 frames of sweet-toothy feel-goodness. Lead animator Grae Revell: [Read more]

TIGER

            Insanely good though never updated, Tiger Magazine is a peerless art ezine. Started in  December 2003 by German study abroad student Takeshi Hamada as a digital flipbook, it eventually became a "screen" mag powered by its talented contributors. Hamada has now become a respected designer and art director in […] [Read more]

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 advertisement onedotzero_10, ICA, London, 2-11 june come celebrate 10 years of adventures in moving image with onedotzero at the ICA, London from 2-11 june, 2006.  You can still grab at ticket by calling the ICA box office on 0207 930 3647, but hurry as tickets are selling like hot cakes! the festival will include: digitally […] [Read more]

CAN I GET YOU SOME ICE FOR THAT HEAD?

Try this online game from Pepsi in Japan. It could also be repurposed to sell Advil. Either that or I just suck at this game. [Read more]

MARCHING BACKWARDS TO WORLD DOMINATION

The Guinness "noitulovE" spot has taken an early lead in the 2006 ad awards sweepstakes. So far it’s snagged the Grandy at the Andy Awards, Best In Show at the One Show and a couple gold Clios. Agency: AMV BBDO Director: DANIEL KLEINMAN Production: KLEINMAN PRODUCTIONS VFX/animation: FRAMESTORE CFC [Read more]

THE GOOD IDEA

Don´t forget the good idea. adsoftheworld [Read more]

SLUSZKA SPANKS THE MONKEY

Gamer TV network G4 is on some sort of roll. It started last year with that great series of anime-inspired ID spots and show openers from Buck. And now they’ve got a duo of beach-humping, steroid-stabbing stop-motion monkeys from Hornet director Peter Sluszka (who has gone frame by frame for everyone from Sesame Street to […] [Read more]

PIVOTAL WORK FROM PARIS

Is it just me or or do half the posts here seem to be about France. I swear another French revolution is underway and animation is the new guillotine. They have world-class old school (BUF, La Maison), they have fearless new school (NoBrain, Pleix) and they have the best actual schools (Supinfocom, Gobelins). And now […] [Read more]

Independent Experimental Japanese Animation

Check out this thoroughly researched article on the history of  independent Japanese animation by Jasper Sharp that just kind of slipped under the radar when it came out. What is especially interesting is the link made between Czech icon Jiri Trnka and Kihachiro Kawamoto, the one man studio responsible for many beautiful short films using […] [Read more]