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    Planktoon and Passion for Sidaction

    Paris directing collective PLANKTOON (aka Sun, Alban, Fabrice, Alexandre and Sebastien) step outside their usual realm of fun/colorful 3D character work for this powerful monochrome fundraising appeal created for French AIDS charity Sidaction thru Passion Paris and Leo Burnett. If you have kids of any age, it’s [Read more]

BOYS IN THE ATTIK

Three new spots for cinema and TV designed to inspire boy-racer types to get off the couch and customize their Scion. Directed by ATTIK co-founder/GCD Simon Needham with smooth help from Shilo on "xA Shadow", Stardust on "xB Swarm" and Bl:nd on "tC Shark." VFX co Hydraulx finished the spots. Watch Shadow Watch Swarm Watch […] [Read more]

Sket One takes on food culture

Graffiti artist and toymaker Sket One has created five fantastic little creatures for the Subcultures show (which is on now at Channel 1 in New Haven CT until mid-August), blending his own breed of toy design with everyday household products.  [Via NotCot]   [Read more]

Gabba Gabba

Yo Gabba Gabba! is a fun live-action program for young children ages 1 and up. Join our host DJ Lance Rock as he introduces us to friendly toy monsters in a magical land full of music, dance, colorful cartoons and simple life lessons that will get you and your children up off the floor to […] [Read more]

ADC shows the love

The Art Directors Club announced the winners of their Young Guns 5 awards and one of our own was among the select few that were shown the love. André Stringer of Shilo got the nod for his work including Showtime’s “HUFF” main title sequence, Converse “Flash,” HBO Def Poetry, and that new spot from Scion […] [Read more]

FONS SCHIEDON MOBBED

One of my fave directors is at it again. Check out Fons Scheidon’s new bits for MTV Mobbed – yummy character design, loose illustrative style and brilliant editing – crazed sophmoric madness that perks me up in the morning.   [Read more]

MICHEL GONDRY PUT THROUGH THE MILL

Everyones favorite wacky-genius director interprets Cody ChestnuTT’s "King of the Game" by illustrating frame by frame on paper and filming the process with a Bolex before handing it all over to The Mill in NY to pimp his frames. The results remind me of early 70′s NFB films (and in this case that may not […] [Read more]

UNIVERSAL EVERYTHING

Here’s an interesting clip on the working methods of Matt Pyke and Universal Everything his tiny studio in Sheffield several hours north of London. The Apple propaganda gets a little thick at times but it’s an encouraging look at how you can do great work with a small (or no) team from the middle of […] [Read more]

HEADZ

Designer and illustrator Florian Zietz has created a fairly genius way to build characters with your keyboard. FF Headz is actually a font (winning type design awards left and right) and by typing four characters – upper part of the head, eyes and nose, mouth, and chin – you can assemble up to 10,000 head […] [Read more]