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Freeview Play Branding and Launch Spot

UK digital television platform Freeview (a joint venture between the BBC, ITV, Sky, and Channel 4), is turning heads this week with sleek and vibrant branding from DixonBaxi and an ambitious two-minute animated spot co-directed by Sam Taylor and Bjorn-Erik Aschim at The Line and Sam Brown at Rogue. [Read more]


The MTV ID’s Killed by Lawyers

Let’s say you’re a giant international media brand and you ask a design/animation studio to create IDs that “make fun of some pop icons.” And let’s say that studio nails it. Delivers in frickin’ spades. What could possibly go wrong? [Read more]

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Updating Ridley Scott’s 1973 Hovis Spot

Four years before Ridley Scott made his first feature film (The Duellists in 1977) he was hammering away directing TV series and commercials including a spot called “Boy on a Bike” for UK bread makers Hovis, a one-minute film since voted the UK’s favorite ad of all time. [Read more]

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Crowd Meets Physics: Hilarity Ensues

When VFX artist Dave Fothergill released “I’ve fallen, and I can’t get up!” last year, the world suddenly realized 3D crowd dynamics could create more than rampaging hordes of Orcs and zombies: it could be funny. [Read more]

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“Histography” Lets You Interact with the Last 14 Billion Years

If your love of visual information extends to history, prepare to lose several hours of your life down the addictive rabbit hole called “Histography,” an interactive timeline spanning from the big bang to 2015 created by Matan Stauber as his graduation project at Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem. [Read more]

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Of Buddhists and Space Dragons: the Making of “Strange Alloy”

In December 2014, French director Loïc Bramoullé trekked solo to Myanmar to shoot reference and background plates for a short film he describes as a mix of District 9 and Ron Fricke’s 2001 Buddhist-themed documentary Samsara. [Read more]


More is More: The Beauty of Complexity

We’ve come to expect delightfully intricate, beautifully rendered CG projects from Buenos Aires animation and design studio LUMBRE but this new in-house brand animation – assembled from unused ideas and images developed for clients – reaches a new level of impossible detail and mesmerizing motion. [Read more]


Sarofsky Opens OFFF Mexico City

Erin Sarofsky and her Chicago motion crew push the ubiquitous design conference open into welcome new territory with this light-hearted typographic trek through 50 styles and genres while introducing 20 speakers for the 2015 edition of OFFF in Mexico City. [Read more]