Glassworks Amsterdam director/animator Daniel Hope takes liberties with the natural order of predator-prey releationships in these two CG-masquerading-as-stop-motion clips for the bi-annual ad-scene networking events in Amsterdam called X-Pollination. [Read more]
Santa Transmedia in São Paulo join the growing football media frenzy with this series of vivid IDs for MTV/Viacom Brazil, a crazed blend of roto, cel animation and motion graphics, “We chose to embrace reality and created, wrote and produced films about a World Cup that happens not only on TV or in stadiums, [Read more]
Stash 105 showcases the planet’s top design, animation and VFX studios plus breakout young motion talent, adding another 31 outstanding video projects to the permanent collection. Carefully curated since 2004, the Stash library now features over 4,000 exceptional films and behind the scenes features, with [Read more]
Narrated by two survivors of sex trafficking, “A Dangerous Journey” by London’s Animage Films warns young African women of the dangers of being tricked into prostitution by animating the women’s tragic stories and describing the various techniques of coercion used by traffickers.
The film (funded in part by Comic Relief) won the Gold World Medal at the 2013 New York Festivals and the 2013 Human Trafficking Foundation Media Award. [Read more]
NY filmmaker Paul Trillo takes you behind the scenes of his new experimental branded content piece called “Living Moments” for Nokia/Microsoft (created with a custom-built arc of 50 Nokia Lumia 1020 phones), “looking at everyday life on the streets of New York City with a unique perspective.”
Peek behind the scenes with the Vetor Zero/Lobo crew in São Paulo’s as they craft the tiniest of details in the stop-motion tail credit sequence for “Brincante,” a docudrama exploring the life and work of Brazilian musician, performer and folk culture researcher Antonio Nóbrega.
“The script recaps the main character’s journey through the Brazilian countryside, across different regions and landscapes. The whole voyage is deliberately shown as taking place within a single stage-like structure, with changes of scenery carried out through ingenious mechanical tricks that echo the theatrical essence of the film’s narrative structure, which was based on two of Nóbrega’s plays.”
Spread across 6,000 miles, six time zones and every possible climate, the design, animation and VFX industry in Latin America represents a staggering array of talent bound together by a passion for creating outstanding work. (Watch the collection here.) Stash’s third collection of studios from across this vibrant region [Read more]
Sydney all-round creative force Heckler shows their mettle for dealing with CG metal in this animated spot for a UNICEF/Qantas initiative called 5 Fund that turns small coins into “the most powerful change in the world.” Agency: Iris Worldwide Sydney. Director: Craig Rasmus @ The Feds. Music: “Blood” by The Middle East. [Read more]