Motion designer Sander van Dijk just released a smart and powerful color management tool for After Effects called Ray Dynamic Color, the same tool he uses on projects at Buck like IBM Datagrams and Onward Internet.
Sander van Dijk: “Currently all the colors in your After Effects project live in their own place, even if some elements in your scene have the same color. When you want change or try a different color it’s almost impossible because you have to change each individual color of every element in the project. Imagine if all the elements that share the same color have the ability to be dynamically linked to one color source.”
In his latest work for Activision (with one of the best/worst titles of all time), Axis director Ben Hibon keeps the engaging action and drama of his previous game pieces while shifting from his signature illustrative/stylized 3D approach toward a more conventional genre realism.
Paris prodco Zeppelin Pictures elevate the art of gifting with precise staging, dramatic lighting and a whole lot of luxe in these two black and gold CG dreams for legendary French fashion house Dior. Produced thru the Malherbe Retail Design agency with music by Mael Oudin. [Read more]
“Transcendent steampunk octopus,” said no one. Ever. Except Jon Yeo, the London based director/writer/editor and DP of “Leviathan Ages,” the VFX-driven short sweeping thru the film festival circuit for the past year powered by the authoritative VO work of Robert Blythe and atmospheric audio from Radium. [Read more]
The latest in a wonderfully wacky animated campaign for French financial services provider Cofidis from Passion Paris director Jack Antoine Charlot asking a timeless question about bikers: “Prejudice, why?” [Read more]
Veteran Santa Monica motion mavens Blind let you choose your own path to love in the new interactive Coldplay adventure/video called “Ink,” offering over 300 narrative variations all rendered in a seductive illustrative style. Teamed with interactive specialists Interlude, Blind wrote, directed and animated the project. [Read more]
Five weeks and 85 takes later, Cirkus director Christian Greet and crew wrap “Welcome to Airbnb,” a one-minute, one-shot, CG and animation-free project shot with a custom toy train-cam careening through an insanely detailed miniature set where all the transitions happen by hand in real time. Agency: TBWA\Singapore.
The finished spot: