Robert Löbel graduated in 2012 with a degree in illustration and graphic design from the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences where he created this clever and breezy animated short as his graduation project. Full of innovative low-key gags rendered in a muted palette and held together with sound design by David Kamp, [Read more]
For the 2013 edition of the Madrid based typography conference and festival TypoMad, local creative studio Tavo were trusted with creating these stunning and stylish opening titles. From director/designer Tavo Ponce, “Our purpose was to capture as sketching on paper how a typography becomes something solid, all [Read more]
Psyop and Clemenger BBDO Wellington warm up this 60-second road trip to help promote “friendly driving etiquette” on New Zealand’s avenues and highways with engaging characters and a vibrant painterly look blurring the lines between 2D and 3D.
Psyop director Kylie Matulick. “We were able to craft these little, individual stories about how driving by yourself is really a social experience and happiness begets happiness, especially where driving is concerned.” [Read more]
Luis Torres and the Mexico City-based La Flama crew throw random quantities of stop motion and 3D into the mix for Crime Stoppers Canada thru DDB Canada in a fun and frenzied attempt to reassure young adults their identities will not be revealed when they submit tips to the police. [Read more]
Never one to aim low, director Carl Erik Rinsch orchestrates “a visual metaphor representing the body, nature and the universe” via the 3D muscle of MPC to illustrate the interconnectivity of the Deutsche Telekom system. The 35 seconds of CG animation was completed in a month using Houdini and custom procedurals “to echo [Read more]
A society of violence finally sees the light in this new video for “Delta” by French turntablists C2C via the collective talents of animator/directors CRCR (Rémi Bastie, Nicolas Dehghani, Paul Lacolley, Kevin Manach, Nicolas Pegon, Jérémy Pires) at WIZZdesign in Paris.
“Regarding the story behind the video, CRCR was only given one constraint: the triangle. When it comes to deciphering what it all means, that resides in the mind of the viewer.” Label: On & On Records.
Starting with real-world pencil sketches of Jaguar designers, Trunk director Rok Predin distills the ethos and technology behind Jaguar’s new C-X17 concept vehicle into a kinetic mix of hand-rendered 2D line work and Cinema 4D held together with narration by Jaguar design director Ian Callum. The film premiered along with [Read more]
According to director/designer Hector Herrera, “The spot was created using a combination of Victorian woodcut images and digital and hand-rendered elements aimed to attain a tactile and organic look and feel that connected with WWF. The backgrounds were created out of scraps of vintage paper, watercolour swatches, illustrator artwork and some hand rendered images. The characters are a combination of collage and hand drawing. Their clothes where achieved by mapping photographic elements onto a hand rendered body. Then all the characters were rigged for animation in After Effects.” [Read more]
Based in Lille, France, Thomas Fourniret (aka Wasaru) pays the bills as an animation, video, postproduction, and music freelancer but makes his mark on the world directing singular music videos like this intense character-fest for French quintet Kaly Live Dub featuring illustrations by Jérémy Couturier. [Read more]