Noma Bar’s “Biker” Tongue Twister for Mercedes-Benz

Buenos Aires motion studio Ale Pixel translates UK designer/director Noma Bar’s striking use of negative space and graphic metaphor into the first in an animated series highlighting smart safety systems in Mercedes-Benz vehicles. [Read more]

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Artis Royal Zoo “Artis Lives”

Illustration and motion from Christian Borstlap and the crew at Amsterdam creative studio Part of a Bigger Plan combine with Johnny Reilly’s VO to bring a feel-good fuzzy charm to this piece for the Artis Royal Zoo. [Read more]

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Behind the scenes on “The Internet of Sh*t”

If, like me, you feel a deep skepticism and/or distrust about the internet of things, this new spot by Stockholm agency Forsman & Bodenfors for Swedish tech giant Semcon should make you smile. [Read more]

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Xiaozhu: Pleasing Your Homestay Desires

Sing along with the bouncing karaoke ball in this jaw-dropper from director Matthias Zentner full of dubious characters and ambitious VFX for Chinese home-sharing platform Xiaozhu (Small Pig). [Read more]

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Behind the Scenes on “Gravity Cat”

Rotating sets are certainly not new (Royal Wedding, 2001: A Space Odyssey, Poltergeist, etc.) but this deployment from director Show Yanagisawa for Sony’s Gravity Rush 2 game updates the technique with a secret weapon: the ginger kitten. [Read more]

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Milkyeyes: Driving Skills for Life

Italian animation innovator and provocateur Donato Sansone (aka milkyeyes) suppresses his natural tendency toward the NSFW and grotesque to hand-craft a snappy don’t-text-and-drive message for Ford Italy. [Read more]