Overwatch: Embedding Action in Emotion

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The immediate success of Overwatch, Blizzard’s team-based multiplayer first-person shooter (and the company’s first new gaming franchise since StarCraft in 1998), is due in large part to a series of spectacular animated short films. [Read more]

Buck and The Barbarian Group: IBM “CDS Launch”

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How do you sustain viewer interest for 75 seconds when you’re launching a product as dry and abstract as cloud data services for a company as massive and straight-laced as IBM? Like this… [Read more]

Style and Style Frames from STATE Design’s “Statement”

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LA studio STATE Design celebrates its third year with a new space, new website and this animated self-promo piece showcasing the company’s diverse range of talents and extolling their boutique values. Have a look at some of the development art as well as the finished piece. [Read more]

Giant Ant: Caught in Slack “Traffic”

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The team at Giant Ant in Vancouver take their latest open brief from Slack deep into bright-and-happy land via this bouncy 3D mini-opus, with post-production from The Sequence Group, and music/sound design from Antfood. [Read more]

Style Frames and Process: “Nike Air Max 1 Ultra Flyknit”

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Take a peek at the stunner Style Frames and process reel behind the centerpiece spot of the new retail launch package for Nike’s Air Max 1 Ultra Flyknit shoe created by multi-talented Munich motion house Aixsponza. [Read more]

ManvsMachine: Maxon “VERSUS” + Behind the Scenes

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Looking to make some noise at SIGGRAPH about their Cinema 4D Release 18, Maxon commissions ManvsMachine to rip the doors off the software and the results are spectacular. A fully CG film, VERSUS is jammed with startling, beautifully lit frames plus an armadillo moment I did not see coming. [Read more]