A STRANGE BEAST IS FORMED

Big news from Passion Pictures, they have launched Strange Beast the new director’s collective made up from an international roster featuring Encyclopedia Pictura, Amautalab, Lorenzo Fonda, The Blackheart Gang, Takeo, and James Price.  Strange Beast will be run out of Passion Pictures’ London offices by ex-freelance agency producer Nicola Finn.  The website and identity for […] [Read more]

ALL’S FAIR & SQUARE

Chris Dooley of LA’s National Television (working thru their UK production company Not to Scale) draws lines, dots and patterns straight to my heart for British bank Fair & Square. Agency: BBH, London, Music: Hear No Evil Watch “Dots” and “Lines”. [Read more]

ALL’S FAIR & SQUARE

Chris Dooley of LA’s National Television (working thru their UK production company Not to Scale) draws lines, dots and patterns straight to my heart for British bank Fair & Square. Agency: BBH, London, Music: Hear No EvilWatch "Dots" and "Lines". [Read more]

I MET THE WALRUS GETS OSCAR NOMINATION

Fellow Torontonian Josh Raskin of Playairways became an Oscar nominee today for his short film I Met The Walrus. He’s up against Même les Pigeons vont au paradis (Even Pigeons Go to Heaven), My Love (Moya Lyubov), and Peter & the Wolf. The rest of the I Met The Walrus team are made up of […] [Read more]

PSYOP MERGES FOR $30M

We knew they were good but, wow. The short story is Psyop has agreed to sell 50% of the company to Israeli-based acquisitions firm Fortissimo for $10 million in cash and $20 million in stock. As part of the deal Psyop will open an R&D facility in Israel to develop production tools. The deal is […] [Read more]

I Met The Walrus Gets Oscar Nomination

Fellow Torontonian Josh Raskin of Playairways became an Oscar nominee today for his short film I Met The Walrus. He’s up against Même les Pigeons vont au paradis (Even Pigeons Go to Heaven), My Love (Moya Lyubov), and Peter & the Wolf. The rest of the I Met The Walrus team are made up of […] [Read more]

IN THE FLICKERMOOD FOR PIXEL LOVE

Sebastian Lange (www.basisbild.de) last seen working at Mynamewasgod.com goes experimental in this short film inspired by the Forss track Flickermood.The story goes that Lange did this short as a surprise motion piece for Forss. The work was so highly appreciated that the duo are now partnered up to make an extended version as the official […] [Read more]

Psyop Merges for $30M

We knew they were good but, wow. The short story is Psyop has agreed to sell 50% of the company to Israeli-based acquisitions firm Fortissimo for $10 million in cash and $20 million in stock. As part of the deal Psyop will open an R&D facility in Israel to develop production tools. The deal is […] [Read more]