UMERIC GOES ROYAL

New from Umeric is this Royal Elastics “Feilfri” spot. Director Ash Bolland and designer/art director Von Dekker are the doyens of artful CG filaments and fibres. [Read more]

SERENA LOVES ANIMATION…

… and a Pontiac Solstice is faster than a Porsche Boxster; so say two new spots from Stardust for Goodby and Leo Burnett Detroit respectively. Watch HP "Serena" and Pontiac "Details" here.   [Read more]

AMAUTALAB: 1882 MADNESS

These are the things I know about Amautalab: 1. Design studio founded by Carlos Battilana and Martin Jalfen. 2. Offices in LA, Buenos Aires and Lima.3. Masters at the exquisite art of random hilarity (just check out the three different Flash interfaces on their website to see what I’m talking about, my personal fav is […] [Read more]

Chainsaw Family

So apparently these drawings were created sometime in the 90’s and sent to Thomas Rogerstam of Vurpa fame. Couple years down the road, Thomas opens his old illustration drawer and "Chainsaw is Family" is born. Vurpa hasn’t decided where the full episodes will be showcased, but you can preview the 4 they have online here. […] [Read more]

SWEDISH MONOPOLY MONEY IS MADE IN FINLAND

   It’s time to catch up on your Swedish movie title sequences, this one caught my eye for the film "Sju Miljonärer" (Seven Millionaires). Design and 3D by Fake Graphics. The Helsinki based studio recently acquired the talents of Mikko Vormala, lovingly referred to on their site as "the best 2D animator in Finland". Not […] [Read more]

flying skulls and alligators with fruit boots

When I wake up in the morning, I toast my italian bread, pour a drink of orange juice and sit in front of the computer checking out my favorite blogs. It just so happens that today, I came across a picture of Jeremy Fish. Who might be Mr. Fish you ask? The man who is […] [Read more]

THE SEXY FUTURE OF BATHROOMS

When DDB London approached Bruno Aveillan at Short Films London to direct this new commercial for Philips, he opted to create a live action version of the robot instead of an all CG version as a means to capture realistic emotions from his "female" lead.  She was designed by Stéphane Levaillois and fabricated in the […] [Read more]

Collect project

Calling all animation artists around the globe, Collect Project is a worldwide "open source" animation effort that will produce a short film amongst a gathering of animators. Out of the 50 selected artists, each individual will be given 5 seconds of screen time to showcase their talents resulting in a 4-5 minute short film. If […] [Read more]