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    Making of CANAL+ “The Kitchen”

    Watch how Paris VFX powerhouse Unit Image, Partizan director Antoine Bardou-Jacquet and agency BETC combine forces for a VFX rampage through a French kitchen to make the case for the quality of TV channels available on Canal+. [Read more]

GIANT 3D STEPS

Giant Steps is the elegant graduation project from Michal Levy of the Visual Communication Department of the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem. The short film is based on the 1959 John Coltrane album Giant Steps, the title track of which is generally considered to have the most complex and difficult chord progression of […] [Read more]

Gondry and Beck: Cellphone’s Dead

Here’s a Non-YouTubed (aka pre-masticated) QT of Michel Gondry’s new Beck video. Produced through Partizan with post via Fly Studio. Lots more info including Gondry’s original written treatment here. [Read more]

Dhanank Pambayun

Just as I was lamenting how most illustration and motion design was starting to meld into one amorphous blob, along comes Dhanank Pambayun and pokes me in the eye with a sharp stick. He’s an Indonesian motion and graphic artist and I can confidently say a trip through his Tragiklab is well worth your time. [Read more]

NEW BOOK FROM D-FUSE

UK design firm D-Fuse (who work in just about every conceivable media including web, print, tv, film, art, architecture and live A/V performance) will release their new book, VJ: Audio-Visual Art and VJ Culture on November 7.  The volume contains a guide to international audio visual and VJ culture, features 130 global contributers and an […] [Read more]

CUT&PASTE NYC ABOUT TO DROP

The NYC round of the 2006 Cut&Paste Digital Design Tournament kicks off this Saturday, October 21, 2006, 8 – 11 PM at Brooklyn Sugar in Brooklyn. Doors open at 7pm; FREE BEER 7 – 8pm. Afterparty goes 11pm – 4am. The eight designers going head to head this year – Kathy "Phat" Choi, Juan Doe, […] [Read more]

IS SHE REAL OR IS SHE AN LG FLAT PANEL TV?

“Pullback,” the new :30 for LG, uses a ‘nested zoom’ to showcase the virtuosity and versatility of LG’s Flat-Panel screens. The camera follows a young woman as she moves through different locations in her world, which then telescope to appear on LG Flat-Panel screens- from the tiny screen on a mobile phone to a jumbotron. […] [Read more]

STAND UP AGAINST POVERTY

You may have heard about a little campaign that the UN pulled off on Monday and Tuesday of this week called STAND UP Against Poverty. The international initiative was devised to remind 189 heads of state of their promise during the 2000 Millennium Summit to end extreme poverty by the year 2015. The 24 hour […] [Read more]

I MET THE WALRUS TRAILER

37 years ago a 14-year-old with a tape recorder made his way up to John Lennon’s hotel room to capture a personal interview with the now departed on his problematic relationship with the United States. The recording has now surface as a 5 minute Flash animated hand-drawn short film by Josh Raskin of PlayAirways , […] [Read more]