1ST AVE A 2ND TIME

For fans of 1st Ave Machine’s Alias "Sixes Last" clip (who isn’t) this new commercial for Quinns through Mother London will trigger some serious déjà vu. Some of the design and VFX in the spot seem to be lifted directly from that landmark 2005 video, but the 1stAM team also use this new  project to […] [Read more]

MACHINIMA IN THE BIG LEAGUES?

Machinima is the future. Machinima is the future. I believe. I really do. But it’s hard when confronted with results like this spot from W+K and Rooster Teeth for EA, part of a TV campaign touted as the world’s first to be generated via machinima. Yes, the 3D footage was generated in reatime using the […] [Read more]

HELLO, I AM BENDITO MACHINE

I win awards. (Bendito Machine just cleaned house in Turin at the Festival Internacional de Animacion Flash) Want to see more from ZUMBAKAMERA? [Read more]

BLISSFUL AND SHORT

The center of the motion graphics world shifted a little toward Columbus, Ohio with the release of this short called Blissful from Leftchannel Industries. Frenetic and riveting. [Read more]

GATE & BERMUDA SHORTS

London based Production Company Bermuda Shorts is launching Gate, a bi-monthly competition to give budding animation directors a chance to have their work promoted and to give them an opportunity to direct commercial work with a supporting production team. Bermuda Shorts will feature the winners on their website as guest directors and promote their work […] [Read more]

WHITE IS THE NEW PSP

This new print and poster campaign from TBWA Group Germany intros the white version of the Sony PSP in an attempt to shift perception of the player from gaming gadget to fashion must-have. Any similiarity to the iPod school of design is probably just coincidence. Tasty photography by Berlin freelancer Alexander Gnädinger.   [Read more]

NY Subway Art

Hi, I live in NY and I take the subway everday. Life is really, really lonely. BUT it allows me to see art in some pretty random places. In nearly every station there is an interesting mosaic or statue and some are really very cool. NY Subway has compiled a guide to the Subway art […] [Read more]

Antoine Bardou-Jacquet

Went to check out the BUF site as per the "Ladybird Love" post below and couldn’t help noticing this animated commercial for the French version of Orange directed by Antoine Bardou-Jacquet. It is a sweet, loose, 3D interpretation of a child’s drawings and a refreshing compliment to his impressive live action work including Honda "Cog" […] [Read more]