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    Eran Mendel’s Bing Bong GIF Reel

    A fabulous 95-second collection of clever, bouncy, and carefully animated GIFs guaranteed to brighten your day courtesy of Israeli illustrator/animator and character magician Eran Mendel. [Read more]

Photos by MR Toledano

Worth a gander: commercial photographer Mr. Toledano’s online portfolio. Viewing recommendations: his pix from the Artic Cirlce, as well as his selection of video gamer expressions. [Read more]

…AND IN STOP MOTION NEWS

1. Nutty new music promo for the Softlightes Heart Made of Sound created entirely from 16.7 megapixel digital stills and a lot of patience. Kudos to Kris Moyes, the man with the plan behind this video. 2. Is there a better way to sell scissors other than an animated homage to the best marine thriller […] [Read more]

aardman does insects

New and delightful ident from Aardman’s 3D deptartment for the 25th anniversary of the Bristol Wildscreen Festival. I’m loving the textures on this leaf bug. [Read more]

Getting Green in Style – Click 3X & MTV kick it w/ Dr. Octagon

Connecting with the under-thirty crowd is not an easy feat but when the message you’re trying to communicate is a public service announcement about global warming, well, you better come up with a novel approach and some interesting content. Click 3X, MTV, and director Georgie Greville did just that with a three-minute PSA titled “Trees” […] [Read more]

WTC VISUALIZATION

Here’s the official visualization of what New York will look like if the current WTC site proposal actually gets built. GiroudPichot created this two-minute animation placing the three new towers designed by Lord Norman Foster, Lord Richard Rogers and Fumihiko Maki and the current Freedom Tower design into footage they shot of Manhattan. The CG/live […] [Read more]

RUN WRAKE “RABBIT” DVD

Shane at onedotzero sends word that Run Wrake’s fabulously twisted, BAFTA nominated, multi award winning short film "rabbit" is now available in a numbered, limited edition DVD package featuring an 8-page booklet, documentary short and deleted scenes.   [Read more]

Madvillain Monkey Suite

Super-Fi director/CD Daniel Garcia harnesses the editorial and animation talents of Manhattan’s Version2 for this atmospheric, distressed and distopian new video from Madvillain (MF Doom and Madlib). Garcia had worked with V2 designer/animator Federico Saenz-Recio in the past and was also a big fan of the company’s ambitious sponsor credits sequence for the 2006 AICP […] [Read more]

CUT&PASTE NY WINNERS

I got to check out the NY version of Cut&Paste in Brooklyn last Saturday and can safely say I saw the future. It was graphic design as both a competitive sport and a master-class in Photoshop. It was 500 1200 people cheering on graphic designers like they where WWF wrestlers (helped out by the monster-truck […] [Read more]