GWON OSANG

“A new technique of illusions making tiny but visible cracks in the territory of the Korean art scene established by the 1990s” Very interesting stuff. http://osang.net/ [Read more]

ARONOFSKY GOSE PRACTICAL FOR THE FOUNTAIN

There’s interesting article over at Wired.com about the FX on the new Darren Aronofsky flick The Fountain. For the film’s more visually captivating sequences where a tatooed Hugh Jackman rockets through space in an bubble-like orb, instead of tapping the talents of the big feature vfx houses the filmmaking team sought out Peter Parks (part […] [Read more]

CG / LIVE ACTION TEST

Seamless integration of vfx into car commercials ceased being news a while ago, but I watched this Chevy spot produced in HD for McCann Mexico by Vancouver’s The Embassy several times and was still not sure what I was looking at. Finally I emailed to find out and Winston (The Embassy EP) called back with […] [Read more]

Gunslingers to speak on ADC panel

  Join Young Guns 5 panelists Andre Stringer of Shilo and Jonathan Notaro of Brand New School (among others) as they discuss their approaches to shaping conversation, communication, and interaction with an audience (new vs. traditional media.) Free to members, $15 non-members. Open bar. RSVP to photo@adcglobal.org. For the 411 click over to the ADC […] [Read more]

ORANGE PES

The follow-up spot to Wieden+Kennedy’s Orange Romania pay-as-you-go spot by Smith & Foulkes (posted on Feed last week) – this one springs from stop-motion’s wonder-lad PES. Production by Independent Films (UK) and post from MPC. Watch  "Hide and Seek"   [Read more]

PERRETT BROS. FOR EBAY

The first spot in a perky new branding campaign for eBay from Nexus directors Tom & Mark Perrett, "We started from the bottom up, stripping the characters down to the absolute minimum and settling on a design for a simple iconic ‘person’ character, which was a mix between a 2D info-graphics style icon and a […] [Read more]

THE MILL’S ANDROID FOR JOHNNIE WALKER

With the help of The Mill’s 3D/2D departments, director Dante Ariola and designer Christopher Glass created “Human” for Johnnie Walker, a stunning new viral that captures the brand’s philosophy of personal progress. Note how the movement of the neck cables and oesophagus sinuses coordinate with the mouth and head movements, no easy task – the […] [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]