SUMO LOUNGE

A little career/life navel-gazing to start The Week from Jukka Koops at sumo lounge in Helsinki. [Read more]

OSKAR FISCHINGER: the original old school

Need a little outside-the-box inspiration? You might want to check out this DVD of 10 Oskar Fischinger short films. Fischinger was the great grandfather of motion graphics. The dean, president and founding patron of the old school. Writing in the New York Times, John Canemaker says, "Decades before computer graphics, before music videos, even before […] [Read more]

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TOKYO PLASTIC FINALE

Tokyo Plastic’s vehicular venture into the mainstream for Toyota/Yaris peaks with this 60 sec cinema spot. Snappy good fun all round. Info and credits.   [Read more]

4stroke needs Animator Wonderboy/girl

4stroke, a Toronto based design and animation studio is looking for a 3D animator with an advanced level of knowledge in all aspects of 3D design and animation. Full details in JOBS FEED.  [Read more]

PASSION SIGNS Zitelmann AND Rand

Directors Carl Zitelmann and Natasha Rand have signed on with Passion Pictures in London. Venezuela-born Zitelmann graduated in 2006 from the National Film and Television School in the UK and was hired on the strength of his CG filmTemerario. Rand, specializing  in broadcast and motion design, arrives at Passion via gigs with Garner Maclennan Design […] [Read more]

THE ORPHANGE

The Orphanage take a break from their feature film projects for a series of fun spots for Comcast high speed. The vfx in all the spots are totally solid but this is my fave because the woman’s performance is so f…ing dead on. Agency: Goodby, Silverstein & Partners Production: The Directors Bureau Director: Mike Maguire […] [Read more]

Hello Madonna. Hello Logan.

Logan’s done a new video for Madonna. Hyper-70s sci-fi landscape and underwater creatures in a super-smooth seamless animation…   [Read more]