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    The Magnificent Itch: SGCH “Joshs’ Story”

    Director Stefan Wernik and the crew at Sydney animation studio The Magnificent Itch, aim directly for your tear ducts with this painterly animated film showcasing the true story of a homeless man reconnected with his family and the world thru Australian affordable housing non-profit SGCH. [Read more]

Chico Jofilsan

The new reel from yet another muito-talented Brazilian motion designer. Chico Jofilsan used to work for NAKD in Rio de Janeiro but has relocated to São Paulo to do freelance work for what he calls "Brazilian publicity and some remote jobs". Check out his pitch and styleframe work here. [Read more]

Brand New Brand New School

Motion-graphics powerhouse Brand New School opens the doors on an eagerly-anticipated new website. Gone are the historical archives of almost every spot they’ve ever done, replaced by a selection of recent offerings, including many recent live-action spots. The mograph scene will miss the history, I’m sure, but at least now there’s an update with new […] [Read more]

JUAN DELCAN

Earlier this summer director Juan Delcan of Nola Pictures shot and animated this interview with Joan Kaner who was being honored at the CFDA Fashion Awards in NY. Delcan elevates marginally interesting fashion shop-talk into engaging fashion history by shooting the interview on video then animating over the footage in a loose rotoscope technique adding […] [Read more]

Raquel Falkenbach

Just found this arresting new reel from Brazilian designer Raquel Falkenbach in the Quickies column of Motionographer and thought I’d promote her to front and center here. Most of the work is impressive on it’s own but the impossible-to-ignore audio design by Paulo Beto lifts the whole montage into gotta-watch-that-again territory.            [Read more]

NASONEX BEE 2.0

A while back on this site there was cause for rejoicing because legendary CG animal wranglers Rhythm & Hues had landed the gig to take over the much-maligned Nasonex bee from Neal Adams’ Continuity studios. Well, the new bee has arrived and it’s time to compare. I’d love to hear what you think. Watch the […] [Read more]

ADOLESCENT ON MTV’S LIST

New York design studio adolescent bring their way with assertive colors and whimsical geometry to this open for MTV Dance UK’s new interactive program for club-heads called "If Your Name’s Not Down". The show runs wall-to-wall club hits while viewers’ live text messages scroll across the bottom of the screen. The viewer who texts in […] [Read more]

NYLON MOTION

LA design studio Nylon Motion unfolds an origami orgy of epic proportions to animate this track called "The Compromise", from pop-hook masters The Format, which breaks today. It’s the ambitious directorial debut of LA graphic designer/art director Bryan Lee (formerly of Brand New School) and took eight weeks of cut-out band heads, wire armatures and […] [Read more]

NEW IN NEW YORK: NEWSPEAK

NY design boutique Newspeak was founded earlier this year by CD Erik Montovano and EP Andreea Prichea and specializes in motion design, art direction and identity development. Their first projects are show packages for mtvU and three Vh1Classic  series.  Check ’em here. [Read more]