JONATHON ROSEN

If you like the early films of Dali and Buñuel you’ll be interested in this piece called Gotik Aztéques from Brooklyn illustrator, artist and filmmaker Jonathon Rosen. His body of work includes Sleepy Hollow with Tim Burton, music videos for composers David Toop, Tim Berne and Tom Recchion, gallery shows and animaton screened at MOCA […] [Read more]

MONSTER SAMURAI

A taste of the newest work out of Sprite Animation Studios in LA – the trailer for a tv/feature project called Monster Samurai. The full 6-minute pilot will screen in competition at the Annecy Fest next week. Trailer here. More pix here. Full story here. [Read more]

E-HOBO

  Senator Cletus Scoffpossum. Flemish Jim. Marinated Alex Pons. Bazino Bazino, The Kid Whose Hair Is On Fire. The Fonz. Are you ready to bring these hobos to life?????? If so, you should visit the E-Hobo project. It  is a list of names author John Hodgman created that various artists illustrate, you know, just for […] [Read more]

BATWOMAN GETS A “NEW POINT OF VIEW”

DC Comics is resurrecting the classic comic book character as a lesbian, unveiling the new Batwoman in July as part of an ongoing weekly series that began this year. The 5-foot-10 superhero comes with flowing red hair, knee-high red boots with spiked heels, and a form-fitting black outfit. Full story at CNN. [Read more]

MOTION THEORY APPLIED TO UK ROKKIT

Motion Theory directors Mathew Cullen and Grady Hall have signed for commercial representation in the UK and parts of the continent with London prodco Rokkit. They’ll be in good company – the stellar Rokkit stable includes Logan, Neill Blomkamp, Saiman Chow, The Perlorian Brothers and Zeitguised. [Read more]

Dale Everett Joins Troika Design Group as Creative Director

Troika Design Group announces the addition of Dale Everett to the company as Creative Director. Everett has been launching and branding major television networks for almost 20 years, garnering numerous Promax/BDA Awards and establishing the on-air look and identity of many media channels. His first project since coming on board with Troika was a visual […] [Read more]

Gay guinea pig animation series

Dutch animation company Coconino created this animation series aimed at a gay audience. Directed by Peter Lindhout. Art director Victor Elberse. [Read more]

IT WILL ONLY AFFECT YOUR BRAIN

More fun from Framestore NY. This time for Crispin, Porter & Bogusky and the directing team Happy via this cinema :60 version of the new subLYMONal push for Sprite.  Big squishy round of applause to editor Haines Hall of Spotwelders for inspired cutting. More frenetic kookyness follows at www.sublymonal.com – type in the code words […] [Read more]