O, ANIMATED CANADA

With the Ottawa International Animation Festival just around the corner, take a moment to check out the National Film Board’s Focus on Animation archive of 50 Canadian animated short films. There’s plenty of Oscar nominated picks in the collection, including the 1988 Cordell Barker classic "The Cat Came Back". Non-Canadians be warned, spend too much […] [Read more]

‘Under the Cherry Tree’

Conceived and directed by Animal Logic’s Dael Oates, this new video for Australian alt-rock trio Telemetry Orchestra looks at love’s insurmountable obstacles through a sepia-soaked allegory. Illustrator Matt Boug helped work up designs for the storyboard, characters and environments before the 2D and 3D teams at AL got busy. The nostalgic vibe is helped along […] [Read more]

Bitfilm

The supercool Bitfilm Festival started on September 7 with the ability to watch the candidates online and vote on who has the highest viral potential. Included are shorts in the categories of Flash, Micromovie, FX, etc. Official press release here. Also interesting is the ability to create your own viral using the Pauliwood Film generator. […] [Read more]

THE RONIN GETS ROBBED

Just heard some disturbing news this morning, the upcoming movie Splinter is starting to get noticed for its "cutting edge" title sequence as reported in Variety Magazine. You can watch the opening titles here. Now watch the trailer for Black Day to Freedom from Rob Chiu of The Ronin.   Hmmm, interesting. Does something look […] [Read more]

NAILGUN* DOES BEN

A little light US history may be the right counter-programming on an anniversay such as this. So here is a new clip from NY’s nailgun* for Spike TV’s “Men of Action” series that focuses on the ribald rather than revolutionary accomplishments of inventor/statesman Ben Franklin. The clip also acted as a template for a reusable […] [Read more]

AIRSIDE FOR SONY

Match day 1 of the UEFA Champion’s League starts here in Europe tomorrow, with 24 club teams doing battle. After all the retina-burning spectacle of the World Cup broadcasts, these calm (even eerie) Sony idents are a nice change. The football, looking very convincingly like it’s constructed of programmable neon tubes, is actually all CG […] [Read more]

SERIAL CUT

  Sergio del Puerto aka Serial Cut™ updated his portfolio, Great works!!!, I want more and more and more and more… Serial Cut™ Reel coming soon. [Read more]

Song for the Fields

Fields music video for "Song for the Fields" directed by Minivegas is about things in a field…FIELDIN’   [Read more]