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]

…AND IN STOP MOTION NEWS

1. Nutty new music promo for the Softlightes Heart Made of Sound created entirely from 16.7 megapixel digital stills and a lot of patience. Kudos to Kris Moyes, the man with the plan behind this video. 2. Is there a better way to sell scissors other than an animated homage to the best marine thriller […] [Read more]

aardman does insects

New and delightful ident from Aardman’s 3D deptartment for the 25th anniversary of the Bristol Wildscreen Festival. I’m loving the textures on this leaf bug. [Read more]