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]

FRAMESTORE’s FUZZY FACTOR

The masters of digital wildlife turn their fur and character skills to this Focus Group for Dodge. Directed by Brian Belectic with animation direction by Pete de Seve. CG and vfx by Framestore NY.   [Read more]

XYZ UPDATE FROM OZ

Melbourne studio XYZ has a bunch of cool new work up. This opening for the AIGA 2006 design week uses appropriately trippy visuals (which seem mandatory for design conferences lately) with nicely restrained type.   [Read more]