At the PromaxBDA conference in June, I lead off my annual State of Design session with a 60-second mini-masterpiece of character and VFX called “You’re alive. Do you remember?” created by Berlin agency Heimat for European DIY superstore chain Hornbach. [Read more]
London design and motion studio Art&Graft take on the challenge of conveying a character’s emotions without the benefit of facial features in this 3D animated charmer for Costa Sunglasses thru agency McGarrah Jessee. [Read more]
There are only so many Dumb Ways to Die but infinite applications for cute animated characters singing a cheeky and hook-filled tune for an unglamorous product. Witness “Make a Nappy Happy” for Docusol (mini-enemas for pediatric constipation) from McCann Humancare in London with production by Kilogramme.
The London five-piece rock’n’roll outfit known as Dead Pirates just dropped this retro-subversive (and not all-together SFW) video for “UGO” from their upcoming album HIGHMARE animated by their co-founder McBess, the French illustrator extraordinaire and one half of Passion directing duo McBess & Simon. [Read more]
Veteran motion masters Lobo and US agency 22squared enlist giant robots and an intrepid young girl to announce the latest environmental initiative from Atlanta carpet giant Interface, Inc. in this sweeping and emotional two-minute animated opus. [Read more]