For many animation fans, Nexus director Conor Finnegan stole the show on Oscar night with this CG and live action ode to unexpected friendship for Android’s “Better together. Not the same.” campaign through Droga5 called “Rock, Paper, Scissors.” [Read more]
Stash is excited to present the online premiere of “Jailbreak,” House Special director Aaron Sorenson’s light-hearted, stop-motion wink to German Expressionism. Photographed in rich black and white, the ambitious in-house film follows the studio’s wildly successful 2015 CG short “Tale of Momentum & Inertia.” [Read more]
Elastic director Patrick Clair describes his opening titles for the new BBC/AMC co-production The Night Manager as, “A visual collision of exquisite luxury and industrialized violence. Aesthetics, destruction, death, wealth and economics intermix.” [Read more]
Music video directing legend Marc Klasfeld (who just signed with Cavalry Productions for commercials) unveils a giddy, guilty pleasure for the AWOLNATION track “Woman Woman,” calling the video a hymn to all women, “We didn’t add any make-up, we didn’t use any big styling elements, obviously we didn’t use any clothes.”
1stAveMachine pulls together legendary character designer Wilfrid Wood and London animation studio Red Knuckles to help FCB Inferno London and mega-publisher Pearson focus attention on how many of the planet’s biggest problems stem from the fact three quarters of a billion humans cannot read or write.
Written, directed and animated by Brazilian CG talent André Holzmeister, “Malak and the Boat” is the first in a new animated series sponsored by UNICEF thru agency 180LA called Unfairy Tales designed to highlight the trauma suffered by the youngest victims of the Syrian refugee crisis. [Read more]