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Joseph Mann and Andrew Thomas Huang: “Barry the Biscuit Boy”

Blinkink directors Joseph Mann and Andrew Thomas Huang lead a massive crew into a three-week shoot of 16 live-action puppets and animated stop-motion models for Cravendale thru Wieden+Kennedy London. [Watch]

And the Award for Best Use of Security Footage…

…in a TV Spot Goes to: The agency team at Propeg in Salvador, Brazil for this VFX-free head-shaker called “Almost” produced for The Association of Transplanted Patients Bahia (BA-ATX), a Brazilian nonprofit. [Watch]

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Dissolve “This Is a Generic Brand Video”

Effective parody is hard to do and harder still to make it work for your brand. All the more reason to love this promotional film for stock footage house Dissolve based on a poem by Kendra Eash first published on McSweeney’s Internet Tendency (read the poem after the jump) and all held together by Dallas McClain channeling Sam Elliott in a perfect VO. [Watch]

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Vallée Duhamel for Hermès Paris via Montreal

Julien Vallée and Eve Duhamel‘s claim to “favor a playful and experimental approach toward work” rings true in this whimsical clip for luxury brand Hermès Paris thru agencies Digitas France and Publicis Et Nous. Check the behind the scenes vid to watch the Montreal duo and their crew shoot everything live in-camera. [Watch]

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The Mill: Titanfall “Shadow”

The Titanfall/Xbox One media avalanche continues with another NY Times article and this happy :60 complete with towering pet CG mechs and lots of casual urban destruction from The Mill in league with Hungry Man director Wayne McClammy backed by Sinatra singing “My Shadow and Me.” [Watch]

Ben Collier-Marsh: Telegraph Awards

Light and delightful promotion for the Telegraph UK STEM 2014 competition from London designer/director/animator Ben Collier-Marsh, “This is an opportunity for undergrads to showcase an idea that will benefit society. The animation sees a ball exploring seven worlds manifested from the seven disciplines of the competition: Engineering, Aerospace, Maths, Technology/Science, Automotive, Pharmacy and Construction. [Watch]