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Jean-Michel Tixier Draws the Line for Agefiph

Paris illustrator/director Jean-Michel Tixier’s light touch and clean draughtsmanship ease the delivery of a serious message in this spot for Agefiph, a French organization helping the handicapped to find work. Produced through international talent agency and production company Lord of Barbès. [Watch]

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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]