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Ustwo: Monument Valley Game Trailer and Behind the Scenes

Inspired by the work of M.C. Escher, Japanese woodblock prints and a love of architecture, Monument Valley from ustwo took the iOS gaming world by storm on it’s release last week with a combination of minimal character design, gorgeous pallets and immersive, unhurried gameplay (the total absence of in-app [Watch]

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Talia Randall’s “Common Room”

UK artist and spoken-word performer Talia Randall’s seven-minute performance of her poem “Common Room” takes on an unpredictable new life as 13 recent graduates from Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem each add their own disparate and arresting animated sequences all assembled into one melancholy and affecting whole. [Watch]

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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]

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Merlin Flügel: AFTER SCHOOL CLUB Festival Trailer

Wonderfully eccentric hand-drawn animated festival trailer from German director/animator Merlin Flügel for the 2014 edition of AFTER SCHOOL CLUB, a free week-long art and design festival organized by students in Offenbach Germany “all about getting in touch and having a good time together.” Director/animator: Merlin Flügel Sound Design: Jonatan Schwenk Music: Felix Krapp [Watch]

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ChezEddy for CONCORDE “Sons”

Paris production, design and animation house ChezEddy just launched their new site which includes this emotion-soaked (and not fully SFW) music video directed by Alexis Beaumont and Rémi Godin based on the art of Austin, Texas illustrator Jonny Negron. “The graphic treatment aims at underlining both the tragic [Watch]