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Atsushi Makino for Sasano Maly’s “Baloney Speaker”

Director/animator Atsushi Makino hand-crafted more than 60 intensely detailed match boxes then blended them with traditional animation, CG, stop-motion, and roto’d footage of Japanese artist Sasano Maly performing his track “Baloney Speaker” for U&R Records.
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Patrick Clair: “The Man in the High Castle”

What would life be like in America if the Nazi’s and Japan won WWII? Philip K. Dick took a stab at the answer in his 1962 Hugo-winning novel called “The Man in the High Castle,” and now Ridley Scott brings that nightmare to the small screen for Amazon complete with ominous titles by Patrick Clair via Elastic. [Watch]

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Buck’s Manic Happy Meal Montage

Back in May of 2014, McDonald’s new Happy Meal Characters were branded as “scary” by the press and the Twittersphere. Looking at this compilation of slap-schtick, minion-like, decidedly non-scary clips of Buck’s work on the character, I can only assume it must have been a very slow news week. [Watch]

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HouseSpecial Adapts Short into Spot for Animation Jobs

The number of job titles may not be complete, but this new spot for job aggregation site Indeed (adapted by HouseSpecial from their award-winning CG short “A Tale of Momentum & Inertia”) is guaranteed to make your uncle Gene chuckle and ask “What the hell’s a compositor?” Agency: Mullen. [Watch]

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Eric Lerner “Gabriel in the Dreamscape”

Tel Aviv-based Nomint director Eric Lerner introduces his latest 3D character living in the real world: a yellow skater dude with strange artistic powers and existentialist issues named Gabriel. Eric Lerner: “This introduction showcases Gabriel’s world and some of my ideas of what is possible within it. [Watch]

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Dress Code: “The Future of What’s Left Behind”

Manhattan’s Dress Code and Ogilvy & Mather elevate the dry task of explaining the process behind creating renewable energy from crop waste into 90 engaging seconds of informative 3D for Spanish multinational Abengoa. [Watch]