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Jacques Khouri “The Race”

The Tortoise and the Hare face off yet again in “The Race,” a vibrant and graphically complex new version of the childrens’ classic from Montréal-born director/animator/teacher Jacques Khouri with a wonderfully off-kilter score by Azniv Korkejian. [Watch]

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HouseSpecial: “A Tale of Momentum & Inertia”

Back in May, Portland animation studio LAIKA announced it was spinning off its advertising division LAIKA/House to focus on feature films.

The new independent entity, branded House Special and lead by president Lourri Hammack, CD Kirk Kelley and MD of strategic operations Al Cubillas, are off to a promising start completing the end credits of LAIKA’s Boxtrolls and this acerbic in-house CG short called “A Tale of Momentum & Inertia.” [Watch]

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Techo Image: “Trojan Horse Was a Unicorn”

Techno Image in São Paulo prove the pen is indeed mightier than the sword by unleashing their 3D character talents on this rip-roaring promo for the 2014 Trojan Horse Was a Unicorn digital conference in Portugal. [Watch]

Chris Dooley and Not To Scale NY: Virgin Hotels “Brilliant”

This rocking new two-minute animated online spot from Not To Scale director Chris Dooley thru agency 1 Trick Pony just makes me want to stay at Virgin Hotels. [Watch]

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Halloween Happiness from Gentleman Scholar

CDs William Campbell, Will Johnson and the crew at LA prodco Gentleman Scholar celebrate their favorite day of the year by revealing “The Trials and Tribulations of Being a Skeleton” in 13 cute (and mostly-family-friendly) 3D vignettes. [Watch]

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Tristan Cottin: “Nirvana Police”

Absolutely insane/hilarious mini-musical about “A young policeman falling in love with a black panther” from French director/animator Tristan Cottin. Intense motion, killer character work and an all-round brilliant way to end the week. BTW, if this is NSFW at your present job, you might want to look for a new gig. [Watch]