MURRO PUTS PS3 THRU THE MILL

New viral and TV :60 from Norm Murro and TBWA\LONDON for PS3 with VFX and animation from The Mill – all designed to establish PS3 as the "entertainment supercomputer". "What I’m most pleased about," gushes Al Young, CD at TBWA\LONDON,  "is that the new PS3 work feels and looks like nothing you’ve seen before – […] [Read more]

JOH KUEMMEL: RAINBOW WARRIOR

Johannes Kuemmel will not complete film school until Jan ’08 ("I am an advertising film director student in my final year with focus on animation and visual effects, which I do myself.") but he has already secured representation as a director in Germany  and France based on the strength of the ideas and the execution […] [Read more]

BLACKGINGER AND VFX FOR RADIO

TV spots for local radio are rare (at least in North America) and if you are subjected to one it almost invariably causes nausea and a nasty oozing rash around the eyes. But there is hope… Cape Town animation/post/vfx company Blackginger just finished "DJ" and "Walk the Dog" – a pair of very watchable :30s […] [Read more]

DANISH GHOST IN THE MACHINE

Copenhagen doesn’t exactly leap to mind when you think 3D and VFX but local studio Ghost has been quietly doing nice work since 1999 when it was founded by three ex-Lego employees. They’ve contributed vfx shots to the latest Harry Potter and James Bond installments and are currently kicking out shots on Hellboy 2 for […] [Read more]

SHILO GOES TO WAR WITH ANGEL AND AIRWAVES

Just got this from Shilo; their latest ambitious trek into short film making called "The War" propelled by a track from Angels & Airwaves first album. Andre Stringer, CD at Shilo: “When working with commercials, everything is tidy and nice at the end.  In contrast, ‘The War’ was all about creative freedom; free reign to […] [Read more]

GLASSWORKS AND BERMUDA FOR BLUEMOTION

The ultra-economical BlueMotion Polo from VW breaks out of the eco-clutter with two disparate but effective spots from DDB London.  The first is "Plastic Bags" directed by Daniel Levi out of Independent with very convincing flocking bags courtesy of Glassworks. The second is "Paper" directed by Will Barras out of Bermuda Shorts in his signature […] [Read more]