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Johnny Kelly and Andy Gent Untangle “The Monster” for Back Market

Nexus director Johnny Kelly melds stop-motion, 2D/3D animation, and the talents of UK puppetmaster Andy Gent into a message advocating conscious consumption for renewed devices marketplace Back Market. [Watch]

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Disturbed “Bad Man” Music Video by Tristan Holmes and Midjourney

With help from Midjourney, director Tristan Holmes conjures 10,000+ AI-generated frames and animates them into a relentless protest against the Russian invasion of Ukraine for Chicago heavy metal band Disturbed. [Watch]

Creative Mammals Reveal Atlanta Hawks’ Peach City Edition Jersey

From the team at Creative Mammals: “While the main point of this promo was to reveal the Atlanta Hawks’ latest City Edition jersey, we also needed to capture the city’s unique energy and the heartfelt passion of Hawks fans. [Watch]

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Studio Something Opens the 2022 World Cup on BBC

The 2022 World Cup finally kicked off today in Qatar with BBC’s coverage preceded by this boisterous motion sequence designed by Edinburgh’s Studio Something to celebrate the rhythms of the game. [Watch]

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Juan Cabral and MJZ “Share the Joy” for Apple

MJZ director Juan Cabral, whose penchant for whimsy and magic realism is on full display here, imports carefully choreographed blasts of snow to steamy Buenos Aires in this holiday spot for Apple’s AirPods Pro. [Watch]

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Kaho Yoshida Toys With Your “Tongue” in New Short Film

Director/animator/illustrator Kaho Yoshida mixes 2D animation and stop-motion into a very personal film addressing some of the issues she has faced as an Asian woman living in the West. [Watch]

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BBC Sport Rugby League World Cup 2022 Promo by Blue Zoo

Director Ben Steer and the animation crew at Blue Zoo in London showcase the diversity of BBC’s coverage of the 2022 Rugby League World Cup which now includes men’s, women’s, and wheelchair competitions. [Watch]

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Behold Julian Glander’s Latest Short Film: “Tennis Ball on His Day Off”

A new short film from 3D artist Julian Glander is always cause for gleeful anticipation as you have absolutely no idea what awaits in the coming frames except for the fact it will be excentric, fun, and subversively philosophical. [Watch]

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Stash 156 Drops a Full Throttle Blast of Inspiration

The latest issue of Stash just hit the Permanent Collection with a whole new crop of inspired design, animation, and VFX work. Sneak a peek at the new two-minute trailer to see which work made the cut. [Watch]

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Mathematic Helps Melody Ehsany Make a Statement with Beats by Dre

The avatar of LA fashion designer Melody Ehsani dominates the basketball court with a 2D/3D wave of confidence and style in this animated spot by Mathematic director Boris Zaiontchkovsky for Beats by Dre. [Watch]

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O2 “The Snowgran” Directors Cut by Joseph Mann and Blinkink (With Making-Of)

Director Joseph Mann and London Studio Blinkink merge CG and stop-motion into a mini-meditation on isolation and the importance of personal connection in this holiday heart warmer for 02 thru VCCP London. [Watch]

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You’re Simply Not Ready for Adult Swim’s “Hot Future”

The irreverence and audacity of Adult Swim’s Smalls short films serve up the perfect pallet cleanser between commercial projects with Mike Anderson’s 10-minute epic “Hot Future” providing the latest proof. [Watch]

Microsoft Surface Laptop 5 Launch Film by Buck

Mixing tactile 3D explorations and live-action, the design and animation team at Buck craft a smart and smooth product film for Microsoft’s Surface Laptop 5 full of “abstract, magical moments.” [Watch]

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Vladislav Solovjov Finds “Purity” in New Short Film

Starting with a single line, London-based creative director Vladislav Solovjov builds his latest personal CG exploration Purity into a complex series of shifting and lyrical and compositions. [Watch]