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Behind the Scenes at Spotify Party

Trollbäck teaches Spotify a thing or three about partying with hand-held cameras, greenscreen, hi-con make-up, and bold typography in this ad for Spotify’s new Party app which “curates playlists from Diplo and other DJs.” [Watch]

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Stash 115 Drops 2.5 Hours of Inspiration Overload

With a running time of almost 2.5 hours, Stash 115 is guaranteed to overload your inspiration receptors with brilliant design, animation, VFX, and behind-the-scenes features plus exclusive interviews with the talent behind the brilliance. [Watch]

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Explaining Ericsson’s “Connected Traffic Cloud”

A refreshing 3D twist on the standard 2D animated explainer video via new UK studio One Small Pixel and London motion/design house Mr Kaplin for Ericsson’s Connected Traffic Cloud thru Jack Morton Worldwide. [Watch]

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The Chemical Brothers “Wide Open” (feat. Beck)

British-Japanese actress, model and ballerina Sonoya Mizuno transforms into a 3D-printed structure inspired by procedural cellular structures in this meticulous video for The Chemical Brothers from Outsider directors Dom & Nic with VFX by The Mill. [Watch]

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Can Can Club: Solar City vs Fossil Fuels

Powered by Arnold Worldwide’s snappy copy read at lightning-speed, these three smart, stop-motion Solar City spots from Tronco directors Becho Lo Bianco and Mariano Bergara (aka Can Can Club) thru 1stAveMachine, drive home the ridiculous complexity of powering the planet with fossil fuels vs the sun. [Watch]

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1stavemachine: Stella Artois “Learn How Water Leaves a Mark”

1stavemachine and Mother London focus attention on the global water crisis with a spectacular spiral zoetrope directed by Tim Brown and 1stave’s resident master of physical magic Bob Partington for the ongoing partnership of Stella Artois and Matt Damon’s Water.org. [Watch]

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Tetsuya Nomura for Louis Vuitton Series 4

Merging anime, motion capture and haute couture, this way-over-the-top CG fashion film, directed by legendary Square Enix game designer/director Tetsuya Nomura, casts Final Fantasy heroine Lightning as the star of Louis Vuitton’s Spring 2016 collection. [Watch]

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Trizz: Creative Closets (Directors Cut)

Closet-envy reaches staggering new heights in this intricate and stylish wardrobe fantasy from Riyadh agency Bold and CG specialists Trizz who handled design, animation, color grading, photo shoot, and worked with Cannonball in Barcelona on live action production. [Watch]

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Berlin fashion Film Festival 2016: A Playground For The Creative Industry

The 2016 Berlin Fashion Film Festival (BFFF) launched this week, announcing the preliminary program, speakers and judges for its fifth edition taking over Germany’s capital June 2-3. Deadline for film Submissions: January 31, 2016. [Watch]

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Ash Thorp’s Title Design Course via Learn Squared

Through his education venture Learn Squared, title design phenom Ash Thorp demonstrates how to “craft detailed and thoughtful main title designs” while students “learn the core principles of successful titles, and are challenged to put these concepts to work by creating multiple examples of their own.” [Watch]

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Marc Craste Reconnects “Neighbors” for Morton Salt

Studio AKA director Marc Craste and Blacklist take on the challenge of injecting warmth and emotion into an ad for one of the planet’s humblest of consumer products: sidewalk ice melt. [Watch]

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Jacob Ferguson, Adrian Pumarejo Reveal “The Invisible Truth”

Completed over the course of four months as their senior thesis film, Ringling College Motion Design students Jacob Ferguson and Adrian Pumarejo capture the mind-altering terror of child abuse in this atmospheric and visceral jolt of stylized CG called “The Invisible Truth.” [Watch]

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Olivier Messiaen: Quartet for the End of Time

75 years ago this month, French composer, organist and ornithologist Olivier Messiaen premiered “Quartet for the End of Time” while held captive in a WWII prisoner-of-war camp. [Watch]

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Ben Hibon: League of Legends Mind of the Virtuoso

New work from Axis director Ben Hibon always promises atmospheric drama and lots of very cool frames. Latest evidence: this CG trailer for League of Legends: Mind of the Virtuoso for Riot Games. [Watch]

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