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The Secret Lives of Process Colors: Ronda “CMYK”

The character masters at Ronda in Buenos Aires strike again. Their new animated mini-film “CMYK,” populated by three eccentric and translucent men feels like a kids’ primer in color mixing and a handy refresher for those of us trapped in the world of RGB. [Watch]

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40 Years of Racing Games in Two Minutes: Forza 6 “Legacy”

Veteran racing game fans will appreciate this sleek and immersive two-minute blast through 40 years of digital automotive entertainment from Arts & Sciences director Michael Spiccia, the VFX crew at a52, and twofifteenmccann prepping fans for the Sept 15 launch of Microsoft’s Forza 6. [Watch]

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Jack Cunningham: “California Inspires Me: Rashida Jones”

Actress, comic book author, film producer, and screenwriter Rashida Jones (Parks and Recreation, Boston Public, The Office) is the latest CA-born celeb to undergo the “California Inspires Me” treatment in the this airy charmer from Jack Cunningham, a director/designer at Nexus in London. [Watch]

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Skateboarding Spider Tears Up Bathroom

London animator Russ Etheridge turns his bathroom into an arachnid skatepark in this fun new studio film from Animade called “Bathroom Boarder.” [Watch]

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Flutter and Clemenger BBDO: Libra “I Am Fearless”

A kinetic and emotional animated take on the power of fear as a motivator, this :60 from director Dom Bartolo and the crew at Flutter (the motion arm of international talent reps The Jacky Winter Group), swirls through singer/songwriter Megan Washington’s feelings of shame, distress, pride and triumph. [Watch]

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Legs “Gone” Wild: Los Perez and Exit for JR JR

Freed from the burden of carrying their upper halves, legs unleash their inner footloose in this feel-good promo for Detroit’s indie duo JR JR (formerly Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr.) from Little Minx directors Los Perez (aka Adrian Perez and Tania Verduzco) with the bodily bisection VFX handled by Madrid post house Exit. [Watch]

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Behind the Scenes on Hyper-Real Sports IDs

Frame director Anders Schroder’s love of still photography informs the look and feel for eight intricate and ambitious new IDs for Abu Dhabi Media’s AD Sports channel created in collaboration with Obeida Sidani, CD at Les Folies Design Haus in Dubai. [Watch]

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Blasting Open the MTV Video Music Awards 2015

In stark contrast to last year’s darkly elegant vibe, the Elastic crew opened the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards this evening with this crazed poke-in-the-eye packed with glitchy, irreverent, ultra-GIF-able chaos plus a bonus Donald cameo. [Watch]

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Athletes Ad Infinitum: Under Armour “Rule Yourself”

The Mill VFX team and Oscar-winning director/DP Wally Pfister transform what might have been yet another slick showcase for elite athletes (Misty Copeland, Stephen Curry and Jordan Spieth) into a complex and memorable spot for Under Armour thru Droga5, mobilizing the studio’s skills with Massive software [Watch]

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Peace One Day Wants to Build the “McWhopper”

Assembly director Jonny Kofoed and his intrepid team of three animators makes a compelling case for the proposed 24-hour detente between Burger King and McDonalds in peaceoneday.org’s continued campaign to make the world a nicer place. [Watch]

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Nervous System: “Growing Objects” 3D Printed Zoetropes

Just outside Boston in Somerville, Massachusetts, Jessica Rosenkrantz, Jesse Louis-Rosenberg and their small team at Nervous System explore the intersection of science, art, and technology – writing code based on processes and patterns found in nature to create art, jewelry, clothes and housewares. [Watch]

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Stas Santimov and the Art of Macabre Motion

Combining his talents for illustration and motion, Ukrainian creative director Stas Santimov creates a singular species of haunting animated comic strip, exploring mysterious characters through macabre looping vignettes. [Watch]

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MPC Tackles Madden NFL 16 “Madden: The Movie”

MPC LA take the VFX lead in the latest full-on insanity from hungry man director Wayne McClammy and SF agency Heat for EA Sports’ Madden NFL franchise, a five-minute parody-packed movie trailer starring Dave Franco, Christopher Mintz-Plassethe and NFL playmakers Rob Gronkowski, Julio Jones [Watch]

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LWZ “Sounds Like FM4: AT Home”

Delightfully detailed, non-sensical new poster and motion work from Vienna design and animation studio LWZ, called “At Home” from the “Sounds Like” series for Austrian national radio station FM4. [Watch]