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Treat Studios’ Adult Swim IDs. Yikes.

If there’s one thing to learn from Adult Swim IDs it’s never underestimate the power of shock tempered with humor. Case in point: This new batch of idents from Treat Studios in London built around a theme of transformation. [Watch]

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Mat Collishaw’s Insane 3D-printed Zoetrope

UK artist Mat Collishaw teams with fellow Londoner Sebastian Burdon (who handled the 3D modeling and animation) to create a mesmerizing and impossibly detailed 3D-printed zoetrope composed of over 350 character figures plus props and environmental elements. [Watch]

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Making LEGO’s “Adventure in the City”

Snappy and detailed look at the production of “Adventure in the City,” a crazy-ambitious stop motion mini-epic created for LEGO China from hundreds of thousands of real LEGO bricks (and a boy in a snake suit) by Dutch director/writer/animator Rogier Wieland and his intrepid crew thru AKQA Shanghai. [Watch]

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Passion Paris: League of Legends “Seconds”

A blast of intense time-jumping action for your Wednesday morning introducing a new League of Legends champion, Ekko: The Boy Who Shattered Time. Created for RIOT Games by Passion Paris directors Arnaud & Jerome and their long-time collaborator Pascal Charrue (a co-founder of Fortiche Production). [Watch]

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Brand New School Sparks More Wonder for Oreo

Creative Director Dennis Go and the Brand New School crew keep the Oreo fun alive in this newest spot called Oreo “Spark Some Wonder” thru The Martin Agency. [Watch]

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Mécanique Générale: “Martell Tricentenaire”

Paris 3D masters Mécanique Générale and TBWA\Paris help the Martell family celebrate “300 years of turning Cognac into art” with this intricate and ambitious single-shot look at the company and its legacy. [Watch]

Making Son Lux’s “Change is Everything” video

Stop motion = labor-intensive. Rotoscoping = laborious. Stop motion + Rotoscoping + string art = unusual cruelty. LA composer/producer/art director/songwriter Nathan Johnson takes you thru the trials, pain and physical dangers of his roto-motion-string art video for the “Change is Everything” track by Son Lux produced thru The Made Shop. [Watch]

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Particularly Disturbing Particles: “Granularity (video edit)”

CG humans constructed of particles (often rendered as liquid of some kind) are common enough to qualify as their own genre. And while many of those projects get high marks for technical proficiency, few if any have elicited an emotional response close to the disturbing melancholy invoked by this unrelenting monochrome opus called “Granularity (video edit)” by the London musician and visual artist known as Redhoot. [Watch]

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Camp Jefferson: Koodo “Free refills”

If we leave aside the question of whether an “honest and fair” phone company is even a possibility, this new spot from the recent Koodo campaign thru new Toronto agency Camp Jefferson packs lots of bonkers multimedia into 30 seconds. [Watch]

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Brian Wilson Inspires James Blagden for Google Play

The California Inspires Me series sponsored by Google Play and California Sunday Magazine continues with Brooklyn illustrator/director James Blagden interpreting Beach Boys co-founder Brian Wilson’s rambling narrative about inventing surf music without being a surfer, and the joys of a simple life in California. Agency: BBH, Los Angeles. [Watch]

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Thomas Porthé: 20syl “Back & Forth”

Hypnotic and isometric cosmic zoom motion art from Paris AD/motion designer/filmmaker Thomas Porthé disguised as a music video for the track “Back & Forth” by French DJ/beatmaker/MC Sylvain Richard (aka 20syl). [Watch]

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Neil deGrasse Tyson on Longevity

Elegant and quietly emotional visual essay by SVA student Enle Li based on a Business Insider interview with Neil deGrasse Tyson about our fixation on longevity and how it distracts us from living a full life. [Watch]

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Augmented Canine-reality for Coke “Man and Dog”

Psyop directors Todd Mueller and Kylie Matulick combine a taste of Disney’s “Lady and the Tramp” with hyper-enhanced dog-vision in this rollicking treat, created thru Wieden+Kennedy and hand-animated by Duncan Studio in Pasadena. [Watch]

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Get Comfortable with the Vitra Mariposa Family

One definite way to keep the client happy with your spot is make sure their product dominates the screen at all times. Nexus director Jack Cunningham combines that very strategy (even if the couch is CG) with charming and minimalist hand-drawn character animation in this sunny, feel-good spot for Vitra created [Watch]

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