Narrated by two survivors of sex trafficking, “A Dangerous Journey” by London’s Animage Films warns young African women of the dangers of being tricked into prostitution by animating the women’s tragic stories and describing the various techniques of coercion used by traffickers.
The film (funded in part by Comic Relief) won the Gold World Medal at the 2013 New York Festivals and the 2013 Human Trafficking Foundation Media Award. [Read more]
NY filmmaker Paul Trillo takes you behind the scenes of his new experimental branded content piece called “Living Moments” for Nokia/Microsoft (created with a custom-built arc of 50 Nokia Lumia 1020 phones), “looking at everyday life on the streets of New York City with a unique perspective.”
Peek behind the scenes with the Vetor Zero/Lobo crew in São Paulo’s as they craft the tiniest of details in the stop-motion tail credit sequence for “Brincante,” a docudrama exploring the life and work of Brazilian musician, performer and folk culture researcher Antonio Nóbrega. [Read more]
Spread across 6,000 miles, six time zones and every possible climate, the design, animation and VFX industry in Latin America represents a staggering array of talent bound together by a passion for creating outstanding work. (Watch the collection here.) Stash’s third collection of studios from across this vibrant region [Read more]
Sydney all-round creative force Heckler shows their mettle for dealing with CG metal in this animated spot for a UNICEF/Qantas initiative called 5 Fund that turns small coins into “the most powerful change in the world.” Agency: Iris Worldwide Sydney. Director: Craig Rasmus @ The Feds. Music: “Blood” by The Middle East. [Read more]
Sir Paul McCartney commissioned London’s master puppeteers Mervyn Millar and Ed Dimbleby (aka Significant Object) to create Newman, his robot co-star in this music video for “Appreciate” by Oslo director Andre Chocron. Newman will also appear live on stage at McCartney’s concerts in Tokyo, Osaka and Seoul. [Read more]
CD/director Kirk Kelley and a LAIKA/house crew of 60+ expose their collective obsessive compulsive disorder in this :60, creating psychotically detailed handcrafted dioramas for Jose Cuervo Tradicional (the world’s first tequila) thru McCann New York. Check out the extensive behind the scenes post here.