Takashi Ohashi Wants to “Pari Pari Pari”

Japanese motion designer/director Takashi Ohashi dials in his talent for weaving simple elements into intricate and engaging worlds by referencing electrical schematics and side-scroller video games for his new music video for the insanely catchy Megu & Patron track “pari pari pari.”
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Havas Says F#ck 13 (in a nice way)

The team at French advertising giant Havas wish you a mischievous and creative new year with this irrepressible clip packed full of fun 14s. [Read more]

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Argentina Tackles the World Stage with “FOOSBALL”

After winning the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film in 2009 with his thriller “The Secret in Their Eyes”, Argentine director Juan José Campanella launched his first animated film, “Foosball”: budgeted at US$20M the soccer-centric action comedy is the most expensive domestic feature ever produced in Argentina. [Read more]

Time to Enter the 2014 BassAwards

The 2014 BassAwards for Motion Graphics, Animation and Broadcast Design opened for entries Jan 16, with this frenetic/furry head-turner from Nomint and ZeligSound. Enter your most killer work by Feb 18 to snag discounted rates. [Read more]

Polynoid: New Work, New Production Company

Berlin’s Polynoid (aka Jan Bitzer, Ilija Brunck, Csaba Letay, Fabian Pross, Tom Weber) just released this ambitious/meticulous Dragon Eternity game trailer thru their new prodco/studio venture called Woodblock designed to separate production from the “pure directing and filmmaking character that defines Polynoid as a creative collective. Woodblock opens up new possibilities for us as filmmakers, and for our studio as a production house by introducing our roster of different directing talent and artists.” [Read more]

Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics Official Trailer

By focusing on and personifying the frozen threat of the athletes’ nemesis at the Sochi Winter Olympics (voiced by Charles Dance from Game of Thrones), the BBC and Platige Image director Tomasz Bagi?ski not only create a grand and powerful promo, they also effectively contrast the athlete-centric treatment found in [Read more]

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Patrick Clair Cracks “True Detective” for HBO

Inspired by the work of photographer Richard Misrach, Elastic director Patrick Clair conjures a world of dark intrigue with this compelling open for HBO’s new “True Detective” series starring and EP’d by Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson which launched Saturday. Design, animation and compositing by [Read more]

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Renato Marques: Of Human Rights and AK-47s

Lisbon director/designer Renato Marques illuminates a strong script with austere and striking CG to mark the 66th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Produced thru US prodco Workhouse Creative and backed by music and sound design by Marco Almeida. [Read more]