Studio AKA director Manddy Wyckens elevates the cross-mountain adventures of ultra trail running couple Katie Schide and Germain Grangier to mythical status with sweeping and stylized animated sequences for Swiss sporting goods company ON. [Read more]
Gary Basemen launched a Kickstarter film project today inspired by the heroics of his father Ben Baseman who escaped death at the hands of the Nazi’s twice and then fought against them as a partizan for four years.
Baseman and director David Charles need the cash to travel to the Ukraine “to uncover the Holocaust experiences of Baseman’s parents, and re-imagine their heroic stories through an inspiring, fantastical, heart-wrenching odyssey.”
A worthy cause made all the more appealing with very collectable pledge perks and prizes including this limited edition Partizan poster co-designed by Baseman and Shepard Fairey based on an old photograph of Baseman’s father.
A warm, dreamlike tale of reverse evolution from director Rok Predin and producer Richard Barnett at Trunk in London, this new CG short called “One of a Kind” features 70 characters bound together by a quietly commanding VO from actor Jim Carter (“Shakespeare in Love,” “Downtown Abbey”) and music by [Read more]
Psyop and CD Gerald Ding spent six days in Kingston, Jamaica, scouting for talent and locations to serve as the base for their free-wheeling 2D cel animation in one of three videos commissioned by The House of Marley to launch the company’s latest portable audio system, an eco-friendly Bluetooth beauty called the Get Together. [Read more]
European broadcast branding veterans BDA Creative team with the CG crew at London’s Studio Hansa to refresh the on-air look for the Fine Living Channel across Europe, the Middle East and Africa with a finely detailed, photo-real and full-3D treatment
“Due to budgetary factors and logistics, shooting six wildly varying scenes was not an option (the scenes needed to embody smartly designed spaces that could be international and aspirational). We decided that the best option was to go totally CGI for flexibility, control and efficiency.”
This issue features 90+ minutes of commercials, broadcast design, music videos, brand films, short films and behind the scenes extras from the planet’s top artists and filmmakers with production notes, toolkit and links for every project – Plus stills, style frames, exclusive interviews.?
Multi-faceted director Maxime Bruneel and the Chez Eddy crew in Paris roto their lives away on “Dat a Freak” by Diplo and Swick by “painstakingly working through all the best twerking footage in the world.” Not completely safe for work or home depending on the company you keep and your opinion of butt-centric choreography. [Read more]
If you’ve seen the work The Embassy kicks out for features like “Elysium” and “Enders Game” you won’t be surprised by the Vancouver studio’s seamless execution in this Gymkhana-inspired clip for BMW Canada (featuring the 430Hp M4) directed and edited in-house by Ozan Biron thru BMW’s ad agency of record, Toronto’s Cundari. Charles Deenen at Source Sound LA created the visceral audio. [Read more]
Matt Pyke and Universal Everything continue to explore the mix of tasteful and abstract 3D animation in corporate installations with a series of audio-visual pieces for Johnnie Walker House in Seoul, South Korea “inspired by the phenomenon of synaesthesia, where the brain ‘sees’ sound or ‘tastes’ color.” [Read more]