Blinkink & Woodblock Add New Tilt to Euro 2024 for BBC

The quick pace and uncertain outcomes of the Euro 2024 tournament on BBC find an apt metaphor in star-studded pinball action via Blinkink directors Balázs Simon and Raman Djafari with Berlin’s Woodblock handling animation. [Watch]

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Christian Borstlap Sprouts “Homegrown Denim” for G-Star

Amsterdam director Christian Borstlap teams with CD Joris Kuijpers and animator Bart Otto at Piqxels Studio on this fun and fuzzy stop motion brand film for Dutch clothing brand G-Star RAW and their Homegrown Denim initiative. [Watch]

Microsoft Visual Design team and Wes Cockx Launch Surface Copilot+PC

Working with style frames by veteran Brooklyn CD and CG innovator Wes Cockx, the Microsoft Visual Design crew merges abstract-realism with the pragmatic goals of highlighting the features and benefits of a new product. [Watch]

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BluBlu Studio Keep it Mysterious in “Airhead” Game Trailer

In stark contrast to the optimistic tone of their recent WWF spot, the animation crew at BluBlu Studio craft a dark and enigmatic trailer for Airhead, the atmospheric puzzle-platformer from Handy Games and Danish developer Octato. [Watch]

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The AI Future Looks Dim (but Funny) in “FLOAT3RS”

The third chapter in Karl Poyzer and Joseph Roberts’ chatty animated sci-fi comedy series Floaters takes a wry look ahead to a time when “AI is so advanced it’s no longer intelligent.” [Watch]

Gaming App Halfbrick+ Opens With a Bang

The new mobile gaming app from Australian developer Halfbrick (packaging up hits such as Fruit Ninja, and Jetpack Joyride) opens with this rampaging sequence from a team lead by Brisbane-based CD Dan Rice. [Watch]

Le Truc Unveils Bell & Ross BR 05 Black Ceramic

Le Truc, a design and animation studio based in Geneva and Paris, makes its Stash debut with their latest work for French luxury watch brand Bell & Ross, a dramatic and visually deceptive product film for the BR 05 Black Ceramic. [Watch]

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Kyra & Constantin Roll With Slow Motion Slapstick

What would it look like if you stretched the idea for an animated short out to 90 minutes? Animation directors Kyra Buschor and Constantin Paeplow answer that question with the latest installment of their Rollin’ Wild series. [Watch]

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The Future of Hope: The Furrow Releases “SENT” Short Film

Backed by a wistful score and careful sound design, CD Seth Eckert and the crew at The Furrow just released an in-house passion project about an engineer and her robot they describe as simply “a short film about hope”. [Watch]

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SMOG Considers Creative Evolution in “Let There be Light!” Short Film

Inspired by Isaac Asimov’s 1956 sci-fi short story “The Last Question”, director Moises Arancibia and the motion team at Smog in Santiago, Chile, transform a cancelled client project into a thoughtful ode to creative evolution. [Watch]

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Found Studio Boards “Vessel” for London Craft Week

Working with brand consultancy TM Studio, the team at CG house Found build an artful campaign for the 10th anniversary of London Craft Week with an edition of 1,000 artworks based on digital permutations of a classical vase. [Watch]

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Eddy and Collectif 99° Unveil “Lay Me Down” Animated Music Video for HMLTD

Three directors from Collectif 99° (who joined the Eddy animation roster in 2023) conjure a painterly and dream-like fable about conquering guilt and depression for the London art punk band HMLTD. [Watch]

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Motion Plus Design Conference Hits Tokyo June 15, 2024

The Motion Plus Design conference lands in Tokyo Saturday, June 15 for a full day of creative presentations and networking at the Line Cube Shibuya venue with a live stream of the talks also available. [Watch]

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Arthur Sevestre Lets Loose With “Danza Marilù” Music Video for L’Impératrice

Illustrator and comic artist Arthur Sevestre steps into the directing chair for Paris animation prodco Remembers in this bouncy and intricate animated charmer for French pop band L’Impératrice starring a rebel senior citizen named Marilù. [Watch]