Behind the Scenes: BBC Music “God Only Knows”

Grab a look at the labor behind the 90 VFX shots The Mill created for the recent BBC Music launch spot from Riff Raff director Francois Rousselet and Red Bee Media featuring 26 music stars joining Brian Wilson for a grand version of The Beach Boys’ classic “God Only Knows.” [Read more]

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Juanjo Guarnido and Fortiche: “Freak of the Week”

Spanish director/animator/comic artist Juanjo Guarnido, who honed his animation chops at Disney on films like Tarzan, Atlantis and Brother Bear, teams with Paris animation house Fortiche to pound out a deliriously mad new video for “Freak of the Week” from Swedish prog metal artists Freak Kitchen. [Read more]

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Tomek Baginski and Platige Image for Witcher 3 “Wild Hunt”

“Dark, violent and massively ambitious” could describe just about any major 3D game cinematic released in the last couple years but this huge new CG-fest from Platige Image for CD Projekt Red’s Witcher 3 ups the ante a notch or two and is the first to feature a death by, wait for it… crow-to-the-eye! [Read more]

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Giant Ant: “Stickboy, An Opera in Three Acts”

Vancouver motion phenoms Giant Ant push their story telling talents into dark, dramatic, wide-screen territory with this riveting animated backdrop commissioned by the Vancouver Opera for “Stickboy” based on the book of the same name by Canadian spoken word artist Shane Koyczan with music by Neil Weisensel. [Read more]

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Buck and McDonalds “Heart Winter”

Jingle-bell-happy 2D/3D animated :30 from Ryan Honey and the Buck LA crew for McDonalds seasonal “hot and tasty white cocoa refreshment” featuring enough cute character work and clever transitions to last you through the holidays. Agency: Leo Burnett. [Read more]

Time Lapse of Sarofsky’s Warehouse to Studio Reno

Insightful and detailed look at the total rehab of a “beat-up, old, barrel-truss building” in Chicago’s West Loop by Erin Sarofsky and Mark Olthoff of Olson Kundig Architects into an expansive new studio that would feel right at home in Santa Monica, Venice or Culver City. [Read more]

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Tomek Baginski, Platige Image: ESA “Ambition”

Seismic-grade earth-bending from director Tomek Baginski and Poland’s Platige Image in this short for the European Space Agency’s Rosetta mission starring Aidan Gillen (Game of Thrones) and Aisling Franciosi (The Fall) which premiered at BFI Southbank in London as part of the British Film Institute’s [Read more]

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Vania Heymann Covers Roy Kafri “Mayokero”

Israeli artist/director Vania Heymann follows up his widely praised interactive video for Bob Dylan’s “Like a Rolling Stone” using 16 live action faces to bring classic album covers to life in this smile-inducing clip he says was “Made out of love and admiration for all the musicians and visual artists who’s art we [Read more]