Hungarian CG studio DIGIC Pictures continues its run as an elite purveyor of film for the game industry with this character-driven work for Unknown 9: Awakening, the third-person action/adventure from Reflector Entertainment. [Read more]
Clever concept from Leo Burnett plus snappy design, direction and animation by Buck propelled by an impossibly happy track by Mozella (who also wrote Wrecking Ball) “asks even the worst of arch enemies to put down the gloves and bring in the hugs in this all out love fest for McDonald’s.” [Read more]
Tel Aviv-based Nomint director Eric Lerner introduces his latest 3D character living in the real world: a yellow skater dude with strange artistic powers and existentialist issues named Gabriel. Eric Lerner: “This introduction showcases Gabriel’s world and some of my ideas of what is possible within it. [Read more]
London-based Swiss designer-turned-director Greg Barth turns this promo for Hello Play (a Belgian online electronic music platform) into a fun showcase for his trademark surreal ideas and minimal esthetic, creating all the visuals in-camera using stop motion, 3D prints, and 13 pounds of white chocolate. [Read more]
The Copenhagen duo masquerading as BenniSteptoe (aka animator Benjamin Agersted and illustrator Patrick Steptoe) unleash the first unusual discovery of Captain Turkey Nose, their eccentric but somewhat less-than-valiant hero.
With “Turn Down for What” set to crack 155M views on YT at the time of this post, Sirs Kwan and Scheinert’s cult status appears to be in jeopardy. But as overplayed and omni-present as it may be, this manic mini-masterwork for the DJ Snake & Lil Jon single deserves to rank on every serious 2014 Best-of list. [Read more]