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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]

Secrets of “The Missing Scarf” Revealed

Discover the shocking truth behind the production of Eoin Duffy‘s Oscar-shortlisted film “The Missing Scarf” in this detailed and insightful making-of film. Music by Wizwars.
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Sehsucht’s “Chameleon” Interactive Installation

Mate Steinforth and Sehsucht premiered “Chameleon” at Pictoplasma 2014 in Berlin, allowing audiences to “modulate the characters and dive into a world between reality and virtuality. Chameleon addresses alienation and identity. It also raises the question of self-awareness and introspection in a world of post-privacy.”
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Dave Fothergill: The Art and Science of Crowd Cruelty

Dave Fothergill, currently a senior VFX artist at RealtimeUK in Manchester, hit the internet hard two days ago with his hilarious/fascinating crowd dynamics test called “I’ve Fallen and I Can’t Get Up!” [Read more]

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James Farr: Alien vs Predator vs Trick or Treat

Animator/director/writer/artist James Farr pays the bills as creative development director at Steelehouse Productions in Tulsa, Oklahoma but makes the world giggle a whole lot more with his own short films, like this Halloween treat called “A.V.P.V.T.O.T” (with music by Digital Math). [Read more]