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SXSW Sydney 2023 Launch Film

The South by Southwest Festival announces its first international edition will go live in Sydney in October 2023 with this multi-technique animated film by hometown directors Danny Stern and Jonathan Pui thru Present Company. [Watch]

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Polyester Peeks Into the “Passage” With New Short Film

Polyester Studio in Toronto just dropped their latest in-house short film called Passage, a surreal mix of cel and 3D animation they describe as “a man’s journey inward as he strives for peace in the moments after death.” [Watch]

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Renee Zhan Builds a Gooey “Gooniverse” for Trolli

Blinkink director Renee Zhan and Norwegian CG house Saurus Animation lead a gooey guided tour of the Trolli factory where innocent candy worms endure madness and mayhem to be turned into Sour Burstin’ Crawlers. [Watch]

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Mainframe Unveils the ARC-52 Single Malt for Bowmore x Aston Martin

In what may be the most extravagant unboxing of all time, London CG specialists Mainframe reveal the ARC-52 single malt, a collaboration between Scottish distillery Bowmore and Aston Martin limited to 100 bottles and expected to retail for $75,000. [Watch]

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BibleProject “Blessing & Curse” Explainer by Ordinary Folk

In their latest motion work for Portland-based nonprofit BibleProject, creative director Jorge R. Canedo E. and his team at Ordinary Folk craft a swirling, painterly, and approachable look at dichotomies in Christian scripture. [Watch]

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Revenant Unifies Iron Sail Game Portfolio with Ominous Brand Film

Vietnamese gaming company Iron Sail ups its brand game with this dark and sweeping CG film crafted by the design and animation team at Revenant in Glasgow under the guidance of CD and founder Kevin McCrae. [Watch]

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Effe “Floating Girl” Music Video by Mozuya

Mozuya, the Japanese illustrator/animator who brought us this wholly unique video for Chroma, continues their singular interpretations of classic manga and anime with this dreamy 3D music video for Osaka-based electronic producer effe. [Watch]

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UN “Equality: Our Final Frontier” by Jonny Kofoed and Assembly

Jonny Kofoed, director and founding partner at Assembly in Auckland, New Zealand, helps UN Women make the case we should tackle global gender equality before grand schemes like bionic eyes, walking on Mars, and a moon colony. [Watch]

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Circle Brand Films by The Mill Design Studio

Asked to demystify Circle’s crypto-based investment products, The Mill Design Studio team creates a series of minimal but tactile films “pairing fluid and kinetic motion with the brand’s ‘Sundae’ color palette”. [Watch]

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Eminem & Snoop Dogg “From The D 2 The LBC” Music video by James Larese and Nathan Love

Veteran director James Larese at London Alley in LA adds to his vast canon of music videos with this trippy hybrid of live-action, animation, and comic art that gives a smokey nod to Gorillaz, The Spider-Verse, and Bored Apes. [Watch]

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ManvsMachine Supercharges the New MacBook Air for Apple

In sharp contrast to the visual mayhem of their recent work for Mini, the crew at ManvsMachine animates this spot for Apple’s M2-powered MacBook Air using only the sleek new laptop and a single feather. [Watch]

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Laundry Studios “Turn Up The Sunshine” with Illumination Entertainment

Powered by a track from Diana Ross and Tame Impala, the animation teams at Laundry Studios and Illumination Entertainment join forces to transport the Minions back to the 70s in this music video promo for the release of Minions: The Rise of Gru. [Watch]

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Scholar Drops Massive Trailer for Xbox “Ara: History Untold”

With an infinite zoom through reimagined historic moments, creative director Chris Finn and the team at Scholar just launched the new Xbox grand strategy game Ara: History Untold with this monumental trailer. [Watch]

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Should AI Be Considered a Co-Creator of Joris Bacquet’s “Infinity” Music Video for Azel Phara?

With a background in CGI and 10+ years experience in live-action and mixed media commercials, French director Joris Bacquet changes course to immerse himself in Disco Diffusion, a free tool for generating AI imagery. [Watch]