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Alejandro Robledo Mejia Opens FITC 2024 With Opulent Style

CG/VFX artist and designer Alejandro Robledo Mejia (aka RMA) – whose title credits include the Super Bowl, and several Marvel properties – packs this opening sequence for the FITC 2024 event with lots of shiny symbolism based on the creative process. [Watch]

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DissEmbargo Shakes up Skin Science With Timeline Nutrition Brand Film

DissEmbargo, the UK studio launched earlier this year by CG motion specialists Sebastian Helene and The Dink, elevates the product visuals of Swiss longevity biotech brand Timeline Nutrition with this experimental film. [Watch]

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Making Peace With OCD: Watch Anita Gill’s Animated Short Film “Check”

London animator/Illustrator Anita Gill just slipped us her short film Check, a look at OCD, “Expressing feelings of anxiety, urgency and frustration through beautiful, abstract visuals and looping, chaotic sounds.” [Watch]

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Korb Ponders AI Without Using AI in “Void of Substance”

The latest in-house CG short from Rimantas Lukavicius and his Korb studio, Void of Substance, presents an enigmatic and meticulously rendered meditation on the power of AI – without the use of AI for any of the imagery. [Watch]

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TAVO Studio Serves Up Limited Edition Belgian Beer in Director’s Cut

Evoking a fully array of tastes and textures, Tavo Ponce and the motion team at TAVO Studio just dropped us the director’s cut of a new full-CG spot for a limited edition Grand Cru beer from Belgian brewer Tripel Karmeliet. [Watch]

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Selling Orange to Kids: Danny Sangra Drops “Donny’s Orange Film”

Writer/director/illustrator Danny Sangra takes a poke at the creative industrial complex (and makes his Stash debut) with this snappy two-minute animated parable about selling out and selling yourself short. [Watch]

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Scholar Showcases Studio Character in Ad-Libs 1.0 Original

Leveraging an array of motion techniques, CD Will Johnson and the Scholar crew unleash their inner characters in this in-house short film “enhancing behavioral type in literal and metaphorically kinetic ways”. [Watch]

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Form Play Opens 2024 Playgrounds, The Art Department Festivals in Eindhoven and Berlin

Conjuring a cast of whimsical characters, Brighton studio Form Play stages a series of gently comic vignettes (in the spirit of Saul Bass) for the title sequence of the 2024 Playgrounds, The Art Department festivals in Eindhoven and Berlin. [Watch]

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FRAME Assembles the Haller System for USM in Satisfying New Brand Film

The vibrant austerity of the Haller furniture system, a mid-century classic manufactured by Swiss brand USM, receives an appropriately elegant and minimal treatment in this brand film by the team at FRAME in Copenhagen. [Watch]

Aardman and Jungler Stage “McFarmer vs McRancher” Smackdown for McDonald’s

Paris prodco Jungler teams with director Will Studd and the stop-motion mavens at Aardman to frame up a slap-stick proxy burger battle for McDonald’s in France thru agency TBWA. [Watch]

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Soft vs Strong: FutureDeluxe for Red Wing Shoes

Executive creative director Ant Baena leads the FutureDeluxe team in stirring up a whirlwind of contrast for heritage US footwear brand Red Wing Shoes to demonstrate “lightweight comfort and rugged durability can seamlessly coexist.” [Watch]

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The New Blank Invites You Into “The Imagination Lab”

In their latest in-house animated short film, director/designer Eric Edwards and Seattle prodco The New Blank drop a mischievous two-minute jab at the shortcomings of AI and the “commoditization of ideas and creativity”. [Watch]

sub.stnc® Peels Back “The Process” for Lignin Industries

The design and motion crew at sub.stnc® in Malmo, Sweden, elevate the industrial process of transforming wood from forest waste into sustainable bioplastics in this visually engaging brand film for greentech company Lignin Industries. [Watch]

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Dog & Rabbit Debates AI vs Humans in New Mixed Media Comedy Series

London studio Dog & Rabbit (aka Andrew Kelleher and Dave Anderson) mix stop-motion, live-action, and AI with traditional and 3D animation in the first episode of their new series of comedy shorts called Baby on Board Safety Car. [Watch]