Getting Green in Style – Click 3X & MTV kick it w/ Dr. Octagon

Connecting with the under-thirty crowd is not an easy feat but when the message you’re trying to communicate is a public service announcement about global warming, well, you better come up with a novel approach and some interesting content. Click 3X, MTV, and director Georgie Greville did just that with a three-minute PSA titled “Trees” […] [Read more]

WTC VISUALIZATION

Here’s the official visualization of what New York will look like if the current WTC site proposal actually gets built. GiroudPichot created this two-minute animation placing the three new towers designed by Lord Norman Foster, Lord Richard Rogers and Fumihiko Maki and the current Freedom Tower design into footage they shot of Manhattan. The CG/live […] [Read more]

RUN WRAKE “RABBIT” DVD

Shane at onedotzero sends word that Run Wrake’s fabulously twisted, BAFTA nominated, multi award winning short film "rabbit" is now available in a numbered, limited edition DVD package featuring an 8-page booklet, documentary short and deleted scenes.   [Read more]

Madvillain Monkey Suite

Super-Fi director/CD Daniel Garcia harnesses the editorial and animation talents of Manhattan’s Version2 for this atmospheric, distressed and distopian new video from Madvillain (MF Doom and Madlib). Garcia had worked with V2 designer/animator Federico Saenz-Recio in the past and was also a big fan of the company’s ambitious sponsor credits sequence for the 2006 AICP […] [Read more]

CUT&PASTE NY WINNERS

I got to check out the NY version of Cut&Paste in Brooklyn last Saturday and can safely say I saw the future. It was graphic design as both a competitive sport and a master-class in Photoshop. It was 500 1200 people cheering on graphic designers like they where WWF wrestlers (helped out by the monster-truck […] [Read more]

MONTEITH’S VIRAL

A friend in Aukland found this viral on the site for a New Zealand brewery called Monteith’s. Bone dry writing and understated execution. No credits on the site. Anyone know who did it? [Read more]

BL:ND XBOX

LA studio Bl:nd is on a roll; their Gnarls Barkley "Crazy" video went orbital (and then won Best Direction and Best Editing at the 2006 MTV Video Music Awards), they were in on the Attik Scion campaign this year, and they also created Specialized "Happy Entrails", my fave viral so far this year. They are […] [Read more]

Bernhard Haux – Character Animator Reel

Stumbled upon Bernhard Haux’s website today, I apologize as I don’t know more about him. A character animator and technical wizard from Germany. His Animation and Generalist show reels are quite good on they’re own. But I encourage you to really have a look at his Character Technical Development movies; specifically his deformation grid and […] [Read more]