ALEXANDR PETROV FLIES UNITED

Alexandr Petrov won an Academy Award in 1999 for his animated adaptation of The Old Man and the Sea. This is his latest work, through Pascal Blais in Montreal, for United’s on-going campaign of warm and elegant spots. [Read more]

dancing robot dons skates

Yes the rumors are true. The dancing robot Neill Blomkamp gyrated to life for Citroen has been spotted speedskating over frozen Canadian lakes – except this time The Mill is responsible for his athletics. Read all the making-of deets on PR FEED. Watch him skate Watch him dance   [Read more]

Christoper Luxton

                          New works updated on Christoper Luxton’s site…including this EXPLODER piece [Read more]

EP PARDEE SWAYED AWAY FROM DD

Executive Producer Michael Pardee has left Digital Domain – where he was Head of Production since 2003 – to join Sway Studios. Read the full story in  PR FEED. [Read more]

MY NOMINEE FOR BEST PERFORMANCE IN BROADCAST DESIGN

Monkbot does damn tasty design work but they struck gold when they cast this alien woman for a broadcast package for Space (Canada’s sci-fi network).  The package is a finalist at this year’s BDAs. Other character design and Character Animation by Guru.   [Read more]

POND5

This sounds cool – Pond5 is a new twist on the stock footage site. It allows any motion artist (animated or live action) to upload and sell their footage online. The cool thing here is you can take some of those endless tests and pitches sitting on the server, post them to the Pond5 site, […] [Read more]

anything new under the sun?

Memes alive! Check out the sparse and supremely sinister Sonic Mutation video for Kode9 directed by Mo Stoebe and Jasmin Jodry. Wait for it, the mutations are stunning. The economical B+W cinematography has the same calculated precision of a run-of-the-mill CGI wankfest but its gritty machine fetish is executed with an understatement unseen since Chris […] [Read more]

BEE-HATERS REJOICE!

Who in the 3D world (or any world) does not want to crawl screaming under the frigging couch when the Nasonex bee comes on? Well now, after much bee-bashing online and off, sweet relief is at hand. Word is Rhythm + Hues just landed the job to redo the wretched insect. Hallelujah! Hallelujah! Visit those […] [Read more]