Gentleman Scholar: Lexus’s LF-C2 “Solar Eclipse”

Combining sleek live footage of the previously unseen Lexus LF-C2 concept with ominous matte paintings, Gentleman Scholar and Team One indulge in what a friend of mine likes to call vehicular porn.

“Playing with illumination and carefully manipulating shadow, we hoped to tell a story with atmospheric wonder and stunning visuals. By hand-painting vast, dreamlike expanses and weaving them with tightly composed shots of the vehicle’s sleek contour, our goal was to leave viewers ruminating on the exciting future of automotive design.” [Watch]

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Gentleman Scholar’s Typographic Feast: HP Sprout “Manifesto”

Gentleman Scholar show off their typographic and multi-media chops with this perfectly-paced clip for HP’s new Sprout 3D-scanning PC thru 180LA. “The vignettes were crafted to conjure both the nostalgia of physical artistry and the exciting possibilities of digital immersion, with the typography acting as a [Watch]

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Halloween Happiness from Gentleman Scholar

CDs William Campbell, Will Johnson and the crew at LA prodco Gentleman Scholar celebrate their favorite day of the year by revealing “The Trials and Tribulations of Being a Skeleton” in 13 cute (and mostly-family-friendly) 3D vignettes. [Watch]

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GENTLEMAN SCHOLAR FOR MOTIONPOEMS: “Working Order”

Gentleman Scholar art directors Jordan Lyle and JP Rooney hand-painted every image of this animated incarnation of Dora Malech’s poem “Working Order,” then combined them with 2D and 3D techniques. The resulting two-minute film, created over the course of several months, presents an unpredictable dream- [Watch]

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Tim Hayward, Gentleman Scholar

VFX and animation veteran Tim Hayward suits up for his new CG supervisor gig at Gentleman Scholar after a decade of freelancing around LA. [Watch]