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Atomic Blonde à la Adult Swim

Director Kris Merc teams with CD Daniel Garcia at Yes Boss and the animation team at MEMOMA Estudio to wrap several tasty layers of wit and 2D wizardry around this Atomic Blonde promo for Adult Swim. [Read more]

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Merc Meets ANL: Kool Keith X MF Doom “SuperHero”

The Aardman Nathan Love crew blow right past their regular 3D character animation parking space to join director Kris Merc in the pop-culture passing lane with this seizure-inducing torrent of multimedia disguised as the music video for Kool Keith X MF Doom ‘”Super Hero’.” [Read more]

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James “To My Surprise”

Inspired by anime, propaganda art, the murals of Diego Rivera, and graffiti paintings, Not To Scale director Kris Merc takes on modern cultural excess in the video for “To My Surprise” from veteran Manchester rockers James and asks “what if love was the driving force of our cultures and interactions?” [Read more]

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Kris Merc Unleashes “The Green Ray” for L’Orange & Kool Keith

New York director Kris Mercado talks to Stash about smashing together dot matrix printers, cel animation, found footage, live action, and stop motion to conjure a certain low-fi chaos he calls “retro funk weirdness” for rap legend Kool Keith and young hip-hop producer L’Orange.
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Kris Merc Joins Not To Scale Roster for International Representation

From the release: Not To Scale, a film and animation content studio, today announced the signing of award-winning director Kris Merc for representation worldwide. He has received accolades for creating visually striking music videos for acts such as De La Soul, Spirit Animal, and Joey BadA$, and for brands including HTC, Ziploc, Reebok, Nintendo, Coke, […] [Read more]

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Kris Merc and Benjy Brooke: The Peach Kings “Mojo Thunder”

Designing with chalk, black cardboard, pencils and white crayons then animating in Photoshop, co-directors Kris Merc and Benjy Brooke craft an angular, shadow-filled world in this personal labor-of-love video for The Peach Kings track “Mojo Thunder.” Kris Merc: “I wanted to explore self destructive behaviors [Read more]