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{ Monthly Archives } November 2008

RITXI OSTARIZ – Rtxcite at the Circus

Welcome to the circus. It’s been a long time, but finally you’re there. Because happiness is a cannonball woman.
Rtxcite at the Circus is a short movie by Ritxi Ostáriz. Music by Lars Pedersen AKA When.
Benvenuti al circo! È passato tanto tempo, ma finalmente ci siete. Perché la felicità è una donna cannone.
Rtxcite at the [...]

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Kaiser Chiefs – Good Days And Bad Days

Pixilation party!
The Kaiser Chiefs are Ricky Wilson, Andrew White, Simon Rix, Nick Baines, Nick Hodgson.
Good Days Bad Days is the second single from Kaiser Chiefs‘ third album, Off With Their Heads.
The music video has been directed by Alexandre Courtes (of Alex and Martin) and produced at Partizan.
Pixilation party!
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Mall of America: Holidays

Over ten thousand candy bars…

All candy and no meat makes DeK something something…
Another nicely animated spot, from Todd Hemker and Soyeon Kim at Yellowshed. Previously: The Drive.
Solo caramelle e niente carne rendono DeK pazzo furioso…
Altro spot animato da Todd Hemker e Soyeon Kim presso Yellowshed. In precedenza: The Drive.

thanks Todd!

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Satine – October Dane

A roof. The zinc roof of a building in Central Paris, a bank “occupied” by the Jeudi Noir association.
That’s where took place one of the latest concert à emporter (take away show, if you prefer) from La Blogotheque.
Shoot by Nathanaël Le Scouarnec in Rue de la Banque, Paris. Sound recording and mix: Dominique Ciekala.
Satine [...]

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Playing for the Planet: Recycling

Clever!

“One of a series of short films [...] created by Disney to introduce very young children to the idea of thinking more ecologically through play…”
Written, designed and directed by Grant Orchard and produced at Studio Aka.
“Uno di una serie di corti [...] creati da Disney per introdurre i bambini in tenera età ad un modo [...]

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Get Well Soon – Witches! Witches! Rest Now In The Fire

You danced naked around the fire.

It’s not an enchantment. It’s a nightmare.
Get Well Soon in the German singer and songwriter Konstantin Gropper. The song is taken from the debut album, entitled Rest Now, Weary Head! You Will Get Well Soon.
The music video has been directed by Jan Ole Gerster and Timon Modersohn.
Non è un incantesimo. [...]

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Audi Q5: Synchronized

Perfectly synchronised engineering.

Psyop shows “the principle of synchronicity” (Einstein wouldn’t approve) and finds “interesting ways to create real images of driving using thousands of perfectly synchronized humans holding cards.”
Creative agency: Heimat, Berlin. Creative Directors: Marco Spier, Eben Mears at Psyop and Guido Heffels at Heimat.
3D Lead artist: Florian Witzel. Design: Anh Vu. Storyboard Artist: Ben [...]

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The Local Music Show: The Forest Ensemble

The title sequence for The Local Music Show with John Richards which airs on the Seattle Channel.
Directed by Matt Daniels and Sean Pecknold. Illustrations: Isaac S. Novak. Animation: Sean Pecknold and Jonathan Baab. Music by The Fleet Foxes.
Sequenza dei titoli per The Local Music Show con John Richards trasmesso da Seattle Channel.
Diretta da Matt [...]

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True Blood: Clip Updated

Added a high definition clip for True Blood Titles, courtesy of Art of the Title.
Aggiunta clip in alta definizione per i titoli di True Blood, postata da Art of the Title.

REFERENCE: Il post di True Blood: Main Titles.

Above the Sea – Handfed

HD Video available in the underneath links (recommended)

Leave all your burden behind, undress of your pain and find “a reason to wake up in the morning”.
Above the Sea is the musical project of Amanda Burleson. Handfed is the first single. (Source: Ypsilon 2)
The music video has been directed by Dan Brown at Oh, Hello. Director [...]

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Karma Currency: Charity Gift Vouchers

I want to rescue gorillas.

Kids will hopefully save the world. Just like in Children of the Corn, remember that?
The animated promo has been directed by James Calvert and produced at The People’s Republic of Animation.
Writers: Ash Rosshandler, Jen Rosshandler. Lead artist: Simon Westlake.
These Charity Gift Vouchers “can be sent to families or friends, customers or [...]

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Astral: Station ID01

“We follow a macroscopic machine powering up. The electrical current acts as the catalyst to move us through the vivid environment” inside the channel logo.
The first of two station ID tags created for the Ztélé channel by Astral.
Directed by Richard Rosenman and produced by Holly Nichols at Hatch Studios.
Executive producer: Randi Yaffa. Models: Stephane [...]

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[REPOST] World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King

HD Video available in the underneath links.

“The Lich King was an entity created by Kil’jaeden the Deceiver from the spirit of the orcish shaman Ner’zhul. Initially trapped within the Frozen Throne, the Lich King eventually merged with the human Arthas Menethil. He is the creator of the Scourge and rules over it telepathically from his [...]

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Image Leeching

If I could bare with kids using images as avatars on social networks, these bots that build pseudo-porn websites ravaging Google Images are more than I can deal.
New rule: linking to images (jpg, bmp, png and gif files) hosted on nofatclips.com is only allowed from this website.
If you have difficulties with the new settings [...]

Radiohead – Weird Fishes/Arpeggi (Transmutation)

I hit the bottom and escape.

This must be one of the weirdest things ever. I know I say this a little too often, but…
The music video has been directed by Tobias Stretch and it’s one out of four winners of the In Rainbows Music Video Contest held at Aniboom.
Weird Fishes/Arpeggi, originally known as Arpeggi, is [...]

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Sony Vaio: 2008 Campaign

High definition: it’s in our DNA.

Not the latest thing around, but for some reason, it failed to make its way up here, until now…
The spots were directed by Grady Hall and produced by Scott Gemmell at Motion Theory.
Executive Producer: Javier Jimenez. Director of photography: Jeff Cronenweth. Editor: Mark Hoffman.
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Sony Vaio: Vines

Ultimate? Really? LOL!

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Sony Vaio: Fly Trap

*gnam*

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Sony Vaio: Breeze

Teknologik.

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Redbull X13: The Can (Motus Lux Lucis)

Light Motion

“The Redbull can and its contents get deconstructed through rhythmic, layered juxtaposition of images by utilizing mirrors, moving lights, macro photography and layered sound design.”
Directed and design by Violet Suk and Martin Koch, also known as Violet X Martin or Suk and Koch. Director of photography: Martin Koch.
They were commissioned to create a 90 [...]

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Plastic Operator – Home 0207

Only fools never change their mindthey sit and wait for better times.

It’s a long way home…
Plastic Operator is Mathieu Gendreau and Pieter Van Dessel. Home 0207 is on their 2007 album, Different Places.
The music video has been directed by Pete Circuitt at Bitstate. Animation: Bill Sneed and Pete Circuitt.
La lunga strada verso casa…
I Plastic operator [...]

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VICTOR RAGO – The Crushing Horror

They come from a distant galaxy to conquer us. The human race will find out they’re impossible to crush… not!
The Crushing Horror is the graduation film by Victor Rago for his Animation Masters Degree at the Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona, Spain.
As I said before, the idea is as old as it can be, [...]

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[BEST OF] October 2007 – pt.3

Surprise! There’s a third part. I just said it has been a great month, didn’t I?
Squeaky Wheels: bring change!
Artista del mes: three for MTV.
Paradise Lost: chicks!!!
The Black Dog’s Progress: poor dog.
Taller than Trees: an outrageously tall giraffe.
Keep Safe with Grip Wrench + Presidator: two episodes of the show from Qoob.
Mob Squad: Episode 8.
Precious Biscuits: [...]

[BEST OF] October 2008 – pt.2

I guess you were all expecting part two now. Well, I decided to satisfy your desire.
Orana: dance and music.
Black: forever sport.
Food Chain: dog eat cat eat mouse.
Water Curses: abstract concreteness.
Aides 2008: two kinky spots.
Oh Oh Ooh: music video for Nutmeg.
The Bird’s Midair Heatstroke: WTF?!?
Cartwheel (Turning Time): let’s do it!
Xologola: unrecognizable forms.
Pesci: under the sea.
Singstar [...]

[BEST OF] October 2008 – pt.1

October was a good month, but I prefer this one. So, while I enjoy November, here’s some older link.
Neo Folk: how to dissect human beings with a simple microphone.
Musk: …and I wander.
Super Robot Wars Z: mechas from lots of robotic anime series battle with some unknown enemy.
Girl and the Sea: delicate story.
Jettison your [...]

ANTONIO VICENTINI – El Robot

HD Video available in the underneath links.

Well, the plot of the film… “Plot? It doesn’t have a plot. It’s just a robot meeting many planets with different art styles.”
Graduation work by Antonio Vicentini to conclude his degree in Design “once and for all”.
Beh, la trama del film… “Trama? Non c’è alcuna trama! Solo un robot [...]

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Black Thinking: Black Thin King

Dance! Dance! (Revolution?)

An homage to old school animation, but also to new school dance dancing videogames…
The last of 5 short films produced at Boolab for the Black Thinking website. Motiono grapher posted the whole series.
Black Thin King has been directed by Denis Kamioka AKA Cisma. Producer: Silvia Romero. Executive producers: Coke Ferreiro.
Animation directed by Paulo [...]

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a King – Safe as Houses

Cherished memories bleed and bloom our secrets like seeds.

Collapse is unavoidable.
“a King” is a South African band comprised of Laudo Liebenberg, Hunter Kennedy, Hennie Van Halen and Jaco Venter AKA Snake.
Safe as Houses is a single taken from their album Dutch Courage released on December 2007.
The video has been directed by Bryan Little; produced by [...]

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Prison Bake

Todays Recipe: Raisin Bread with Zesty Crack Frosting.

“A cookery show set in a prison hosted by a psychotic inmate who veers from Celebrity Chef to psychotic prisoner and back again”, helped by his bullied sidekick Fridge.
A short film directed by Matt Dollings and Murray Thoms. “The idea stemmed from mispronouncing the TV show Prison Break.”
Cast: [...]

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Damien Jurado – Caskets

“Set at the turn of the century and shot in the epic landscapes of Eastern Washington, the video invokes the hard times of the pioneer past.”
Damien Jurado is a singer and songwriter from Seattle, Washington. Caskets is a single from Caught In The Trees, his latest album released in September 2008 for Secretly Canadian.
The [...]

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Caskets: Behind the Scenes

Soundtrack: Damien Jurado, Gillian Was A Horse [Mp3]

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Molinos: Mamá Lucchetti

Mamá Mamá

A series of spots about the perfect mother, which is not she who satisfy all your whims.
Directed by Tomas García. Executive producer: Fernando Sarmiento at PepperMelon. Creative agency, obviously, was Madre, Buenos Aires.
Voice Talents: Inaudito. Sound Designer: Andrés Cáceres. Click for the complete list of credits.
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Mamá Lucchetti: Perfect Mom

Fideos.

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Mamá Lucchetti: Kitchen Light

Limpio! Limpio! Limpio! Limpio!

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Mamá Lucchetti: Choir

Mama…

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Mamá Lucchetti: Blender

Hooiee!!

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Asi hablo un mimo: Clip Updated

The short movie by Facundo Españón is now available in high resolution. Enjoy!
Also added credits for Je n’irai pas à Bilbao.
Il cortometraggio di Facundo Españón è adesso disponibile in alta risoluzione. Enjoy
Più: aggiunti credit per Je n’irai pas à Bilbao.

REFERENCE: Il post di FACUNDO ESPANON – Asi hablo un mimo.

TERRI TIMELY – Cecil

Bodybuilder

It’s the Wiil of emotions…
Hard to explain the film in words. It must be seen and appreciated, which hopefully should be an easy game.
A short film directed by Terri Timely (that is Corey Creasey and Ian Kibbey).
Cast: Geoff Hasbrook is Cecil; Patricia Callas is his mother; Ivan Spane is Victor; Dorothy Endow is the nurse.
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Son of Robot – Breasts on his Back

Breasts on his back,the surgery went bad.

I need jugs too…
Breasts on his Back is the title of both a song and an album by the Son of Robot.
The music video is the final major project by Scott Coello for his University studies.
Scott said: “It’s mostly made of recycled paper, card, envelopes, whatever (can you spot [...]

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Philippe B – Je n’irai pas à Bilbao

Are we more than just blood and flesh, bones and skins? Who knows? Not me. And not that this video is gonna tell you.
Je n’irai pas à Bilbao is a song featured on Taxidermie, the latest album by Philippe B, previously here with Archipels.
The music video has been directed by Gabriel Allard-Gagnon and produced [...]

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Zune: Paint

Warning: uhm, well, uh… Warning, just warning.

Confessions of a crap artist…
The spec commercial is the work of directing duo Sibling Rivalry TV. Producers: Alex Ferry, Alex Smith.
Director of Photography: Blair Madigan. Assistant Camera: David Solorzano. Editor: Nick Passick.
Music: Digitalism by Pogo, remixed by Shinichi Osawa.
Confessioni di un artista di merda…
Il finto spot è opera del [...]

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Madagascar 2: End Titles

Ailaiccammuvi Muvi

“Director/Animator Jamie Caliri of Los Angeles based production studio Duck, recently designed and animated the title sequence for” Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa.
The song is I Like to Move It, from the film’s soundtrack, created by Will.I.Am of Black Eyed Peas.
Background art: Alex Juhasz. Paper puppets: Megan Brain. Props: Pablo Grande. Animation director: Todd Hemker.
Animators: [...]

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Ragapella – Microhyzae

“This is the story of Shiva and the Hunter. The Hunter went out to the forest one day in search of game when a tiger suddenly forced him up a tree.
“In order to stay awake he plucked the leaves from the tree which, by chance, pleased Shiva who was fond of that particular leaf.
“The [...]

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Jigsaw Soul – Cockroach Hotel

You can check out any time you like,but you can never leave.

The only certainty is that all our certainties are going to be blown away, sooner or later.
The Jigsaw Soul are: musicians Jonah Byrd, Matt Geldof, Joe Che, Stephen Wheeler and Chris Slowey; video maker Christopher Piazza; dancers Mary Madsen, Carson Reiners, Sarah Dahnke, Stephanie [...]

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Oleg Chubykin – The Tourist

A short découpage animation in the style of Larry Jordan made “with old postcards of Vladivostok.”
The song is called Турист (The Tourist) and that is pretty much all I know.
Directed by Oleg Chubykin himself, if I’m not mistaken.
A short découpage animation in the style of Larry Jordan made “with old postcards of Vladivostok.”
The song [...]

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Funny

Somebody is trying to enter my Megaupload account. What’s so funny? I didn’t even know I had a Megaupload account…
Qualcuno cerca di entrare nel mio account Megaupload. Perché divertente? Neanche sapevo di avere un account lì…

Cuatro: Estas no son las Noticias

Nice titles and IDs for the Estas no son las Noticias (These ain’t the News) directed by Jean Duprez, animated by Rubén García Díaz, produced at Cocoe.
Bei titoli ed ID per Estas no son las Noticias (Questo non è il TG); regia di Jean Duprez, animazioni di Rubén García Díaz, prodotto presso Cocoe.

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W3C Validation

Since I upgraded to the new layouts, the blog fails the HTML validation test.
Yesterday I looked into the problem and, along with the hundreds of things I should fix in the template, there’s a piece of code that doesn’t validate (due to non encoded ampersands) but doesn’t belong to the template; it’s just before [...]

Interludio

Someone told me long agothere is calm before the storm,I know, it’s been coming for some time.

I wanna know, have you ever seen the rainI wanna know, have you ever seen the rainComin’ down on a sunny dayYeaaaaaaaaaaaah
Ok, I’m fine now.
Aivuananò eviu eva sindereinAivuananò eviu eva sindereinComindaun onasannideiGlieaaaaaaaa
Va bene, ora mi sto bene.

Autokratz – Stay The Same

We can’t always stay the same.

Infographics gone wrong. For your sake.
Autokratz is David Cox and Russell Crank. Stay the Same is featured on their CD entitled Down & Out In Paris & London.
The music video has been directed by Laurie Thinot and produced at Partizan. Animated with Gustavo Almenara.
Infografica andata a male. Per il vostro [...]

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Cocoon – Chupee

The beavers are so cute.

Cute creatures steal divine instrument.
Cocoon is Mark Daumail and Morgane Imbeaud. Chupee is featured on their first album, My Friends All Died In A Plane Crash, released in 2007 for Sober & Gentle.
The music video has been directed by Marc Cortès and Sophie Annese Levy and produced at SoFilms. Post [...]

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The Fashion – Solo Impala (Take the Money and Run)

Stop the car, and leave it running,bad mistakes are waiting in the trunk.

Life is just like a bank robbery: a few bandits takes it all, and the stupids, that is us, can only watch.
The Fashion is a band from Copenhagen, Denmark. Members: Jakob Printzlau, Anders Find Axelsen, Jacob Ankær, Christian Lignell Bækholm.
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Flaunt Magazine: 9th Anniversary

For succesful living.

A “3 minute experimental short film that co-branded Flaunt along side their sponsor Diesel, who provided the pressing of the DVDs included within the 9th anniversary issue” of the magazine.
Designed and animated at Royale. Creative directors: Jayson Whitmore and Brien Holman. Art director: Anthony Furlong. Design: Kyle Smith. Executive producer: Jennifer Lucero.
Lead animation: [...]

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Ariel in Lady in Red

Warning: frontal nudity!

A short clip from Michael Sandberg.
I wasn’t sure about posting this, but after all, isn’t this blog about the things I love? (My girlfriend will kill me when she read this…)
Una breve clip di Michael Sandberg.
Non ero certo se postarlo, ma dopotutto questo blog non è per le cose che amo? (La mia [...]

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Vespa: A Special Tour

Lividi e crampi in abbondanza,sai quanti graffi alla protuberanza.

Sometimes you travel thru history. And some other times you travel with history.
“A special tour through Italy, the world and the beautiful communication of the Vespa.”
A corporate video for Piaggio made in stop animation by Giacomo Salizzoni.
Soundtrack: the Finale from the Ouverture of William Tell by [...]

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MINA YONEZAWA – A Happy Thermometer

It seems we choose the wrong world to procreate. Well, yes, in fact we ain’t had any choice in that.
A Happy Thermometer is a tragicomic animated short movie by Mina Yonezawa.
Music: Takashi Watanabe, Midori Kurata, Keitarou Iijima. Sound: Naoki Takahashi.
Sembra che scegliemmo il mondo sbagliato su cui procreare. Beh, sì, in effetti non abbiamo [...]

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Red Fang – Prehistoric Dog

Hey, Gandalf… Nice dress!

Larping geeks are harassed by the band members. Final showdown ensues. The blood is gonna spill.
Red Fang are Bryan Giles, Aaron Beam, David Sullivan and John Sherman.
Prehistoric Dog is featured on their Red Fang LP, just released for Wäntage Records.
The music video has been directed by Rob McConnaughy AKA Whitey.
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Links, after all…

Not that I really have time to do this, but my collection of bookmarks is growing too much.
In fact, these links are so old that two of the sites I visited have died in the meanwhile…
Added links to: Mirour, Motel de Moka, Birdo Studio Blog, Thad Manning, Strange Beautiful, Subtitles to Cinema, Rocket Boom.
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Diesel Kid: Explorers of the Past and Future

Fall/Winter 08

Like “in a surreal dream we follow the adventures of a kid brigade searching for a hidden treasure. Trough ancient and futuristic lands the explorers have to find 4 keys to open the cove gate.”
A video campaign for Diesel Kid, directed by Luigi Pane and produced by Mauro Mastronicola at Abstract Groove. Executive producer: [...]

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Sunshine

When I am kingyou will be firstagainst the wall.

We’ve been robbed of our freedom and our dignity. What do we need to lose yet before fighting back?
Sunshine is a short film made by a team of Chinese students, including Xi Cheng.
The song in the end titles is I Just Can’t Wait To Be King composed [...]

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ANTONIO VICENTINI – Memórias

A short clip from Antonio Vicentini AKA Toninho, “in the struggle to learn motion graphics”.
Breve clip da Antonio Vicentini alias Toninho, “nello sforzo di imparare la motion graphic”.

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ANGEL DE FRANGANILLO – Fucka TV

A more realistic look at how surreal our lifes have become. Oh well, OK, not really…
A montage of short animations by Angel De Franganillo AKA Antiheroe.
Sguardo più realistico a quanto surreali siano diventate le nostre vite. Beh, non proprio.
Un montaggio di brevi animazioni di Angel De Franganillo alias Antiheroe.

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UniSA: Change

Knowledge and Experience

An optimistic look to education, real “real change”, and all that it comes with it. Yes, week end.
A spot directed Brett Richards and produced by Susanne Söderberg at Brokendoll, Stockholm. Art Director and illustrator: Roi Sabarov.
Post Production by Frida Färlin at ILP. Visual Effects Supervisor: Niklas Jacobson. Artists: Jonas Andersson, Niklas Nyqvist, [...]

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CINDY SHERMAN – Doll Clothes

Hey hey hey, you’re not supposed to play with your toys… They’re mine!!!
Brilliant paper cut-outs stop animation shot in Super 8 by Cindy Sherman in 1975.
Hey hey hey, non dovresti giocare con i tuoi giocattoli… Sono miei!!!
Stop animation con ritagli di cartone girato in Super 8 da Cindy Sherman nel 1975.

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Galapagos: Endemic Beauty

Yet another school project from Gareso, this time an opening sequence for a TV show.
Altro progetto scolastico di Gareso; stavolta si tratta di una sigla per uno show televisivo.

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ALEXANDER LEHMANN – White

All creature,the low and the high,are one with nature.
Full HD Video available in the underneath links.

A motion graphics short film by Alexander Lehmann. Music by Keine Kennen Keine.
A motion graphics short film by Alexander Lehmann. Music by Keine Kennen Keine.

© 2008
thanks Alex!

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The Naked Gun: From The Files of Police Squad!

And don’t ever let me catch you guys in America!

One of the funniest title sequences ever. The Naked Gun is a film directed by David Zucker and based on the short lived TV series Police Squad.
BONUS: GTA, Naked Gun Edition.
Una delle più divertenti sequenze dei titoli. Una pallottola spuntata è un film diretto da David [...]

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PAUL WHITTINGTON – Android 207

Memory. Fear. Logic. Tolerance. Compassion. Risk.

“The maze is vast and filled with surprises — a complex labyrinth consisting of traps, deceptions, and puzzles. Even 207, a sophisticated android, is overwhelmed with confusion and frustration as it struggles to navigate through the twisted maze of white walled corridors having no idea what fate awaits it around [...]

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Bulking up: Clip Updated

Hey, is it the season? Only the past week I caught four blogs ripping off content from mine. Meh…
The third episode of The Glumpers is now available in high resolution. Catch it!
Ma sarà la stagione? Solo la scorsa settimana ho beccato quattro blog a scopiazare i miei post. Mah…
Il terzo episodio di The Glumpers [...]

Beat Dis – Just Like

I watched this video over and over, I’d watch it again and again if I wasn’t so sleepy. Still, I don’t know what to tell you about it. Just watch it, ok?
Beat Dis is an Hungarian electronic music act. Just Like, featuring Judie Day, is a single taken from their album Keep Still! [...]

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Flipron – Raindrops Keep Falling on the Dead

Honey, it’s not funny…

An old fashioned animation involving dinosaurs, saucy ladies and accordions. Viva la evolución!
Flipron are a band from Glastonbury, UK, consisting of singer and songwriter Jesse Budd, pianist and organist Joe Atkinson, drummer Mike Chitty and bassist Greg Shepheard.
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Five: Human Paint

Colour clashes. Or crashes.
Directed and animated by Robert Seidel, this is another clip commissioned for the rebranding of Channel Five. Previously: Food Chain.
Produced by Sally Llewellyn at Love and Gareth Evans at ASD Lionheart. Executive producer: Gareth Evans.
Creative directors: Simon Dixon and Aporva Baxi at Dixon Baxi. Music composed by Heiko Tippelt.
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ESCAPISTA – La nature est un brute bête

A short pixilation movie by Escapista featuring Mr. Lonely. The song is Across the Land by Sondre Lerche.
Breve film in pixilation di Escapista con protagonista Mr. Lonely. Il brano è Across the Land di Sondre Lerche.

© 2008

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Sci Fi: Princess

One in a series of five short IDs made for SciFi Channel by Ken Lambert at Ink Project. Post production: Paul Freeman at Underpants TV.
Uno di una serie di 5 clip realizzate per SciFi Channel da Ken Lambert presso Ink Project. Post produzione: Paul Freeman presso Underpants TV.

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The Dog who was a Cat Inside: Clip Updated

Uploaded the clip of the film found on Vimeo; the quality is much better than the older one.
Caricata la clip del film trovata su Vimeo; la qualità video è molto migliore di prima.

REFERENCE: Il post di SIRI MELCHIOR – The Dog who was a Cat Inside.

Halloween Treat

Here is a little Halloween viral Treat Studio made to promote its launch. No tricks!
Treat Studios is Danny Boyle, Robin Bushell, Will Crook, Matt Layzell, Julia Pott and Alex Robinson.
Un breve video virale per il lancio di Treat Studio ad Halloween. Niente scherzetti!
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LAYLA ATKINSON – The Whistler

meow

And the moral is: the road to heaven is paved with cruel intentions. Which is not very moral, but realistic indeed.
A short short movie by Layla Atkinson. I’m sure she’s been involved with something posted before, but who knows…
Produced at Trunk Animation. Sound by Aaron Lampert.
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Unicycle Joe

I’m not supposed to be yarrrrrrr!

When three kids take the seats reserved to the pirates, a series of rather nonsensical misadventure (involving a boy who had a unicycle for a leg) begins.
The short film is the work of Alan Cook and Philip Rodrigues, their graduation project at the Sheridan Institute.
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Form One – Falling Down

HD Video available in the underneath links.

You’re not falling down: just flying. Until you hit the ground.
Johan Reinhold AKA Form One is a Swedish rapper. Falling Down is the third single taken from his latest album, entitled Behind Blue Eyes and released on November 2008.
The music video has been directed and shot (using a Sony [...]

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PHILIPP RUDLER – Roboter

A very short movie by Philipp Rudler which teaches us that… uhm… well, the point of view can make all the difference!
Un cortissimo di Philipp Rudler che ci insegna che… uh… ebbene, che il punto di vista può fare una grande differenza!

© 2008

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Packages: Post Updated

Updated the post for Packages with the link to a version with an alternate music.
In other news: my friend Gianfredo released Primal Export EP. Give him some love. Or some napalm. He loves that smell in the morning.
Aggiornato il post di Packages con il link ad una versione con musica differente.
Inoltre: il mio amico [...]

Bring: Post and Logistics

Brave postmen of the future present will defy the laws of physics to deliver your mail and packages punctually.
The series of spots has been directed by Robert Nylund and produced by Johan Lindström at Social Club.
Production manager: Eva Båge and Annika Westerhult. Director of photography: Henrik Stenberg.
Post production: Chimney Pot. Editor: Johan Wik. Sound [...]

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Bring: Morning Routine

Finding New Ways

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Bring: Thermo

Bring Frigoscandia

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Bring: Mailman

Bring Citymail

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Bring: Falling Letter

Bring Dialogue

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Bring: Flying Letters

Bring Mail

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Bring: Truck

Bring Logistics

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Bring: Stairway

Bring Express

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Sea Orchestra: The Making of

An eight minute clip that shows the amazing work that Shy the Sun did the produce the Sea Orchestra spot for United.
La clip di otto minuti mostra il sorprendente lavoro svolto da Shy the Sun nel produrre Sea Orchestra per United.

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No Brainer: Clip Updated

The anti drugs PSA, an early post on this blog, finally got a decent looking clip, courtesy of Bean Colour.
In other news: Short of the Week published my review (actually a careful edit of my icky notes) of JumpTrumpRumpBump.
Also: I’m really in the middle of something, my attention diverted on other things, so if [...]

HILLMAN CURTIS – Bridge

Follow the way of the shamans to build a better relationship.

Ah, this short film could have easily been a scene from my life. Some scenes, in fact.
Bridge is a short movie by Hillman Curtis which follows two friends as they move toward a discovery.
Starring Michael Goduti and Alison Folland. Editing supervision: Christina Manning.
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Beck – Youthless

Need a bed to lay my body down.

Beck gets a makeover and turns into David Beckhand, Beckhoven, Becktallica and… uh, Beck to the Future.
Youthless is a song from Beck’s latest album, entitled Modern Guilt and released in July 2008.
The music video has been directed by Kris Moyes and produced by Caroline Barry at Revolver Film, [...]

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Cartoon Network: Halloween

Oh, here’s another Halloween video, made in house at Turner for Cartoon Network Spain.
UFOs, vampires, mad scientists and zombies fill the picture, so you’ll probably not miss the Wolfman…
Beautiful artworks by Bambino Monkey AKA Maroto, animated by Abel Sánchez and Sandra Barrado of Tricefalo.
Oh, here’s another Halloween video, made in house at Turner for [...]

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Care: Packages

HD Video available in the underneath links.

A short film commissioned by the charitable organisation Care, to commemorate their 60th anniversary.
The film traces the history of Care, “as seen through the eyes of a child’s Teddy Bear”.
Conceived and directed by Mario Cavalli and produced by Colony Media at Th1ng. Design and Backgrounds: Ashley Potter.
Lighting Cameraman: Simon [...]

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The Making of Matrioska Invaders: Last Scene

A making of video made by Director Kobayashi “to explain all the different stages for the creation of the final sequence” of the Smirnoff spec commercial.
Qui c’è un istruttivo video di Director Kobayashi “che spiega tutti gli stadi della creazione della sequenza finale” del suo spot non ufficiale per Smirnoff.

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Grendizer Returns

Si trasforma in un razzo missilecon circuiti di mille valvolefra le stellesprinta e và.

Carlo Fruttero and Franco Lucentini, editors of the Italian science fiction magazine Urania, used to say that an UFO would never land in Lucca.
But that’s exactly what happens here! Well, in fact it’s not just an UFO, it’s Ufo Robo Grendizer!
Directed by [...]

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Vivianne Viveur – Waiting for the Tide

The tide is coming inTo take us downYour lips fell on mineWe will drown.

My first thought was Cera. The second was The Shadow over Innsmouth. Then I stopped thinking.
Waiting for the Tide is featured on the latest album by Vivianne Viveur, entitled Vert and released for Seahorse Recordings.
The music video has been directed by [...]

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Impactist – Northeastern

Northeastern is the new album (yes, a record album) by Impactist, which can be downloaded from their website for free.
In response to the album, “this short series of promos was crafted to accompany brief portions of selected tracks.”
All content (video and audio) created by Kelly Meador and Daniel Elwing.
Northeastern è il nuovo album (si [...]

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Northeastern: Peacefield

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Northeastern: Moonbase

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Northeastern: Incredibly Frustrating

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Peripetics, ex machina

Basically a slideshow with images on the making of Peripetics, the beautiful video piece by Zeitguised.
In pratica una sequenza di immagini sulla realizzazione di Peripetics, bella opera video di Zeitguised.

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Sweet Talk: Post Updated

Added some links to post as well as fixed the credits since the clip is the work of Dillon Novak and Ashley Adamson.
Aggiunti dei link al post, e corretto i credit, poiché che il video è opera di Dillon Novak ed Ashley Adamson.

REFERENCE: Il post di The Killers – Sweet Talk.

RBC: Mr. Long Legs

Create your vacation sooner.

A delightful animated spot for Royal Bank of Canada (check out This Much too) where, uhm… if lies have short legs, how do you call those which have huge ones?
The spot has been directed by FX and Mat (François Xavier Goby and Matthieu Landour), also co-directors of En tus brazos.
Produced by Mary [...]

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Kobra: Animation Montage

Well, if this ain’t creative design, then what?
The clip is a compilation of short animations made by Kristofer Ström for Kobra, a show on Swedish television STV.
Music by Ljudbilden & Piloten.
Beh, se questo non è design creativo..?
La clip è una compilation di brevi animazioni realizzate da Kristofer Ström per Kobra, un programma della TV [...]

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Pause 2008: Titles

Pause is an event organized by FITC and focused on creative design. The 2008 edition has been held in New York City, yesterday and today.

The titles have been directed by the Battery collective, or BTRY if you prefer, and produced by Suzy Bradshaw at Electric Company.

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PBS Kids: Expansion

A montage of the spots featuring Dot and Dash for PBS Kids. Directed by Jeremy Seymour and Donald Emerson at Primal Screen.
Montaggio degli spot con protagonisti Dot e Dash per PBS Kids. Regia di Jeremy Seymour e Donald Emerson presso Primal Screen.

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The Making of Cloud Factory

The Mill provided this look behind the scenes of the Clouds spot for General Electrics.
The Mill ci offre uno sguardo dietro le quinte dello spot Clouds realizzato per General Electrics.

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AARON YONDA – The Life and Death of a Pumpkin

Freedom!

And here’s the other film that should have been here on Halloween but never did, just like The Carved Pumpkin.
It’s a creepy horror story told in first person by the poor pumpkin that is undergoing a little knife treatment…
The short film has been directed by Aaron Yonda. The voice of the pumpkin is Matt Sloan. [...]

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Douleurs Sans Frontières: Stop Pain

For some of us, pain never stops.You can stop it.

“The TV ad explores the consequences of constant psychological damage or physical harm. The child keeps picking himself up and walking, while finding himself in bad situations over and over again.”
The spot has been directed by Philippe Gamer and Fred Remuzat and produced by Alexandre Calogeropoulos.
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Chris Chameleon – All of me

“A mix of mediums, minds and techniques all tied together to form an emotionally charged visual journey set to a hauntingly beautiful vocal performance.”
Chris Chameleon is a South African singer, previously the singer and bass guitarist for the band Boo!
All of me is featured on his latest album, entitled Made Available.
The video [...]

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Circular Painting

The fate of the Earth.

Eight artists. Their names: Bryan Devlin, Luis Tolosana, Warren Lewis, Ree Treweek, Daniel Ting Chong, Mike Morocco, Toyah Moon Humphreys, Paul Ressel, Josh Ginsburg.
They gathered in Cape Town, South Africa, to make this huge circular painting about the fate of our world.
The video has been directed by Bryan Little; produced by [...]

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The making of Circular Painting

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Tired

I read the news today, oh boy

I thought that carrying half a ton of wood was tiring enough, then I read the news…
If nothing else, this blog should be the evidence that not all Italian people are like this toy. Sturgeon Law applies, as usual.
Pensavo che accatastare mezza tonnellata di legname stancasse a sufficienza, eppure…
Se [...]

The Moment After

Full HD Video available in the underneath links.
Warning: Not Safe For Work

The first you feel that way. The first time you don’t…
The Moment After is a micro short film by Zac&Mac that is Bruno Zacharias and MacGregor. Produced at BlackMilk.
Cast: Ricardo Birnbaum and María Hervás. Music by Ryuichi Sakamoto. Sound design: Bene Moya.
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Tesseris eikones agapis: Trailer

Take my hand, take my whole life tooFor I cant help falling in love with you.

A series of suggestive images compose the trailer for the play Tesseris eikones agapis (greek: Τέσσερις Εικόνες Αγάπης; english: Four images of love) written by Lukas Berfus (Λούκας Μπέρφους) and enacted by the Music-Theatre Group Opera.
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PAUL WHITTINGTON – The Carved Pumpkin

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Here’s one of the films I would have posted on Halloween. The other one? I’m still trying to download it from that fugly YouSendIt website.
The Carved Pumpkin is a stop animated short film by Paul Whittington AKA Carrot Kid. No point in telling you what it is about…
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Snickers: Tag

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Bio-mechanical animals hunt each other thru the streets of Toronto in the 4th installment of this series of ads.
The spot has been directed by Alex & Steffen and produced at Spy Films. Post produced at Unexpected GMBH.
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Tag: The Making of

Music: Supreme Music

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Boléro

Stylized dancers transform into abstract figures until they melt into the whirling background.
Classical music video for Pierre Boulez‘ recording of Maurice Ravel’s Boléro done with Computer graphics and motion capture in 1994.
Devised and directed by Mario Cavalli and produced at Pizazz Pictures for Deutsch Grammophon.
Design: Ashley Potter. Choreography: Jane Turner. Animation: Natalie Zita.
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Gnarls Barkley – Mistery Man

Superman U Suck!

Words sometimes can hurt more than… uh, more than villains from superhero stories.
Gnarls Barkley is the collaboration between Danger Mouse (Brian Burton) from New York, and Cee-Lo Green (Thomas Callaway), from Atlanta.
Mystery Man is a non-album track which will appear on the band’s EP entitled Who’s Gonna Save My Soul.
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VINCENT HOUZE – Unfolding Systems

A machine evolves to the sound of the music.
This was a school project by Vincent Houzé‘ (Master M2: Arts et Technologies de l’image), and is the follow up to a Maya audio plugin.
The author says: “Excepted for the camera, all animations are procedural, driven by the audio (which I made), mathematical expressions, or [...]

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The Tale of How: Production Process

We already posted a making of clip for The Tale of How, but this new video focuses less on Chuck Norris and more on production materials. So… enjoy!

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Energa: Bohater Codzienności

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“Searching a way to promote Energa, one of the Poland’s biggest electricity supplier”, design studio Cookie created a microsite with “a stop motion animation about the primordial fight between good and evil. Typical Hollywood story with happy end in which positive energy overcomes bad vibrations.”
Bohater Codzienności (Day-to-day Hero) is [...]

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PIOTR KARWAS – Do Robots Dream of Bunnies?

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Between the craters on the ground and the creatures floating in the air, perhaps the poor little just found one new friend. Or maybe not.
Do Robots Dream of Bunnies? is a short animated movie directed by Piotr Karwas.
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Clark – Herr Bar

Like the previously posted video by Claire Carré, this is not the official one was made for The Radar Festival. Director: Dimitri Stankowicz.
Come il video già postato (di Claire Carré), questo non è il video ufficiale ma è stato realizzato per il Radar Festival. Regista: Dimitri Stankowicz.

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Smirnoff Black: Matrioska Invaders

Do you know what you get when you mix vodka and Milan? A genius calling the new U.S.A. president suntanned.
Matrioska Invaders is a spec spot (non official work) by Gianfranco Gaioni AKA Director Kobayashi.
He “did a manga restyling to the classic matrioskas’ look to make them original and cool. All the dolls and the [...]

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Shit Happens

Sorry, it seems that while uploading a new htaccess file, a transfer error occurred, corrupting the file and resulting in a server outage of which I wasn’t even aware, since the FTP worked normally.
Now everything seems fine.
Probabilmente, mentre caricavo un nuovo htaccess c’è stato un errore di trasferimento che ha corrotto il file, generando il [...]

Rooftop Films + Les dents de la nuit: Posts Updated

The Brooklyn: Now Available in Miniature trailer for Rooftop Films is now available in different file formats.
The titles for Les Dents De La Nuit are actually the opening sequence, not the ending one! (Thanks Stephane)
Brooklyn: Now Available in Miniature, trailer per Rooftop Films, adesso è disponibile in più formati diversi.
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JULIA SIMEON – Argine

Princesses et contes de fées

The story of a girl with a dream, and a cat. Her efforts ultimately lead her to fulfill the dream and make this movie, which in turn is the story of a girl with a dream, and a cat…
Argine is a peculiar animated short film by Julia Siméon. Music by Pauline [...]

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The Boxing Lesson – Dark Side of the Moog

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Three astronauts visit a savage planet where they face several ravenous creatures. But who’s the monster in the end?
The Boxing Lesson is psychedelic rock band from Austin, Texas, comprised of Jake Mitchell, Jaylinn Davidson and Jake Mitchell.
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Saturn: Technik Evolution

The evolution of the steampunk bitch!

The steampunk evolution of steampunk creatures ultimately led to the sexybot. All hail to the sexybot.
The spot has been directed by Carl Erik Rinsch and produced by Tobias Steinhauser at Markenfilm. Executive Producer: Lutz Müller.
Director of photography: Javier Aguirresarobe. Post production: Alex Grau. Character design: Jeff Julian at Big Lazy [...]

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Dupont: Open Science

The Miracles of Science

Quick, kneel before you new lord: the science!
The spot was directed by Gaëlle Denis and produced by Daniel Bergman at Stink.
Editor was Paul Hardcastle at Trim. Visual effects produced by Rich Rama and Rasha Clark at Mass Market.
Creative agency: Ogilvy, New York. Creative Director: Jim Nolan. Art Director: Kanad Banerjee. Copywriter: Michael [...]

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The Making of Precious Biscuits: Clip Updated

Posted a better clip for the making of the spot directed by Shy the Sun, courtesy of Darrin Hofmeyr.
Also, I forgot to tell that I changed the clip for Videotape since the first encode was way too dark. Left4Dead recalled me about that…
Also, if you’re looking for that Snow White spot, well, it’s gone [...]

Red Bull: The Can

Yes, we Can has.

Hey, when they say that it gives you wing I never realized it was meant in the Viagra way of giving wings…
The spot has been written and directed by Carlos Lascano as a part of a program Red Bull organized along with the University of Applied Arts in Vienna.
Quando dicevano che [...]

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Left for Dead: Cinematic Intro

HD Video available in the underneath links (recommended).

Run or Shoot? Both!!!
A feast of zombie blood in this four minute intro for the new shooter game from Valve.
P.S. I played with the color levels the make the embedded clip look a little brighter. However, the original HD clip is untouched.
Correre o sparare? Tutt’e due!!!
Abbuffata di sangue [...]

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Caravan Palace – Jolie Coquine

This video is so nice and not nasty at all…
Caravan Palace is what you get when three electronic musicians with a crush on jazz music meet.
The music video has been directed by Victor Haegelin and produced by Olivier Bassuet at Partizan Midi Minuit.
Director of Photography: Fabien Drouet. Animators: Elène Cardi and Dorian Gaudin. Set [...]

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The Moment

The future you have tomorrow won’t bethe same future you had yesterday.

Sometimes, that moment of awareness turns out to be… well, awkward to say the least…
The Moment is a short film made as a trailer for the 2008 Festival of Animated Film in Stuttgart.
Written and directed by Verena Fels and Csaba Letay and produced by [...]

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BJORK – Wanderlust

Listen loud!

When this video was released I decided not to watch it. The hype was so high, so many things were said before even having the chance to see anything, that there was no way I could have enjoyed it.
Now that I’ve finally took the time to watch it…. Well, I’ll watch it again. And [...]

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ALLI SADEGIANI – Greed

…Monsters are real,and ghosts are real too.They live inside us,and sometimes, they win.
Stephen King

The demon who grew up in your soul is finally out and visible. There’s only one thought stuck in your mind. But enough talkin’ about Death Note, and let’s see this short…
It is the work of Alli Sadegiani, his graduation work at [...]

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Chocolate Pillows: Look Inside

Push meAnd then just touch meUntil I get mysatisfaction

Tip: when you’re in a hurry, crash your head into the mirror and break them both.
A funny spot from some time ago, finally available in more than decent video quality.
The spot was directed by Yariv Gaber and produced (and post produced) at Israeli studio Gravity. Creative agency: [...]

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Look Inside: Making of

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AGDA National Awards 2008

Warning: Contains cruelty to Adelaidians and their egos.

As it seems, Adelaide is a great place if your looking for lesbian nuns and pedophile priests. And junk food.
It is also the place where the Australian Graphic Design Association (AGDA) held the annual awarding ceremony.
This opener for the 2008 event has been made completely in house by [...]

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Javelin – Soda Popinski

Introducing the Sea Floor Sea Urchin Dance Troupe. Nice coreographies. Very nice…
Javelin is George Langford, Tom van Buskirk and friends, from New York City.
Soda Popinski is a character from Nintendo’s boxing game Punch Out!! In the arcade version of the game he was actually named Vodka Drunkenski. His relation to alcohol was censored for [...]

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KM.M.MM: Viver Design em São Paulo

Yeah, so yesterday some things happened that adsorbed all my attention, so I was just able to complete the KM.M.MM posting.
Probably this recap is not necessary, but I should probably mention that Nöos‘ design week is currently happening, so if you’re in Brazil and interested in the matter…
E niente, ieri sono successe cose che [...]

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Viver Design em São Paulo: Só Mais um na Cidade

HD Video available in the underneath links

Last in a series of eight shorts made by eight Brazilian designers for the KM M MM event by Nöos.Só Mais um na Cidade (Another One in the City) was directed by Peèle Lemos and produced by Roberta Honey at Inked Pig.
Actor: Henrique Folster. Director of photography: Paulo Vicente.
Ultimo [...]

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Viver Design em São Paulo: Substância

Seventh in a series of eight shorts made by eight Brazilian designers for the KM M MM event by Nöos.
Substância was directed by Rafael Cazes and produced at Ratlabs. Sound design: Alexandre Pereira, Tritono.
Settimo di una serie di otto film realizzati da otto designer brasiliani per l’evento KM M MM di Nöos.
Substância è stato [...]

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Viver Design em São Paulo: Simbolos

Sixth in a series of eight shorts made by eight Brazilian designers for the KM M MM event by Nöos.
Simbolos was directed by Marck Al e Jovan de Melo and produced at Nitrocorpz.
Sesto di una serie di otto film realizzati da otto designer brasiliani per l’evento KM M MM di Nöos.
Simbolos è stato diretto [...]

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Viver Design em São Paulo: Vinny

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Fifth in a series of eight shorts made by eight Brazilian designers for the KM M MM event by Nöos.Vinny was directed by Felipe Vellasco and produced at Ioiô Filmes. Music: Sunshine Philosophy by Future Loop Foundation.
Quinto di una serie di otto film realizzati da otto designer brasiliani per [...]

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Viver Design em São Paulo: Adiantum Pedatum

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Fourth in a series of eight shorts made by eight Brazilian designers for the KM M MM event by Nöos.
Adiantum pedatum was directed, animated and produced by Animatório. Art direction: Abiuro. Sound design: Combustion.
Quarto di una serie di otto film realizzati da otto designer brasiliani per l’evento KM M [...]

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Viver Design em São Paulo: 26 Quarteirões

Third in a series of eight shorts made by eight Brazilian designers for the KM M MM event by Nöos.
26 Quarteirões (26 Blocks) was directed and produced by Lobo.
Photos: Daniel Assan Piwowarczyk. Animation: Kazuhiro Yamamoto. The song is Stress by Justice.
Terzo di una serie di otto film realizzati da otto designer brasiliani per l’evento [...]

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Viver Design em São Paulo: Casa da bota

Second in a series of eight shorts made by eight Brazilian designers for the KM M MM event by Nöos.
Casa da bota (Boot House) was directed by João Simi and produced at Margarida Flores e Filmes.
Photography: Faya. 2D graphics: João Simi. 3D graphics: João Simi, Sérgio Yamasaki, Alexandre Gielman. Sound: Sonido.
Secondo di una serie [...]

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Viver Design em São Paulo: Chaos City

First in a series of eight shorts made by eight Brazilian designers for the KM M MM event by Nöos.
Chaos City was directed by Marcos Vaz and produced at Wondermint. Sound design by David Simpson.
Primo in una serie di otto film realizzati da otto designer brasiliani per l’evento KM M MM di Nöos.
Chaos [...]

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The Making of “Bakers: Precious Biscuits”

A rather long making of the Precious Biscuits commercial directed by Shy the Sun. Background music by Sean Ou Tim.
Un making of abbastanza lungo per lo spot Precious Biscuits diretto da Shy the Sun. Musica di sottofondo di Sean Ou Tim.

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MARCO BESAS – La leyenda del espantapájaros

Un cuerpo de palo, dos ramas sin hojas come brazos,una larga bufanda a rayas rojas y una calabazacon grandes ojos tristones es nuestro protagonista:el espantapájaros.

Here’s an old fashioned fable, the story of a scarecrow whose life changes forever when he decides to be a friend of the birds.
La leyenda del espantapájaros (The Legend of the [...]

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See What`s Possible: The Experiment

Posted two of these works for the Adobe Photoshop challenge some time ago, but I just catch up with this one… The winners are here, by the way.
“There is no formula for creative process. It is fluid and transient, allowing singular thoughts to merge and evolve in unexpected ways. The Experiment conveys the evolution [...]

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MICHAL SOCHA – Odlot

Freeeeeeedoooooooooom!

The myth of Icarus is reworked in this Flash animated short movie by Michal Socha. Soundtrack: Freedom by the Rage Against the Machine.
Il mito di Icaro viene rielaborato in questo corto animato in Flash di Michal Socha. Colonna sonora: Freedom dei Rage Against the Machine.

© 2007

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GERA FRASCAROLI – Note to Self

HD Video available in the underneath links.

“The work represents the intertwining life cycle of a ten dollar bill and a male. The bill returns to the male at different stages of his life to show how he reacts to money.”
A short created by Gera Frascaroli for his Masters in Digital Media. Actors: Michael Wilson, Otis [...]

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Flying Away

I wish I could fly.

Some more motion graphics and typography, this time to visualize the words of a song.
Animation: Tomin Vladimir AKA Myaka; music: Zamza. Made for SlashThree, as well as School Project.
Un altro po’ di motion graphic e tipografia, questa volta per accompagnare una canzone.
Animazioni: Tomin Vladimir alias Myaka; musica: Zamza. Realizzato per SlashThree, [...]

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The Cigarette is Dead

Mark your moment

A very coolish (too cool, perhaps?) piece of animation and typography for an anti-smoking campaign.
Designed and animated by art director Adam Espinoza. Sound design: Christophe Eagleton. The clip is shown on the official website created by FL2. Copywriter: Cactus.
Molto figo (troppo, forse?) questo mix di animazione e tipografia per una campagna contro il [...]

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Anberlin – Feel Good Drag

Everybody’s tired of someone

When the water comes out black from your tap, well, that’s not a good sign I guess…
Anberlin is an alternative rock band from the United States, formed in 2002 and led by Stephen Christian.
Feel Good Drag originally appeared on their second album, Never Take Friendship Personal, and was re-recorded for their fourth [...]

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Mylene Farmer – Sans logique

De ce paradoxeJe ne suis complice

Inspired to Francisco Goya’s painting El aquelarre, the video portrays a human corrida, meaning that the bull is actually the singer herself.
Mylène Farmer, born Mylène Jeanne Gautier, is a French singer and songwriter.
Sans logique is the fourth single from her second album “Ainsi soit je…“, released back in 1988.
The music [...]

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