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{ Monthly Archives } July 2010

N.A.S.A. (ft. ODB, Karen O, Fatlip) – Strange Enough

The way to sublimation passes trough hell.

N.A.S.A. (North America South America) is an ongoing creative collaboration between Squeak E. Clean and DJ Zegon.

Their song features singer Karen O of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Fat Lip from the Pharcyde, and the late great Ol’ Dirty Bastard of the Wu-Tang Clan.

Strange Enough is the third to last installment in the series of videos made for N.A.S.A.’s album Spirit of Apollo, under the creative direction of Syd Garon.

The video is directed by Lorna T and Studio Giblets, produced by Terence Teh, and features the most excellent original artwork of the brilliant Brazilian Stephan Doitschinoff AKA Calma.

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Inculto – Welcome

Welcome to the land of women who look awfully fine and possess pretty faces, hearts, souls and behinds…

InCulto is a Lithuanian music band comprised of Jurgis Didžiulis, Aurelijus Morlencas, Sergej Makidon, Jievaras Jasinskis and Laurynas Lapė.

Welcome is a single released in 2006 and then featured on their 2007 album Marijos Žemės Superhitai, released for Bomba Records.

The music video has been produced and directed by PetPunk. 3D graphics introduction by Romanas Zdanavičius.

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The Magnificent Town of Vilnius

The legend of Vilnius began in a dream. Unlike real life stories which usually end up in a nightmare.

The spot for the Culture Live initiative is the work of Andrius Kirvela and Gediminas Šiaulys AKA PetPunk.

3D Graphics: Mantas Skrupskelis. Props: Vilmantė Kirvelaitė. Live Action Camera: Mantas Šatkus. Sound design: Jonas Jurkunas.

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CGI-Brows

Here it is, the greatest technological innovation in the history of cinema since the advent of Cinemascope. A whole new range of facial expression will be available to the palette of you filmmakers.

CGI-Brows is a short film produced at Rocket Sausage and parodying visual effects featurettes. The film, starring David Brain and Louis Clark, has been directed by Andrew Gaynord with Joseph Grace.

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Diet Dr. Pepper: I Exist

“An unlikely cast of fantastic characters arranged in a circle of chairs are part of the ‘I exist!‘ support group; the Easter Bunny, a leprechaun, the Tooth Fairy, Sasquatch, and an alien sit in a circle listening raptly as Santa Claus complains about not being believed by his core constituents.

The stop animated spot for a dietetic drink has been at Bent and directed by Ken Lidster. Director of Photography: Mark Eifert.

Colorist: Jim Barrett at Downstream. Creative agency: Deutsch, Los Angeles.

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Annecy 2010: Red River Bay

It’s the story of a boy who tries to escape his daily struggle by means of his creativity. Or perhaps he tries to steal the dragon’s balls. In both cases, the dragon is not very pleased.

Red River Bay is one of the trailers made by the students of the Gobelins for the 2010 Annecy Festival.

The film is the work of Rémi Bastie, Nicolas Dehghani, Rachid Guendouze, Maxime Mary, Jeremy Pires. Sound design: Gérard Labady.

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Zoudov

Soviet Union, the year is 1967. A space mission is about to start; a foreign spy is there to make it not happen; and an awkward scientist is about to save the day. Or not?

Zoudov is a short animated film made by three students of Supinfocom: Clement Bolla, Aurélia Vernhes, Laurent Gillot.

The music came from the soundtrack (composed by Jonh Barry) for two James Bond films: From Russia with Love and Goldfinger.

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Hey Boys, Hey Gals!

Wow, so much spam accumulated in 10 days that the “Empty Spam” procedure has timed out.

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Alpenliebe: Darling

Prepare to be taken to the planet of the apes, in the typical role reversal situation. But the Bollywood way.

Darling (actual title: Role Reversal) is a spot directed by Ram Madhvani and produced by Manoj Shroff at Equinox Films.

This version of the spot is the director’s cut. I’ve posted an alternate edit of the same spot, and on Youtube you’ll find the official version.

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Darling: Alternate Edit

Alternate edit for the director’s cut of the commercial Darling for Alpenliebe directed by Ram Madhvani.

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Something Left, Something Taken

Hey there! Pardon the little break. I thought I could start the week with this “animated dark comedy about a vacationing couple’s encounter with a man they believe to be the Zodiac Killer.” I guess that happens at least once to everyone of us.

Something Left, Something Taken is an awesome and crafty animated short film created by Max Porter and Ru Kuwahata AKA Tiny Inventions. Be warned: every time you’ll blink your eyes, you lose something cool.

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The Cinematic Orchestra – Lilac Wine

A piece of moving visual poetry comprised of delicate lines” which “extend and intertwine to form a variety of unique landscapes”. “As the song resolves, these many threads of the writer’s unconscious mind and memory separate and dissipate, trailing the single line that began the song.

Lilac Wine is one of the songs produced to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martens. The music video has been directed by Vanessa Marzaroli and produced at Blind. Calligraphy: Bill Kemp. Creative agency: Exposure USA.

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[REPOST] New York Lottery: Small World

The spot has been directed by Ne-o and produced at Skunk US.

Director of Photography: Manel Ruiz. Editor: Steve Gandolfi at Cut & Run. Creative agency: DDB.

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