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Mothership: Launch

Visual effects house Digital Domain has launched Mothership, a creative studio that will represent a roster of directors and develop content across a variety of platforms – from print and film to web and mobile – for ad agencies and brands.

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[Recap] Les concerts à emporter #100: Soema Montenegro

Soema is a nerd. A magician. A wise woman. A child. A surrealistic poet. A healer. She can reproduce with her voice the sound of the cats when they are seeking for a lover and cooks the best chipás that you’ll ever ate.

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Studio Universal: Channel Idents

The new idents for Studio Universal were produced by Argentinean animation house PepperMelon. Sound design by David Kamp. Creative agency: Dixon Baxi.

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WWF: Our Choice

The series of four spots for the WWF are actually a school project by Dewi Mariam and Christian Whiticar, students of the Vancuover Film School.

Beakus Galore

Beakus, the new animation studio founded by Steve Smith, previously at Trunk Production.

Featuring the works of Bluna, Leigh Hodgkinson, Matthias Hoegg and Steve Smith himself, here is a huge amount of good content and a sweet anticipation of what should we expect from Beakus in the future.

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MTV Networks: Kailan

Just posted a series of three IDs directed and produced by Bluna for MTV Argentina and starring the characters from Nickelodeon’s animated series Ni Hao, Kai-Lan.

They each take us from a dull regular cartoon world in to the souped-up, high-octane world of MTV.

Bluna is a collective comprised of Patricio Yamus, Ariel Yamus and Emilio Peillat.

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Surfers Against Sewage: Protect Our Waves

The clips posted are animated excerpts from Protect Our Waves, a live action feature film which “highlights the environmental threat facing Britain’s coastlines”.

“Beautiful waves surfed by some of the best surfers in the world, and fused perfectly with stylish animations outlining how surfers can make a stand against the increasing pollution.”

The animations has been made at Treat Studios, while the film has been directed by Richard Stewart and commissioned by Surfers Against Sewage.

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TV1: Spirit of Summer

A series of idents made by Sixty40 for Australian cable channel TV1 that capture the spirit of summer in stop motion. Animating with real objects related to the theme, the 3 spots explore some of the classic themes of the Australian summer.

Salvo!

SALVO! is a episodic musical made up by 12 music videos for the band Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros. Currently, the first two parts have been released: Currently, the first two parts have been released: Desert Song and Kisses over Babylon.

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Niet Normaal: Average Joe

Niet Normaal is an exhibition that’s being shown in Amsterdam right now and will later on make a world tour.

The viral have been directed by André Maat. Director of Photography: Martijn van Broekhuizen. Editor: Benjamin Putland. Creative Agency: KesselsKramer. Creatives: Christian Bunyan and Jennifer Skupin.

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MICHAEL ROBINSON – Agamemnon Counterpart

“In 2571 in the heap of crushed stone among the ruins of that not determined turn blue planet it was found video cassette. The fact that you intend to see, has to it no relation. This is completely different record.”
Agamemnon Counterpart is a short movie directed and animated by Michael Robinson. Music and character design [...]

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Tomas: Shit TV

In the battle between sex and something else,something else always loses.

Tomas is the “new book by Ministry of Sound co-founder James Palumbo about the morality (and lack thereof) surrounding the financial crisis.”
The three viral videos has been directed and animated by Mark Warrington. Produced by Adam Jenns and Emma Phillips at Mainframe.
Original artwork by Neal [...]

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Al Balad: Smaller Size

Is that the real Napoleon or…
A series of three spots for a newspaper from Lebanon which is producing a smaller and more practical copy. Beethoven, Napoleon and Gandhi are summoned to witness that size doesn’t matter. Or does it?
In order to prioritize facial expressions, real eyes (and hands) has been integrated with the cardboard models.
The [...]

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CHRISTEN BACH – Spiders

Spiders is a series of 13 short clips made by Christen Bach for a Danish TV show.
The animation style reminds of those Terry Gilliam did for the Monty Python. Some of the episodes would have benefited of more time to refinish the details, but they are thoroughly enjoyable.
Here I’ve featured half of the episodes, but [...]

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Frito Lay Chips and Dip: Made for Each Other

*crunch*

An extremely nice series of spots for things that go together well. Stand with An Eye for Annai, Une histoire vertebrale, Hedgehug…
Creative agency: Goodby, Silverstein and Partners, San Francisco.
Creative directors: Rick Condos and Hunter Hindman; art director: Jessica Feeney; copywriter: Alexandra Tyler; executive producer: Amanda Cox; producers: Julie Hart, Jonathan Percy. (Source: The Inspiration Room)
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