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If you’ve ever tried yourself at artistic creation, you might have had the feeling that your work was starting to get a life of its own, away from your hands.

Piece is a short stop animated movie, a collaboration between the Russian collective Self Burning, and artist Igor Skaletsky.

Drummer: Evgeniy Labich. His live performances were then arranged and mixed in one track. Sound design: Self Burning.

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Fuel TV Signature Series #21: Clayton Brothers

HD Video available in the underneath links.

“The Pasadena-based Rob and Christian Clayton, otherwise known as the Clayton Brothers, are known for producing dynamic, extemporaneous, yet purposeful paintings. The Clayton Brother’s work is inspired by the ethereal sublime, and searching for that moment of calmness.”
The Clayton Brothers’ Signature Series ID was produced for Fuel TV by [...]

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Must Drink More Milk: Statue Race

Directed by Solomon Burbridge.

TAG: Tutti i post su Must Drink More Milk Web Shorts.
DOWNLOAD (HI RES): Scarica Statue Race.[Format: MPEG-4 - Size: 17 MB - Running Time: 30 sec.]
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WATCH (LO RES): Guarda Statue Race in bassa.[Format: Flash Video]
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Getty Museum: Heads

Stays with you

Not very original (uses the same trick from this Renault campaign) but the ad is still very effective.
Directed by Peter Martin (that is Peter Livosi and Martin Dix) and produced by Tracy Broaddus, Alex Blum and Andrea Ruskin at Sleeper Films. Director of photography: Eric West. Advestising agency: M&C Saatchi.
Editor was Patrick Griffin [...]

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The Observer Book of Art


Adam Bizanski works his magic and turns the usual popup book trick into an origami feast.
Creative agency: Wieden+Kennedy, London. Produced by Evyatar Doran. Art direction by Yael Komarovski.
Adam Bizanski, coi suoi trucchi da mago, rende il solito trucco del libro pop up, una festa di origami.
Agenzia creativa: Wieden+Kennedy, Londra. Prodotto da Evyatar Doran. Direzione artistica [...]

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VR: Monumental Environment Congress

La fine del mondo in 80 giorni!

All the major monuments of the world are gathering at the Colosseum Verona Arena (thanks Escapista) to take important decisions for their future, and our own as well…
The spot has been produced at Grilli Films for advertising agency Dynamo, Helsinki. Post produced at Talvi. Director: Vesa Manninen.
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Morning Star Farms: The Artist

Don’t be so dramatic…

And finally, the secret behind Mona Lisa’s smile will be revealed tonight! Maybe.
This spot has been directed and animated by Yellow Shed’s Todd Hemker and Soyeon Kim. Thank you guys!
Finalmente il segreto del sorriso di Mona Lisa sarà svelato stasera! Forse..
Lo spot è stato diretto ed animato da Todd Hemker e Soyeon [...]

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The Many Perils of Over-Studying: History

Learn from Joanna!

A cautionary tale about buying too much stuff online and going insane, told in the style of old school, educational films.
This is one of the three two-minute web shorts animated by Curious Pictures directors Rohitash Rao and Abraham Spear for creative agency BBDO, New York. In the same campaign: Math, Poli Sci.
Storia che [...]

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A cubist character is unhappily trapped in Guernica. All around her is death, fighting, and destruction; she longs to get out and immerse herself in more peaceful landscape.
“She escapes her painted world and wanders the museum for a better place to live. She visits several different paintings, but ultimately realizes that she must create her [...]

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Fuel TV Signature Series #16: Nathan Reifke

Like driftwood…

Short animation featuring the work of renowned illustrator and skateboard deck designer Nathan Reifke.
The movie is part of the Fuel TV’s Signature Series, inspired by limited edition signature skateboard decks.
It has been directed by Neil Tsai at Stardust Studios. Creative director: Jake Banks. Animations by Kevin Ferrara and Daisuke Yamazaki.
The piece “tries to portray [...]

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Sì suona così: con grazia plebea,le mani che sudanoed offrono a noi, caro elisir,l’arabesca impossibile

Like Gianluigi Toccafondo, Giuseppe Ragazzini is a talented painter “borrowed” to animation. His pictorial metamorphosis technique, used in this video, has given stunning results.
We’ll be taken for a tour in a strange art gallery, where paintings (and a frame from Casablanca) [...]

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Giocattoli Futuristi

This “digital theatre of futurist marionettes”, inspired to the art of Fortunato Depero, is the thesis degree of Claudio Castelli, student in design at the Politecnico di Milano. I’ll leave him any explanation, and then to the images of the movie…
The story aims to be a reprise of a certain futuristic representation, a tale [...]

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I’ll keep digging for some old stuff, from my forum posts, as I get some things fixed…
It’s not easy when you wake up at the wrong place. It’s even worst when you’re a character in a painting.
This 3D animation by Marcelo Ricardo Ortiz is set to Duran Duran’s song The Chauffer and pays homage to [...]

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Cubic Tragedy

Come undo(ne)

Here’s a meta-referential short movie about a poligonal girl who tries her newly purchased “cosmetic” 3D editor to smoothen her own face.
It may sound like something for geeks only, but actually the short is so funny that anybody should be able to enjoy it. If you ever tried to do something with Maya or [...]

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JOAN GRATZ – Mona Lisa Descending a Staircase

A great piece of claymation, where the works of more than thirty famous artists is merged together and morphed into each other. “A tour-de-force that compresses the history of modern art into seven minutes” according to the New York Times.
“Joan Gratz invented the animation technique known as clay painting. Working directly under the camera with [...]

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