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Stella Artois: Dove

The spot has been produced and directed by Psyop in a co-production with Stink. Director of Photography: Darran Tiernan. Designer: Kimberly Dulaney. Music Composer: Paul Leonard-Morgan. Sound: 750mph. Creative agency: Lowe Roche.

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LIZZI AKANA – Marvelous, Keen Loony Bin

O come, ye all, in Monkey Balloon Universe to hear the story of a mismatch: what we want does not equal what we need. That’s the kind of maths that does not end well.

Marvelous, Keen Loony Bin is a beautiful short film directed and animated by Lizzi Akana, her degree project at the RISD. Music and Sound by Erin Kilkenny.

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A Brief History of Pretty Much Everything

A funny flip book animation (not) about the history of the life, the universe and everything, with the compulsory Terry Gilliam reference in the end.

The short is the work of Jamie Bell AKA Displeased Eskimo, and has been quite popular since being posted on Youtube one month ago.

The music is the galop infernal from Jacques Offenbach’s operetta Orpheus in the Underworld, also known as just “the can can”.

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Team William – You Look Familiar

A trigger happy (and less safe for work) music video, inspired to the Max Fleischer era cartoons.

Team William is a Belgian indie pop band. You Look Familiar is the third single off their eponymous debut album.

The music video has been directed by Michélé De Feudis and Joris Bergmans of Nouvelle Cuisine. Additional artists: Lois Van Baarle, Maxim Vandeputtem, Michèle Vanparys, Koen De Koninck.

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RAFFAELLA TRANIELLO – Alberi

Alberi (Trees) is a poetic documentary about trees, made by 22 Italian pupils (9 years old) during Art and Music classes.

The short film has been directed and edited by their teacher, Raffaella Traniello, using only free software: Cinelerra CV running under the Edubuntu operative system.

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ART GROOTFONTEIN – Snap!shots of the Year

It’s a wonderful file!

I guess I’m a little bit late at the party, but lately I’m late at all parties, and hence I guess that’s OK.
So, join “Stanley Portobello, the famous but discreet spyparazzi! Although he had a lot of hard work to do, he never lost his artistic sense of espionage.”
A short film by [...]

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TERRY HUYNH – Holiday Card

Belated wishes from Terry Huynh in this crafty short film featuring the song I Love NYE by Badly Drawn Boy.
Auguri in ritardo da Terry Huynh in questo bel corto accompagnato dal brano I Love NYE by Badly Drawn Boy.

via Keith Schofield

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They Might Be Giants – C is for Conifers

More than five hundred kinds.

Did you know that your Christmas tree was a conifer? Well, in fact my Christmas tree is a piece of polyethylene…
Another nice video from They Might Be Giants‘ Here Come The 123s podcast; it was on episode 19.
Directed by Courtney Booker.
Sapevate che il vostro albero di Natale era una conifera? In [...]

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JC Penney: Aviator

No need to be afraid.

It’s the time to fulfill the ultimate childhood fantasy: visiting Santa at the North Pole.
The spot has been directed by Fredrik Bond and produced at MJZ. Executive producer: Lisa Margulis.
Director of Photography: Alwin Kuchler. Editor: Russell Icke at The Whitehouse.
Sound Design: Judson Crane. Sound mix: Sound Lounge. The song is Real [...]

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Happy Holidays 2008

It wasn’t by chance I updated the Happy Holidays 2005 post this morning. The old short has been replaced with this new one.
I think that being superstitious brings bad luck, but these collection of good luck symbols is a beauty.
The short has been animated by Adam Gault, based on illustrations by Stefanie Augustine.
Non a caso [...]

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Seasonal Short

There are many ways to dress the Christmas tree. This one is rather uncommon, to say the least…
A seasonal short by Brian McBrearty at 4 Real Dough and Trevor Van Meter at TVM Studio.
There are many ways to dress the Christmas tree. This one is rather uncommon, to say the least…
A seasonal short by Brian [...]

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Mad Santa

Once again, Santa Claus is going to sacrifice his own life in order to wish you a merry Winter Solstice.
From the mad people at Mad Crew.
Ancora una volta, Babbo Natale sacrificherà la sua vita per augurarvi un felice solstizio d’inverno.
Da quei pazzi tizi di Mad Crew.

as seen on CG Talk

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THIAGO MAIA – All I Want for Christmas Is

…a green world.

A short christmas wish directed and animated by Thiago Maia, assisted by Zinnia Chown.
Voice over by the 2 years old Sofia Ruby Lancaster. Sound designed by Stephen Denton, recorded and mixed at Studio 17.
Breve messaggio augurale, diretto ed animato da Thiago Maia, assistito da Zinnia Chown.
La voce è di Sofia Ruby Lancaster, due [...]

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Electrabel: Happy New Year (2009)

Vous avez l’énergie.

Today, my Google Reader account has been flooded with Famous‘ postings from the last two months. Annoying, but I managed to find this little gem.
A nice wish for the next year that shows you what 300000 candles can achieve. Other than a fire, I mean.
The spot was directed by Raf Wathion and [...]

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JULIEN NANTIEC – Christmas

Sorry kids. Santa Claus (once again) will not make it for this Christmas. Rest in peace.
A short short by Julien Nantiec. The song is Funky Fresh Christmas by the Busy Boys from the Badd Santa compilation.
Mi spiace, bimbi. Babbo Natale, anche stavolta, non sarà dei nostri. Riposi in pace.
Un cortissimo di Julien Nantiec. Il brano [...]

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