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Archive for December, 2006

Fantastical work from Lobo pops right out

Check out this Lobo work for The Ebeling Group. The pop-up images are composited beautifully into the hand-held, sun-flared footage. Not much else can be said, just a gorgeous compositing job.

Wednesday, December 20th, 2006 | 14 Comments »

Mark Okon: W+K Tokyo Lab


Mark Okon did some interesting work while interning with W+K Tokyo Lab this past summer. The following are introductory pieces for an eight-part series that is airing on NHK in Japan.

Episode 5 (My personal favorite)
Episode 4
Episode 3
Episode 2

For discussion on the work, check out this mograph.net thread.

Thanks to Seth for the tip!

Sunday, December 17th, 2006 | 1 Comment »

Koichiro Tsujikawa for Cornelius

Director Koichiro Tsujikawa has outdone himself with “Fit Song” for Cornelius. It’s a mesmerizing manipulation of everyday objects that has me completely baffled about its making. I’m going to try finding out a little more about the process behind the piece, but for now, check out this article on Heavy Backpack for a nice catalog of Koichiro’s recent work.

Big thanks to Eric Edwards for the tip.

Friday, December 15th, 2006 | 8 Comments »

Fuel Builds a Robot World for Sony


Okay, we’ve all seen several videos of robots wandering around urban landscapes, but this Sony spot from Fuel directed by Sydney Film Company‘s Josh Baker actually has a fairly nice concept behind it. Fuel’s Ben Kovar is the artist behind the robot design, blending an AIBO-ish likability with an industrial era melancholy that works really well for the spot’s message.

Friday, December 15th, 2006 | 8 Comments »

Volume, a luminous interactive installation, lights up London


V&A and Playstation ® teamed up with United Visual Artists and onepointsix to present Volume, an interactive audio/visual installation. The colors are stunning and the interaction with the viewers is fascinating. This really pushes the definition of what exactly motion graphics is and how it can be used…and if you don’t buy that, at least it’s real purdy to look at…

Download the hi-res video here (72.2mb)

Friday, December 15th, 2006 | 5 Comments »