From cubicles to choppers in McBess & Simon’s “Ray-Ban Round”
The power duo of McBess & Simon are back, this time for Ray-Ban in “Round.” The spot, produced by Passion Paris, is a condensed narrative of… Read more
Illuminate by Nicolas Ménard
Nicolas Ménard brings us Illuminate, a music video for Tourist featuring Years and Years and his first piece under Nexus Productions. Following his recent Young Guns 12… Read more
Bildungsroman: a coming-of-age story dealing with one person’s formative years or spiritual education “Bildungsroman” is a 2-minute personal project produced and directed by Barcelona-based art… Read more
Geoff McFetridge: What The Pluck?
Geoff McFetridge… Blue Oyster Cult… AND animation for a cause! Be still my heart. <3 UPDATE: The animation studio that helped this piece come to life is… Read more
Bullies, opera and typography: Sounds like a job for Giant Ant
The Vancouver Opera and librettist Shane Koyczan invited Giant Ant to collaborate on “Stickboy”, a new opera that tackles the psychological effects of bullying. We had… Read more
Golden Wolf: Doomsayers
Oh dang! Some impressive cel animated gymnastics from Golden Wolf. (More gems over at Jonathan Djob Nkondo’s tumblr) Credits: Creative Director: Ingi Erlingsson Producer:… Read more
Animography Monthly No. 8: ‘Magnus’
Animography Monthly is a monthly recurring animation project to explore the use of animated typefaces. Joe Donaldson teamed up with Jay Quercia to take on… Read more
Q&A with Mikey Please: Marilyn Myller
Hornet's Mikey Please chats with us about making the darkly humorous short, "Marilyn Myller"
Imaginary Forces: The Bridge
Imaginary Forces’ Grant Lau directed this elegantly unexpected promo for FX’s second season of The Bridge.
Animade: Queue The Cowboy
Animade has released another charming short to promote “Ready Steady Play,” the follow up mobile title to their equally charming “Ready Steady Draw.” Currently available… Read more
The Peach Kings “Mojo Thunder” [NSFW]
Kris Merc and Benjy Brooke talk about the deeply personal process of making a music video.
Jon Boutin: Apple Trees
Made by Jon Boutin. Music by The Eels.
Michael Langan: Hundred Waters “Cavity”
Michael Langan’s music video for Hundred Waters’ “Cavity” features the filmmaker’s trademark penchant for playing with multiplicity and repetition. What begins as a deceptively simple… Read more
Golden Wolf + Primary: Dog Blood “Chella Ride”
Golden Wolf’s latest project is a frenetic, collage-inspired music video for Dog Blood, a collaborative project between Skrillex and Boys Noize. Art directed by Primary,… Read more
Carl Krull: Walker
We’ve posted Carl Krull‘s beautiful time-lapse drawings before. Love the camera motion in Walker, a spot made for a campaign focused on traffic safety. Sound… Read more
Mark Wincek: Lumin
Hunting with light, a nice story idea and lighting execution in Mark Wincek’s mid-year school project, Lumin.
Gergely Wootsch: Savages “Marshal Dear”
London-based Gergely Wootsch brings gorgeous Vonnegut-inspired visuals to this music video for the Savages’ Marshal Dear. Love the mix of 3D camera/environment and drawn 2D… Read more
Bot & Dolly: “Box” Interview and Behind the Scenes
As a follow up to our earlier post regarding the debut of Bot & Dolly’s mind-boggling short, “Box,” (above) we’re sharing an interview with the… Read more
Marc-Antoine Locatelli “Nuance”
French director Marc-Antoine Locatelli’s “Nuance” is an engrossing performance-based project worth checking out. Backed by track “Ants” (EdIT), dancer Lucas Boirat interacts with a mercurial… Read more
Conor Whelan: Windows & Midnight Over Sanctaphrax
Two personal projects by Dublin-based Conor Whelan. Windows meditates on the happy loneliness of traveling alone, while Midnight Over Sanctaphrax deftly uses depth mattes to… Read more
Joseph Pierce “The Pub”
In The Pub, Joseph Pierce uses his surreal magnifying glass to shine a light on the murky slipstream of a North London pub. Similar to… Read more
In-Depth Coverage: Stylefames NY Opener
Conference openers have become the vehicle of choice for many studios to show what they can do without an overbearing client or agency brief hemming… Read more
John Kahrs & Disney: Paperman
Disney’s Oscar-nominated short, Paperman, is now online. Check out itsartmag’s Paperman Breakdown by director John Kahrs. The sexy proprietary software that displaces textures with motion… Read more