CRCR: C2C “Delta”
French collective CRCR creates an epic cel animated promo for C2C’s “Delta.” Themes include fear of the unknown, violence and — ultimately — mystical transcendence.
Outstanding piece by Tokyo-based Masanobu Hiraoka, one of the creatives from Je Regarde.
Trunk Animation: Gelato Go Home
Oh… those ice cream vans, who would have thought? Gelato Go Home is a charming animation from Trunk Studios and directed by Alasdair + Jock.… Read more
Art & Graft: Barclays “Life Skills”
Art & Graft craft a beautifully fluid animation for Barclays “Life Skills.”
Lumbre: Sol Música
Lumbre brands Sol Música Channel with some good traditional animation.
Luke Saunders: One Minute Memories
Luke Saunders re-interprets his travels through Indonesia in this wonderfully animated passion piece.
[NSFW] Griff & Scott Garrett: Wish List
WISH LIST is an animated film, directed and animated by UK based Andrew Griffin (aka GRIFF) with illustrations from Scott Garrett. The amazing humour, the… Read more
Takashi Ohashi: Kou Kou
Takashi Ohashi presents us the brilliant piece: KouKou. A series of abstract images synchronized to Japanese vocal sounds. Check out his other works here.
Pinata for McDonald’s
Beautiful, wonderfully animated piece by Pinata for McDonald’s
Plenty: NICK ID’s
New stuff from Plenty! With these ID’s for NICK, they have created a nice “handmade look” combining frame-by-frame animation and 3D. You can check out more… Read more
Memoma: CutOut Fest 2013 Teaser
Mexico-based Memoma cel animates the hell out of the CutOut Fest 2013 Teaser.
Mehdi Alibeygi: Evolution
Evolution by Iran-based Mehdi Alibeygi. Hat tip to Cartoon Brew.
Dante Zaballa: Pictoplasma Festival 2013 Opener
Pictoplasma Festival 2013 Opener (White Noise Edition) by Berlin-based Dante Zaballa. Sound design by David Kamp. Hat tip to Wine after Coffee.
“Marvel” by BlackMeal
Paris-based Blackmeal loves Marvel so much, they decided to make an homage to the company’s 74-year history of creating inspiring characters and telling thrilling stories.… Read more
New Work by Buck
Characters, cel animation & pop retro: Buck keeps on rocking with great new spots for Fruit Snacks, McDonald’s and MTV. Credits on the projects’ pages.
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
Jordan Bruner: Linda McCartney Foods “Love Linda”
This psychedelic love letter of a commercial for Linda McCartney Foods was directed by Jordan Bruner and produced by Passion Pictures NYC/Strange Beast NYC. The… Read more
The Academy and Colin Hesterly: Hammer & Hand
The Academy and Colin Hesterly created this lyrical teaser, Hammer & Hand, “as an allegory for the growth and change at The Academy and how… Read more
Loaded Pictures: Skip Pitts Tribute
Seattle-based Loaded Pictures delivers this lovely tribute to Bo-Keys guitarist, Charles “Skip” Pitts.
mcbess & Simon for Good Books: Havana Heat (vaguely NSFW)
Last spring, Buck and Antfood blew our minds with “Metamorphosis,” a psychedelic short promoting charity-friendly book retailer, Good Books. Written in the style of Hunter… Read more
Oh Yeah Wow for Stereolove
Gloriously. Demented. The good folks at Oh Yeah Wow are certainly on a roll. Jayden Dowler directs the latest for Stereolove, aptly described as “Mussolini… Read more
Lucas Zanotto: The Real Bears
Here in New York City, Mayor Bloomberg recently championed some controversial restrictions on the sale of sugary soda drinks, sparking debates about how much government… Read more
Punga: Viggle MusicBoy
The cool kids of Punga are back again with this sweet animation for Viggle. And as usual, they are cool enough to share with us… Read more