“Spectacle of the Real” and making the impossible possible
Who better to make the show open for David Blaine's new magic special than our industry's own leading magicians? Stop what you're doing, turn the… Read more
Striving for imperfection: Michael Fragstein’s “Dagner”
In the the music video for "Dagner," a new track from Dan Freeman and The Serious, small human figures appear trapped in a series of… Read more
La Noria, an animated psychological horror
Veteran animator Carlos Baena (The Incredibles, Finding Nemo, Wall-E) teamed up with producer Sasha Korellis to launch an ambitious crowdfunding campaign for their short film,… Read more
Behind the Scenes: “Donning the Digital Mask: Anonymous”
The infamous group of hackers that identify themselves as “Anonymous” are, as their name suggests, incredibly hard to pin down. They’ve targeted racists, terrorists and pedophiles. They’ve brought… Read more
James Levy portfolio update
Working for shops including Gentleman Scholar and Mirada, designer James Levy has turned out some stunning style frames featuring lush, organic textures and dark dreamscapes.
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
Greenpeace turns 20, but its mission is still the same
This elegant PSA for Greenpeace from Le Cube packs a stylish punch to mark the environmental organization’s 20th birthday. Process breakdowns From boards to color,… Read more
A folk-singing canary has an important message about carbon monoxide
Tommy McAnairey, a guitar-strumming descendent of literal canaries from the coal mines, warns of carbon monoxide poisoning in this beautifully rendered PSA from Irish studio… Read more
The Peach Kings “Mojo Thunder” [NSFW]
Kris Merc and Benjy Brooke talk about the deeply personal process of making a music video.
Platige: Cocaine Unwrapped
Some epic CG in this awareness campaign by Platige / Stink.
The Mill NY for Hallmark: Mother Bird
In Mother Bird, The Mill NY marries a touching story about mother and child with compelling, photo-realistic CG for Hallmark.
Story of Genki [NSFW]
Around these parts David O’Reilly needs no introduction. When David’s name is attached to a project anything can happen. Usually grotesque, sinister and wholly unholy,… Read more
Kook Ewo: Main Title for “Splice”
Title sequence designer, Kook Ewo, stirs up a dark main title for Splice. Making of here.
The Black Dog’s Progress
Deliciously dark is how I’d describe Director Stephen Irwin’s latest offering. A tragic, darkly animated and powerful journey through the life of one dog as… Read more
Logan: NASA Project “A Volta”
Warning: This video contains strong language, simulated sex and violence. Might not be suitable for some environments. For the NASA (North America South America) Project’s… Read more
Mike Milyavsky: Cest La Vie
SVA student Mike Milyavsky envisioned a frenetic factory of unhappiness and conformity for his computer art thesis. The harsh vignetting, violent camera moves and mechanical… Read more