RIP Alain Resnais
Occasionally, one must break the tradition of writing only about work that includes some form of animation, in order to recognize one of the giants… Read more
Smith & Foulkes: Inner Beauty for Honda
Incredibly creative fly-through for Honda in this extended edit from Nexus and Smith & Foulkes. Make sure to also check out the making of.
Patrick Clair + Elastic: HBO’s True Detective
One of our favorite projects from 2013 was Patrick Clair’s launch trailer for Tom Clancy’s The Division, a global conspiracy theory rendered in elegant typography… Read more
Syndrome takes Pause in Melbourne
Syndrome Studio creates the opening titles for the 2014 Pause Fest in Melbourne, Australia. Executive Producer, Monica Blackburn describes the project as “a dream project… Read more
Dvein: We Wander
In Dvein’s latest short, “We Wander,” you won’t find CG fluid sims or virtual Rube Goldbergs of visual oddities. Instead, you’ll find haunting visuals of… Read more
Samuel Blain: In Dreams
Samuel Blain’s graduation film “In Dreams” is a creepy catalogue of real people’s dreams.
Ash Thorp: Ender’s Game UI Design
Ash Thorp has posted his staggering UI design work for Ender’s Game on his personal site.
Superestudio: Nat Geo IDs
Superestudio uses practical effects, macro cinematography and CG effects to great effect in their latest IDs for Nat Geo.
Cole Schreiber: Tropic
Cole Schreiber’s “Tropic” teaser uses creepy vfx to metaphorically represent identity and the plague-like spread of darkness in the protagonist’s life. Interesting.
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
Wonderland, A Short Form Doc on Creative Commerce
“For me, the commercial space is very much about letting go of all of your vision, I guess, and giving people what they want. And… Read more
[NSFW] Poom “Big Bang”
[NSFW] Axel Courtière directs a surreal motage of non sequetirs for Poom’s “Big Bang”
Franz Ferdinand – Right Action
Jonas Odell directs another music video for Franz Ferdinand diving deep into a classic retro graphical language.
Fleur & Manu: Gesaffelstein “Pursuit”
[NSFW] Fleur & Manu direct an ominous music video for Gesaffelstein powered by dolly shots through surreal vignettes. Hat tip to Will Adams.
Decoy updates with new reel and new site.
Portland based Decoy updates with a sweet new reel and new site.
Dvein: The Vein/Magma
Dvein is back with this brilliant liquid inspired music video for The Vein’s new single: Magma. And here you can see the process behind this incredible… Read more
Big Black Delta “Side of the Road”
Stylish, minimal music video for Big Black Delta from Warren Kommers
The Supraflux Video Camera
The Stabilizer by Supraflux, the guys behind the Picosteady, looks incredibly promising.
Biting Elbows ‘Bad Motherfucker’ (Insane Office Escape 2)
Ultra-violent and possibly NSFW, this first-person POV music video for Biting Elbows’ “Bad Motherfucker” has racked up 5 million views in less than 3 days.… 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
Imaginary Forces: God of War
Imaginary Forces goes live action in their latest trailer for Sony’s “God of War.”
Fleur & Manu for M83
Fleur & Manu complete their trilogy for M83 with this spectacular mystic masterpiece. And to recap – here are the previous two:
Macro: A Neon Christmas
Get ready for the flood of holiday-inspired shorts. This one from Neon stands apart, though. No Santa. No reindeer. Not even a Christmas tree. Instead,… Read more
Syndrome Studio gets radioactive
Syndrome Studio gets radioactive with this new production of Imagine Dragons. As Monica Blackburn puts it: “who doesn’t like puppets and Lou Diamond Philips??”