Ariel Costa goes freelance, releases “Sins” (process imagery included, NSFW)
Check out the process imagery for "Sins," an evocative short film created by Ariel Costa as he leaves Buck and enters the freelance market.
Blending the physical and the digital in “Building a Rocket”
While the painstaking stop-motion of “Building a Rocket” is charming in itself, it’s the beautiful compositing of digital characters and elements that imbues the spot with a special magic.… Read more
A wild, animated ride through Portland’s food, drink and culture
CRCR's "Travel Portland" spots are swirling masterpieces of typography, cel animation and mixed media filmmaking.
“The World of Autism,” a richly detailed mixed media journey into the mind of Jacob
Guilherme Marcondes is back at it again, this time for BBDO New York and the Ad Council’s beautiful new campaign for Autism Speaks, the autism… Read more
Interview with Johnny Kelly: Dropbox “Creative Freedom”
Johnny Kelly’s approach can best be described using the principle of Occam’s Razor. In short, if all things are considered equal, the simplest solution is… Read more
Making “The Wisdom of Pessimism”
For his directorial debut, Claudio Salas took on an ambitious challenge: a 2-minute visual essay for the philosopher Alain de Botton’s School of Life project. What began as… Read more
Process: Lincoln Continental Concept
Block and Tackle and shares the process behind their painterly masterpiece promoting the Lincoln Continental concept car.
Magical papercraft and mixed media in “Meetings Imagined”
Featuring extensive papercraft work and a little bit of knolling, Gentleman Scholar’s charming spot for Marriott is a mixed media celebration of something most of us would rather… Read more
The Line: Amaro and Walden’s Joyride
Dang. So much attitude and animation skill in The Line‘s latest short, Amaro and Walden. Warning some bits are NSFW. Don’t miss the full making of… Read more
Process: Making the F5 Opening Titles with Block & Tackle
Over the last several years, conference openers have joined music videos, film titles and visual essays as ideal showcases for ambitious motion designers and visual… Read more
Motion and code: Getting to know Lucas Zanotto
Italian-born designer/animator Lucas Zanotto’s career is as varied and playful as his creations. Moving seamlessly between analogue and digital techniques, he’s created commercials, short films,… Read more
Jack and the Giant
Lots of folks have been playing with Ferrofluid, magnets and household cleaners to create sumptuous, organic visuals. But this music video for alovelikepi’s “Jack and the… Read more
Golden Wolf proves you can’t go wrong with cats for Offset 2015
For the Offset 2015 conference title sequence, Golden Wolf put all their chips on the internet’s only sure bet: cats. Lots and lots of cats.… Read more
Chris Phillips Site Update
Another one of Buck’s finest recently update their website. This time it’s Buck NY’s very own multifaceted Art Director Chris Phillips. Chris’ portfolio has outstanding… Read more
Papercraft and tight art direction make health care seem simple
Immaculate art direction from Lucas Zanotto humanizes health care insurance in these two spots for Health Source RI.
#Feelingnuts, a hashtag I can actually get into
Advertisers love slapping hashtags onto everything, but it often feels as if they’re putting hair gel on a toupée. Pointless and inauthentic. This new spot… Read more