Joseph Kosinski: Gears of War

The new Gears of War trailer is noteworthy for several reasons. One, it’s directed by one of my favorite CG-centric filmmakers, Joseph Kosinski, formerly of… Read more

Read the Road

Brand New School, look at em, flexin the arms with a nice campaign for toyota that looks like quite the undertaking. Shot in New Zealand,… Read more

AH

Simon Moreau, Joris Bacquet and Bastien Dubois, three students of the French CG school Supinfocom, recently posted an awesome short film entitled “AH.” The film… Read more

Renascent: Lost

Joost has just posted “Lost,” a type-based visual poem, in the Motion Graphics section of Renascent. “Lost” is a beautiful blend of music (masterfully composed… Read more

Loyalkaspar + Jakob Strom: Sampo

Loyalkaspar recently teamed up with director Jakob Ström to create a whimsical spot for Finnish bank Sampo. I’m not crazy about the writing; things get… Read more

Interview: Lobo Does Dupont

A series of mood boards (PDF) The whole set of mood boards in one go Animatic, showing influences from Maeda and Vasarely (QT 6) An… Read more

ONE80PROJECT

There is something brewing which may be of some interest to those down-under. Sam Coombes, Marketing Manager at MTV Networks Australia, sent us some info… Read more

Impactist: New Work

Impactist (on Hornet’s roster) has recently completed some new work, including a beautiful spot for Peace Corps. The spot has a wonderful texture and pace… Read more

Ed Harcourt Video with Tom Gauld

Fans of the comic anthology Kramer’s Ergot will instantly recognize the illustrations of Tom Gauld in the new Ed Harcourt video by Dirty UK. Tom… Read more

Zune: Nice Spot, Crap Hardware

Microsoft recently posted a really nice spot promoting their new Zune player. Too bad the player itself is a DRM whore. Typical Microsoft antics. One… Read more

Exopolis: iPod Nano

Check out the new iPod Nano spot co-directed by Exopolis and Mark Romanek. The spot speaks for itself. It’s gorgeous, consistent with the iPod campaign… Read more

Daniel Oeffinger, I’m Yours

Our very own Daniel Oeffinger recently finished a self-initiated music video for The Decemberists’ “Los Angeles I’m Yours.” Co-directed by Ram Bhat, who painted all… Read more

Interview: Freestyle Collective

Stills from the MTVK launch series From the opener for Fly, a DVD magazine Still from a FUEL ID entitled “Chemistry” From the show package… Read more

Non-Native Species / PikaPika

Stardust: Non-Native Species Promoting California Cleanup Day, Stardust was recetly called upon to produced a :30 spot entitled “Non-Native Species”. The character CigEgret makes it’s… Read more

Stepping Back

[Warning: There are no links to exciting new projects in the following post.] As usual, when I’m between quarters (or between massive projects), I get… Read more

fantastic PSA

PSA’s seem to have an unspoken right to be as graphic as they want to be for the sake of people’s safety. The result is… Read more

The Eye of the Storm

Well, classes are over and my finals are all turned in. I’m pretty pleased with my progress this quarter, but I’ve got a loooong way… Read more

The coke taste of machinima

I’m sure by now we all are familiar with what machinima is, or at least have seen it’s most popular representative, red vs. blue. If… Read more

motion design of the third kind

Here is something interest that I found inspiring. It’s not ‘graphic’, but it is design, and it does move…. Ben Hopson, an off the beaten… Read more

Inside SIGGRAPH 2006

Monster Samurai / Grace McNamee Doll Face / Andrew Huang Brush / Victoria Caution Fog (Niebla) / Santi Fort e-scape / Masakazu Takano Mask of… Read more