Pearson English: “One”
Although the script is a bit on the dry side, this explainer video from Territory kept my attention with its whimsical cel work and cheerful… Read more
Adobe CMO Stats
The bevy of elegant and sometimes surprising transitions that pepper this explainer video for Adobe never upstage the real star of the video: the red… Read more
This Land Is Mine
Against the current backdrop of continuing attacks on Gaza, Nina Paley’s “This Land Is Mine” is the sort of acerbic satire that leaves a mark… Read more
Cuphead E3 2014 Trailer
In a upcoming game developed by Studio MDHR, Cuphead is stylized like a legit 1930s cartoon. Talk about retrogaming!
Digital Kitchen 3D Reel 2014
There’s a good chance that many of your favorite spots over the years have been created over at Digital Kitchen. They deliver yet again with… Read more
LEGO: Everything is NOT Awesome
UPDATE: This video has been removed from Vimeo, just as it was removed from YouTube prior to that, due to a takedown request from Warner… Read more
Stas Santimov: The Collector
Described as “an experimental hybrid of animation and illustration,” Stas Santimov’s “The Collector” uses looping vignettes of a creepy character to tell its surreal story.… Read more
Yuya Yamaguchi: Montage 2014
Yuya Yamaguchi’s reel is worth watching for the editing alone. Tightly choreographed to the soundtrack from the frolicfon, the montage bubbles with energy.
Nvidia Grid VCA: “Wherever Life Takes You”
This buttery smooth explainer video for Nvidia gracefully oscillates between representational and abstract illustrations to communicate its highly technical material. Co-directed by Bureau Hardy Seiler… Read more
Elements of Design
Matt Greenwood’s buttery smooth “Elements of Design” is a high-speed buffet of some key concepts behind motion graphic design. I’d love to try it as… Read more
Imaginary Forces: The Bridge
Imaginary Forces’ Grant Lau directed this elegantly unexpected promo for FX’s second season of The Bridge.
Canal+ Spain Rebrand
Building on the off-air visual branding system created by Erretres, Argentina-based Plenty crafted the Canal+ on-air rebrand for agency D3. Everything moves to the rhythm… Read more
Mike Edel: “The Closer”
“The Closer” is a new song by Mike Edel and a music video created out of collaboration with Jorge R. Canedo Estrada, Henrique Barone, Thanat… Read more
OK Go “The Writing’s On the Wall”
Directed by the always brilliant Aaron Duffy, OK Go’s latest music video is chock full of fun optical illusions and in-camera tricks that required as… Read more
Animade: Queue The Cowboy
Animade has released another charming short to promote “Ready Steady Play,” the follow up mobile title to their equally charming “Ready Steady Draw.” Currently available… Read more
Colin Hesterly: Lovaganza 2015
Director Colin Hesterly (recently added to The Academy’s roster) blends geometric illustrations with vintage textures to promote the interesting Lovaganza 2015 event coming this September.… Read more
The Peach Kings “Mojo Thunder” [NSFW]
Kris Merc and Benjy Brooke talk about the deeply personal process of making a music video.
CRCR: Lendemain de cuite
CRCR’s short and insane “Lendemain de cuite” features excellent sound design from Kouz. (The spot was created for an undisclosed client.) Submitted by Jrcanest via… Read more
Glen Keane: Duet
Disney animator Glen Keane creates a moving short film for Google's Spotlight Stories project.
CONNECTION: MADinSpain Title Sequence
Full of unexpected moments and playful imagery, “CONNECTION” is a fresh take on conference title sequences created by the immensely talented Sebas & Clim (Hornet)… Read more
Steve Scott: Time’s the Charm
The talented Steve Scott returns with this elegantly crafted film for John Lobb via Not To Scale. Steve’s charming illustrations capture the subtle tones of… Read more
Golden Wolf for Wawa
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Gretel: IFC Rebrand
We dive deep with Gretel's Ryan Moore into the process behind the IFC rebrand.
Analog Studio: Quest Idents
With sound design as sparse as the visuals are dense, this ident for Quest is just one of 16 created by Analog Studio for agency… Read more