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Creative Headline News

Happy F5! Motionographer Announces First Round of Speakers and Content

By Rick DeMott | Wednesday, February 23, 2011 at 9:01am

F5, the biennial creativity festival presented by Motionographer.com, returns to the historic Roseland Ballroom in New York City April 15-16, 2011.

Commercials Blogs

The Sorry State of Super Bowl Commercials

By Dan Sarto | Monday, February 7, 2011 at 2:44am

I tried, I really did. I watched every single commercial on this year’s Super Bowl telecast. Unfortunately, I’m terribly spoiled by my DVR. I think I’d give up Diet Coke before I’d give up my DVR. Consequently, my tolerance of the sorry state of commercials is quite low. So my assessment of this year’s crop of spots is not particularly kind. Nor coherent. Nor relevant. I was not impressed. There were, however, a few bright spots.

Design Headline News

Brand New School Delivers For FUEL TV with Broadcast Package, IDs

The artists and producers from international production company and design studio Brand New School (BNS, www.BrandNewSchool.com) are very proud to announce the delivery of their latest work for FUEL TV (www.fuel.tv), the only cable and satellite television network that features the exciting world of adrenaline and thrill-seeking sports and the stories that surround them.

Headline News

Bigsmack Designs/Animates Oprah Winfrey Network’s On-Air Branding

From its initial pitch, to designing the hugely successful upfront campaign, to the numerous branding twists and turns taken in the two-plus years since mega-brand Oprah Winfrey announced the end of her popular syndicated talk show and the January 1, 2011 launch of the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN), one company has remained constant –- creative agency/design studio BIGSMACK.

Animation Headline News

2011 Edition of CITIA's Forum Blanc in January

2 and half days of information, training, reflection and discussions between professionals for a complete overview of all animation and cross-media issues.

Quietman Headline News

Trio Resurrects QuietMan

After three years of solitude at an undisclosed Shaolin temple on Hester near Grand, the iconic New York-based QuietMan returns with a fresh digital presence, renewed vigor and increased resources.

Headline News

Zoic Design Gets Awesome With The Hoff

A&E Networks announced the upcoming launch of the real life series "The Hasselhoffs" to an appreciative audience with a series of promos that launched during "The Roast of David Hasselhoff" on Comedy Central.

Movie Headline News

Chiller Announces Major Redesign

Fueled by skyrocketing ratings, significantly younger audience and a major expansion of programming featuring its first original movie (The Passenger) and first original special (Chiller 13: The Decade’s Scariest Movie Moments) Chiller today announced a creative redesign effective October 27 – in time for Halloween!

Headline News

Artistic Image’s Graphic Packages For TNT Latin America’s Oscar and Golden Globes Broadcasts Garner Top Honors

Artistic Image’s world-class talent was once again called upon by TNT Latin America to create graphic packages worthy of the industry’s most prestigious broadcast events - the Oscars and the Golden Globes.

Animation Headline News

Nicktoons Turns to nailgun* To Blow Up Their World

A new package of four intensely cinematic identities for Nicktoons, created by motion graphics + live action studio nailgun* are guaranteed to raise the eyebrows, (and quicken the pulse), of pre-teen boys watching everywhere.

Design Blogs

PromaxBDA's Microsite Highlights Industry Thought-Leaders

I’ve already professed an interest in industry conferences, and often wish that I could have more time with featured speakers at events I attend. So when the team at Wiredrive said they were creating a custom microsite (http://promaxbdatheconference2010.com,)for PromaxBDA with interviews featuring design, marketing and branding luminaries I was excited.

Headline News

“Melody Street” Creates Broadcast Magic for Kids with StudioGPU MachStudio Pro

Magical World Creators Rely on Real-time Non-linear 3D Workflow and Rendering to Successfully Mix Live Action with Animation

Rocket Headline News

Bigsmack Boosts Science Channel's New Show 'Large Dangerous Rocket Ships'

Nothing says ‘guy-fun’ like rocket science and the possibility of things blowing up. Those two elements are conveniently combined in Science Channel’s new show 'Large, Dangerous Rocket Ships.'

Headline News

Mr. T Will Have a Problem if You Don't Like This

In Bodyguard, the latest MasterCard spot out of McCann Erickson NY, Mr. T looks as tough as ever (albeit a little older), standing, arms crossed, beside a woman as she goes to the dry cleaners, the beauty salon, and the grocery store.

Animation Blogs

Frenzer Foreman Animation Forum (podcast) x 07

New, from the makers of the Frenzer Foreman Animation Forum, it's the Frenzer Foreman Animation Forum's Lucky Sevens Sunday Sweep-week Spectacular! Starring Joel Frenzer and Alan Foreman! You'll be wowed by Joel's magical grievance genius! Thrilled by Alan's private area! And swept away by a beautiful wind! Your heart will soar as special guest Carolyn London waxes poetic about life as a soon-to-be mother, life as an independent filmmaker, and the future of inter-galactic voyeurism! But that's not all! If you listen now, you'll receive another Frenzer Foreman Animation Forum Super Saver Bonus Feature bringing you another highlight from the 2009 Ottawa International Animation Festival Animator's Picnic with special guest appearances by Robert Anderson, Gene Fowler, and the 32nd President of the United States of America... Franklin Delano Roosevelt!

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