Culver City-based visual effects house Zoic Studios’ co-founder/creative director Loni Peristere helms a pulse-quickening alpine escapade via Bandito Brothers for the 30-second “X-TRAIL,” for Nissan.
Led by creative director Javier Leon, award-winning U.S.-based animation and visual effects production company Bent Image Lab opens offices in Barcelona, Spain.
The deadline for submissions to the Animated Com Award at the 21st Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film is extended to February 14, 2014.
Visual effects/animation studio teams with NY agency Rotter Creative Group and toy retailer Toys "R" Us to launch new toy line.
Gravity leads the feature film nominations; Frozen and The Croods are top animated film contenders; Game of Thrones leads the broadcast field.
Framestore taps Golaem Crowd to create 40,000 cheering fans for the Nike “Dare to be Brazilian” campaign.
Stardust partners with Cheil Worldwide to create ‘Samsung Galaxy, London Collage,’ a new spot for Samsung.
Psyop teams with creative agency BFG on a combat-soaked trailer for Supercell’s game of strategic chaos, Clash of Clans.
The Mill teams with agency AMV/BBDO and production company Stink to create “One Day” for Cancer Research UK.
Dutch animation house Studio Smack helps Greenpeace bring home its message about the alarming rate of disappearing species by removing the animals from the opening sequence of Disney’s The Lion King.
London-based creative agency Man+Hatchet partnered with health brand Withings to create “Sam’s Body,” an amazing stop-motion animation made entirely from naked people.
Brickyard VFX partners with General Gau to create Air on the Side of Humanity, a new three spot campaign for JetBlue Airways.
Light of Day delivers artful musings of newfound millionaire in The Car and Garden, two new spots for the New York Lottery.
Gentleman Scholar partners with Skullycandy to create a new spot featuring Derrick Rose for Skullcandy’s Crusher.
Trussardi taps NY-based illustrator and SVA instructor Yuko Shimizu to draw the characters and scenery for Sky Watcher, an animated short marking the 40th anniversary of the Italian fashion brand's greyhound logo.
To help promote its upcoming release, Universal Pictures taps creative company DSF to create an animated short film, 47 Ronin: The Samurai Spirit.
NY-based VFX and production shop Light of Day pulls out all the visual stops for the launch of Beyonce’s surprise self-titled visual album, released on iTunes in the early hours of December 13th.
Modus Operandi & EP Rossi Cannon join forces to launch the multi-disciplinary Mod/Op Films with a 360 campaign directed by David Popescu and a digital campaign for Wild Turkey.
Visual effects and creative studio Ntropic teams up with Toyota and production company Market Films to create “Reveal,” a 30-second spot for the Toyota Tundra.