The VFX team at a52 teams with Rock Paper Scissors editor Damion Clayton to create a dreamlike 60-second spot for Nescafé.
The Art Directors Guild announces nominations in nine categories of Production Design for theatrical motion pictures, television, commercials and music videos competing in the ADG's 17th Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards for 2012.
MPC delivers Virgin Atlantic's new campaign, “Flying in the Face of Ordinary,” featuring CG planes, a hologram chair and cast of exceptional Virgin staff.
Building some buzz for its upcoming film, Pixar releases a new spot paired with an immersive website touting the fictional school for non-humans.
Nexus director Ben Hibon creates an emotional ad campaign, via agency Grey Toronto, for the Salvation Army.
ThorstenCoo Productions creates a whimsical and vibrant music video for “Giving Me a Chance” from indie pop artist Gotye.
Stash Media names “Real Complainers Vote” from Third Street Advertising and Foundation Content the Best Viral Spot of 2012.
Creative digital agency SuperHeroes Amsterdam collaborates with creative production agency ShopAround and record label Luaka Bop to create an animated biography on soul singer Tim Maia.
Loyalkaspar adds Creative Director Darryl Mascarenhas; scares up co-branded assignment for AMC’s “The Walking Dead” and Windows 8.
Luma Pictures brings aboard creative director/VFX supervisor Simon Mowbray, formerly of Zoic Studios.
Digital production studio Brickyard VFX winterizes the hero car reveal for the GMC Sierra holiday campaign, turning a desert landscape into a seasonally snow-covered expanse.
Entertainment advertising agency The Ant Farm announces the appointment of Doug Brandt to Chief Executive Officer/Creative Director.
Integrated creative studio MPC NY further bolsters its roster with the addition of Director of Interactive Technology, Adam Chapman.
In collaboration with Copperwind Productions Director Zach Gold, The Artery VFX creates a new spot for Russian brand Redd’s.
Elastic Director Andy Hall brings his inimitable skills to the Red Cross yet again for a second round of Holiday giving.
Karl Cohen discusses the art of Ben Ridgway, Zeitguised, Max Hattler, Andrew Jones and PES as examples of a new aesthetic in animation.
Digital Pulse partners with Mosaic Films to produce the latest television commercial for online betting agency Centrebet.
Pulse Films director David Lewandowski directs Elijah Wood in “Tiny Tortures,” a VFX-laden music video for Flying Lotus.
ATOMO VFX chooses Bakery Relight software for its ongoing work on a diverse range of promo spots and animated shorts.
Flame artist Vin Roma promoted to head of VFX; Colleen Valentino joins the company as a senior VFX producer.
LipSync Creative collaborates with LipSync Post on a TV and theatrical campaign for 20th Century Fox’s “Ice Age 4: Continental Drift” Blu-ray and DVD release.