I quite enjoy the animation films of Joseph "Joe" Pierce. His work serves up a piercing perspective of family, community, social roles and groups.
Category: Music and Sound
Avant-garde directing collective Dvein release Symbiosis, an experimental video interpretation of The Dismemberment Plan’s new hit, “Daddy Was a Real Good Dancer,” and the latest installment in the New Music Weekly campaign on digital music service Rdio.
Athena Studios partners with Skywalker Sound on the stop-motion animation feature film Auntie Claus.
The movie that ushered in the new golden era at Disney is now out as a super special Diamond Edition.
French WIZZdesign animation collective CRCR returns with a pulp sci-fi video for C2C’s “Delta” animated in the style of Genndy Tartakovsky.
Composer Dominic Lewis scores time traveling turkey adventure, Free Birds, in theaters November 1, 2013.
Revolution Pictures partners with Magnetic Dreams Animation Studio to chronicle a boy’s relationship with a robot in What If, the new music video for Five for Fighting.
Disney begins production on the Into the Woods based on the Tony-winning original musical by James Lapine.
Motion Theory directors Grady Hall and Mark Kudsi crown Katy Perry ‘Queen of the Jungle’ in the music video for her hit single Roar.
New York-based Blind Pig collaborates with creative agency Hugo & Marie to create a truly beautiful video for Coldplay's new release, "Atlas.”
BBC Radio 2 taps Aardman Animations to create Dark Side, a three minute film to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon.
Rdio launches New Music Weekly, a campaign to bring together independent art and music, which kicks off with videos by Blacklist artists Holbrooks and Tendril.
Bent Image Lab weaves a tale of love and loss through stop-motion animation in Organs, the latest music video for The Uncluded.
At Star Wars Celebration Europe, Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy announces that compose John Williams will return to score Star Wars: Episode VII.
Music doesn't interest me, but animation does. Directed by Spottydog Stark and animated by the kinda great Leah Shore. Produced by Richard O'Connor's Ace and Son Moving Pictures Company out of New York (apparently New York is a big deal.)
ArsenalFX turns up the volume in a 30-second ad, #UWANTIT, for Beats Pill by Dr. Dre for RadioShack.
LMFAO’s Sky Blu teams up with Big Bad University to create a hip-hop remix of the Little Airplane song, “Imagination,” originally performed by Small Potatoes.
Grammy-winning composer and musician Heitor Pereira reteams with Grammy-winning producer Pharrell Williams to score Despicable Me 2, in theaters July 3.
The SoundWorks Collection, which profiles audio design in major movie releases, has released a new featurette delving into the sound for Pixar’s latest feature, Monsters University.
The Ebeling Group animates an original music video, The Story of I, for Wendy’s and The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption Canada.
Dreamworks taps Henry Jackman to score their newest animated feature, Turbo, a colorful new animated family comedy coming to theaters July 17, 2013.