French director Xavier Fauthoux has been chosen as the Grand Prize winner for the James Brown Music Video Challenge.
Category: Music and Sound
Mobile apps for tuning a variety of musical instruments are readily available, but a recently demonstrated iPad app expands the musician-helper category beyond those basic tools. The software, dubbed Celeste, helps configure pipe organs and was among the featured apps at the University of Utah’s Mobile Application Demo Day.
Ingenuity Engine completed extensive work on the 3D music video for “Wide Awake,” which was written for the 3D “Katy Perry: Part of Me” film.
Adult Swim will host a huge fan concert event on July 13th in San Diego, CA with a special performance by Dethklok from the show “Metalocalypse”.
Summer blues bring on a softer mood. This week: "Bubble" (Elliot Dear), "TELEPHONEME" (MK12), "Cherry Blossom Elephant in Forest" (Young-jun Kim/Earth Design Works), "Blue Whale" (Sivan Kidron), "Kali le petit Vampire" (Regina Pessoa)
The video game music of BAFTA award winner and five-time Original Music nominee James Hannigan will be celebrated in an upcoming Q&A and interactive event, "Conversations with Screen Composers: James Hannigan."
The Friday Five returns with falls, surreal trips, and strange transformations. This week: "Metamorphosis" (BUCK), "38-39°C" (Kangmin Kim), "The Fox" (WINTR), "Black Sun" (Kagemu), "Junkyard" (Hisko Hulsing)
Buster joins the Ubisoft party with their trailer for the upcoming “Just Dance 4,” the latest in the “Just Dance” game franchise.
VFX studios QuietMan and COPA Network recently teamed up to voyage to ancient China in Coldplay's new video, “The Princess of China,” a cinematic action-adventure featuring Rihanna.
Stardust creative director Alan Bibby teamed up with music video director Adria Petty to co-write and co-direct Coldplay and Rihanna's epic music video for "Princess of China.”
Past and present come together in the Videophonic Session at the PromaxBDA Conference where select design studios create music videos for songs from before the MTV era.
Lorenzo Fonda teams up with New York-based studio UVPHACTORY for the new Scissor Sisters video, “Baby Come Home.”
When the Imagination Movers were ready to release “Rock-o-Matic,” their latest DVD of music videos targeted to children and parents alike, they came to CRASH+SUES for an innovate approach to creating music video vignettes that would bring their songs to life.
VFX house Ntropic partnered with Venice, CA-based Wild Plum on an integrated interactive campaign for Ford via Team Detroit.
The soundtrack for Disney/Pixar’s epic fantasy adventure “Brave” from Walt Disney Records will be available June 19, 2012.
Aardman director Bram Ttwheam has teamed up with artist Tristan Stevens to create the much-anticipated video release for the Nordic Giants‘ debut single, “Shine,” featuring the vocals and lyrics of Cate Ferris.
Hornet director Peter Sluszka utilizes a medley of visual techniques in his music video for the song Better Energy by up-and-coming U.K. based band, Moones.
The Beatles’ classic 1968 animated feature film, Yellow Submarine, has been digitally restored for DVD and Blu-ray release on June 5th in North America.
Click 3X delivered visual effects for the Timothy Saccenti-directed teaser, "Drone," for Brooklyn hip-hop artist EL-P.
Guillermo Del Toro will co-direct "Guillermo Del Toro’s Pinocchio" with Mark Gustafson. The Jim Henson Company production will be a 3D stop-motion animated version of PINOCCHIO based on the edition of Carlo Collodi’s classic tale illustrated by Gris Grimly.
MPC LA recently teamed up with directing duo dom&nic to handle a full range of VFX needs on English singer-songwriter Gaz Coombes' debut music video.