word from the creative frontline by Tony Pipes. Advertising, Art and Design.
February 29th, 2012

Gorillaz “DoYaThing” Official Video!

Part of the Converse “3 Artists, 1 Song” project– this great video comes from the Gorrilaz, Andre 3000, James Murphy and Jamie Hewlett.
Check out Hewlett’s storyboards over at Comic Book Resources.com

February 20th, 2012

Kayak-Brain Surgeon!

Agency BFG9000 New York bring us this moment of brainy hilarity.

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February 20th, 2012

Eric Cahan- Sky Series!

Incredible series of photographs from Eric Cahan demonstrating the beauty and variety in world’s sunrises and sunsets. See the beautiful full set here.
via JeannieJeannie

February 20th, 2012

Takashimaya: Mannequin Robot!

Developed by longstanding robot developer Dr Hiroshi Ishiguro of Osaka University, this “living” mannequin puts androids in the commercial world for the first time at the Takashimaya department store in Tokyo. As scary as it is amazing.

February 17th, 2012


Evan Seitz tests your film knowledge in this amazing animation. How many did you get?

February 13th, 2012

Split Screen- A Love Story!

I saw this yesterday and it was me who fell in love! Amazing short, from James W Griffiths, that won the Nokia Shorts competition. Check out the other finalists here.

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February 13th, 2012

No-Domain- Lullaby Crocodile!

Directed by No-Domain, this handmade video for the amazingly sweet track “Lullaby Crocodile”, written and performed by the equally sweet Micaela, Agustina and Valodia León.

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February 13th, 2012

Upside Down, Left To Right: A Letterpress Film!

Great short from Danny Cooke celebrating the fading art of the letterpress.
It focuses on one of the few remaining movable-type printing workshops in the UK,
situated at Plymouth University.

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February 13th, 2012

The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore!

Incredibly sweet short film from Moontbot Studios and directed by William Joyce and Brandon Oldenburg.
A tale inspired by Hurricane Katrina, Buster Keaton, The Wizard of Oz and a love for books, using a variety of techniques (miniatures, computer animation, 2D animation) “Morris Lessmore” is old fashioned and cutting edge at the same time. And…
Its been nominated for an Oscar in this years Academy Awards. Good Luck!

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February 13th, 2012

Historical Highlights!

Great demonstration of the power of the highlight pen in these period press ads from Prolam Y&R, Santiago for Stabilo Boss.

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