Posted October 16, 2014
Ah, isn’t this sweet – a cat fishing, a crow dancing. Um…wait. Enter the earthworm and things start to go terribly wrong. In the most delightfully animated way.
“Earthworm Heart” is the latest music video for the Tom Fun Orchestra, directed by Alasdair + Jock of Trunk.
Found via Little Black Book where there’s more info.
Posted September 24, 2014
What a fun, beautiful and playful video for “Knock Knock” by Brunettes Shoot Blondes, an indie/electro/pop band from the Ukraine. Jaja.
Posted September 23, 2014
I like boobs and playful copywriting (who doesn’t?). Celebrate your breasts with this musical reminder to get them checked.
The singingmammogram.org plays off the idea of sending a singing telegram and features a video and song with lyrics that deliver an important preventive health message – reminding you to get a mammogram – in a fun, clever and encouraging way.
Posted July 30, 2014
Imperial Woodpecker is delighted to announce that Sam Brown has joined their roster for commercial representation in the U.S.
Sam has produced award winning work for clients as varied as Lexus, Samsung, Audi, Adidas and Virgin Media, who’s “Fantastic Journey” spot received a best direction yellow pencil at D&AD. His music video for Jay Z’s Grammy winning “On to the Next One” has been called the music video of the decade (below). Imperial Woodpecker looks forward to continuing his tradition of eclectically beautiful work.
Sam continues to call Rogue Films home in the U.K., along with the full roster of Imperial’s directors.
Posted July 25, 2014
I miss vinyl. I like the little bit of nostalgia in this spot to promote Bombay Bicycle Club’s new album, So Long, See You Tomorrow.
The clip expands on the band’s phenakistoscope inspired artwork by taking the concept and creating it in-camera, with no post except edit and grade. It’s directed by James Henry of Love Commercial.
Found via Creative Review’s Best of Feed.
Posted July 4, 2014
The short film, “Whoever We Are” by Grammy Award-winning producer/songwriter/rapper Timbaland and featuring Rachel Assil, serves as the score for the enchanting short film. To Bring this sweet football story to life, The Kolton Brothers use live action cinematography and animation, blending traditional hand-drawn rotoscope animation and digital motion tracking. View a behind the scenes video below.
Posted April 15, 2014
Greenpoint Pictures grows its creative offering with eight new signings and a fresh online look.
Brooklyn-based full service production company Greenpoint Pictures has jumped into Spring with a string of new signings and a brand new website. More than doubling its talent pool, the creatively-driven company has diversified its roster with eight new directors and a boost to its in-house post production facilities.
The new signings are pictured above from left to right:
Row 1: Evan Dennis, Tank + Bunker (Judah Lev-Dickstein and Justin Liberman), Alex 2tone
Row 2: We Are Not Pilrgims (Chaddy Chad and Sam Sneed), Logan Roos
Row 3: Olivier Agostini, Aleysa Young, Va$htie
Posted March 19, 2014
And here for your spring wedding fashion inspiration is Chromeo’s latest, Jealous (I Ain’t With It), off his new album, White Women, out on May 12th.
Posted March 13, 2014
Toronto-based directorial duo Leblanc + Cudmore, AKA Michael Leblanc and Scott Cudmore, are the inaugural recipients of the Arthur Lipsett award at Prism Prize, a national, juried award established to recognize the artistry of the modern music video in Canada.
Arthur Lipsett was a Montreal-born director of short collage films. Arthur was pre-occupied with sound and meticulous in the editing room. You should check out his Very Nice, Very Nice.
Leblanc + Cudmore have spent the better part of the decade making videos together, collaborating on a number of thoughtful and hazy pieces with the likes of Metz, Bahamas, Fucked Up, and Timber Timbre. A collection of their work can be viewed under the Announcement Reel above.
The duo are repped by Revolver Films in Toronto. Congrats guys.
Posted February 25, 2014
Coldplay released a new video today for Midnight, which hints at a new album in the works – the band has not released an album since 2011.