BLOG: With their 2009 short Der Kleinere Raum, Cristobal Leon and Nina Wehrle prove that stop motion is pure magic – and sometimes it’s black magic. Check out their production companies Diluvio and It’s Raining Elephants for more madness… if you dare.
BLOG: How awesome is this? Directing duo The Theory has created the world’s tiniest police chase via projected image. The Theory used pico (handheld) projectors to let their bad guy run wherever he needs, taking sharp turns around stacks of papers and sidelining between crevices. And of course, there are plenty of explosions. Clearly, these guys are having too much fun!
BLOG: Paris animator Vladimir Mavounia-Kouka‘s exploration into the human mind, body, and soul. Just like real like, not all of this short is Safe For Work.
BLOG: Check out Berlin animator Xaver Xylophon‘s charmingly illustrated tale of a man and his rickshaw. His university sponsored a trip abroad to India and – where some students may have come back with a parasite and a bunch of worthless souvenirs, Xaver came back with this. Way better than a parasite.
BLOG: Thank you to info graphic designer Gustavo Sousa for reminding us that The Olympics are actually just an overly-Spandexed cover for how miserable the planet truly is.
BLOG: In this Jullien Brothers produced ad for the San Francisco SPCA is a brilliant example of how even sweet puppy puppets can actually be horribly depressing. The moral of the story is clear: get your puppies from the pound and not a puppy mill or online. To illustrate the point: a man dancing inside an occasionally sad-faced and/or red-eyed dog costume with “genetic defects, illness and aggression, super-serious depression.” Point taken.