24.11.08 by Jeff

TimeSculpture

Brilliant new ad for Toshiba by The Mill. How did they do this? I am still trying to wrap my head around this one. It looks like multiple passes with a bullet-time camera setup.













Jeff
Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.



  • There’s actually a making of video on youtube. And you are pretty much correct.

    Really good advert.

  • I loved this as soon as I saw it on televsion.
    …and I love crystal castles.

    amazing ad.

  • joanne

    so trippy.

  • Making of that adam speaks of

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=swKAfsyoCmI

  • zeek

    I kinda like it, but it seems like after the Bravia ads, everyone should try something else. This feels like an evolution of the Sony ads, but with a Feist video put in the blender.

  • This ad is incredible. I have just got the song for the ad too. Very boppy ^^

  • That was fun. Disagree with comparison to the Sony ads. What made those cool was the scale of what was being done. So many bouncy balls, paint all over a city, and rabbit claymation. This happens in a room with no emphasis on color, which was the main focus of the Bravia ads.

  • The Sony Bravia ads are far superior in my opinion but yea, as brian said – i don’t see too much relation to this Toshiba spot.

    For the record, the Bravia ad with the bouncing balls in San Fran with the Jose Gonzalez music is possibly the best ad that will ever be made.

    This one was probably made for a fraction of the budget.





30.09.16 by Staff

Photographer Spotlight: Kari Medig

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We’re joining forces with our friends at Destination BC to spotlight some of our favourite photographers living and working in British Columbia, aka the beautiful province we’re lucky to call home. First up is Kari Medig! See more images and our interview with Kari below!

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30.09.16 by Staff

Best of Kickstarter: Lecture in Progress by It’s Nice That’s Will Hudson

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Our friend Will Hudson (founder and director of It’s Nice That) is launching an educational resource to help the next generation of creatives find a job after graduation!

Demystifying the practical day-to-day workings of the creative world, Lecture in Progress will offer the kind of advice and industry insight you can’t find anywhere else. Covering everything from the range of jobs that exist, to how much you can expect to be paid, to an inside look at how projects comes together and the studios in which they happen! Check out the video and links below for more information.

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30.09.16 by Jeff

Photographer Spotlight: Vincent van de Wijngaard

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A selection of photos by Vincent van de Wijngaard. More images below.

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30.09.16 by Jeff

Collection of 80 High-Res Textless Movie Posters

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Not sure how this exists??? Someone has uploaded a collection of 80 high-resolution film posters stripped of any text. Can’t tell if they have next-level Photoshop skills or some other kind of voodoo that made this possible. In any case, thank you, Internet. Have a look at them all here. I included a bunch of my favourites below (there’s a common thread to the ones I picked).

*Edit – just discovered that the link I posted was actually a repost and this was originally posted by Reddit user Join_You_In_The_Sun, so I’ve updated the link in the post.

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29.09.16 by Jeff

Watch: “The Junction: A-Trak & Nick Catchdubs”

Here’s episode #3 of our animated series for Red Bull Music Academy, and it’s a peek into the pop culture-filled minds of Fool’s Gold co-founders A-Trak and Nick Catchdubs. Hopefully you’ll find it to be an enjoyable mix of the absurd and the profound (would love to see these two start their own podcast).

The visuals here are a collaborative effort from animator Brandon Blommaert and illustrator Josh Holinaty. The sound design and original music were created by Luigi Allemano.

Make sure you hit full screen on the episode above or watch it nice and big over on Booooooom TV.

Stay tuned for the rest of the episodes! If you missed the first two, watch Episode #1: Chilly Gonzales and Peaches, and watch Episode #2: Kaytranada and River Tiber.