31.03.10 by Jeff

Design Currency

A bunch of my friends have been slaving away on this brilliant animation using a money counter to promote the upcoming Design Week Vancouver. The theme of the conference is Design Currency.

Design Currency: Icograda Design Week in Vancouver

Watch the video (+ full credits) below!

Creative credits:

Creative Director: Ian Grais
Art Director: Todd Takahashi
Copywriter: Keri Zierler
Designer: Jeff Harrison
Designer: Rory OSullivan
DP #2: Chris Nielsen
Broadcast Producer: Laura Rioux
Print Producer: Jim Leith
Account Manager: Jillian Yaehne

Giant Ant Media:
Director/DP/Editor/VFX: Jay Grandin
Director/Animator/Editor/VFX: Todd Smith

Wave Productions:
Audio Producer/Engineer: Brandon Edwards
Original music by: Brandon Edwards
Illustrator: Jeff Burgess
Printer: Total Graphics

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

  • http://dontcrybaby.org dan

    Nice twist on the flip book … it turned out well…

  • Emily

    awesome awesome awesome

  • ben kelly

    thats one of the craziest things ive seen in ages!

  • ben

    thats one of the craziest things ive seen in ages! such a good concept

  • http://caseywong.wordpress.com caseywong

    Great theme, great thoughts, great animation

    Use of impact as a verb sinks the whole thing though.

  • http://www.tenmostimportant.de Sven

    Cool Idea and very well done. It looks smooth, handmade but also very modern!


    Great post!
    crazy blog too, thanks

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  • Eduardo

    Good work… what about the nature?

  • http://www.hughwhittaker.com Hugh Whittaker

    Ahhhh.. very cool!

28.11.15 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: j.frede


Beautifully combined images in this series by Los Angeles-based artist j.frede. Made with seemingly banal landscape photographs purchased at flea markets and arranged into a single scene, these collages effectively merge different times and places together, creating entirely new landscapes. The gorgeous framing is really makes this simple idea quite striking. More images from Fiction Landscapes below.

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28.11.15 by Staff

Video of the Day: Soupcans “Siamese Brutality”


You won’t see images being moved by hand and an exacto knife done as entertainingly as this! Check out Montreal-based filmmaker/miniaturist Winston Hacking’s “paperteering” skills at work in the video for Toronto punk band Soupcans’ track “Siamese Brutality” below!

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28.11.15 by Staff

Video of the Day: “Life is a Dance” by Sebastian Linda

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Incredible energy in the filming/editing of this dance video by artist/filmmaker Sebastian Linda. Visual style is very similar to Leonardo Dalessandri’s “Watchtower of Turkey” (featured here) but I’d say it’s a much better fit with this type of content. Check out “Life is a Dance” below!

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27.11.15 by Jeff

#TheCreatorClass x Canon Presents: #SHOOTITYOURSELF


#SHOOTITYOURSELF, a new video series by #TheCreatorClass and Canon, features some of Instagram’s most popular photographers sharing some insights into how they create their signature images. In this episode, Dylan Furst (@fursty) explores some of the beautiful trails in Vancouver’s backyard.

Watch the video below!

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