10.12.13 by Jeff

“The Artificial X-mas Tree”

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I’ve never seen an animation released on Pinterest before but that’s the way DARE is sharing their tale about a fake tree who wants to be real.

The story features art by illustrator Grace Cho and animation by Eric Wada (both based in Vancouver). Each day leading up to Christmas another segment is added. Take a look, here.

09.12.13 by Jeff

Saintseneca “Visions” directed by Zenga Bros

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I don’t think I’ve seen a video that better captures the adventure of being a kid. Zenga Bros directed this beauty for Saintseneca and it’s powerful because it’s made from years of their own personal footage. You don’t need the latest cameras you just need to make work about things you know. One of my favourites of the year.

Watch the official music video for “Visions” below!

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09.12.13 by Jeff

Pow! Wow! Hawaii 2013 Official Video

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The full length Pow! Wow! Hawaii 2013 video has arrived! It’s kinda devastating to watch this sunny footage in the dead of winter but at least it will heat your face.

It’s kinda wild to think about the amount of art that has been produced in this one small area of Honolulu over the last few years. An artless area of the city has been completely transformed into a mecca for public art. This is my favourite art event every year and the really exciting thing is my friends have plans to bring this event to other cities now, so this is only the beginning.

If you missed it, I shared most of the 2013 murals in a giant blog post here. Enjoy the video below!

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09.12.13 by Jeff

Think Aloud: Future Fashion

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06.12.13 by Jeff

“Wind” animation by Robert Loebel

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Here’s a fantastic little graduate film about inhabitants of a strange windy land, by Robert Löbel. The sounds come courtesy of the always brilliant David Kamp. This is a perfect piece of storytelling. Watch the animation “Wind” below!

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05.12.13 by Jeff

“Landlouping” directed by Corey Adams

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My pal Corey Adams just directed this great spot for Poler starring Phillip T. Annand (the mastermind behind The Madbury Club and manager of the Flatbush Zombies).

Awhile back Corey and I directed a ridiculous Native Shoes ad together (see here), it was nice to finally catch up with him today at his studio. We’re definitely brainstorming future projects together, stay tuned!

In the meantime enjoy “Landlouping” below!

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03.12.13 by Jeff

Video Profile: Designer Jessica Walsh

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A new episode of “Like Knows Like” is here, and this one profiles designer Jessica Walsh (whom I’ve featured here a couple times). The series was created by photographer Marije Kuiper and filmmaker Bas Berkhout. Watch the video below!

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02.12.13 by Jeff

Video Profile: Typographer Gemma O’Brien

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Great little video portrait of Sydney-based illustrator and typographer, Gemma O’Brien (@mrseaves101). I love her work. Watch the video below!

 

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