Lucas Cuenca was born in Ushuaia, Argentina, one of the southernmost cities in the world and a last stop for boats on their way to Antarctica. He made his way to Buenos Aires to study multimedia design, and that was where he first saw “The Lord of The Rings” in a theater.
Cofounder of animation and VFX studio Warm & Fuzzy, John Bashyam has worked with the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival since 2014, and the relationship encapsulates everything he loves most: music, fun, great clients, and exciting visual challenges.
UK-based MNFST Studio used Cinema 4D, Redshift,
Houdini and more to create a playful spot for Puma’s NITRO running shoes that featured morphing fluid and foam in a futuristic lab with holographic environments.
The collective behind Argentina-based Playful Studios collaborates on a wide range of creative campaigns for clients all over the world.
When Jaguar Racing wanted to showcase its civic and racing electric vehicles around the world during a global pandemic, they turned to okean storytelling agency and Floss Creatives to visualize the excitement on the track.
John Robson has spent nearly 20 years creating award-winning content for top brands, film, TV and games. A Southern California native, he left Late Lunch, the studio he founded in 2005, behind two years ago to take on a director job at HouseSpecial in Portland, Oregon.
Emmy Award-winning Director and Motion Designer John Likens is well known for his design and animation work for TV and film. . Over the years he has created title sequences for “Deadpool 2,” HBO’s “The Night Of” and Netflix’s “Godless,” as well as holographic UI for “Iron Man 3,” “RoboCop” and “Transformers: Age of Extinction.”
When the Finnish mobile video game giant Supercell needed a fast and funny animated trailer to introduce a new feature in its hugely popular “Clash Royale,” the company turned to a longtime collaborator, Squeeze Animation Studios.
Tendril had not yet worked with Hublot when the Swiss luxury watchmaker got in touch about creating a launch film for its Big Bang Integral Tourbillon Full Sapphire limited series watch. Known for expertly blending elegance and engineering, Hublot had seen Tendril’s work and thought the Toronto, Canada-based studio was the right choice for visualizing the watch, which was 10 years in the making and has a case and bracelet made entirely from sapphire.
New York City-based director Saad Moosajee has always found Renaissance art interesting because “it evokes God and seems to have a holy quality whether there are literally angels or just dark, moody figures,” he explains. Even so, it’s an aesthetic he hasn’t found much use for until recently, when Japanese singer-songwriter, Joji, contacted him about directing a music video for “777”, a track from the artist’s latest album, Nectar.
TVs have changed so much since they were first introduced in the late 1920s, it’s hard to see much of a resemblance. These days, OLED (organic light emitting diode) TVs are the cutting-edge choice for those who want superior picture quality, color and contrast. But all OLED TVs are not created equal. That’s why VIZIO worked with London-based Found studio for the launch of the brand’s first OLED TV earlier this year.
Aptly named, What You May Find, the FITC titles offer a dark and referential vision of a future in which technology and innovation are used to manipulate and homogenize humanity. Erin Sarofsky, who founded her design-driven production company in 2009, says her team was honored when FITC founder, Shawn Pucknell, asked them to create the titles.
A behind-the-scenes look at a new film about artificial intelligence by the creators of Chef’s Table. Anyone who has watched a lot of science fiction knows it’s never a good idea to get on AI’s bad side. Get snarky with Siri and Alexa, and future artificial intelligence might just make an example of you during the robot apocalypse.
Sekani Solomon’s short film, Star Wars: The Last Stand, was viewed nearly 2 million times in the first two months after he posted it on YouTube. It was a pleasant surprise, to say the least, Solomon says, particularly since the film was a personal project that started out as a gag when he was working as a motion designer at Imaginary Forces in 2016.
Bomper pushed C4D’s character tools to make an animated short about a round of drinks gone horribly wrong.