Animation

Video of the Day: “Destiny” Trailer from Digital Domain

Visual effects studio Digital Domain collaborated with feature filmmaker Joseph Kosinski and agency 72andSunny as well as video game developer Bungie to create the trailer for “Destiny,” the popular first-person action game published by Activision. Featuring a blend of cinematic live-action and visual effects, the trailer depicts a Fireteam road-trip across the solar system, exploring new worlds and battling enemies to realize their “Destiny to Become Legend.” […]

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42nd Annie Award Nominations Announced

The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announced the nominations for its 42nd Annual Annie Awards. Best animated features nominations include Big Hero 6 (Walt Disney Animation Studios), Cheatin’ (Plymptoons Studio), How to Train Your Dragon 2 (DreamWorks Animation), Song of the Sea (GKIDS/Cartoon Saloon), The Book of Life (Reel FX), The Boxtrolls (Focus Features/Laika), The LEGO Movie (Warner Bros. Pictures) and The Tale of The Princess Kaguya (GKIDS/Studio Ghibli). […]

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Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Cameras Capture Thirty Seconds to Mars’ Summer Tour

Blackmagic Design’s Pocket Cinema Cameras were recently used to shoot concert and behind-the-scenes footage for the band Thirty Seconds to Mars. Videographer and DP K.C. Lauf used the Pocket Cinema Camera to capture every possible moment, both on stage and off, during the band’s recent 25 show Carnivores Tour co-headlined with Linkin Park. […]

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Video of the Day: Blur Studio Delivers Cinematics for “Halo: The Master Chief Collection”

Blur Studio recently worked with 343 Industries to revitalize and retell some of the most iconic moments from the “Halo” video game franchise for the anniversary release of “Halo: The Master Chief Collection.” The cinematics tell the story of the game’s hero, the Master Chief. Blur was brought in to refresh over 40 characters and almost an hour’s worth of cinematic sequences from “Halo 2: Anniversary.” “When we began this […]

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FOR-A’s 4K Camera Used for Production of Red Bull Supercross Competition

FOR-A’s FT-ONE full 4K variable frame rate camera was used recently to shoot Red Bull Straight Rhythm – a competition featuring an evolution of Supercross where a track is “unwound,” meaning it has no turns and is a half-mile-long. The event took place in Pomona, Calif, on Oct. 4. The FT-ONE captured super-slow motion coverage of the Supercross competition between 32 riders. […]

Film Trailers

Video of the Day: Marco Polo Trailer

Netflix released a new trailer for its upcoming dramatic series Marco Polo, which premiers on the OTT service Dec. 12. The series, which stars Lorenzo Richelmy in the titular role, recounts the voyage of the legendary explorer from Venice to Mongolia and China along the Silk Road. Marco Polo was created by John Fusco while Harvey Weinstein served as executive producer. […]

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Nice Shoes Creative Studio Beats The Clock for Timepop

Thumbspire recently tapped Nice Shoes Creative Studio to create a mobile campaign for the game Timepop. The objective was to attract new gamers to the game, which challenges players to pop balloons in numerical order before the clock runs out. Nice Shoes creative director James Coulson devised the tagline “Pop against the clock” as well as four unique approaches to illustrate the addictive appeal of the game. […]