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Topic: Animation

Ad of the Day: From the Star Wars Universe, a New Tale of Betrayal and Heartbreak

Old Republic expansion gets a stunning trailer

With most Star Wars trailers, the challenge is to build excitement without spoiling too much of the story. But a bigger challenge is creating a trailer that tells an entire…

19 Mind-Bending Videos From Advertising's Stop-Motion Master

A retrospective of PES' peculiar creations

Short film maestro PES has just signed with BlinkInk, a sensible arrangement that positions the guy who made Honda's Emmy-nominated "Paper" under the same roof as the Layzell Bros (of Harvey…

How the Pillsbury Doughboy Has Stayed Fresh (Hoo Hoo!) for 50 Years

One copywriter's enduring idea

Rudolph Perz first saw the dough boy in his own kitchen. It was 1965. The Leo Burnett copywriter, working on the Pillsbury account, was at his Chicago home preparing Crescent…

French Copywriter's Ad Wins a Top Award Just Days After His Death in the Paris Attacks

Epica judges learned of Fabrice Dubois' role after voting

BERLIN, Germany—A Renault ad by Publicis Conseil won gold in the Epica Awards on Tuesday, and only after voting were the judges told it had been written by copywriter Fabrice…

We Interviewed the Guy Who Made the Creepy Credits Sequence for American Horror Story: Freak Show

Everything you wanted to know about scary clown toys

Who loves clowns? Anyone? Anyone? Well, the guys at American Horror Story: Freak Show, which premiered last night, are super into them, as evidenced by the amazing mostly stop-motion opening…

Kia's Hamsters Are Back, and Getting Lucky With Sexy Lady-Hamster Girlfriends

Electric vehicle tests lead to some unsettling experiments

Kia's oddly endearing and enduring hamsters have returned, this time dabbling in experiments that make Weird Science look scientifically responsible by comparison. The new ad from David&Goliath for the plug-in 2015…

Bitch Pudding does her thing in an upcoming episode of Robot Chicken.

The Creators of Robot Chicken Love to Play With Toys

Series' popularity spawned projects for Lucasfilm, The Lego Movie

When conjuring names for their new stop motion adult animated series, Stoopid Buddy Stoodios co-founders Matt Senreich, John "Harv" Harvatine IV, Seth Green and Eric Towner submitted 80 different titles…

Don't Play League of Legends? You'll Still Enjoy This Epic 6-Minute Trailer

Beautifully animated battle brings one of today's top games to life

I'm not one of the 27 million people playing League of Legends each day, but this amazingly action-packed video kind of makes me wish I were.  "A New Dawn" is the…

Ad of the Day: Samsung's Sci-Fi Soccer Epic Reaches Its Final Chapter

After 8 months, the Galaxy 11 finish their game for the fate of Earth

Samsung Mobile's epic sci-fi soccer battle, which has been playing out in big-budget videos since last November, has finally reached its conclusion. "The Match Part 2," released this week as a…

Toshiba Creates Futurama-esque Ad Mocking Its Own Industry

Brand distances itself from the hype of 'Sillycon Valley'

Toshiba skewers a certain hype-driven West Coast tech-topia in the brand's new animated spot, "Sillycon Valley." Packed with fun visual gags, the spot from goodness Mfg. takes us to a highly…

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