Broadcast Design News
FITC Amsterdam 2019
The 2019 FITC Amsterdam will be held February 18-19 at Pakhuis de Zwijger. Now in its 12th year, FITC Amsterdam is host to the latest and greatest in design, technology and cool stuff from all around the globe.
Public Voting Now Open for the 2018 AIA Blueprint for Better Film Challenge
Public voting has opened for AIA's 2018 Better Film Challenge, an initiative that highlights the collaborative work of architects and civic leaders to solve some of the biggest issues facing cities today.
One Screen Short Film Festival 2019: Call for Entries
One Screen is the premier short film festival that celebrates and awards filmmakers from both the commercial advertising and film industries. Now in its seventh year, the festival aims to highlight creative brilliance, in hopes of fostering further collaboration within the creative arts.
Ranger & Fox Creates Show Package for HP Branded Esports Series GGWP
Ranger & Fox recently created a show package for HP-branded series 'GGWP.' The new branded content series from OMEN by HP, 'Good Game, Well Played,' profiles top competitive gamers, providing compelling stories and insights for its fans along the way.
isobel Engineers New Brand Identity and Campaign for Micralite
isobel has created a new brand identity for baby travel brand Micralite. The brand identity reflects the 'life-enhancing' properties of the product and is rolled out across packaging, website design and a brand film.
Ideas in Motion: Worldbuilding Through Design, Motion and VFX
Organized by FITC, 'Ideas in Motion' is an exploration of the concepts and design behind worldbuilding within broadcast and film. The one day event will give attendees insight on working on projects from 30 second commercial spots to feature film projects.
Bentley Premieres 'Together We Are Extraordinary'
Bentley has premiered 'Together We Are Extraordinary,' a short film celebrating the centenary of the British luxury brand.
AIA Launches Its Fourth Annual Film Challenge
The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has launched its fourth annual film challenge as part of the AIA's "Blueprint for Better" campaign, an initiative that highlights the collaborative work of architects and civic leaders to solve some of the biggest issues facing cities today.
Leviathan's Dolby Gallery Metamorphosis
Leviathan was recently invited to take part in a series of Dolby exhibitions that explore the leading edge of audio and imaging technologies in partnership with contemporary artists.
Adobe MAX 2018 Creativity Conference
The 2018 Adobe MAX Creativity Conference will be held October 15-17 in Los Angeles. MAX is the annual gathering of over 12,000 graphic, web, and multi-disciplinary designers; creative and art directors; film, video, and motion graphics pros; photographers; and creative leaders.
Applied Arts 2018 Advertising Awards
Applied Arts 2018 Advertising Awards is now open for submissions. The contest is international and open to all forms of commissioned, published, unpublished and personal work from professionals and enthusiasts created between January 2017 and August 2018.
Music Data Drives These Butterflies in Trafalgar Square
Superunion has created a film and campaign with digital artist David McLeod to promote London Symphony Orchestra's annual summer concert in London's Trafalgar Square.
Gentleman Scholar Unveils Original 2018 World Cup Production
In honor of the 2018 World Cup, Gentleman Scholar has crafted an animated tribute, celebrating a handful of different players and their nations.
Trollbäck+Company's Main-On-End Titles Draw the Final Curtain on 2018 Motion 'Un-Conference'
Trollbäck+Company created the "main-on-end" titles for Motion 2018, which took place June 5th-8th in Santa Fe, NM.
Goodwin & Goodwin: Signs with Soul
'Signs With Soul' is a short documentary film capturing the creative spirit of Goodwin & Goodwin, a creative sign company in North London.
D&AD Most Awarded Design Agency Goes to JKR
Jones Knowles Ritchie (JKR) has been named 2018 Most Awarded Design Agency at the D&AD Awards. JKR swept up six awards across six projects, including one yellow Pencil, one graphite Pencil, and four wood Pencils.
Alkemy X Animates Mesmerizing Sea Shepherd PSA
Alkemy X recently teamed up with FF New York to produce an animated PSA for the marine conservation organization Sea Shepherd.
Superunion's 'Always Moving' to be Featured in The Senses Exhibition at Cooper Hewitt
Superunion's ambitious audiovisual collaboration with the London Symphony Orchestra (LSO), 'Always Moving,' will be featured in the multisensory exhibition, 'The Senses: Design Beyond Vision.'
2018 Clio Awards
Entries are now open for the 2018 Clio Awards, the esteemed international awards competition for the creative business. Founded in 1959 to celebrate high achievement in advertising, the Clios annually and throughout the year recognize the work, the agencies and the talent that push boundaries and establish new precedent.
2018 Adobe Design Achievement Awards
Submissions are now open for the 2018 Adobe Design Achievement Awards. The Awards celebrate student achievement at the intersection of technology and creativity.
MPC Creative Captures Soul of Skateboard Culture for Loke
MPC Creative created and entirely produced the launch film for a new skateboarding app called Loke. Loke was created by the New York-based digital studio Attaboy makes, a side project of Andrei Juradowitch, whose full-time job is Creative Director at MPC Creative.
8th Annual Lovie Awards: Call for Entries
The 8th Annual Lovie Awards is now open for submissions. The Lovie Awards honours the best of the European Internet across Websites, Internet Video, Online Advertising, Apps, Mobile Sites & Podcasts and Social.
UTÖKA Creates Design-Driven CGI/Motion Graphic Spot For Mizuno
UTÖKA blended photo-real CGI and motion graphic design with live-action footage for a multi-platform spot showcasing the cutting-edge technology behind MIZUNO Maxcor, MIZUNO's high-performance baseball bat.
Trollbäck+Company's Animation Contemplates Time via Second Buddha's Teachings
The latest animated film from Trollbäck+Company visualizes different POV's on concepts of time and relativity -- from the ancient Buddhists to contemporary astrophysicists.
The Webby Awards 2018 Deadline Extended
The deadline has been extended for the 2018 Webby Awards until January 26. The Webby Awards is the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet.
DesignThinkers Vancouver 2018
DesignThinkers, Canada's premier conference for visual communicators, returns to Vancouver in 2018. The event will provide insights into design thinking, process and strategy, strengthening creative professionals' ability to deliver effective and innovative design communications.
60 Years of Logos: Chermayeff & Geismar
Directed by Dan Covert of Dress Code, '60 Years of Logos' honors Ivan Chermayeff and Tom Geismar's collaboration for more than a half of century, which produced some of the most enduring and defining logos of the modern age - NBC, Chase, PBS, Showtime, Pan AM, Univision, National Geographic, NYU, The EPA, and MoMA.
FITC Amsterdam 2018
The 2018 FITC Amsterdam will be held February 19-20 at the Pakhuis De Zwijger. Now in its 11th year, FITC features the world's most innovative, technical and creative talks that will inspire you to pursue your dreams and create your very best work.
SOLO NYC: New York's Growing Class of Independent Creatives
AND CO recently teamed up with award-winning creative Daniel Soares for short-film project to explore the freedom and entrepreneurialism that is frequently overlooked in the context of the so-called gig economy.
Studio Output Updates BBC Sport Identity
With a quiet year between the Olympics and World Cup, BBC Sport embarked on a plan to harmonise the brand.
Telly Awards Unveils New Branding
The Telly Awards has today unveiled a new visual identity, designed by Rob Trostle. Trostle developed a dynamic identity that also links the award to the idea that video can now be seen everywhere and on screens of all shapes and sizes.
DesignThinkers 2017 Toronto
DesignThinkers 2017 Toronto conference will be held November 7 & 8 at the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts.
Adobe MAX 2017
The 2017 Adobe MAX Conference will be held October 18-20, in Las Vegas, Nevada. The annual event offers a unique opportunity to gain ideas and inspiration from leading photographers and Adobe experts who will share their tips, techniques, and workflows in valuable sessions and hands-on labs.
Universal Everything Creates Video Artworks for Hyundai Motorstudio
Opened in March, Hyundai Motorstudio Goyang is South Korea's largest centre dedicated to car culture. Universal Everything created five large-scale works of video art for the new centre.
Destination America On-Air Refresh
Destination America has recently pivoted to become the only network that aims to bridge the gap between true life experiences and the unknown.
MPC Creative Opens AICP Next Awards with Evocative Short Film
MPC Creative created the short opening film for the 2017 AICP Next Awards presentation. The film was a visual representation of the prestigious competition's search for new and unexplored forms of communication.
Trollbäck+Company Creates 2017 AICP Show Opening Titles
Trollbäck+Company created the 2017 AICP Show Opening Titles. The animated piece unveiled the new AICP logo -- its first in 45 years -- which was designed by Brian Collins.
Nice Shoes Creative Studio Wins AICE Award for Motion Design & Graphics for Project Arachnid
The Canadian Centre for Child Protection's Project Arachnid is a groundbreaking tool that detects and helps remove images of child sexual abuse on the Internet.
Nice Shoes Creative Studio Animates Friendship With A Twist With Twizzlers
To celebrate how "every friendship has a twist," Twizzlers and Anomaly selected 16 artists to design a fun series of limited edition packaging, illustrating the various ways in which people enjoy Twizzlers together.
7th Annual Lovie Awards
The final entry deadline for the 7th Annual Lovie Awards is June 9, 2017. The Lovie Awards is the only pan-European awards organisation to honour the full breadth of the European Internet, including Websites, Online Advertising, Internet Video, Mobile Sites, Apps & Podcasts and Social.
Method Studios Explores Identity in Opening Titles for El Chapo
Method Studios' New York team recently designed the intricate opening titles for "El Chapo," a new series from Univision and Netflix that retells the story of notorious Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman.
Cut+Run's Akiko Iwakawa Edits New Etsy Studio Campaign
Etsy Studio has launched a new campaign directed by Olivier Gondry and edited by Cut+Run's Akiko Iwakawa.
Autodesk Showcases Latest Flame Family & 3D Animation Software at NAB 2017
At NAB 2017, Autodesk is showcasing the newest versions of its solutions for media and entertainment, including Autodesk Flame Family 2018 update 1 for VFX; the Arnold 5.0 renderer; Maya 2017 update 3 for 3D animation; performance updates for Shotgun production tracking and review software; and 3ds Max 2018 software for 3D modeling.
Nice Shoes Creative Studio Creates Epic Playoff Animation for Toronto Raptors
Nice Shoes Creative Studio has created the in-arena animation for the Toronto Raptors's 2017 playoff run, designed to electrify the crowd and energize the team.
The Artist and the Machine
Reuben Armstrong & Jamie Neale have created a short documentary about knitting artist Lorna Hamilton-Brown.
Miniac Films Finds Elevation & Innovation in adidas' FUTURECRAFT 4D
To launch the emergent FUTURECRAFT 4D, adidas Brand Design partnered with Miniac Films to create a film that harnesses the spirit of unyielding innovation and discovery in their quest to produce a hyper-personalized running shoe.
London International Awards 2017
The 2017 London International Awards (LIA) is now open for submissions. The Awards honors creativity and new ideas in Advertising, Production, Digital, Design, Music & Sound, Technology and Branded Entertainment.
2017 Adobe Design Achievement Awards
The 2017 Adobe Design Achievement Awards (ADAA) is now open for submissions. With 14 categories, the ADAA is a competition for creative students of all disciplines.
Typomania Video Contest 2017
Typomania 2017, the International Typographic Festival, is calling for video works containing type as the active component. The call is open to individual authors, as well as creative groups, without any age restrictions.
Framestore Creates Title Sequence for SS-GB
Framestore has created a twisting, turning title sequence for SS-GB, a major adaptation of Len Deighton's 1978 alternate history novel.
Goudy and Syracuse: The Tale of a Typeface Found
Dress Code produced and directed a new video about the story of rediscovering Sherman, a typeface designed by Fredric Goudy in 1910 and revived by Chester Jenkins in 2016 for Syracuse University.
2017 AICP Show: Call for Entries
The Call for Entries for the 2017 AICP Show is now open. The AICP Show is one of the tent-pole events of AICP Week, which also includes the debut of the AICP Next Awards, as well as various creative and educational sessions at the AICP Week Base Camp.
It's LIQUID Contest: 4th Edition
The fourth It's LIQUID Contest is now open for submissions. The contest offers a great opportunity for artists, architects and designers to present their works in galleries and art spaces in the most influential cities in the world.
2016 Provincetown International Film Festival
CRASH+SUES was tapped to create the trailer for the 2016 Provincetown International Film Festival, with a brief to celebrate the event's status as America's Oldest Art Colony by paying tribute to the prolific artists that have called it home throughout the years.
2017 Siggraph Conference: Call for Submissions
2017 Siggraph, set for July 30 through August 3 in Los Angeles, has announced a call for submissions.
2017 AICE Awards: Call for Entries
Entries are now being accepted for the 2017 AICE Awards. The international post production trade association's annual competition will celebrate its 16th anniversary as it recognizes creative and craft excellence in a wide variety of categories.
2017 International Andy Awards
Submissions are now open for the 2017 Andy Awards. As the most sought-after award for creative excellence, the ANDYs recognize the contributions of individuals and companies who continually innovate, experiment and inspire.
DesignThinkers Vancouver 2017
The 18th DesignThinkers, Canada's premier conference for visual communicators, will be held May 30 & 31 at the Vancouver Playhouse Theatre.
Boardfish: Production-Proven Page Layout Tool Designed Specifically for Storyboards
Boardfish is a stand-alone page layout application designed specifically for the purpose of storyboarding. Boardfish instantly assembles panels into a professional storyboard layout with the flexibility to easily edit and customize layouts.
Berlin Fashion Film Festival 2017
Submissions are now open for the 2017 Berlin Fashion Film Festival. Entrants are invited to submit film productions that are well crafted, based on a strong concept, are emotionally engaging and push the boundaries of how stories are told via moving image.
21st Annual Webby Awards
Submissions are now open for the 21st Annual Webby Awards, the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet.
Adolescent Rebrands Lifetime Movie Network
LMN enlisted Adolescent to revamp the channel's identity to reflect the sophistication of its growing audience.
IFP Film Week 2016
IFP's signature event, IFP Film Week, has expanded this year to include numerous screenings, talks, meet ups, exhibitions, and tours centered on cutting-edge independent content for the big screen, small screen and Internet open to the public.
Food and Google Translate Come Together in #EveryoneSpeaksFood
m ss ng p eces brought a wide array of cultures to the table for Google Translate, illustrating that food is a universal language.
Sonic Union and Blackrose Evoke the Spirit of Modern Rebellion for Adidas Y-3
Sonic Union mixer Brian Goodheart teamed up with director Robert Broadhurst to bring the edgy aesthetic of the Autumn/Winter 2016 collection for Adidas Y-3 to visceral life in an intense new campaign video from the Blackrose.
25th ADCE Awards: The Champions League of Creativity
The 25th edition of the ADCE Awards are now open for submissions. The ADCE Awards is unique in only being open to creative work that has been awarded at a local European show, ensuring a selection in which every single entry has already been deemed outstanding.
Oishii Creates What's Next for PromaxBDA: The Conference 2016
Oishii Creative developed a branding package for the PromaxBDA 2016 Conference. Just as in 2014, Oishii was tasked with providing digital, motion and print collateral for The Conference.
Trollbäck + Company Creates 2016 Next Awards Show Opener
Trollbäck + Company (T+Co) created the 2016 AICP Next Awards Show opener. The animated opener took audiences on an electrifying journey through a graphically and sonically stylized 3D world.
Houses in Motion Creates Frenetic Video for Kanye West's Artist of the Year Webby Award
Kanye West was honored at this week's 20th Annual Webbys with the 'Artist Of The Year' award, in recognition of the social media phenom's pioneering use of the internet and his impact on the music landscape.
Airbnb Launches Live There Campaign
Airbnb has launched a reimagined mobile app that gives travelers the keys to finding perfect neighborhoods globally via bespoke matching, along with the a new global marketing campaign.
David Carson: All For a Few Good Waves
Dress Code recently made a new short film, 'All For a Few Good Waves,' that offers a raw glimpse into the life and work of David Carson, an uncompromising genius who refuses to be anyone but himself.
T+Co Crafts Own Letterpress Business Cards
When it came time to make new business cards, creative agency Trollbäck + Company (T+Co) seized the opportunity to multiply their creative imprint to artfully express the tenets of their creative philosophy as a company and created a beautiful short film that captures the time-honored craft of letterpressing.
UNICEF Releases Unfairy Tales Animated Series
Together with 180LA, UNICEF has released "Unfairy Tales," an animated film series to promote their global initiative #actofhumanity.
Sagmeister&Walsh and SpecialGuest Create Flavorful, Fun Frooti Spot
A year after leading an animated rebranding campaign for Indian mango drink giant Frooti, NYC design firm Sagmeister&Walsh, along with creative company SpecialGuest and production company 1stAveMachine, have rekindled their partnership with the brand and its longtime spokesman, Bollywood megastar Shah Rukh Khan.
Ben Jennings Creates Animated Trailer for BOY
Ben Jennings, the award-winning cartoonist and the youngest ever winner of the Political Cartoon of the Year Award has unveiled his new work, a dark animated trailer for BOY, a new play at London's Almeida Theatre which explores how young people are being effected by austerity.
Framestore Unveils All-new Look for Channel 4 F1 Coverage
Framestore and Whisper Films have created a brand new fast-paced title sequence for this weekend's broadcast of the 2016 Formula 1 Rolex Australian Grand Prix on Channel 4.
Meredith Levine Joins Troika's Research and Insights Team as Senior Analyst and Fanthropologist
Troika has added Meredith Levine to its roster as Senior Analyst reporting to Susan Kresnicka, Anthropologist and the head of Troika's Research and Insights Team.
Trollbäck + Company Creates Digital Campaigns for Spotify Premium, Video, and Party
Trollbäck + Company (T+Co) recently partnered with Spotify to create a series of digital advertising campaigns for Spotify Premium and several new features, such as Spotify Party and the streaming service's highly anticipated addition of video content.
Adidas Golf Launches Geared for More
Venables Bell & Partners has created the launch campaign for adidas' new 'Geared For More' platform.
Aardman Nathan Love Animates Revved Up Intro for New Camaro App
To help unveil a new app that touts the aesthetic beauty of the sixth-generation Chevrolet Camaro, Aardman Nathan Love has infused its trademark flourish in an all-digital intro film that showcases the multi-hued models in the mysterious confines of a hangar space.
MPR: Class Notes Series by Crash+Sues
About three years ago, Minnesota Public Radio (MPR) began a program called Class Notes, designed to teach children about the different aspects of music based on standards set by the MN Department of Education.
Young Ones 2016
The 2016 Young Ones is now open for entries. The competition challenges creative students to show off their skills by developing advertising campaigns for clients chosen by The One Club.
MotionElements Launches AudioSearch
MotionElements will launch AudioSearch, a tool that for the first time makes it drag-and-drop simple for creators to find the perfect music to use in their projects, on January 11.
Daniel Rosen Named Vice President of Technology at Digital Domain
Digital Domain has added Daniel Rosen to its roster as Vice President of Technology. A recognized expert in strategic technological design, development and implementation, the addition of Dan comes as Digital Domain intensifies its pursuit of innovation and the latest in Visual Effects technology.
MindOverEye Creates Dazzling Three-Floor Installation in Petersen Auto Museum
MindOverEye has recently completed an elaborate, eye-catching installation in Los Angeles's newly remodeled Petersen Automotive Museum.
Trollbäck + Company Designs Painterly Opening Titles For Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict
Trollbäck + Company recently designed the opening titles for the documentary "Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict," which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival.
Awesome Inc & Bluetube Create New Adult Swim ID: Evolving Thoughts
"Evolving Thoughts" is a new Adult Swim ID sprung forth from the imaginations of Awesome Inc and featuring music and sound by Bluetube.
LOGAN Collaborates with G-Shock on S Series Launch
LOGAN recently developed the image campaign for the release of G-Shock's new collection for women.
Carbon VFX's Leo Nguyen Crafts Minimal, Mesmerizing Intro for 2015 Kickstarter Film Festival
In an effort to whet the audience's appetite for the 2015 Kickstarter Film Festival, award-winning Design Director Leo Nguyen of Carbon VFX has crafted a pre-roll video that not only teases the films being shown during the one-day event, but one that intrigues viewers in the process.
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines Debuts New Flight Safety Film Featuring Delftware Animation
KLM debuted its new innovative and unique flight safety film, inspired by Delftware decoration techniques, which will be screened on all intercontinental flights effective November 1, 2015.
DBLG Creates New Brand Identity for Channel 4
DBLG has created a new look for Channel 4, the first brand overhaul for the broadcaster in 10 years.
Troika Creates New Identity for The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
Troika has created the new show identity for The Daily Show with Trevor Noah.
Leftchannel Dives Into Fashion Week for E! with Enchanting, New Promo
leftchannel recently created a brand-new promo for Fashion Week for E! The new promo promises viewers an exciting, insider's view to all of the happenings at Bryant Park and beyond this fall.
Autodesk Flame 2016 Extension 1
Autodesk has unveiled Extension 1 for its Flame 2016 family of 3D VFX software at IBC 2015.
Leftchannel Provides Animated Adventure for Rise & Sci
Leftchannel has completed animation for a vibrant open for Discovery Science, as well as a new logo/bug for the morning block of programming entitled "Rise & Sci."
William Armstrong Directs Celebrity-studded Mercedes-Benz SUV Campaign
Mercedes-Benz launched a vibrant, celebrity-studded campaign to showcase its complete range of SUVs, which has been expanded this year to include the all-new GLE, GLE Coupé and GLC vehicles.
Wildlife Creates Viral Social Marketing Campaign and Broadcast Spot for The Walking Dead: Road to Survival
Wildlife created an innovative viral marketing campaign across multiple social platforms to launch The Walking Dead: Road to Survival mobile game.
New York City 2050 by Arvind Palep
1stAveMachine founder/director Arvind Palep has created a new short film that depicts a vision of New York City in the year 2050.
Loyalkaspar Rebrands Peabody Awards
Loyalkaspar recently created a bold new strategy and identity for Peabody, a world-renowned institution dedicated to recognizing excellence in electronic media and storytelling.
Dusty Film & Animation Festival 2015
The 26th Dusty Film & Animation Festival will be held in New York City, Saturday, May 9 through Tuesday, May 12, 2015. The four-day event will showcase more than 100 films and animations from students graduating this spring.