Broadcast Design News
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.
Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015
The 2015 Red Dot Award: Communication Design is now open for entries. Red Dot invites designers, agencies, freelancers and companies to submit their projects to the scrutiny of the international jury.
SpecialGuest + Sagmeister & Walsh Deliver Vibrant Stop-Motion for Frooti
Sagmeister & Walsh has been tasked with a full rebrand of Frooti and invited SpecialGuest to produce a vibrant and surreal stop-motion piece at the center of the campaign.
62nd Cannes Lions Awards: Call for Entries
The 62nd International Festival of Creativity is calling for entries. The event will take place in Cannes from Sunday 21 to Saturday 27 June 2015. All entries will be shown in the Palais des Festivals.
MPC LA, Peter Berg and 72andSunny Create an Immersive World for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare
The raw power of intense combat sets the stage in the latest live-action trailer for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare - shot entirely in first-person POV with actor Taylor Kitsch and a cameo by Emily Ratajkowski.
Reel FX VR: Reel FX Launches Dedicated Virtual Reality Division
Reel FX has launched a new division dedicated to the creation of cutting edge virtual reality content for virtual reality platforms including the Samsung Gear VR Innovator Edition.
2014 Original iPhone Film Festival: Call for Entries
The 2014 Original iPhone Film Festival is now open for entries.
Picture Mill Creates Signature NFL Broadcast Logo
Picture Mill has created a signature animated logo for National Football League's championship season.
Samahope: The Crowd
Visual Creatures worked with the non-profit organization Samahope to create an animated anthem showcasing the outreach of the company, which crowdfunds resources to give directly to doctors providing medical treatments to women and children who cannot afford them in sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia and Latin America.
2014 PromaxBDA Conference Europe
PromaxBDA's 2014 Europe conference is slated for 24-25 March at London's Park Plaza Westminster Bridge Hotel. Internationally renowned designer, typographer, art director and brand strategist, Neville Brody, will deliver this year's creative keynote.
Troika Assists with Rebrand of Encore Premium Pay TV Channels
Troika recently completed its agency consulting work with Starz, a leading provider of premium channels in the U.S., to rebrand the suite of eight ENCORE premium cable channels.
HBO's Holiday Card Revisits Network's Original 1983 Intro
Working directly for HBO, Shilo director Anthony Furlong and his colleagues recently created a :44 holiday card for HBO.
Artbox and Filmenzo Create New Spot for Cintiq Companion
Artbox and Filmenzo in Amsterdam teamed up with Director Anders Schroder of Frame.dk to create a new spot for Wacom Cintiq Companion, a super tablet with the computing power to do serious work on the go.
Become Electric: World's First Interactive 360 Film
WCRS, as part of EngineDare, has teamed with Mustard Films and Tool to create the world's first interactive 360° film for the launch of BMW's first electric car, the BMW i3.
Autodesk Releases Five Free Smoke Effects Templates
Autodesk has released five free 3D effects templates created by Smoke master Brian Mulligan in Autodesk Smoke 2013 Extension 1 on AREA.
Troika Rebrands TSN's That's Hockey
Troika has recently partnered with TSN, Canada's number one sports network, to rebrand their daily hockey news show, That's Hockey.
Atelier Bruckner and Shilo Bring Viking to Life for National Museums in Denmark, London and Berlin
The National Museum in Copenhagen recently opened its doors for the largest Viking exhibition in more than 20 years, featuring a fantastic cinematic centerpiece conceived and brought to life by Atelier Bruckner and Shilo.
2014 AME Awards for Advertising & Marketing Effectiveness
The International AME Awards for Advertising & Marketing Effectiveness is now open for entries. The award honors campaigns that successfully demonstrate groundbreaking solutions to challenging marketing problems.
Rdio Launches New Music Weekly Campaign
Rdio's New Music Weekly series is a cutting-edge campaign that brings together the best in independent art and music with a series of original video pieces from visual artists around the world inspired by new music.
Imaginary Forces Casts an Apocalyptic Eye on the Epic Monsters of Guillermo Del Toro's Pacific Rim
Imaginary Forces created a gallant main-on-end title sequence for Guillermo Del Toro's sci-fi blockbuster, Pacific Rim.
Journey: MPC, Pereira & O'Dell, and MJZ Create an Unlikely Hero for Ad Council
As classic tales of self-discovery and personal growth go, a discarded plastic bottle makes an unusual protagonist, but the VFX team at MPC collaborated with MJZ's Victor Garcia to help to bring just such a character to life in the latest for The Ad Council.
Bombay Sapphire Imagination Series: Call for Submissions
Bombay Sapphire has launched a competition, giving everyone the chance of having their imagination turned into a short film and premiered on the big screen.