Category Archives: TV

Chuck Titles

Everything From Russia With Love to Dr. Strangelove is parodied in the ingenious motion graphic title sequence to NBC’s new Monday series Chuck. Advertisements

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The Limelight on Architect Lautner Never Dies

The architectural work of John Lautner became immortalized in popular culture with the 1971 James Bond film, Diamonds are Forever. Sean Connery’s final official turn as Bond, also put on display the Lautner designed Elrod House. With all the extravagances … Continue reading

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SHILO: We Make it Good

SHILO’s profile has skyrocketed in the past couple of years. From the EMMY Award winning title sequence for Showtime’s HUFF and the brilliantly whimsical Eureka opener, to the indelible Cingular Blackjack and Scion commercials. In June, this LA/NY based creative … Continue reading

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Mad Men Design

AMC Television’s Mad Men provides a glimpse into 1960’s Madison Avenue advertising agencies. Along with FX Network’s Glenn Close starring vehicle, Damages, it is the best new series of the summer. The main title design is an instant, motion graphics … Continue reading

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Creative Arts Emmy Nominations

On Thursday morning, The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced their nominations for the 2007 Primetime & Creative Arts Emmy Awards. I’ve never given much credence to the Primetime Emmy Awards. Its selection process is inherently flawed. One cannot … Continue reading

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Transformations

The last five years have seen a steady increase in well designed animated transformations, culminating of late in the blockbuster movie Transformers and even ranging to individual efforts, notably Ssasumind’s Maxwell rendered cell phone to mech transformation.

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Raines Opening Sequence

A month ago NBC launched the mid season drama Raines starring Jeff Goldblum as the titular detective. Airing 9pm EST on Fridays, Raines suffers from post traumatic stress disorder and hallucinates the homicide victims he investigates, his perception of them … Continue reading

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Stargate Concept Art

Tonight Stargate SG-1 begins its final ten episode run on the Sci-Fi channel followed by the back half of spin-off Stargate Atlantis season 3. Earlier this year Legends Memorabilia, an authorized MGM Stargate licensee, relaunched stargateprops.com.

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SAAB Blackbird Commercial

Anonymous Content Director Joseph Kosinski in collaboration with VFX Supervisor Robert Nederhorst and Speedshape/LA have created a stunning commercial visualizing SAAB’s Aero-X Concept Car. This is the highly lauded car that debuted last February at the Geneva Motor Show with … Continue reading

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