Saturday, February 14, 2009

Smith & Foulkes: Part II

there's been tons of interest in Smith & Foulkes' short animated film that's been nominated for an Oscar -- This Way Up. as far as i can tell, its only available on the BBC website and since i've already posted on the film before, i'll leave you with the link....AND show some more Smith & Foulkes animations!

here's a lovely advertisement they did for Honda about a Diesel engine they've been working on (sounds horribly exciting, i know). it recalls the equally lovely Pixar short Boundin':

this A to Z of rock and roll for the Observer Music Monthly is a much different style than we're used to seeing from the talented duo -- its very simple and flat.

another advert they produced espousing the benefits of taking the train versus the regards to cheetahs and gazelles

TER - Cheetah
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and finally, the opening credits of 2004's Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events. once again, completely different aesthetic! they are not defined by a single look or style. how liberating that must be:

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