Animation

What Role Does Perception Play In Storytelling?

December 2, 2018

This excellent explanatory video from The Atlantic discusses how our brains percieve the world generally and how that process plays a role in storytelling.

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Greenpeace Brandjacks LEGO & Shell Oil [VIDEO]

July 29, 2014
Greenpeace Brandjacks LEGO & Shell Oil [VIDEO]

During Episode 56 of the Beyond Social Media Show, David Erickson discusses Greenpeace’s amazingly well-executed brandjacking video of LEGOs in it’s criticism of the brand’s partnership with Shell Oil.

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Dunkin’ Donuts Monday Night Football Vine Ads [VIDEO]

November 15, 2013
Dunkin' Donuts Monday Night Football Vine Ads [VIDEO]

Albert Maruggi & David Erickson discuss Dunkin’ Donuts use of Vine to create television ads based on real plays of Monday Night Football games.

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Chipotle’s Scarecrow Content Marketing Campaign [VIDEO]

October 9, 2013
Chipotle's Scarecrow Content Marketing Campaign [VIDEO]

During this segment from the Beyond Social Media Show, David Erickson discusses Chipotle’s anti-Big Food Scarecrow content marketing campaign.

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The Dangers Of Drunken Joking [VIDEO]

May 6, 2013
The Dangers Of Drunken Joking [VIDEO]

A tale of tortilla chip acrimony and the marketing lesson therein.

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Activision’s Amazing Real-time Animated Character Demonstration [VIDEO]

March 29, 2013
Activision's Amazing Real-time Animated Character Demonstration [VIDEO]

Amazing demonstration of Activision’s animation technology that can render a video game character in near photo-realistic fashion.

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The Evolutionary Origins Of Beauty [VIDEO]

January 26, 2013
The Evolutionary Origins Of Beauty [VIDEO]

Animator Andrew Park illustrates Denis Dutton’s provocative theory on beauty — that art, music and other beautiful things, far from being simply “in the eye of the beholder,” are a core part of human nature with deep evolutionary origins.

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Awesome Promo Video For Inappropriate Greeting Cards That Don’t Suck

January 1, 2013

A fantastic promo video for a successful Kickstarter campaign for Inappropriate letterpress greeting cards that don’t suck.

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Introversion [VIDEO]

December 12, 2012
Introversion [VIDEO]

A video series about introverts based on the book “Quiet” by Susan Cain. This is a nice example of a book trailer even if it rips off RSA Animate’s hand-drawn line animation format.

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Outrospection [VIDEO]

December 9, 2012
Outrospection [VIDEO]

Philosopher and author Roman Krznaric explains how we can help drive social change by stepping outside ourselves.

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