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Brickyard VFX - VW CommercialArtist owned and operated American effects boutique Brickyard VFX recently worked on a new campaign for Volkswagen via Deutsch LA. Directed by Biscuit Filmworks' Noam Murro, the campaign - featuring :30 spots "6/10ths," "When," and "Piñata" - is currently airing.

Brickyard Executive Producer Jeff Blodgett remarked, "Deutsch has produced some great creative for VW, and these spots are no exception. We were thrilled to be a part of this campaign."

Assimilate scratch used in the film the artistAt the 64th Cannes Film Festival, May 11-22, 2011 several films on the competition roster and having special screenings were created by filmmakers whose post-production companies used ASSIMILATE's SCRATCH DI tool suite in their digital workflows. The Cannes Film Festival is the world's premier showcase for independent and international filmmakers.

ASSIMILATE congratulates Quinta, DuboiColor, Studio L'Equipe, and Herold & Family (all based in Paris, France), Post Office (Beirut, Lebanon), Stuck On On (Austin, Texas, USA), Big Wheel (NYC, USA) as well as digital artists Pascal Novak and Barend Onneweer, for their high-quality post production of the following feature films accepted by the Cannes Film Festival 2011.

An entire world build out of 3D wireframes - the only real element is the new VW Passat with "Bluemotion" technologies.

VW PassatDDB India a leading full service creative digital agency which offers end-to-end digital branding solutions hired an experienced VFX and live action shooter Martin Weisz through Soup film in Germany for the launch campaign of the new VW Passat.The entire world build out of 3D wireframes and the only real element is the VW Passat with "Bluemotion" technologies.

Digital Domain - BMW - Refuel

Fresh off the heels of "TRON: Legacy," Digital Domain joined forces once again with the team behind the film -- director Joe Kosinski and editor Jim Haygood -- on a new :30 spot for BMW via Grey West. Titled "Refuel," the spot brings back the brand's beloved tagline, "The Ultimate Driving Machine."

PandaLilliputian Burger King workers, pandas in pirate suits and "magical" chocolate candies are featured in the latest work from Bully Pictures.

Gaute Hesthagen has directed a new spot for Burger King and Pitch, Los Angeles with a clever tie-in to the current Jack Black film "Gulliver's Travels." A team of pint-sized Burger King employees prepare a BK Kids Meal for a boy, using a huge mechanical crane to deliver a carton of fries, spear a juice box with a straw and draw the wrapping off a hamburger. As a finishing touch, they lower a paper crown onto the boy's head. The spot, which also features colorful, theatrical backdrops, is driven by the whimsical energy for which Hesthagen is well known.