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    Train of Thought w/ Zach Young: Episode 1

    Follow TheCruu!by Comedian Zach Young tells the first story in a series of strange encounters while riding New York City’s subway. When you’re riding the MTA there’s no telling where things will go, this is “Train of Thought”! More

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    Ma’agalim – Jane Bordeaux (animation)

    Follow TheCruu!by Awesome animated video. Official music video for Jane Bordeaux’s ‘Ma’agalim’. In a forgotten old penny arcade, a wooden doll is stuck in place and time. Music – Jane Bordeaux Band Producers: Uri Lotan & Yoav Shtibelman Director: Uri Lotan Co-Director: Yoav Shtibelman Art Director: Ovadia Benishu Additional Art: Avner Geller Lighting and Shading: […] More

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    TheCruu Review – “Double Blind No. 1”

    Follow TheCruu!by Fabian, Sarah and Xaivia review this experimental creative project. Double Blind No. 1: https://vimeo.com/119089169 CREDITS: VFX Designers: Zenon Kohler, Jasper St Aubyn West, Ian Anderson, Ricky Marks and Raoul Teague Additional 3D modelling: Jake Hempson Editor: Kerry Farrell Sound Design: Mike Lange VFX Producer: Flavia Riley Production: Bec Dakin, Jay Topping and Andrew […] More

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    5 Tips for Making a Killer Reel.

    Follow TheCruu!by Story&Heart Check out this amazing Reel and story from Camp 4 Collective (above). Then see the 5 tips, below. Don’t just use your reel to show what you can do. Use it to show what you want to do. Treat your reel like its own project. A killer reel is more than just killer visuals. Using celebrities—or […] More

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    TheCruu Review – “Mac ‘n’ Cheese”

    Follow TheCruu!by We locked three creatives in a room and made them watch a series of web videos & short films … then filmed their reactions. “Mac ‘n’ Cheese”.  A short animated film The full scene: https://vimeo.com/27127177 Mac ‘n’ Cheese is an animated short directed and created by four students at the Utrecht School of […] More

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    The Trouble With Computer Graphic Tigers …

    Follow TheCruu!by Tim Squyres is a film editor, and director Ang Lee’s partner in crime for the last two decades, having edited all but one of his films. Among others, Squyres edited Hulk, Sense and Sensibility, Lust, Caution, and Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, which earned him an Academy Award nomination for best film editing. He most recently edited Life of Pi, an […] More

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    as.phyx.i.a

    Follow TheCruu!by As.phyx.i.a is an experimental project gifted to the interwebs by a talented team of artists.  It combines several technologies, centered around an elegant choreographed dance. Maria Takeuchi as ÉMU is a multi-instrumental music producer, based in Brooklyn, NY and originally from a small town in Japan.  Her new eight-track album “NEUTRALISM”, focuses on the depth, […] More

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    Nobody Tells This To Beginners

    Follow TheCruu!by Those of us, creative professionals, beginners, craftspeople and apprentices, all know that the beginning stages of ANY endeavor are challenging and frustrating. Ira Glass’ quote offers an amazing perspective on why that is, and what we must do next. The original speech and quote can be found here, said by Ira Glass. The […] More

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    PDI/DreamWorks Studio to Shutdown – 500 Jobs Eliminated

    Follow TheCruu!by DreamWorks Animation just announced in a written statement that it will eliminate approximately 500 jobs. Many of those layoffs will come from the unexpected shutdown of one of its main studios, PDI DreamWorks, in Redwood City, California. The closing of that studio will begin immediately. The studio is offering some laid off employees […] More

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    Jib Jab Animates “2014, You Are History!”

    Follow TheCruu!by Jib Jab has done it again … adding to their long and popular library of photo cut-out animated shorts. While this one doesn’t seem to give viewers the option of slapping their faces as main characters … the digital media studio’s year-in-review short entitled “2014, You Are History!” is a fun reminder of […] More