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January 30th, 2010

Magnuzaki Studio is currently involved in a collaborative theatre piece being directed by the fabulous puppet master Katie Shook and written by Sibyl O’Malley. We are all very busy developing the visuals for the projections and having a lot of fun. Scheduled to be released this summer. Stay tuned for more updates!


Let the Wild Loose

January 29th, 2010

Here is the Beataztik electro tune made for Wild Grinders – Wild in the Streets, the fantastic Stop Motion thrill ride. Download the track itself for you to enjoy and follow up with some nice 80′s breakdance moves. Made by Hlynur AKA. Futomatik in his comback into the electronic music scene.

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Futomatik – Wild In the Streets

Mobile Version

January 29th, 2010

Hello everyone! Just wanted to let you know we’ve added a mobile version of our site for those looking at us through their phones. You can swtich back and forth from both version by toggling the switch at the footer. To view our videos, click on the link below the flash player, and it’ll take you to the mobile version of vimeo. Cheers!

Party at Yo Gabba Gabba!

January 28th, 2010

Yo Gabba Gabba! threw an art party last night and it was a blast! Complete with characters made out of cupcakes, yummm!

We had a few prints for sale from Tae’s (a.k.a. Joice) new Naughty but Nice series. Here’s a preview:

Unfortunately, we are all sold out. We are considering doing a second run, so if you are interested please let us know ($15 for each, $35 for whole set).

Our work on Transworld

January 26th, 2010

Our videos were published in an add on December’s issue of Transworld Magazine! Check it out!

Click on the images for  a closer look!

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Rob Dyrdek’s Wild Grinders

January 25th, 2010

Here’s the first installment of two promos we made for Rob Dyrdek’s new toyline Wild Grinders as seen on MTV’s Fantasy Factory ( Produced by Moonscoop, directed by Hlynur Magnusson.

We used the real toys in the streets of LA… almost got mugged twice. And yeah skates don’t do that in real life, it’s all wires removed frame by frame.

Here are some photos from the process:

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Heart of Spades

January 22nd, 2010

Another music video for Sometime ( this time directed by Joice Ozaki. Everything was made using hand drawn paper cutout puppets which were then animated in After Effects, some footage also include hand processed 16mm film.

A dark Alice in Wonderland journey through the fears and insecurities of a young girl. Enjoy!

In Shadows

January 20th, 2010

Directed by Hlynur Magnússon, music video for Icelandic band Sometime:

A corrupt metropolis infused with lust, madness and murder. Moody, cool, and dark.

Merry Christmas

January 11th, 2010

A little late, but here’s the Christmas Card we’ve screen printed for 2009. We hope that everyone had a wonderful Holiday.

Click on image for a larger view:

Studio logo and mascot

January 10th, 2010

Here’s what we’ve done for our business card and mascot, The Chimera. Our lovely creature is a mix of the Viking Dragon and the Japanese Three Tailed Fox. We like to think that it appears to those that live their lives in creative ways.

Click on images for a larger view:

Next is a sneak peak at our reel intro. We’ve hand made this cutout puppet and animated it under a downshooter, also our magnificent stage:

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