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Recession Funnies: Coinstar's PES Commercials

PES is a stop-motion animator, well-loved by design dorks—Michael Gondry once said that his films are like "opening a safe and suddenly seeing a million ideas glittering and exploding." He's now venturing into ad work, having previously stuck to small, personal films. He just finished a nice series of ads for Coinstar that manages to wittily sum up the times we're in. Check it out:


Maybe you're interested in other work as well. Here's "Western Spaghetti," a recent classic:

Here's a Q&A with Pes if you want to find out more.