Prepare to take a visual slap. To mark the release of his new website, Buck has put forward one of their latest productions: Metamorphosis. (via Shoobaka )
This video was produced to promote Good Books , online bookseller donating its profits to Oxfam .

The recipe is simple: take an experienced art director, 6 graphic designer, 16 talented 2D animators, 9 3D artists  and 11 compositors (full credits at end of article).
Add to that a good script written by the New Zealand agency  String Theory , and a superb sound design of Antfood , and you'll get this little marvel animation, visually representing the effect of the drug:

  1. Buck Good Books - Metamorphosis Credits L
    What you will see is an entirely fictional and completely unendorsed representation. [Though we humbly suggest Hunter S Thompson might have liked it.] We are devoted fans paying homage. No disrespect is intended.

    Concept by String Theory
    Directed by Buck
    Creative Director: Ryan Honey
    Executive Producer: Maurie Enochson
    Producers: Nick Terzich, Alyssa Evans, Emily Rickard
    Coordinator: Ben Tucker
    Associate Creative Director: Joshua Harvey
    CG Supervisor: Doug Wilkinson
    Animation Director: Steve Day
    Art Director: Joe Mullen
    Designers: Joshua Harvey, Joe Mullen, George Fuentes, Trevor Conrad, Jenny Ko, Jon Gorman
    2D Animators: Joe Mullen, Harry Teitelman, John MacFarlane, Jamal Otolorin, Joshua Harvey, William Trebutien, Matt Everton, Taik Lee, Tristan Balos, Regis Camargo, Kendra Ryan, George Fuentes, Trevor Conrad, Jahmad Rollins, Matthew Wade
    3D Artists: Jens Lindgren, Timm Wagener, Kai Wang, Joao Rema, Albert Omoss, Joshua Harvey, Christine Li, Kelsey Charlton, Ana Luisa Santos
    Compositors: Nick Forshee, Alex Perry, Joshua Harvey, Joe Mullen, Moses Journey, Matt Lavoy, Jenny Ko, Helen Hsu, Elizabeth Steinberg, Adam Smith
    Music and Sound Design: Antfood
    Voiceover Artist: Thor Erickson
    Software: Flash, After Effects, Maya
    Client: Good Books
    Agency: String Theory

And since we're here, it seems better to take full eye through the Buck Montage 2012, bringing together their latest work on a nice music: Inside the Cinema Culture Reject by .
A gentle musical inversely proportional to the power of their talent :

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