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Animal Logic Takes Home VES Award

Animal Logic digital artists were recognised and awarded at the 8th Annual Visual Effects Society (VES) Awards last night for Outstanding Matte Painting in a Broadcast Program or Commercial on the Kaiser Permanente television commercial.

Design Headline News

AICE Adds Design Category to 2010 AICE Awards

The 2010 AICE Awards competition has expanded its categories for eligibility to include a new Design category, open to work created by editors, digital artists and other professionals involved in design work for TV commercials, virals, web videos, music videos, spec spots, and PSAs.

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New Senior Producer Joins Framestore Commercials Team

Framestore's Commercials team are very pleased to welcome new addition Simon Gosling, who has recently joined the company as Senior Producer.

Disney Headline News

Disney Intros 3D Star Tours & Fantasyland

Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Chairman Jay Rasulo detailed plans for future lands, attractions and adventures that will be delighting Disney guests for years to come.

Show Headline News

Buster Announces Latest Bravo, FX Spots

Buster, a conceptual design studio helmed by Executive Creative Director Jonas Morganstein has announced its latest projects. The company has produced a new main title and graphics package for Bravo's new series starring Tim Gunn titled TIM GUNN'S GUIDE TO STYLE. Buster has also completed new work for FX.

For TIM GUNN'S GUIDE TO STULE, the Buster-produced title combines live footage of Tim Gunn and co-host Veronica Webb, as well as dynamic motion graphics that reflect his classic pinstripe style.

Headline News

Bombastic Offers Flower-Themed Package for Concert for Diana

When audiences tune in to the highly anticipated CONCERT FOR DIANA, they will enjoy a graphics package created in a collaborative effort between VH1 and design/branding company Bombastic. The concert is a tribute to the Princess and a fundraiser for the charities she supported during her lifetime. Accordingly, the graphics package for the special presentation embodies a symbolic image of how Diana connected with her friends, fans and those in need.

Design Headline News

S4 Studios Brands Chiller Channel for NBC Universal

Hollywood's S4 Studios has completed the on-air animated and live branding campaign for Chiller, NBC-Universal Cable Ent.'s new all-HD channel featuring 24-hour horror and thriller programming. The campaign is S4's latest major stride as it continues its emergence into a full-fledged design studio. Chiller, which launched March 1 on DirecTV, will be available as an HD simulcast channel (also with standard def), with video-on-demand and broadband-on-demand also available.

Design Headline News

Roger Produces Show Package for Nick’s Me TV

Roger, a broadcast, advertising and design studio founded by creative directors Vasil Hnatiuk, Terence Lee and Mark Yamamoto, delivered the graphics package for Nickelodeons new ME TV programming block.

In addition, Roger is the recent recipient of the Newcomer of the Year Award presented at INSPIRE 07.

Canada Headline News

Ryan Larkin Resurfaces For MTV IDs

By Rick DeMott | Thursday, December 21, 2006 at 12:00am

Celebrated Canadian animator Ryan Larkin has created his first original material in almost 30 years exclusively for MTV. Nine months after MTV in Canada launched with a series of branding IDs inspired by Larkin's work, the Oscar-nominated filmmaker has created three, original, animated IDs for MTV. As a Christmas present to the elusive genius, Larkin's five-second bumpers will be the only channel IDs to air on MTV on Dec. 25-26, 2006.

Creative Headline News

Nickelodeon Latin America Unveils New On-Air Creative Campaign

Nickelodeon Latin America unveiled a new, creative on-air look. The new image will include more than 60 vignettes per feed (North, South and Brazil), a new animated Nickelodeon logo and the debut of Nickelodeon Latin Americas new mascot, Cubito.

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Thursdays Are !mpossible on Discovery Channel

Thursday nights will never be the same after watching an imaginative Discovery Channel promo campaign created by !mpossible Pictures. Charged with "branding the night," the award-winning creative digital studio has designed and produced a series of 12 high-concept animated promos and banners, including the recent Discovery Channel "Atmosfearic Thursdays" and "Conspiracy Thursdays."

Mainframe Headline News

Mainframe Ent. Scores 2006 MTV Movie Awards Animation

Mainframe Ent. will create original logos, branding, opening and closing segments, and introductions for upcoming 2006 MTV MOVIE AWARDS broadcast, which air June 8 on MTV. The studio will blend elements of 2D and 3D animation to create stylized animated sequences for the awards show. The studio contributed branding to the awards program last year after it launched a full service creative services division.

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ka-chew! Animates Title Sequence for Golf Channel’s The Daly Planet

Hollywood-based ka-chew! has completed production on the animated titles sequence for pro golfer John Dalys show THE DALY PLANET, airing on The Golf Channel. Using 2D animation created by Dave Vandervoort, director Dave Foss incorporated photos, live footage and graphics to create a spacey, Jetsons-like feel, emphasized by a giant globetrotting animated John Daly, to help launch the show.

Show Headline News

Big Machine Titles X-Testers For The Learning Channel

By Rick DeMott | Wednesday, December 28, 2005 at 12:00am

Big Machine Design (BMD) has produced a new main title opening sequence and show graphics package for the TV program X-TESTERS, which airs on The Learning Channel. For X-TESTERS, BMD produced a main title opening sequence combining graphics and live action. BMDs client for the program was Lee Toft, post supervisor at Mike Mathis Prods.

Season Headline News

Concrete Pictures Gets Rose Bowl Open

Kicking off January's highly anticipated Rose Bowl, ABC Sports has tapped Concrete Pictures to produce the open for the Bowl Championship Series' (BCS) National Championship game between University of Southern California and the University of Texas. The 1:40 spot, helmed by Tripp Dixon, will feature famed college football broadcaster Keith Jackson guiding fans through the thrilling tale of the 2005 college football season.

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Exopolis Redesigns Nicktoons Network with ‘Anti-Network’ Package

Los Angeles-based broadcast and interactive design firm Exopolis has completed the redesign of the Nicktoons Network, in preparation for the networks shift to a 24-hour a day, advertiser-supported channel. Exopolis redesign includes five promo packages, :30 fully animated network IDs, 20 navigational elements, multiple stand-alone animations, four logo animations and a 30-second fully-animated cross-channel spot called Three Headed Monster.

Disney Headline News

CA Square Refresh Toon Disney Europe

Broadcast design company CA Square announced the studio completed a network package for the Toon Disney Channel Europe and the Middle East.

CA Squares team of artists provided a unique Toon Disney personality with a look that is full of fun, energy and fantasy showcasing the best of Disney Animation. Its the premise behind Toon Disney Channel, said Disney Channel creative director, EMEA Walter Puschacher.

Entertainment Headline News

Prism Awarded On-Air Continuity Commission for Tiny Living

Prism Entertainment, a leading childrens and youth media entertainment company in the U.K., has been commissioned by LIVINGtv to create and produce its new on-air branded continuity for pre-school edutainment zone Tiny Living, which airs between 7:00 - 9:00 am weekdays and 7:00 - 10:00 am weekends, starting from Sept. 2004.

Cartoon Headline News

Boomerang U.K. Boasts New Animated Look

Boomerang, Turner Broadcasting's top-performing cartoon channel in the U.K. for kids 4-9 is getting a brand new look with its best loved characters taking center stage.

The reface aims to make the channel more accessible and appealing to its large pre-school audience and create a fun environment for viewers of all ages to watch its lineup of shows, which include TOM & JERRY, THE FLINTSTONES, WACKY RACES and SYLVESTER & TWEETY, from its library of Hanna-Barbera and Looney Tunes cartoons.

Headline News

FlickerLab Designs Things I Hate About You Opens

FlickerLab studio designed the animated show package for Bravos new reality TV series, THINGS I HATE ABOUT YOU, which premiered July 20, 2004 at 9:00 pm, with a handmade, painterly style of animation that is FlickerLabs digital signature.

Creative director Harold Moss points out, Although theres a traditional style to the characters, the method is contemporary. The animation never saw paper.

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