Michael Stanish joins MPC as Head of 3D production – Commercials, the move forms part of the restructuring of the company’s existing commercials production team.
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th2ng director, Secret Agent, has directed a series of online commercials for Hotmail through the UK office of US Agency, Creature.
Press Release from ADi
Portland, Oregon -- June 2, 2009 -- ADi, a Portland-based computer animation company, tapped into the creativity of a Portland, Oregon area child to create three 30-second commercials for Cappelli Miles' [spring] Clean Water Services campaign. The commercials will be broadcast on Comcast Cable and in displays in Albertson's stores. Each commercial promotes a simple and easy way to help protect clean water.
Advertisers and movie studios relied on technology from Autodesk to tackle the cutting-edge visual effects and animation integral to delivering their Super Bowl XLIII message.
"Super Bowl commercials and trailers are some of the most demanding entertainment projects in the world," said Bruno Sargeant, senior industry manager for television and broadcast, Autodesk Media & Entertainment. "For over 15 years, leading creatives have relied on a variety of Autodesk solutions to shape awe-inspiring content."
AWN's annual "Hot Spots Showcase" is back for its sixth edition. Each year, AWN curates the best in animated and vfx commercials from our readers.
th1ng directed and produced five commercials commissioned by the U.K.'s Central Office of Information (COI) to promote learning languages to teens and young adults. The advertising agency was Farm Advertising.
The TV spots, mixing animation and live action, lie at the heart of a new 6 million-pound government advertising campaign launched by the Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF). The campaign aims to encourage young people to study foreign languages to open up future opportunities in their people's professional and personal lives.
Animation World Magazine has extended its deadline for its annual Hot Spots Showcase, a collection of the best of animated and visual effects commercials, IDs and music videos.
In July, Animation World Magazine will be running its annual Hot Spots Showcase, a collection of the best of animated and visual effects commercials, IDs and music videos.
Acme Filmworks has completed series of spots for Oklahomas Riverwind Casino, an enterprise of the Chickasaw Nation. The animation of award-winning director Aleksandra Korejwo meets the razzmatazz world of Las Vegas-style Indian gaming in commercials that marry the visceral excitement of the casino with the beauty of a Native American sand painting.
Jim Korkis chronicles Walt Disneys work in commercials during the 1950s when the best-loved ads were animated.
Independent animation studio DUCK announces the completion of five new 30-second commercials for Roundys Supermarkets Inc. under the Rainbow Foods, Copps Food Center and Pic N Save banners. DUCK produced the commercials for Minneapolis-based advertising agency Kerker. Roger Chouinard was the director and Gwynn Adik was the producer. The commercials air regionally, predominantly in the Midwest.
Lapin Blanc, animation unit of London commercials and film company Lucky Elliot, has signed Oscar nominated animation studio Blur. Celebrating a 10th Birthday, Blur Studio produce some of the worlds finest digital content for features, commercials, game cinematics, music videos and theme park rides. Blur announced at this year's Sundance Festival they are to develop a feature version of the 2005 Academy-nominated short GOPHER BROKE.
Framestore CFC has appointed Andy Boyd as the company's new head of 3D, commercials. Boyd came to the company from Glassworks last September, and has already amassed an impressive list of credits at Framestore, including work on Goodyear HALFPIPE, Lynx TOUCH, Daewoo SHEET and the Post Office ANT spots. His most recent project has been the forthcoming Johnnie Walker TREE, which features noteworthy 3D arboreal action.
A new director, a darker turn and a new vfx direction underlie the third Harry Potter installment. Mary Ann Skweres reports.
A stunning trilogy of :30 commercials directed by Chris Hartwill for UPS by McCann Erickson follows different global businesses as they succeed and grow with the help of UPS.
DreamWorks has tapped commercial director Noam Murro to direct the sequel to the $129 million surprise hit, THE RING, reported VARIETY. The original films star Naomi Watts has already signed on to reprise her role. The film should start filming in January and is scheduled to hit theaters Nov. 10, 2004.
Jan Carlee, a director with broad experience spanning animation and visual effects for feature films and commercials, has joined Wild Brains director roster. He will direct projects for commercials, television and film, as well as be an integral part of Wild Brains on-going development efforts in the feature film arena.
Rick DeMott interviews three agency creative directors to find out how they go about deciding when to use animation as well as what talent for a commercial spot.
Visual effects compositor John Scheer has joined Company 3 Los Angeles, which has stepped up its involvement in high-def TV commercials and VFX production for feature films. Prior to taking this staff position, Scheer freelanced under the name Scheer FX. His credits include spots for DirectTV (Deutsch, Los Angeles) and Miller Lite (Ogilvy & Mather, Chicago). Scheer was previously on staff at 525 Studios, where he worked on music videos for Destiny's Child, Elton John, Sisqó and Leann Rimes.
MTV alum's Nick Litwinko and Peter Reichert have formed Rogue Creative, a commercial production company with interests in creative content development and documentaries. Rogue maintains offices in New York, Los Angeles and Seattle with a roster that includes many former MTV Animation creatives. Executive producer Nick Litwinko, based in New York, helped launch MTV Commercials in 1999, after almost a decade of work on various MTV series including BEAVIS AND BUTTHEAD, AEON FLUX and CARTOON SUSHI.
Film Roman Commercials, a division of Film Roman, has added five new directors to their growing roster of talent.
PDI/DreamWorks has named Michael Garner and Laura Lockwood producers at the company's commercials division. Both have just finished their duties as production supervisors on PDI's 3D animated feature SHREK. Previously, Garner worked as production coordinator on PDI's first feature ANTZ. Prior to PDI, he worked at Digital Domain, where his credits include TITANIC, DANTE'S PEAK and THE FIFTH ELEMENT. "I've always gravitated towards the more technical, multi-tasking types of production," Garner said.