Animation-based campaign for educational subscription service Wondrium, blends various 2D styles to create whimsical spots ‘Bird’ and ‘IWonder,’ showcasing the subscription services’ variety of offerings.
Marking National Bullying Prevention Month CN teams up with PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center with ‘Kids Take on Bullying Challenge,’ a program/challenge to help kids take on bullying whenever and wherever they see it.
Known for her bold but nuanced work, the Portland-based illustrator employs a narrative-first conceptual storytelling style; her ‘Between the Lines’ animated short, currently in progress, deals with the scarring experience of schoolgirl bullying – check out the trailer.
Adeena Grubb and Andy Biddle use hand-sewn set and character to create charming ‘Hmmmingbird’ TV advert for TopCashback shopping site.
Kumail Nanjiani gets the keys in the 2-minute ‘Parking Spot’ advert, as the superhero from the upcoming MCU feature faces a real-life problem: safely parking his brand-new car when he heads downtown for work.
The directorial duo joins the agency’s stop-motion team; a collaboration born out of the COVID shutdown in March 2020, the pair has created several amusing animated shorts featuring loveable characters with handcrafted techniques.
Leading indie animation studio inks deal with LA-based directorial collective to expand its work in creative branded content; the group's credits include the ‘Wanderlust’ promo for Björk, the animated short ‘Earth Crisis,’ and ‘Fly Robot Fly’ for Ikea.
The studio collaborates with THQ Nordic on a comically destructive CG animated piece to promote the new game, a parody of Cold War-era alien invasion films; featuring the musical backdrop of Rammstein’s ‘Amerika,’ Crypto wreaks havoc on San Francisco, Tokyo, London, Russia and the Moon.
Honami Yano awarded the Grand Prize for animated short; Cesar Cabral awarded Grand Prize for animated feature as the 45th annual Ottawa International Animation Festival concludes.
Latest VFX and animation reel showcases some of the year’s best work from film, tv and advertising; included are clips from feature films, ads and episodics from companies including Scanline VFX, Goodbye Kansas, and Blur Studio.
Series of interconnected co-located facilities will provide one-stop shopping for technology, talent and creativity servicing the entertainment, advertising, and brand experience industries; campuses coming soon to Soho, London, Soho, New York and Culver City, Los Angeles.
Yates Holley and John Kim have joined forces to offer automotive art direction and visualization; recent projects include a mood film for the IPO launch of Faraday Future, a sustainability-driven EV brand.
The creative production company designed new art, logos and typography, illustrated assets, and animated videos for both the alternate reality game and virtual, heavy metal concert watched live by hundreds of thousands of fans that launched the band’s new album, ‘III: Lost Chapter.’
Films are now being accepted for competition in five categories – International Competition, Young Animation, Tricks for Kids, Trickstar Nature Award, and AniMovie; submission deadline is December 1.
Creative studio ATKPLN gives the Cap’n new 3D persona and digs, balancing nostalgia with a modern vibe; new look will be used across all brand visuals, including broadcast and social media assets.
Creative studio collaborates with AIO Pro and Japanese ad agency Hakkuhoddo on nostalgic, classic 2D animated commercial to promote the Japanese beverage, with Hornet animation director Yves Geleyn at the helm.
Drawing on the children’s book publisher’s extensive library, the companies will co-develop and produce a slate of original animated series; literary works ‘Zapato Power’ and ‘The Wish Library’ are currently in development and will be introduced at MIPCOM 2021.
Veteran Buck NY designer shares advice for mid-level creatives, including early career building; pitching, briefing & idea development; moodboards, storyboards, style frames & concept art; and reflection on the future.
The ‘Time Flies’ commercial uses watercolor style 2D animation to invoke feelings of nostalgia and encourage viewers to reconnect with nature; the advert’s TV and online release coincides with Remember a Charity Week.
Sundance-winning animator joins Soho-based studio's commercial production roster; Zhan’s films have been screened at Annecy, TIFF, Edinburgh, Encounters, and Doc Leipzig.
Submissions now being accepted through August 15, 2021; coming to Tokyo December 14-17, festival showcases innovative shorts, commercials, VFX reels, simulations, visualizations, cinematics and other exciting, CG animated work.
Directorial team of Natalie Labarre and Yves Geleyn create 2D spots featuring voiceovers of real estate agents sharing real-time anecdotes; each short features a distinct color pallet to drive the narrative forward.
Cloud-based studio hires former The Mill creative director, who brings 20 years’ experience in 3D design as a director and artist.
The Flame artist joins studio after a 10-year stint at The Mill; artist’s project work includes John Lewis’ ‘Man on The Moon’ and Nike’s ‘Winner Stay.’