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Guy Fieri Saves Flavortown in Animated ‘NERF House X’ Celebrity Series

The noted chef is joined by athletes Julian Edelman, Klay Thompson, Sky Brown, and musician Diplo in new 2D short promo series from Hasbro, Superdigital, and Alkemy X.

Celebrity chef Guy Fieri joins athletes Julian Edelman, Klay Thomspon, and Sky Brown, along with musician Diplo - and their animated doppelgangers – in Hasbro’s NERF House sequel, NERF House X, You might also spot Power Rangers and Transformers cameos as well.  

The series of five 2D animation shorts, produced by agency Superdigital, with animation from Alkemy X, is directed by Rupert Cresswell; each pairs one of the five, captured in live-action by Edelman’s Coast Productions, with their very own Nerf blaster and adventure within NERF House.

For Fieri, the self-proclaimed mayor of Flavortown, his adventure pits him against those that would jeopardize his “delicious municipality.” And… we’re rolling out!

Click HERE to watch “Honey, I Broke the Internet” with Diplo.

Click HERE to watch “Showdown at Blaster Beach” with Klay Thompson.

Click HERE to watch “Sky Brown’s Animated Adventure” with Sky Brown.

Click HERE to watch “Saving NERF Headquarters” with Julian Edelman.

Alkemy X and Cresswell channel our hyperactive Saturday morning cartoon selves in their 2D cel shaded approach, building custom worlds ranging from Diplo’s eighties-era digital motifs to Fieri’s food-filled Flavortown, with input from each celebrity. Each spot blends different styles of cartoon humor hijinks, with the stars each jumping into their own animated and gamified battle as they embrace all things Nerf. 


Client: Nerf

Production Company: Coast Productions LLC
Agency: Superdigital

Animation, Editorial & Finishing Company: Alkemy X
Alkemy X Executive Producer: Eve Ehrich
Alkemy X Creative Director: Rupert Cresswell
Alkemy X Producer: Catherine M. Fischer
Alkemy X Animation Supervisor: Mike Parker 
Alkemy X Production Coordinator: Nicole Marines
Alkemy X Editors: Brad Turner and Dave Bradley
Alkemy X Designers: Anuj Shrestha, Deo Pangandoyon, Kim Dulaney, Lindsey Mayer-Beug, Olivier Silven
Alkemy X Storyboard Artists: David Hillman and Ed Traquino
Alkemy X Sound Design & Mixing: Mike Taylor
Alkemy X Colorist: Janet Falcon

Source: Alkemy X

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