Created over 40 years ago by studio founders Peter Lord and David Sproxton, the iconic clay character joined the campaign drawing attention to the U.K.’s upcoming telecommunications transformation.
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The spot features cheerful CG-enhanced ‘ingredients’ happily embarking on an epic journey to face their destiny in the ‘Bake Off’ tent; new season debuts in September.
Directed by BAFTA laureate Claire Norowzian, the live-action/animated commercial ‘There's a Collection in Everyone’ reignites the thrill of collecting for a new audience of international kids.
Brazilian pet food brand 374 Pets tapped the mixed media and animation studio, who working with local animation students to create ‘Universo 374,’ a 2D animated spot bringing furry, feathery, and scaly critters to life.
The Royal Foundation for Early Childhood launches ‘Shape Us’ campaign with a 90-second stop-motion film directed by Sam Gainsborough about how kids develop and are shaped by the people and environments surrounding them.
Created for TotallyMoney, the advert melds 2D, and 3D animation, capturing a hand-painted feel, making every frame look like an individual painting; the short conveys the client’s customers’ determination to climb towards their goals.
The award-winning animation studio releases the hounds, and their creative skills, for the fun social media campaign promoting a serious topic for dog owners.
Featuring Vega the cow, the studio’s 60-second animated ‘Food Healers’ began with simple drawings, then used Maya and Houdini to create a fun, colorful animated short promoting themes of ‘climate catastrophe’ and ‘food poverty’ without trivializing the issues.
The award-winning production company receives funding from the Bezos Family Foundation to develop resources surrounding the show for caregivers, organizations, and professionals in partnership with foundation program Vroom.
Incorporating elements from stop-motion to classic video games, the studio created 6 3D animated spots featuring unique ‘Goer’ characters who embark on whimsical adventures that start and end after gassing up.
Renee Zhan creates a gory, gooey, tasty CG spot with realistic stop-motion textures in a terrifying factory setting that doesn’t seem to faze the colorful, happy, edible worms.
The animation studio teamed up with agency Hill Holliday and The Ad Council to create a PSA raising awareness of the importance of cancer screening; the short employs a visual style based on 3D/CG with a 2D-like finish, suggesting a mixed-media hand-painted feel.
In concert with the United Nations in India, the kids’ entertainment network is leveraging the popularity of ‘Nicktoons’ to reach kids and empower them to work towards a greener tomorrow; the films are part of an initiative that also features social media marketing and other digital activities.
Watch Mackinnon & Saunders’ new film, ‘The Coca-Cola Company and Bill Nye Demystify Recycling,’ which illustrates the circular journey of recycled plastic bottles; materials used in the film include trees made from Sprite labels, conveyor belts from recycled cardboard and Mr. Nye, personified by Coca-Cola bottles.
The former Walt Disney Studios exec joins the company March 28 in the newly created role; studio also announces Harry Linden came on board as head of Stop Frame Production earlier this month.
BYJU’S FutureSchool online platform collaborates with creative studio to create charming CG animated short to inspire budding young space explorers and promote its Code A Satellite educational program.
Four charming vignettes depict real places and experiences available on the platform; featured characters had pre-shoot journeys from pencil sketch through to 3D modelling and printing before coming to life with stop-frame 'replacement animation' technique.
The charming stop-motion spot, created by award-winning animator John Kelly, focuses on Chipotle’s commitment to sustainable farming and human welfare; with a soundtrack by Grammy-award winning singer Kacey Musgraves, the commercial is a patchwork quilted love letter to the restaurants’ supply chain and the people behind it.
Taking a year to produce, the emotionally and technically challenging stop-motion commercial uses nothing but ice as a visual metaphor of global warming’s devastation; advert launch coincides with the start of the global COP26 summit.
Studio teams with creative agency AMV BBDO to conceptualize a feline dream in ‘Purr More’ cat food commercial, directed by expert cat whisperer Nina Gantz.
The creative agency teams up with Razorfish to create three animated spots for Cumberland Packing Corp’s line of sweeteners, expanding from 2D to 3D to attain a vibrant hand-crafted feel.
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.
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.