Millimages Makes First Commercials

French animation producer Millimages has made its first foray into commercial production. The new business focus on creating animated spots was launched and supervised by Philippe Gompel. ... Continue Reading →

Steele VFX Makes Funky Chickens for BK

To promote Burger King’s Big Kids meals, featuring lightning bolt and star-shaped Chicken Tenders, ad agency Campbell Mithun, Minneapolis and Santa Monica, Calif.-based production ... Continue Reading →

Acclaim President Steps Aside

Greg Fishbach, co-founder and longtime CEO of struggling video game publisher Acclaim Entertainment, has resigned and will be replaced by Rodney Cousens. Fishbach, who helped start ... Continue Reading →

Edgeworx UK, Loose Moose Chip Away at Cookie Spot

Post facility Edgeworx UK and London-based animation house Loose Moose have teamed up again to produce a second stop-motion animated commercial for Nabisco’s Chips Ahoy! brand ... Continue Reading →

First L.A. Anime Fest Tomorrow

The American Cinematheque at the Egyptian Theatre kicks off the 1st Annual Los Angeles Anime Festival tomorrow. Sponsored by the Japan Foundation, the fest will run from May 2-15. Audiences ... Continue Reading →

AICP Hosts First Honors in Brand Integration

The Association of Independent Commercial Producers (AICP) has announced an inaugural program honoring innovative work in screen-based integration of branded content. Part of the 12th ... Continue Reading →

Uli Meyer Studios Stitches Up Frankenred

Uli Meyer Studios recently completed Frankenred, its eighth promo for the current BSKYB Sky Active campaign featuring the character Lil Red. This latest spot introduces the CG character ... Continue Reading →

The Mill Goes Fetal

When you think CG, that dancing pink thing from Ally McBeal probably comes to mind. But for “Baby,” a new spot for German building society Badenia, The Mill took digital ... Continue Reading →

Uli Meyer Animates Vbirds Promo for Cartoon Network

Cartoon Network and EMI contracted Uli Meyer Animation Studios to animate a promo for “Virtuality,” the first single from the digital girl band known as VBirds. The characters, ... Continue Reading →

The Mill Goes Wooly Bully for Levis

Even the best of animal wranglers would have a tough time keeping hundreds of stampeeding buffalo in line for a shoot. That’s why effects house The Mill was called upon to create ... Continue Reading →