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On the Farm, a new commercial for Universal Interactive’s Spyro: Enter the Dragonfly video game, features floating cows, frozen chickens and a barnyard blaze thanks to the wizardry of Hollywood-based effects house Ring of Fire. The spot highlights the new powers that fire-breathing dragon Spyro has acquired for the latest [...]
Black Logic teamed up again with Nickelodeon to turn out a fourth spot promoting the network’s popular show, Jimmy Neutron and related merchandising. For “Alien Invasion,” which highlights the show’s line of Hyper-glow clothing and accessories, Black Logic created 3D animation involving an imposing spaceship and a laser-beam effect and [...]
Vancouver-based Bowes Prods. recently employed stop motion animation to bring three toy spokespeople to life in a new holiday ad for Western Wireless Communications and Cellular One. Bowes was commissioned by Seattle advertising agency Linguis to complete the spot, which features a rag doll with attitude (voiced by Lenore Zann), [...]
For a commercial spot for Q8, Ubik had to combine 3D modeling with 2D elements to make boats appear to be sailing on asphalt through a business park. According to Ubik, the principal difficulty in modeling the boat in 3D was the reconstruction and digital animation of the sails and [...]
In creating a new holiday spot for nut company Planters, ad agency Foote Cone & Belding/NY commissioned Portland, Ore.-based Skyler Animation to bring Santa’s reindeer to life through the art of stop motion. Recently formed by talent from Vinton Studios, Skyler boasts a crew with collective credits including Mad TV, [...]
Thunder, a new spot for Hasbro’s Zoids line of mechanized action figures, features a CG version of one of the toys rampaging through a city. To create the effect, ad agency Tracy Lock Partnership called upon the team at Reel FX. Both the Zoid and cityscape are completely digital creations. [...]
Motion graphics house mOcean has produced its first interactive DVD project, an ad sales tool for USA Networks. The announcement was made by mOcean managing director Kevin Aratari. Under the creative supervision of mOcean executive creative director Michael McIntyre and executive producer Barry Smith, the company produced three trailers and [...]
Digital Domain dives into the software market with the launch of its wholly-owned subsidiary D2 Software Inc. The new arm was created to develop, market and support digital image processing software based on Digital Domain’s proprietary technology, which has garnered two Academy Awards. D2 Software will be headed up by [...]
In addition to vodka martinis (shaken not stirred), a trademark of the James Bond franchise is the cool title sequence, always involving a gun, a sultry song and naked women in silhouette. Capturing that look and feel in the trailer for the upcoming 007 outing, Die Another Day, was the [...]
Princeton Video Image Inc. and FOX Sports presented the first ever dynamic, animated virtual advertisements on a live national U.S. broadcast over the weekend. The ads, for the Ford F-250 Super Duty truck, debuted during the FOX NFL Sunday pre-game show, broadcast live from Ford Field in Detroit. During the [...]