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Former Wildbrain co-founder Phil Robinson and producer Amy Capen have opened in San Francisco a new boutique animation studio called Special Agent Productions. The company recently wrapped for Esurance its most recent animated commercial, a Bollywood-themed spot featuring the pink-haired Erin Esurance. Special Agent offers streamlined services, including 2D and [...]
Los Angeles-based production company Animal Logic has expanded its staff, moved into a new location and completed design work, visual effects and animation on campaigns for Toyota, Kaiser and HBO. Recent additions include art directors Ben Walsh and Fletcher Moules, and associate creative director Kevin Fitzgerald. Walsh relocated from Animal [...]
A U.K. public-service campaign promoting healthy diets and exercise has released a new animated announcement created by Aardman Animations. The spot is directed by Aardman’s Steve Harding Hill and features simple plasticine figures to explain how modern life can be unhealthy if adults and children don’t learn to eat right [...]
The London headquarters of Mainframe, an independent studio specializing in motion graphics, animation, vfx and titles for commercials, is investing more than $2.2 million in a larger studio. Part of a continuing expansion project that recently saw Mainframe North open in Manchester, the new London facility will be located on [...]
Turner Broadcasting System has signed a deal to bring Cartoon Network content to kajeet (www.kajeet.com), a cell phone service made specifically for kids. Users of the unique pay-as-you-go mobile service will be able to use their handsets to access ringtones, wallpapers, games and other content from such hit animated shows [...]
Richard Marlis, former exec VP of Klasky-Csupo’s commercial division, ka-chew!, and Carmen Italia, an advertising/marketing exec and founder of Italia Partners, today announced the opening of Wild Canary. Based in Burbank, Calif., the company is currently working on several new animated spots for Mucinex and Chucky Cheese, as well as [...]
L.A-based conceptual design studio Buster has created two new animated ads featuring classic syrup matriarch, Mrs. Butterworth. Buster’s new 2008 version of the toon spokeswoman stars in an ad for Butterworth syrup as well as a creative spot for Geico insurance. Jonas Morganstein, Buster’s executive creative director, oversaw the concurrent [...]
Anime fans can look for a new series about an elementary schoolgirl with special telekinetic powers online today. Based on a popular manga by Fujio Akatsuka, the new adaptation is titled Hennako-chan and is produced by Tokyo’s animation powerhouse GDH and its subsidiary Gonzo Rosso. The comic-strip original ran in [...]
The Jetsons, Hanna Barbera’s beloved family of the future are having a healthy second career as TV ad spokespeople. You can catch Geroge Jetson, wife Jane, Rosie the Robot and family dog Astro in a new 30-second Tums spot, animated by the talented team at J.J. Sedelmaier Productions. In the [...]
The creative team at New York- and L.A.-based studio Z Animation recently wrapped a new 30-second traditionally animated spot for Bella Casa, one of India’s top tile, bath and kitchen retailers. Directed by John Ryan, the High Def commercial was created by Bangalore’s Disha Communications and will be projected in [...]