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Seneca College animation students put their skills to the test in a professional capacity when they got to create a computer-generated mascot for a Sony Music Canada ad campaign. The budding animators gave life to Billy, a brash youngster who will do his part to stuff stockings with CDs this [...]
After seeing Hornet Inc.’s own branding piece, Nickelodeon called on the design and animation studio to produce a promo for the fall launch of the new Nick Jr. series Max & Ruby. The piece was also designed as a vehicle to drive traffic to the Nick Jr. website, NickJr.com. Hornet [...]
Atlanta animation studio DAGNABIT! put the finishing touches on Price Tag, the most recent in a series of whimsically animated 30-second spots for storehouse furniture. John Ryan’s signature loose pencil drawings with subtle watercolor touches bring to life two characters, Bill and his dog Buck (both constructed entirely of paper [...]
Veteran exec. producer Peter Barg has founded Z Animation (www.zanimation.tv), a new production house specializing in television commercials. With production offices in both New York and Los Angeles, the company will employ an award-winning roster of 16 directors, graphic artists and illustrators. Most recently, Barg served as head of production [...]
The much-loved Coca-Cola polar bears are a hard act to follow but Portland, Oregon-based hybrid animation laboratory/live-action production studio Bent Image Lab was up to the challenge for a series of spots for Klondike ice cream bars. To promote its sister product, Slim-A-Bear, Bryer’s Good Humor recently launched the new [...]
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. The company won its first bid from advertising agency BETC Euro RSCG and produced a new French TV advertising campaign for mobile telephone [...]
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 company Visitor called on Steele VFX to create some birds of an entirely different feather. Titled Maybe Not, the spot opens on two boys sitting in [...]
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 Acclaim in 1987, will remain the company’s co-chairman. The past year has been a challenging one for Acclaim with a series of under-performing games [...]
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 cookies. Working in multiple resolutions, Edgeworx performed compositing and finishing on the footage animated by Loose Moose. The previous spot, promoting Chips Ahoy! Cremewiches, [...]
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 will be introduced to some of the newest and most challenging works from Japan, including the U.S. premieres of the [...]