Showtime for Happy Trails

Those old enough to remember the “Lets All Go to the Lobby” cartoon that encouraged snack food purchases in theaters should appreciate the work Happy Trails Animation has ... Continue Reading →

Ring of Fire Gets Physical for Tropicana

To help Tropicana promote its new Light & Healthy brand of orange juice, digital effects studio Ring of Fire took citris to the gym with the aid of computer animation. The humorous ... Continue Reading →

Dancing Diablo Partner Animates Steriogram Video

Peter Sluszka, creative partner and director of animation for Dancing Diablo, helped create stop-motion animation seen in the music video for "Walkie Talkie Man," the first ... Continue Reading →

Cool Zone Submitted for Your Approval:"The Minotaur of Atlanta"

CG may have largely replaced stop-motion animation in the feature film effects biz, but the art of puppet pushing is still very much alive in the realm of television advertising. One ... Continue Reading →

Seneca College Students Animate Ad for Sony Music Canada

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 ... Continue Reading →

Hornet Inc. Designs and Animates Promo for Nick Jr.

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 & ... Continue Reading →

DAGNABIT! Drawn to Price Tag

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 ... Continue Reading →

Z Animation Opens in N.Y., L.A.

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 ... Continue Reading →

Bent Image Gets Skinny on Klondike Spot

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 ... Continue Reading →

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 →