Monthly Archives: March 2016
We ditched conventional wisdom for some tech fueled learning. And we saved a fish! Together. Class is back in session with Google for Education, like you’ve never seen before..
Directed By: Buck
Executive Creative Director: Orion Tait
Executive Producer: Anne Skopas
Producer: Billy Mack, Kevin Hall
Creative Director: Thomas Schmid
Design: Thomas Schmid, Kyle Strope, Jon Gorman, Yker Moreno, Justin Lawes, Justin Fines, Gareth O’Brien
Animation: Sander van Dijk, Justin Lawes
Google Education by Sander van Dijk
The team at Cecilian Worldwide brought me onboard to help direct, design and animate a video for a planned future town in Florida called Innovation. The planned gigabit city wanted to build on a strong core emphasis on nature and in preserving the environment but also with it’s own energy grid and advanced high-tech features for education, healthcare and general living.
It was a delight to have this opportunity to work on such an interesting project alongside the incredible sound designer Jeff Moberg who helped bring the video to life.
Client – Metro Development Group
Agency – Cecilian Worldwide
Art Director – Jessica Booth
Creative Director & Producer – Jay Hoeschler
Direction, Illustration & Animation – Oliver Sin
Sound Design – Jeff Moberg
Instagram – http://ift.tt/1omxbhW
Innovation Florida | What If? by oliver sin
We came up with the idea of presenting Creogram in audiovisual form during our first meetings with customers. We didn’t want to bore them with lengthy descriptions of who we are and what we do. Presenting our team in a short and lively animation seemed like the best way out and we are happy with the result.
Be sure to check behance project to see process details:
Concept, design and animation:
Grid Division – Mind Messin’ (https://goo.gl/CWWCUa)
Creogram animated by Creogram
For the launch of Burt’s Bees new line of Shampoos and Lotions called Güd we worked with the Agency Baldwin& to create one of the first scratch and sniff commercials ever. So next level.
Directed by: BUCK
Creative Director: Ryan Honey
Executive Producer: Maurie Enochson
Producer: Nick Terzich
Associate Producer: Ashley Hsieh
Coordinator: Ben Tucker
Associate Creative Director: Joshua Harvey
Animation Director: Steve Day
Art Director: Jon Gorman
Designers: Jon Gorman, Joshua Harvey, Jenny Ko, Trevor Conrad
Character Animators: Laura Yilmaz, Matt Everton, Taik Lee, Jamal Otolorin, Regis Camargo, Anna Saunders
Compositors: Rachel Yonda, Alex Perry, Justin Mays, Moses Journey, Vincent Lammers, Iain Acton, Elizabeth Steinberg
Güd Happens by Buck
A lot of you have been asking for a “Making Of” – it’s on the way, but in the meantime, please enjoy our “Faking Of” video for a quick peek into Gentleman Scholar! http://bit.ly/1o7YZ3i
Motionpoems – ‘Working Order’ by Gentleman Scholar
Here it is! Josh Parker and I teamed up to make a video for the now successful Monster Project Kickstarter. Thanks again everyone for all your help and support and join us again next year around Halloween to see all the new monsters! < 3 http://ift.tt/ZGEJ22 Design + Storyboarding: Mercy Lomelin Animation: Josh Parker + Mercy Lomelin VO & Script: Zach Rener Edit: Tyler Crelia/Greatest Common Factory Sound: Everywhere Audio The Monster Project by Mercy Lomelin
Making of film directed by Jake & Josh
The Bear & the Hare is the first John Lewis campaign to embrace the emotive power of animation, a filmic technique so evocative of Christmasses gone by.
Elliot and Yves took the two most traditional and time-honoured animation processes – stop-motion and traditional hand-drawn 2D animation – and combined them to create something innovative and unique. Their aim was to do almost everything in camera, using real lighting, lens and film craft to build a world where the audience can see and feel the painstaking work behind it. The 2D animation’s physical interaction with the set and the human imperfections inherent in the process create a hand-crafted piece full of heart and integrity.
The animation process involved constant shifts between 2D and 3D worlds. In order to achieve this complicated combination the whole film was first created in Blinkink Studios as a 3D previsualisation animatic with all the sets and characters built to scale. This allowed everything to be developed and planned alongside the modelmakers and animators, thus integrating the different disciplines and processes before the set was built or the characters were printed.
Aaron Blaise (Brother Bear, The Lion King, Mulan) and his team of veteran Disney animators at Premise Entertainment in Orlando, Florida, designed and animated the characters. The 2D-animation frames were printed onto mounted paper and cut with a laser. Each frame (nearly 4,000 in total) was then individually hand-labelled before going on set. Feature-film stop-frame animators then spent 6 weeks bringing the world to life.
The set was built by our production designer John Lee (Aliens, Fantastic Mr Fox, Frankenweenie) and his team at Shepperton Studios before being transported to Clapham Road Studios ready for the stop-motion shoot.
Post-production was done in-house in Blinkink’s animation studio, and the final grade was completed at MPC.
Elliot Dear & Yves Geleyn
James Stevenson Bretton
Premise Entertainment LLC
2D Animation Supervisors:
2D Line Producer:
Head of Clean-up 2D Animation:
2D Clean-up Artists:
Mi Yul Lee
2D Compositor/Scene Setup:
2D Artistic Coordinator:
2D Digital Artist:
2D Lead Colourist/Coordinator:
Assistant 2D Colourist:
2D Illustrator Technician:
The Graphical Tree
Robert Frank Hunter
Robert Frank Hunter
3D Technical Director:
3D Previsualisation Artist:
Lead Stop-Frame Animator:
Production Designer/ Supervising Modeller:
Art Department Modellers:
Yossel Simpson Little
Art Department Assistants:
Director of Photography:
Sam Sneade at Speade
Ellie Johnson at Speade
Sam Robson at Factory Studios
Jean-Clement Soret at MPC
‘Making of’ Film:
Jake Hopwell & Josh Hine
Adam & Eve DDB
Executive Creative Director:
Aidan McClure Laurent Simon
John Lewis ‘The Bear & The Hare’ – The Making Of by Blink
A small animated film I created in my spare time. Exploring some unexpected dynamic reactions between surfaces. Playing with tension, weight, and gravity. Enjoy!
Thanks to Echolab.tv for the audio
Strange Reactions by Shane Griffin