CocoaVia Winter

Lively animation from Laundry, using black and white photographic collage elements, with overlaid colours and annotations.

Kean Fruits

Really nice set of collaged animations from Ogilvy Pandora. Animation & production by Yell.

McDonalds Hungary

No its not a typo.

Hungarian advert for the new McD’s Cheese burger looks great. The animation, not the burger. Cooked & served Nerdo.

San Pellegrino ‘Dining By Starlight’

Blacklist and Studio AKA create this short for San Pellegrino. A fully 3D film but with a 3D style creates a charmingly lit environment.

Nespresso Mobile app

Another great piece from Quentin Baillieux (Parallel) with animation from Florent Remize. There’s a very continental retro styling here similar to the Pernod advert also on Sketchpad.

Pernod Ricard TV

Not the newest of films here, but the designers at Parallel managed to combine actual products with collage and simple figures within a cleverly lit scene to create a unique short commercial.

Tiger Beer – Wok

A great piece of work using many visual/shooting styles. Great voice-over script and sound design.

Production Company – The Sweet Shop
Director – SEGA

Nature’s Path

Beautfully designed film, with a illustrative feel but created in CGI for Nature’s Path by Burcu & Geoffrey.

 

Kinder Chocolate

Passion Pictures works with the popular children’s book illustrator Oliver Jeffers to create animated advert’s for Kinder Bueno. A charming style with naive text recreate the excellence found in his stories.

Peditro Store

Cyril Calgrao directs a simple animated infographic with a nice colour scheme and subtle but thought-out animation to create a cost-effect and pleasant infographic.

Goldfish Grahams

Nice work from Shilo, based on simple handdrawn animations tracked to a breakfast scene.

Go Green with your Blue Bin

Sebas & Clim create an informative film for Hackney council. The infographic is simple and uncluttered, but with subtle careful animation create a visually appealing video.

Coffee

An isometric style animated short film with glossy plastic texturing which has character moments and infographic moments. Lovely colours and lighting.

The Scarecrow

The team behind the hugely successful Chipotle film (watch it here) are back with a new film in shiny CGI. All big budget stuff here.

Salt

Great work based on the uses of salt by Gentleman Scholar and commissioned by Grey SF.

The American Beer Revival

Solely text leads this short conveying facts about the American brewing industry. The nicely placed text and font choices manages to keep the interest.

The Real Bears

Nice mix of 2D animation with 3D to give a flawless subtle look. Simple and subdued it warns of the health issues with certain fizzy drinks.

Sony Spin Countdown

Mixing simple live action with animation to create 10 small colourful numerical idents.

Ending Overfishing

Infographic about environmentalism. Stylized CGI and clever transitional animation create a clear yet lovely backdrop for the information by Uli Henrik Streckenbach.

Cracker Barrel

Clever use of super-imposing and tracking for this advert. Using boxes to separate action and have elements interact between them in a rustic setting.

Chipotle: Back to the start

John Kelly’s film advertising for Chipotle. Using simple character animation and flat colouring turns a narrative quite graphic look for a stop-frame film.

Jack Daniel’s Label Story

3D animation matted on to a flat black texture to give a 2D imprinted look Continue Reading →

Movida Corona

Simple camera movements on a well-lit 3D model provide slick visuals.

Absolut Apeach

Kaleidoscopic 3D imagery creating graphics around a vodka bottle by Film Tecknarna.

The Dashboard

The Dashboard

A Smörgåsbord of mini web activities.

Try for yourself.

Bacardi – Manifesto

Colourful mix of live action and flat shaded 3D animation in a faux-educational style.