Sector SPDRs ETFs

Some really nice 3D popup animations integrated into live action shots here, from Martijn Hogenkamp.

DELL Education

Collaborating direct with the Next Generation incubator team at Dell, PostPanic took on their challenge of telling the story of Dell’s future forecasting with regard to technology and the way we will use it within our lives.

Beech Nut “Just Gentle Cooking”

Production company Aggressive developed a unique concept combining sunny live-action with whimsical 2d animation, eventually crafting an entire, illustrated, animation-driven Beech Nut factory set on the wooden table of a cozy, real-world kitchen.

Medifast “Your Year”

Production company Aggressive combined live action, playful hand-drawn illustration and dynamic music and sound design to create a multi-dimensional spot that brings a little whimsy into the real world.

Florida Hospital “Someday Starts Today”

This film for Florida Hospital mixes cinematic visuals and holographic CG to imagine an inspiring future of healthcare.

Digit

Lovely animation over live action from Digit & Ben Collier-Marsh

Hands of the Engineer

Some really nice work from Toil, utilizing tracking, 3D models and a blueprint/techy aesthetic.

Saucony Geometry of Strong

Some great technical tracking work in this piece for Saucony.

British Gas – Smart Vision

Directed by Ian Cross and Stuart Hilton, this film combines a live action performance with 2D and 3D animation.
Commissioned by Outside Line, with additional 3D animation by Pedro Panetta.

The Fourth Estate – Titles

Large headline type edges along US landscapes and GV’s from the show. Nice tracking and compositing job from Elastic.

Jones Dairy Farm – How do you know who makes your food

RocketPanda worked alongside long time friends NY based Aggressive, to create two spots for Jones Dairy Farm, by bringing to life an animated rural setting on a real kitchen counter.

Taboo VFX

Great work from BlueBolt bringing the Thames River in the Georgian period back to life.

Netflixs Take Your Pills Title Sequence 2018

London design/vfx studio Blue Spill design title sequence for Alison Klayman’s Netflix original, Take Your Pills. More of their work @ bluespill.co.uk

Design director: Allison Brownmoore
Flame Artist: Anthony Brownmoore
Designers: Joe Nowacki, Oliver Weinfeld, Sylvain Doussa
Post Production Assistant: Anna Maros

Etereas / Animation Shortfilm

One dancer and a hula hoop.
Director: Daniela Villanueva, Mara Soler, Dancers: Brecken Rivara, Tiana Zoumer, Production: Csar Moheno Pl,Camera: Pamela Albarran, Music: Julian Placencia / Teen Flirt, Animation: Daniela Villanueva, Mara Soler, Alejandro Caballero, Marco Garfias, Fernando Sica, Luis Nez

The new Audi TV advert: React

New advert for Audi with tracking and strong atmosphere.
Artist: Faultline.

Geffen Towers

Playful retail spot of architectural visualization for a residential tower in Tel Aviv.
3D & VFX: Yambo Studio & Yaniv Gorali.

MediaMolecule

Animated intro video for MediaMolecule’s Twitch stream combining live action with playful animation.
Animation/Direction: Dan Castro
Illustration: Rex Crowle

BBC Education – Every Element of Wonder

BBC Education has got a beautiful promo for 2017. It mixes live action with 3d, animation… all around the periodic element table. Directed by weareflink.

4 mois 1/2 – Teaser

Nice french documentary with animated faces to keep the anonymity.
From Tabass

This Panda is Dancing

Sander van Dijk animates the poetry of Max Stossel. A simple concept of tracking UI and iconography to a phone done neatly.

History of our town

Nice short film, mixing animation to the live action. Love the idea of the postal card.

BMW Ultimate Racetrack

This commercial was completed 2 years ago but now “the making of” film has been produced which gives us a fascinating glimpse into the whole process of shooting, animating, rotoscoping and compositing of the final commercial. Look at the original first and then check out “the making of“.
Directed by Ozan Biron
Production by The Embassy

Hyper-Reality

A scary futuristic vision of how augmented reality could influence our lives perhaps? Created by Keiichi Matsuda.

Coldplay 'Up & Up'

A great montage juxapositioning unusual images using a lot of old archive footage. Directed by: Vania Heymann and Gal Muggia

My Cambridge

Nice bit of tracking with some choice icons and trapcode work.

W Idents

Art & Graft produce a series of idents for the newly Branded W freeview TV station (formerly UKTV). Using a constant camera speed they’ve created an infinite tunnel, with a diamond matte opening between each and tracked letterforms.

Prophets of Science Fiction

Ridley Scott’s promo for “Prophets of Science Fiction” has been brought to life by Prologue by tracking the graphics to the table top, transitioning to the CGI versions of his notes, in a techy intricate manner.

Fuel Up For Battle: The Detective

Here is another interesting video, spy stuff. Lots of overlays and tracking footage and data gives it that high-tech espionage look. By First born.

SBS Documentary

Different, almost unnoticeable take on the pop-up book idea. Nice tracking of a plane with complex CGI makes for a nice mix.

Particle Fever

MK12’s work on Particle Fever, a documentary about CERN’s Large Hadron Collider, the Higgs boson, and people much smarter than ourselves. It involves numerous graphics throughout the film of differing techniques.

Telit "Internet of things"

Great little bit of motiongraphics, cgi & matchmoving by Sorin.

Paypal Fast, Simple and Secure

Paypal’s TV advert tracks doodles around the presenter to animate ideas in a fun sketchy way. A white, clean room behind gives it an airy, light feel.

Goldfish Grahams

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

Warwick Uni – Funding explainer

Hand-held camera shots from the life or a student in Warwick University provide the backdrop to this explainer video. Ancillary animated elements provide extra energy to this piece.

Person of Interest

Essentially, spy stuff. Lots of overlays and tracking footage and data gives it that high-tech espionage look. By Imaginary Forces

Samsung Galaxy

Hand drawn cartoon elements tracked on to nicely shot footage of Paris, gives a friendly upbeat feeling to an urban landscape.

The Sun – An Ode to Telly

A Big mixture of CGI, stop motion, animation and live action seemless mix in this crafted advert for the Sun.

CHERIE 25 Habillage

A great hybrid of traditional animation and live action from ‘Les Telecreateurs design’. One can only imagine that this was quite a complex piece of work to composite as successfully as this.

Disney Recycling

Disney Recycle

A charming film by Grant Orchard using papier mache and lo-fi props to make this hand-made cardboard video on recycling.

Sony Spin Countdown

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

eBay

A simple take on the fold ’em up, fold ’em down style, but adding in touchscreen style wipes.

Total

Advertising using tracking and compositing of motion graphics and text to recreate science, music, mathematics and space.

The carpenter

Nice bit of tracking and great cinematography but still slightly tongue in cheek – I think?
directed / edited / vfx – Dimitris Ladopoulos, Spiros Rasidakis

Hyper Geography

Hyper Geography

A short film compositing footage, tracking photography and including 3D elements across a variety of landscapes.

Face Substitution

Real time face-substitution by Kyle McDonald: Continue Reading →

AT&T retinking possibilities

This is just a great, heart warming advert combining kids drawings by means of camera tracking and clever compositing.

De Montford University

Jimmy Choo describes a shoe using trapcode light graphics.

Sustainable Investment Markets

Tracking data graphics over satellite imagery to get a sci-fi technological feel.

Medstyst Shockwave Therapy

Live action is tracked in certain points, and medical 3D animation is overlayed to look like X-Rays.

Map / Territory by Timo

Plane tracking is used effectively with overlayed graphics.

Stranger Than Fiction

Titles using tracking to display data in a scientific and graphic manner.

2009 offf titles

Beautiful camera work, interesting fashion and left-field additions to the landscape.

Poland's Heritage

Presenting an exhibition in an exciting way, this Flash website brings life to old manuscripts.
Link to this website here.

Sherlock Holmes end titles

End credits rotoscoping frames in a hand-drawn ink style over video footage.

IBM: Data Baby

Technological looking advert mixing live action with footage by Motion Theory.

Pokerstars

Yes everyone has gone gaming made in the UK since they relaxed the rules but this promo from ‘The Mill’ is a quite a good use of the video being tracked and added overlays to increase the tension.

Battlefields as a prop

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The Snows carry around their portfolio of battlefields together with some clever camera tracking and CGI work and a bit of ad libing and some hand waving.

Sky Sports Idents 2010

Sky Sports idents mixing live action footage with CGI smashing glass. The figures were rotoscoped and added into 3D environments.

Ninian Doff: Staring Out The Window

Music video combining a mixture of live action features, tracking human features on to crows.

Is Tropical

Music video mixing live action children with composited cartoon animation for a fun and playful outcome.

Future Customer

A great little idea which was the brainchild of Robert Edmonds at Rocket Science Group. Graphics & compositing by TDD
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