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Sainsbury’s OFFICIAL Christmas advert 2016 -The Greatest Gift

Our new Christmas advert tells the charming tale of a hard-working and devoted dad who comes up with an ingenious plan to make sure he can be with his family for Christmas. Beautifully animated for the screen by award winning director Sam Fell, the story is told via an original, joyful and humorous song ‘The Greatest Gift Is Me’, voiced by British actor James Corden and composed by Flight of the Conchords’ Bret McKenzie, a comedian, musician and producer who…

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DreamWorks Animation Faces 170 Additional Layoffs

From AWN: Cuts come as DWA continues to be integrated into NBCUniversal following its acquisition by Comcast, and just two months after the studio eliminated 200 positions at its Glendale campus and in its distribution and consumer products operations. DreamWorks Animation will lay off 170 more employees at its Glendale campus in January, according to a report by the San Fernando Valley Business Journal. The cuts come as DWA continues to be integrated into NBCUniversal following its acquisition by Comcast earlier…

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Perfect World

Credits: Katie Melua – Perfect World, from the new album In Winter. Perfect World – written by Katie Melua and Joel Harries Video directed by Karni & Saul, Sulkybunny Productions P&C 2016 BMG Rights Management (UK) Ltd Thank you Rebus Renderfarm for their support Links: Websites: katiemelua.com sulkybunny.com Twitter: @katiemelua @krispykarni Facebook: katiemeluamusic Instagram: katiemeluaofficial karni_and_saul Directing duo Karni and Saul. Male and female also partners in crime and life. We have been working together since 2002, merging an atmospheric…

2 1/2 D & Animated Commercials & CG & Inspiration

The Girl and the Cloud

More here… Three Ireland – The Girl and The Cloud In 2014, Dublin agency BOYS & GIRLS helped Three Ireland tell the heart-warming Christmas story of one little girl’s ‘Perfect Surprise’, when her Dad brought her back her very own snow cloud. This year’s campaign continues that story and imagines what came next – in an animated storybook form. This charming 2min 50″ film illustrates the ensuing friendship between Anna and her cloud ever since that memorable Christmas morning. For…

2 1/2 D & 2D & Animated Television & CG & Inspiration

Koji ID

On a wondrous planet filled with unique creatures and alien life, a young boy begins a journey to discover his past, his purpose, and his role in defeating the evil that plagues his world. KOJI IS AN ANIMATED SERIES IN DEVELOPMENT AT WOLFBAT STUDIOS. PITCH MATERIALS ARE AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST. PLEASE CONTACT WOLFBATSTUDIOS.CONTACT@GMAIL.COM FOR MORE INFORMATION.…

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2016 CTN Animation Expo Highlights

Highlights from the 2016 CTN Animation Expo on Saturday, November 19 in Burbank, California. Featuring footage from live demonstrations conducted by James Lopez (Hullabaloo), Russ Edmonds (The Lion King, The Hunchback of Notre Dame), and Andreas Deja (The Lion King, Beauty and the Beast). Also features Bob Scott (Cats Don’t Dance, The Prince of Egypt) and Tom and Tony Bancroft (The Lion King, Mulan).   Read more……

Animated Commercials & CG & Inspiration

Very – Get More Out of Giving

Director: againstallodds This Christmas, Very.co.uk are celebrating the joy of giving in a film created by directors againstallodds. The film, part of a campaign by creative agency St Luke’s, follows the story of a woman as she travels home for Christmas accompanied by a flying heart. The heart flutters and grows as our heroine spreads joy with familiar Very-pink presents. As she spreads Christmas spirit her joy grows with every git she gives.…

2 1/2 D & Animated Shorts & CG & Inspiration

Ciclope

A flying delivery drone is carrying a package across a vast ravaged landscape. Made as the opening film to the 2016 Ciclope Festival Awards. The film was premiered in Kino International in Berlin with a Live choir on stage. Making of at thelineanimation.com/ciclope Written and Directed by Bjørn-Erik Aschim Co Directed by Max Taylor Production company : Friends Electric friendselectric.tv/ Executive Producer Alex Webster Producers: Dom Thompson-Talbot, Alex Webster, Orlaith Turner Made at Electric Theatre Collective Music and Sound Design…