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Punch TV Studios Launches Punch Animation

Hollywood, CA-based Punch TV Studios announced that it is rebranding and relaunching the Urban Television Network as a new animation division that will focus on the development of animated television series and movies for syndication. Punch Animation has tapped renowned animators Floyd Norman (co-writer of the forward to my Thinking Animation book) and Leo Sullivan as president of creative development and chief operating officer, respectively. Norman (aged 81) worked with Walt Disney himself on such films as Sleeping Beauty (1959), 101…

Animated Commercials & Funny & Inspiration & Stop Mo

LittleLungs – Birthday

Directed by Peter Sluszka and created for the FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products’ “The Real Cost” campaign by FCB New York, the tobacco-tinged “Little Lungs” appears in a series of digital videos, breaking today, in which his attempts to be cool and join in with normal teen life (and his healthy pink lung friends) are thwarted by his stunted growth, caused by smoking. The campaign is designed to resonate with a teen audience and target them within digital environments such…

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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…

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…