Los Angeles, CA, April 21, 2008 — Buster, Stun Creativeâ€™s conceptual design studio that specializes in original animation and motion graphics for the advertising and broadcasting industries, has â€œrevivedâ€? the American advertising legendary character â€œMrs. Butterworthâ€? by re-animating â€œherâ€? for two new, concurrent ad campaignsâ€”one for Geico Insurance and the other for the Mrs. Butterworth syrup product itself. The announcement was made today by Mark Feldstein and Brad Roth, co-presidents, Stun Creative. more
Archive for April 18th, 2008
Hollywood, CA, April 21, 2008 — Eden FX, a Hollywood-based creator of visual effects for feature films, television programs and commercials, has completed production on an extensive array of digital effects for two major studio feature films, â€œNimâ€™s Islandâ€? and â€œGet Smart.â€? Eden FX co-founders Mark Miller and John Gross made the announcement. more
Audiomotion, the multi-award winning motion capture studio, used VICON mo-cap systems in the making of 10,000 BC. Over the course of several weeks Audiomotion set up and recorded all of the motion capture elements of the movie. They used 60 out their 100 strong suite of state-of-the-art Vicon MX40+ cameras.
10,000 BC was directed by Roland Emmerich and follows the journey of a young mammoth hunter through uncharted territory to secure the future of his tribe. more
Kieran Walsh of Version2 creates the stunning VFX, collaborating directly with editor Vito DeSario, for director Andrew Zuckerman producing a dazzling 24-panel installation for Grey Goose Vodka to be showcased in the new Terminal 5 at Heathrow Airport which opened to the public March 27th. Set to a soothing, rhythmic soundtrack, the cool, crisp essence of the vodka is captured via a choreographed dance in a mirrored world. more
Four Robert Juliat Cyrano 2500w HMI followspots have been added to the lighting inventory of the Chester Fritz Auditorium at the University of North Dakota (UND) in Grand Forks. The 2,300-seat auditorium, named for the investment banker alumnus who helped fund it, hosts UND concert bands, a variety of dance and musical performances, lectures, comics (including Jerry Seinfeld who sold out) and theater. The structure itself has a distinctive look rising to the height of a seven-story building and comprising more than two acres of interior floors; itâ€™s constructed of steel framing and steel-reinforced concrete with an orange Hebron rock-faced brick and pre-cast concrete facade. more
XL Video supplied video equipment and crew for Westlifeâ€™s â€œBack Homeâ€? tour, celebrating 10 years as a pop phenomenon.
The live show â€“ one of the most dynamic and visually exciting of their careers so far â€“ has been designed and directed by William Baker.
Westlife shows have always had a strong video element, and this one was no exception, with 7 Stealth Mk2 LED screens being instrumental in the look and feel of the show, bringing, texture, depth, movement and colour to every area of the stage. more
Partner/VFX Artist Tim Crean of NY-based Conceptual Design, Animation and VFX studio, SUSPECT collaborates with Creative Director/Director Andrew Zuckerman of hybrid agency Late Night & Weekends via @radical.media to create this conceptual masterpiece for PUMA. “This was a truly great experience and opportunity for us to work with a very unique agency and creative studio such as LN&W,” noted SUSPECT Partner/EP Rob Appelblatt. “We loved the speed and ease in which they worked and look forward to our next effort together.” more