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The Ant Farm Wins Four Key Art Awards

2012-10-23 12:44:15

Entertainment advertising agency honored for its work on campaigns promoting Activision and Sega games, as well as Martin Scorsese’s George Harrison documentary.

Los Angeles—The Ant Farm, a leading entertainment advertising agency, took home four awards at the 41st Annual Hollywood Reporter Key Art Awards held Wednesday night at the Cinerama Dome in Hollywood. The Key Art Awards are the entertainment industry’s most recognized awards for advertising and communications.
The Ant Farm’s Gaming Division won Silver and Bronze awards for its work on the launch campaign for Activision’s Call of Duty®: Modern Warfare® 3. Released last November, the game became the best-selling video game launch of all time, grossing more than $775 million worldwide in just five days. The Ant Farm created multiple trailers for the worldwide campaign, including teasers, the worldwide reveal and a gameplay launch spot.
The Gaming Division won a second Bronze Award for its gritty teaser-trailer for the upcoming Sega of America release Aliens™: Colonial Marines. The Ant Farm also won a Bronze Award for its trailer for the Grove St. Productions documentary George Harrison: Living in the Material World. The trailer earlier won in the Best Documentary category of The 13th Annual Golden Trailer Awards.
About The Ant Farm Leading entertainment advertising agency The Ant Farm is dedicated to creating unforgettable campaigns for every facet of the entertainment world, including movie and video game trailers and TV spots, print and interactive advertising, viral marketing, 2D and 3D motion graphics, music and sound design. The Ant Farm has created award-winning work for every major studio and video game publisher. For more information, please visit http://www.theantfarm.net. The Ant Farm is part of Omnicom Group Inc. (OMC)
The 41st Annual Hollywood Reporter Key Arts Awards The Ant Farm Winners
SILVER WINNER Campaign – CALL OF DUTY: MODERN WARFARE 3 CREDITS: Co-President – Rob Troy Creative Director – Scott Carson Producer – Ryan Vickers Copywriters –The Ant Farm Editor – Joe Hubbard /Ahmet Atalay Cinematographer – Rick Grubel Cinematographer – Jason Norrid
BRONZE WINNERS Spot – CALL OF DUTY: MODERN WARFARE 3 CREDITS: Co-President – Rob Troy Creative Director – Scott Carson Producer – Ryan Vickers Copywriters – Writers Editor – Joe Hubbard Cinematographer – Rick Grubel Cinematographer – Jason Norrid
Teaser Trailer – ALIENS: COLONIAL MARINES CREDITS: Co-President/Writer – Rob Troy Creative Director – Scott Cookson Producer – David Wilson Writer – Gearbox Editor – Ahmet Atalay Cinematography
Trailer – GEORGE HARRISON: LIVING IN THE MATERIAL WORLD CREDITS: Client – GROVE STREET/SPITFIRE and SIKELIA PICTURES Writer/Producer – Michelle Jackino Editor – Brian Rainman

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