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BBC: Winter Olympics 2010

Here begins “the story of Akiak and his quest to find the missing head of Ilanaaq, a stack of rock in human form, which sits on the mountain above Whistler, where the skiiing and sliding events [of the Winter Olympics] will take place.”

A stunning animation made for the BBC coverage of the Vancouver Winter Olympics 2010, following the “summer” animation Monkey.

The Inuit animation has been produced at Studio AKA and directed by Marc Craste. Designer: Jon Klassen.

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BBC2: Bruce Parry Ident

“…the ultimate exploitation machine, powered by human beings, ravaging the land, sucking nature on one side and spitting consumer goods on the other.”
Spot directed and animated by Guilherme Marcondes and produced by Hana Shimizu at Hornet Inc.
It “was one in a series of six (each directed by a different person) promoting some of the [...]

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BBC Olympics: Monkey

Nell’Oriente misteriosoC’è un brigante generosoMonkeyCon le fide sue scimmietteDei potenti si fa beffeMonkey…

A retelling of the great Chinese classical novel, Hsiyu-chi (Journey to the West) who also inspired Osamu Tezuka’s Goku no daiboken and the characted of Son Goku from Akira Toriyama’s Dragon Ball.
The spot has been directed by Jamie Hewlett and produced at Passion [...]

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Bibigon: Factually Fun Fillers

A pig’s orgasm lasts 30 minutes.(In my next life, I want to be a pig)

A series of factoids are translated into 15 animated idents for Russian TV channel Bibigon (Бибигон).
The spots have been directed by Steve Smith and produced by Richard Barnett for Trunk Animation.
Creative agency: Red Bee Media.
For Google’s sake, the single IDs are [...]

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Extraordinary Bird Life: Penguins


“Monty Python star Terry Jones spent two months on the frozen plains of Argentina, following the migration trails of a small group of Adelie Penguins, as they migrated north to the rain forests of Uruguay and Brazil.”
Penguins was released on April Fool’s Day to promote BBC iPlayer. It was directed by Vince Squibb (real life [...]

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BBC: The Medieval Mind

Take a trip into the medieval mind

Take a trip into a medieval brain which is having a trip on its own, and listen to Purple Haze being played on ye olde instruments.
The spot was directed by James Price at Transistor Studios via production house Strange Beast for creative agency Rainey Kelly Campbell Roalge Y&R.
Animation directed [...]

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Behind the Scenes of Guinness: Music Machine

It’s alive inside.

You have probably seen the ad already, and I’ll post it if and when I’ll found a better clip. This is a documentary expressely focused on the post production steps at The Mill, but also features the spot itself.
Described as “a Busby Berkeley extravaganza”, the ad reminds me more of Animusic mixed with [...]

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