Fluent Home, a leader in home security and automation came to us to help promote their new vehicle geo-tracking security device. They wanted an eye catching animated video that demonstrated the connectivity between their home panel device and their new ‘VUE’ device that gives your car’s health and location all from your phone. We wanted to design a look that was mostly 2D illustrated but with a mix of 3D elements used throughout to give it a unique look and feel. Joshua Eaton concepted and wrote the script and Bobbi Hobbs designed the look and animated it from start to finish.
The Portland Trailblazers once again tapped Media Grabbers to create their broadcast and arena openers for the 2016 and 2017 season. The players were filmed on location in Portland at the Moda Center. Back in Salt Lake City each clip of the players was keyed off the green screen and then composited with illustrated elements to give it an urban 2D animated look that brings your attention to the all important dunks! (it’s in the name man). It needed to have both authentic grit and organic flow to match the pace of the music and the vibe of Rip City. Being short on time, but big on ideas we got our creative game on. Media Grabbers team point guard Wyatt Germer passed to players Mark Ricks and Bobbi Hobbs to Alley-Oop the edit in a seamless pass of artistry. The result is an action packed opener that brings to life the energy and skill that each player brings to the court, game after game.
Route 1A Advertising out of Illinois contacted us in November 2016 and wanted us to create the visuals for a new 9mm handgun commercial for Taurus that was going to launch at the 2017 SHOT Show. But there was one problem, they hadn’t manufactured the gun yet and there was nothing to ‘shoot’ in the studio. Oh…. and the convention was 6 weeks away. We said, that’s ok, give us the engineered Auto-Cad files and we’ll give you some photo real visuals to work with that will be better than the real thing. After a few weeks of dialing in all the 3D modeled polygons with the engineers, our animator Tyrone Thomas started lock & laoding out some amazing renders. In 3D, we could achieve some trick camera paths with a unique depth of field that would be extremely tough to pull off in real life. All at a fraction of the price for a live shoot, using an expensive motorized dolly and a macro lens setup. Jamie Potosnak and Mike Hermann from Route 1A did the final assembly and audio mix, but the gun renders were all Tyrone!
Here is a sweet in progress video of us previewing the altered auto-cad & adjusted polygons.
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