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Top Ten Visual Effects/Animation Chart

Friday, Mar. 23, 2018

Our first quarterly Top Ten Visual Effects and Animation Chart kicks off the new year, topped by a Kia Super Bowl commercial in which rocker Steven Tyler travels through time back to his youthful prime. The vehicle to yesteryear is a Kia Stinger which Tyler accelerates backwards on an old...

Friday, Dec. 22, 2017

Evoking empathy for a homeless woman this holiday season is a chart-topping Salvation Army PSA directed by Moth Studios via Hornet Inc., for The Richards Group, Dallas.

Also in the mix is a "Moz the Monster" creation for John Lewis, an electrical high-wire act that's for the birds--and...

Friday, Dec. 22, 2017

Directed by Moth Studio via multimedia production house Hornet for The Richards Group, this animation campaign for the Salvation Army tells different stories about hardship and what generosity means to those in need—as well as to those who give.

One of these public service spots...

Friday, Oct. 27, 2017

This quarter's VFX/Animation Chart is topped by a Monster.com spot in which a purple monster seemingly wreaks havoc on a city--but he's actually rescuing a woman from a thankless job to a far better place of employment.

Also in the mix is a visually evolutionary spot for Absolut and BBH...

Friday, Oct. 27, 2017

Ad agency KBS, production studio MJZ and VFX studio The Mill joined forces to create an epic, 60-foot purple monster for Monster.com’s “Opportunity Roars” in which the creature grabs a woman from a high-rise building, rescuing her from an unsatisfying job. At first she screams in horror but...

Friday, Aug. 18, 2017

The centerpiece of Kia’s new national campaign is a :90 cinema/online spot titled “The Arrival” about a newborn baby hamster who’s super fast and as we soon learn, impossible to catch.

As it turns out, the ultimate destination for “The Arrival” is the number one slot in SHOOT’s...

Friday, Aug. 18, 2017

The quarterly Visual Effects/Animation Chart runs the gamut from a speedy little Hamster for Kia to a public service spot in the U.K. promoting awareness of Macular Degeneration.

At the same time, there were some common threads running through the Top Ten, including the first four entries...

Friday, Mar. 24, 2017

Topped by a Super Bowl spot for Kia, our quarterly Visual Effects and Animation Chart provides a mix of fare among the best that the new year has to offer thus far. Included in the lineup are a feature filmmaker's Walmart spot created specifically for the Oscars telecast, and a moving spot from...

Friday, Dec. 16, 2016

Directed by Sam Brown of Rogue Films, with VFX/post by The Mill London, this “Coming Home” ad for Waitrose out of agency adam&eveDDB, London, show us the migration of a Scandinavian robin during the Xmas season. The fully CG bird makes an epic journey across mountains and the sea before...

Friday, Dec. 16, 2016

See the best this quarter has to offer in terms of VFX and animation, the first two entries having a definite animal bent--one imparting a Xmas story for Waitrose based on a robin's arduous migration, and the other for the Wildlife Conservation Film Festival poignantly depicting the plight of...

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