Friday, September 22, 2017

Top Ten VFX Chart

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...

Friday, Oct. 28, 2016

Check out the leading visual effects and animation work this past quarter, topped by a T-Rex on the rebound thanks to his self-driving Audi automobile. Also in the mix are an eclectic perfume ad from none other than director Spike Jonze, an animation sequence in the Oliver Stone-directed feature...

Friday, Aug. 19, 2016

Our quarterly VFX/Animation Top Ten Track Chart includes a trailer for the BBC's Olympics coverage, Chipotle's latest short, the introduction of an over-the-top "Mr. Seed" character for the Clif Bar Family Foundation, an inspiring piece for Fireflies West, and a serving of The Real Gummies for...

Friday, Aug. 19, 2016

In this animated piece, against the backdrop of the luscious Tijuca Rainforest, we see exotic animals preparing for competition. Jaguars are sprinters, otters are swimmers, alligators are high divers--and their power and grace underscore the athletic prowess of their human athlete counterparts...

Friday, Apr. 1, 2016

Our Spring season VFX/Animation Chart is topped by a UNICEF short that shows the plight of Syrian refugees. In a much lighter vein the Chart includes Super Bowl spots for Snickers and Coke Mini, and a Great Clips ad featuring an offbeat, persistent puppet looking for his lost ventriloquist. Also...

Friday, Dec. 18, 2015

Seattle-based production studio World Famous has partnered with Make-A-Wish Alaska and Washington to grant an unprecedented wish for six-year-old Alexis, who recently battled acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Alexis wanted to create a cartoon that would tell her own story in a way her friends could...