A campaign for the travel company TUI
Sound design: David Kamp davidkamp.de
Assistant: Robert Loebel robertloebel.com
Direction/Design/Animation: Lucas Zanotto lucaszanotto.com
Tiny making-of: vimeo.com/19472041
60 sec. spot. Using hinged paper puppets in upright miniature sets, we created this spot over many months of art and toil.
This is a stop motion piece shot with digital stills and finished with Adobe After Effects for compositing.
Please take note of Kim Blanchette’s exeptional stop motion animation!
In 1964, Jonny Quest aired to rave reviews as the first, adult action/adventure cartoon in prime time. It had cool jazz music by Hoyt Curtin and terrific, high contrast pen and ink design work by Doug Wildey. As an animator and long time JQ junkie, I had always wanted a set of Jonny Quest action figures but, due to high production costs, the show only lasted one season; not long enough to spawn any kind of serious toys or other merchandising tie-ins. So, almost 50 years later, I made my own. Here is my Valentine to one of the coolest, if not THE coolest, cartoons ever to spin up the imagination of a 53 year old man now going on six. Enjoy!
Roger Evans recreated the Jonny Quest opening sequence in stop motion animation. The result is quite pretty.
A two-minute animated voyage through nature’s life cycle, following the trials and tribulations of a humble apple seed.
The film was kindly funded by Adobe, made using their CS4 range of software. It was produced at Nexus Productions and features a soundtrack by Jape. It was made using a mixture of stop motion papercraft and 2D drawn animation.
via The Seed on Vimeo.
Stop motion instruction for folding a simple origami fish in 30 seconds
design and animation by sipho mabona
And here is the theme song in its entirety, with stills from the stop-motion world created by Cosgrove Hall.: