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Michel Gondry and Moz The Monster for John Lewis Christmas 2017

In his first outing for the highly-anticipated annual John Lewis Christmas spot, Oscar-winner Michel Gondry teams with UK practical model/creature makers Millenium FX to craft a 7-foot monster named Moz, with The Mill handling 3D/2D post. [Read more]

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MPC and Dougal Wilson: John Lewis “Buster The Boxer”

The team behind the emotional 2015 John Lewis holiday spot “Monty’s Christmas” (Blink director Dougal Wilson, MPC and agency adam&eveDDB) are back and while the tear-jerking factor is lower in “Buster The Boxer,” the story telling and VFX work remain exceptional. [Read more]

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Dougal Wilson and MPC Go the Full Monty for John Lewis

UK retailer John Lewis and their agency adam&eve/DDB London team Blink director Dougal Wilson with the CG creature skills of MPC in an attempt to match the phenomenal success their 2013 holiday spot “The Bear & the Hare” (by Blinkink and Hornet directors Elliot Dear and Yves Geleyn). [Read more]

Blinkink and Hornet: John Lewis “The Bear and the Hare”

Blinkink and Hornet directors Elliot Dear and Yves Geleyn worked with former Disney animator Aaron Blaise (The Lion King and Pocahontas) to create the latest landmark holiday heart-warmer for UK department store John Lewis. The two-minute spot, combining classic hand animation with miniature sets, required six months and a reported $1.6M to produce.

The track features the return of Lily Allen covering Keane’s ‘Somewhere Only We Know’. Agency: Adam & Eve DDB.

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Director John Likens on “Deadpool 2” Opening Titles

NY director/designer John Likens (who just won the 2018 Emmy Award for Outstanding Graphic Design and Art Direction for his work on the doc “Blood Road”) reveals how his CG title sequence for “Deadpool 2” came together at Method Studios. [Read more]

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Yves Geleyn: Rice Krispies “Dinosuar”

Hornet’s Yves Geleyn, who established his animated animal-wrangling skills last Christmas co-directing the blow-out success “The Bear & The Hare,” keeps the charm of that multi-award winning John Lewis spot but slides the technique sideways into hand-crafted wooden puppets for Rice Krispies thru Leo Burnett, London.

Watch Geleyn’s previous adventure with woody puppetry here. [Read more]