Powered by brilliant lyrics from Bret McKenzie (Flight of the Concords), Biscuit director Andreas Nilsson and The Mill belt out “Dadsong” (the sequel to “Momsong”) for Old Spice thru Wieden+Kennedy, Portland.
Tim Davies, CD/2D lead at The Mill: “It was a hilarious shoot in Prague with brilliant casting of local Czech actors and watching Andreas manage to get a phenomenal performance out of each person despite the language barriers was amazing.
“We made prosthetic arms for the last two shots which were puppeteered to run across the floor and up the the picture frame. These arms were mainly used as a reference and to try and get some sort of quirky feel to the shots. On set we also filmed the mom’s real hands which we then tracked onto the prosthetics and then retextured the arms with real skin.” [Read more]
The Stash Permanent Collection keeps growing with Stash 108 adding another 31 brilliant animation, VFX and motion design projects totaling over 110 minutes of inspiration and insight including our biggest line up of behind-the-scenes yet, plus exclusive interviews with the designer and directors behind the work. [Read more]
After working together at The Mill and then Realise Studio, veteran production duo Jordi Bares and Paul Schleicher take up residence at Glassworks London as creative director and head of production. [Read more]
Grab a look at the labor behind the 90 VFX shots The Mill created for the recent BBC Music launch spot from Riff Raff director Francois Rousselet and Red Bee Media featuring 26 music stars joining Brian Wilson for a grand version of The Beach Boys’ classic “God Only Knows.”
Watch the finished spot below: