Behind the Scenes: IKEA “The Joy Of Storage”

Here’s how the CG (from MPC) and the puppetry (from Jonny & Will at Blinkink) came together to make Dougal Wilson‘s new IKEA spot so engaging. MPC’s 3D and 2D teams completed over 35 VFX shots in three weeks, including the creation and animation of the T-shirts and multiple location enhancements. [Read more]

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Dougal Wilson, Blinkink and MPC: IKEA “The Joy of Storage”

A combination of puppetry from Jonny & Will at Blinkink and CG from MPC (created from a range of nature and bird references) elevates Dougal Wilson‘s new IKEA spot for Mother into the first major-league awards threat of 2015. [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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Andrew Huang: Atoms For Peace “Before Your Very Eyes”

Following his innovative pieces for Bjork and Sigur Ros, LA visual-force-of-nature Andrew Thomas Huang scans Thom Yorke and works him into a pulsing world of miniatures and 3D all assembled at the BlinkInk studio in London using custom VFX tools written for the project. Check the BTS video for insights on the [Read more]