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How to Rally English Rugby Fans: “Make Them Giants”

Blinkink director Elliot Dear (who moved a nation to tears with “The Bear and the Hare”) unites the talents of 37 animators, artists and designers to create a similar effect in this monumental hand-animated call to action for English Rugby Team sponsor O2 in advance of the 2015 Rugby World Cup. [Read more]

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How Not to “Love Freebies” at Harvey Nichols

Blinkink directors The Layzell Brothers (Matt and Paul), who first caught our attention back in 2011 with their mad holiday idents for E4 and then the insane “Future Travel” short for Cartoon Network, have fun with real security footage of shoplifters at Harvey Nichols to promote the UK retailer’s Rewards App. [Read more]

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Your Brain on “Drug’s Alive”

Blinkink directing duo Tom & Nicos create a striking in-camera mash-up of replacement stop-motion techniques including plasticine, felt and colored wool, plus projections and UV paint in this trailer for the “Cannibis on Trial” episode of Channel 4’s controversial Drugs Live doc series. [Read more]

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Blinkink Sign Stephen McNally

The diverse roster of London’s Blinkink expands with the signing of Dublin native and Royal College of Art graduate Stephen McNally.
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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]