This is a rough animation I did to test the rig and deformations of the character. Also it was for client approval of the overall look.

Its short and basic but I think it ended up kinda funny so i decided to post it.

I made it at our studio for a Christmas commercial of a new mall.

I needed some custom stuff so i basically redid a system from scratch based on 3ds Max Biped bones.

Since i had to render it basically in a weekend at the same time as i finished the animations i didn't use Final Gather or GI. So the lighting is very simple and custom.

Done in 3ds Max and Mudbox, rendered with Mental Ray and post work in After Effects.

You can see the full Commercial here:

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