Commercial for the search engine Kayak needed a sequel and Fido stepped in to rework the octopus so that he could speak. We then created all new shots with him speaking, perfectly imitating the look set by Image Engine in the old shots.

Agency: Heimat Werbeagentur GmbH
Production Company: Markenfilm
Director: Carl Erik Rinsch / Henry Littlechild
Post production: Home VFX Los Angeles with Image Engine Vancouver / Fido
Digital Effects Supervisor: Neil Eskuri
Digital Effects Producer: Geoff Anderson (Image Engine, Vancouver/Canada)
Digital Effects Producer: Chris Fieldhouse (Home Studios, Los Angeles/USA)

Fido crew:
Creative Director: Kaj Steveman
VFX Producer: Nils Lagergren
VFX Supervisor: Mattias Lindahl
Original Octopus Design: Image Engine Vancouver
Modeling: Magnus Eriksson, Staffan Linder
Rigging: Cameron Scott, Staffan Linder, Magnus Eriksson
Lookdev: Peter Aversten, Joakim Eriksson
Animation: Cameron Scott, Staffan Linder, Rickard Engqvist, Joakim Eriksson, Jonas Forsman
Lighting: Björn Liljequist, Peter Aversten, Johan Gabrielsson, Joakim Eriksson,
Compositing: Daniel Norlund, Martin Borell, Pontus Albrecht, Karl Rydhe


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