Our friends at Tr3s called us to produce an original show pack for their new show ‘Tropicalísimo’. It was based on different Latin music, such as Salsa, Bachata and Merengue. We were provided with the idea of working with two concepts: the ‘underwater’ and the ‘surface’.

Thanks to the freedom they gave us, we were able to make this project our own pushing things furthermore. We made this travel with a one-shot sequence camera, from the bottom of the sea to the top of the sky. Going through the jungle, all kind of exotic animals, coco speakers and percussion instruments take place.

The mix of these techniques was our main challenge: 2d & 3d animation styles, illustrated environments, hand-made paintings, textures, and many long nights of work! The final result was a unique and particular Island. HippieHouse makes it again!

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CREDITS

Produced for Tr3s / Client: Mtv Networks

Original idea & Concept: HippieHouse + Mtv Tr3s
Art & Creative direction: HippieHouse + Mtv Tr3s

2d design, Painting & Textures: Ezequiel Matteo, Marcos Piaggio, Chris O’Farrell
Logo designer: Marcos Piaggio
Concept sketches: Ezequiel Matteo
3d artists: Ignacio Sandoval, Mathias Cadyck

2d Animators: Chris O’Farrell, Ignacio Sandoval, Ezequiel Matteo
3d Animators: Ignacio Sandoval, Mathias Cadyck, Ezequiel Matteo
3d Underwater development (modeling, animation, texturing, rendering): Ignacio Sandoval
3d Instruments & misc (modeling, animation, texturing, rendering): Mathias Cadyck
2d Compositors: Marcos Piaggio, Chris O’Farrell, Ignacio Sandoval

Post, Lights & Effects: Chris O’Farrell, Ignacio Sandoval
Original music & Sound Fx: Ignacio Cantisano

At Mtv tr3s
Art director: German Verdi
Executive producer: Trevor Lafargue
Creative VP: Sean Taylor

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