1. Odisea is an Spanish and Portuguese documentary channel which contacted Dvein to help them re-launch the channel through their own and powerful brand. The first idea was working with the concept “See your world differently”, another facet of the reality where things that you don’t previously know happen and where the audience can come to its own conclusions.

    There were also other concepts that we wanted to show: strength, vitality, movement, curiosity, and surprise. The aim was to take advantage of the semantic richness that “documentary” implies: adventure, experiment, discovery… We tried to link all these with the channel’s logo, inspired in the natural organic world (conches, constellations, whirls) and the great human inventions (propellers, mills) but adding an emotional bond.

    It was a whole bunch of concepts that we wanted to make visible, and we came to the idea of joining them in only one element, a periscope. The periscope, because of its design, it’s at the same time technological and antique, reminding us of the history of documentaries. Half machine, half character, it symbolizes a very important feature: it’s an observer, the alter ego of the audience, who searches around a common scenario to find other realities that usually go unnoticed.

    Direction & Art Direction: Dvein
    Character design: Dvein
    Modelling: Dvein

    Client: Chello Multicanal
    Executive Producer: Teresa Aguirre
    Creative director: Ramón Verdet

    Production Co.: 8 de Agosto
    Executive Producer: Carolina López
    Producer: Theresa Lucas

    Live Action Crew:
    Production manager: Ernest Gual
    Production assistant: Lluís Folch
    D.O.P.: Dani Robles
    SFX: Oriol Tarrida at NASA FX

    Post-production & VFX: Vando Production
    Producer: Ignasi Céspedes
    Texturing: Javier Leon
    Character Setup: Hugo Garcia
    Character Animator: Hugo Garcia
    Lighting and Rendering: Javier Leon, Kepa Casado
    Tracking: Kepa Casado

    Compositing: Lluïsa Cuchillo

    Music & Sound Design: Antfood

    # vimeo.com/23232097 Uploaded 4,075 Plays / / 1 Comment Watch in Couch Mode
  2. Info on "Flying Monsters" from Blacklist’s DVEIN:

    In creating “Flying Monsters” for Terminix we wanted to develop a 3D creature unlike the typical blockbuster, high-budget movies. We wanted it to be unique an atypical to make the commercial grab the viewers attention off the top.

    We decided to work with real land animal characteristics – large animals that would move in a massive stampede, like buffalos and elephants, but which also had the ability to fly. The idea was building a collage of attributes, forms and textures that were also in line with a termite's modus operandi. At the same time, our ideas had to go in the same direction as the client's, but without losing the organic forms, Dvein's signature.

    Once every monster was finished, we got into the animation process. Our main aim was to translate truthfully every detail of the monster into movement, transmitting the fast and action-packed rhythm of the commercial. The destruction feeling was also very important, not only in the way that the monsters destroyed the houses but in the way the houses rupture. Dynamics simulation tools were used as well as manual animation were required to achieve this purpose. We also payed attention to the rhythm changes, this helps to the animation also, and so in creating sensations. We also were very accurate in choosing the framing. We wanted to amplify the sensation of weight and clearly appreciate the anatomy of the monsters so we had to locate the cameras in strategic points to give the whole scene a deeper realism.

    Tools and software: 3D Studio Max, Maya, After Effects, Photoshop and Nuke.

    CLIENT:

    TERMINIX

    BLACKLIST

    Executive Producers: Adina Sales, Andrew Linsk
    Producer: Michael Neithardt
    Associate Producer: Patrick Gantert

    AGENCY:

    Publicis Dallas

    EVP , ECD: Shon Rathbone
    SVP, Group Creative Director: Julia Melle
    VP, Creative Director- ART: Pete Voehringer
    VP, Creative Director- COPY: Steve Grimes
    EVP, Group Account Director: Rick Rogers
    VP, Management Supervisor : Molly Mann
    SVP Director of Integrated production – Producer: Jaime Roderer

    DVEIN:

    Direction and Art Direction: DVEIN
    Design and Character Development: DVEIN
    Producer: Esther de Udaeta
    Post Production: DVEIN
    Post Production/VFX team: Vando

    MUSIC:

    Music and Sound Design: HECQ, Ben Lukas Boysen
    Sound Mix Company Infinia, Marc Gonell and HECQ, Ben Lukas Boysen

    # vimeo.com/21312900 Uploaded 10.3K Plays / / 7 Comments Watch in Couch Mode
  3. Client: MTV World Design Studio
    Concept: MTV World Design Studio Milano & Dvein

    Production Company: 8 de Agosto (8deagosto.tv)

    Direction and Art Direction: Dvein (dvein.com)
    Character Rigging: Hugo García (hugo-garcia.com)
    Animation: Hugo García, Bernardo González, Physalia Studio (physaliastudio.com) & Dvein
    Post-production: Physalia Studio, Dvein, Bernardo González, Alba Ribera & María Anton
    Illustration & Graphics: Superexpresso
    Music and Sound Design: Alejandro Candela at Flowaudio (flow-audio.com)
    Executive producer: Carolina López
    Producers: Ico Romero & Sergi Roda

    # vimeo.com/16975359 Uploaded 2,839 Plays / / 1 Comment Watch in Couch Mode
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  5. Credits

    Producion Company: 8 de Agosto (8deAgosto.tv)
    Direction & Animation: Dvein (dvein.com)
    Music & Sound Design: Flow Audio (flow-audio.com)

    # vimeo.com/14580681 Uploaded 2,811 Plays / / 3 Comments Watch in Couch Mode

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