AKQA San Francisco approached Nearly Normal who have developed a distinctive paper style featuring very high attention to detail; They mix 3D models created in Cinema 4D seamlessly with real-life paper models.
The 60″ spot, commissioned for the launch a new Google+ app feature called #ThisPlace includes stop-frame animation and all the 3D models were given imperfections to give them the appearance of being created out of card.
We had a very tight deadline but it was a pleasure working with these incredibly talented folks and I helped model the city and other 'props' to populate said city and the majority of the mountain scene.
For more info: imcalledandy.com/projects/google-thisplace/
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