Totoya Creatures are the combination of the new and old. They are the next generation of plush toys: soft and digital pets for kids. It plays tunes, repeats voice with effects, pretends being a cyclops and likes when you comb his hair. Manufactured with natural user interface and child-safe materials.
Our creatures are the cutest hybrids: soft toys and clever devices in one. We present the cross-over between traditional toys and digital future. Moreover, it is safe both for the kids and for the device. Now you can get your first iDevice at the age of 0!
Winner of Screen Out Loud - Independent Talent Award for Animation Direction Animated Exeter Festival, Winner of 'Best Independent Animation Award 2012' at The Blue Plum Animation festival Tennessee and Winner of 'Best animation for the family and children 2012' at the Sodak Animation festival South Dekota. Also chosen By Vimeo for their 'Staff Picks'. You can buy framed prints from the film here: society6.com/WillRose
Inspired by my two year old niece who having seen a goat herder in Spain kept chanting 'lots and lots and lots of goats!'. The story follows a day in the life of a goat herder and his flock of goats as they travel up and down the mountains of Spain. Andy Cabic, lead singer of the band Vetiver vetiverse.com/ kindly gave me permission to use his track for the film which was fantastic.
There is no dialogue. The story is told using sound and movement.
I created this film during a break between animating on 'Peppa Pig' and 'Ben and Holly's Little Kingdom'.
I would love to make this in to an app for the iPAD as an interactive animated storybook for kids.
DESIGN/ANIMATION: Will Rose
MUSIC: ‘Soft Glass’ written by Andrew Cabic, licensed courtesy of Domino Publishing Company Ltd. and Bella Union Records vetiverse.com/
Creative Director: Ryan Honey
Executive Producer: Maurie Enochson
Producer: Brandon Cravitz
Production Coordinator: Ashley Hsieh
Art Director: Jon Gorman
2D Animation: Alexander Perry, Ash Wagers
Hand Model: Angela Wenum
The digital era is escalating in Italy. The digital agenda and the school project 2.0 are the ones accountable for this…teachers and colleges are challenging themselves with innovative tools, interactive blackboards, e-book, tablets. These devices are becoming creative opportunities not only for the resources they produce but specially for the potentialities that can be use in the didactic field.
Art Direction and illustrations: Laura Cattaneo
Animated and composited by: workroom.it