These image sequences were all part of an effort to make a unique photograph of burrowing owls in their natural habitat. As diurnal birds, they spend most of the day outside their burrow keeping watch for predators. In order to get really close without scaring them, I placed my camera inside a road cone which they had grown accustomed to as a marker for their burrow. Leaving my camera in the cone-hide, I could let it cycle a photo every 2 seconds, offering a rare glimpse into the secret life of burrowing owls.# vimeo.com/17793288 Uploaded
Hi Guys -- here's the second installment to the program package, a lullaby with Hoot, the owl.
For more official info see below....
zspace was proud to be involved with the Lullaby animation for the new TV show for ABC1 & ABC2, Giggle and Hoot.
Jimmy Giggle and his best buddy Hoot the Owl, live in a place where their neighbours are key characters from the ABC FOR KIDS world, including The Wiggles, Dirt girl, and Play School. It’s a world where curiosity and imagination rule - where the ordinary is extraordinary and nothing is what it seems. Shower heads are telephones, bath tubs are beds and fruit and vegetables sing.
Zspace was asked to competitively pitch for the work. After winning the pitch, we went straight into storyboarding and animatic stages. The team created the elements for each land within Giggle and Hoot’s world – the island, the desert, the sea. Erin Johnson, lead designer, spent time collating recycled projects and creating works of art with her team. Once each element was hand made, the team took photos and then animated them in After Effects. The Giggle and Hoot characters themselves were created in 3D.
Some vision was supplied of existing ABC Characters, however other characters were created by the team at Zspace (such as the Wot Wot’s) in order to compliment the hand made feel of the animations.
An additional animation called Lullaby was also commissioned by ABC TV using Giggle and Hoot’s elements. Using the same elements and look, this one minute animation features Hoot as he flies across the ABC Landscape and bids good night to his ABC friends. It features a beautiful music composition created by famed Australian recording artist, Lior.
“Working with ZSPACE on the graphics for our new pre-school hosted block, ‘Giggle and Hoot,’ has been a complete delight. We went in with an ambitious idea, and thanks to the expertise and vision of ZSPACE creatives, combined with the ‘Giggle and Hoot’ production team, we have come out with something that has exceeded expectation. This is an incredibly special project and we couldn’t be happier with the result. A huge thanks to Jackie Archer for patiently facilitating and guiding endless communication!”
- Jan Stradling, Executive Producer, ABC Kids
Creative Director - Jean-Christophe Danoy
Lead Designer – Erin Johnson
Design – Sandy Widyanata, James Cowen
3D – Jorden Martin
Flint Artist – Claire Pollock
Producer – Jackie Archer
Software – After Effects, Maya, Flint
Sound Design and Composition for Giggle & Hoot Program Package – Cate and Hewey McQuillen
Sound Design and Composition for Lullaby Animation – Lior# vimeo.com/8208260 Uploaded 57.3K Plays 166 Likes 6 Comments
A little girl runs out of glue sticks but finds a special kind of glue that makes things come to life.
Shot on the Arri 35 III with Zeiss prime lenses.
KODAK 35mm VISION 3 stock 5207-250D
Produced, Directed, Shot, Edited, Animated by: Karen Abad
Starring: Alyson Wilson
Music by: Detektivbyrån
Crew: Dylan Glockler, Luis Montijo, Paula Lima
View the 30 second cut here: vimeo.com/8020614/# vimeo.com/8166366 Uploaded
On a tous besoin de chaleur... Evadez-vous au coeur des montagnes de Slovénie et partagez ces moments de tendresse avec nous. #besoindechaleur
We all need warmth... Travel in the mountains of Slovenia and share these lovely moments with us. #needwarmth
Advertisor : Quechua (Oxylane Group)
Advertiser's supervisors : Christian Ollier, Thomas Bevilacqua
Edit by: Studio Ores // studio-ores.com
Music studio : Chut! On vous écoute# vimeo.com/55364539 Uploaded 24.7K Plays 417 Likes 10 Comments