Ameritrade Holiday card was meant to convey what the holiday season feels like from coast to coast. SKAR agency came up with the pop-up book idea for the transitions for “Celebrating The Season Across America”.
The T2 design team utilized Maya, Aftereffects and Photoshop to create the fun and festive experiences in each part of the country. Enjoy!
This is a no-voice walk-through a portion of the "How Much is a Trillion?" project. This is just an overview of the process behind model setup, camera setup, and model animations involved. The model sizes are "distance" from the globe are exaggerated only to give the illusion of perspective and depth. In this scene, Kirk is telling how high a stack of one dollar bills would reach into space (which is approx. 60,000 miles into space). In reality, that is far beyond even the shuttle (250 miles) and even geosynchronous satellite orbits (26,000 miles). This piece isn't meant to be exact, but only to show that, WOW that's a pretty tall stack of bills.