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Pinn Brand Identity

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For Pinn with The Edge Picture Company Best Animation, Graphics and Special Effects at the Cannes Corporate Media & TV Awards Best Marketing – B2B at the Cannes Corporate Media & TV Awards Created entirely in beautiful CGI, a branding film about technology, theft and identity.

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Barclays Audits

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For Barclays via Zing* Silver World Medal New York Festivals Our film won the Silver World Award at the 2016 New York Festivals! Barclays needed its employees to understand that an audit trail is only as strong as its weakest link. We created a short film for them that was to the point, high on metaphor, and created entirely in beautiful CGI.

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BT Better Future Vines.

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Spot was recently invited to create a series of Vines for the BT Better Future initiative.  The six-second films use statistics to illustrate how BT is striving to be a responsible, sustainable business.  We created a series of miniature spinning worlds, each one illustrating a short statistic in a friendly, surprising way.  The vines we’ve created for BT have so far racked up over 22,000 views – and counting! With a clever…

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Our Process.

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We keep our projects as flexible as possible – far more flexible than most other studios. But there’s no getting around the fact that animation and motion graphics are time-intensive processes, so a basic understanding of how we work will help you to get the best out of us. Our standard process has five definite stages – ideally with sign-off between each stage.   1. Treatment It’s important to work out…

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Branding in Motion.

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  In a world beyond Powerpoint templates. A lot of companies have brand guidelines for print & powerpoint, but these don’t extend to moving media. We can work with your brand department or agency to help establish guidelines for shooting, graphics and grading, as well as provide advice and USER-FRIENDLY templates to help in-house departments extend brand consistency to their moving media.

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Better Takeout.

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How what we do makes your message stronger. What we do makes your message: – more appealing, using clever design to link into and reinforce the content. – more persuasive, as the narrative leads to the inevitable conclusion that you’re absolutely right. – more memorable, as this approach combines the three significant aspects that help us encode information: organization, meaningfulness, and imagery. – more attention-grabbing for events, attractor screens and…

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The Quick Pitch.

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It’s all about capturing people’s attention. Commercials have a simple message: buy this. Internal comms are competing for people’s attention, but the messages they need to get across are often more subtle and complex. So how do you keep employees’ and customers’ attention for this longer, deeper messaging? By creating messaging that is all the more engaging. But how? This is where we come in. The people at Spot have…

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The Big “D”

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For BT via SSP Silver Winner IVCA Awards A clever and engaging piece looking at disability from a different angle. From a script by Andy Compton, Spot created a 3d world of marbles to illustrate how discrimination is not necessarily a bad thing… 

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Rolls Royce Recruitment

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For Rolls Royce via The Edge Picture Company Gold Winner IVCA Awards Unfortunately we haven’t managed to obtain permission to show this film. Shame as the graphics we made and composited into the shots are really lovely.

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The Card

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For HSBC via zing* Bronze World Medal New York Festivals This films is designed to highlight the growing ways that fraudsters target credit and debit cards. Watch as various gangsters and hoodlums try their very best to capture ‘The Card’ – meanwhile he falls in love, marries Cardette, and they have small cards of their own. They live happily ever after. All together now, ahhhhh.

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Mobile P2P

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For Visa via Worldwide Pictures Gold Winner WorldFest Houston We created a cgi world of shiny glass for Visa to explain how Mobile P2P transitions work. Unfortunately we don’t have permission to show this film.

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Just One Moment

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For Lloyds Banking Group via The Edge Picture Company Gold Winner IVCA Awards Silver Winner New York Festivals A bank clerk discovers she can travel back in time and fix her past mistakes. Spot created all the time travel effects, which were shot on location against green-screen.

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1001 inventions and the Library of Secrets

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For The Jameel Foundation via The Edge Picture Company Grand Prix The New York Film Festivals Grand Award World Media Festival Award Gold The New York Film Festivals Gold US International Film & Video Festival Gold Cannes Media Awards Gold Winner IVCA Awards Gold World Media Festival Award Silver US International Film & Video Festival Silver The New York Film Festivals Starring Sir Ben Kingsley, The Library of Secrets enlightens…

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Urban Planning

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For Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council via The Edge Picture Company Gold Winner New York Festivals The auditorium was filmed in the middle day with a handful of actors. Spot transformed this into an epic night scene, complete with a huge cinema screen and an audience of thousands. We also created the cinema screen contents, as well as (strangely) an extra beard. Can you spot it?

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The Power Behind the Power

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For Al Khaleej Gas via The Edge Picture Company Bronze Winner New York Festivals Spot coordinated the visual effects for this excellent high-end sequence. Camera-matching the shots, we created a stream of light that flies through the city, illuminating all in its path.

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Global Vision

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For Toyota via Jack Morton Worldwide Gold Winner US International Film & Video Festival Finalist Stevie Awards Spot created the stylish visual effect shots for this high-end film for Toyota.

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The Energy Challenge

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For Statoil via Jack Morton Worldwide Bronze Winner at New York Film & Video Festival An animated film which uses a clean graphic style and voice-over to show the challenges facing the industry sector. By looking at such diverse challenges as the pressure to reduce climate change, the competition to find new resources, the constraints in refining capacity, and the need to be at the forefront of technological innovation this film ultimately…

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BT Operate

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For BT via Sarah Shuter Productions Gold Winner IVCA Yet another of our lovely, low-fi animations for BT. The judges thought that the friendly, no-nonsense animation really got the messages across.

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Number One for Customer Service

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For BT via Sarah Shuter Productions Bronze Winner IVCA A clever, low-fi little film about BT trying to become number one for customer service. We purposefully steered clear of technology to focus on how being human, warm friendly and efficient could help.

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Shell Recruitment

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For Shell via Jack Morton Worldwide Platinum winner Marcom Creative Awards Gold Winner US International Film Festival Gold Winner New York Film & Video Festival Silver Winner IVCA Awards An engaging recruitment film for Shell Petroleum. This animated film was used to promote graduate recruitment opportunities at Shell. The character animation not only conveys Shell’s scale and significance at a fraction of the cost of a live action film, but also managed to charm…

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