The Team Behind The Team
Y&R and animation production company Duck Studios are behind a series of charming animations for the US Olympic Committee each telling the story of a different athlete using a different style of animation
The Team Behind The Team campaign features US Olympic and Paralympic athletes talking about the support they received when they were starting out. Each begins with a live action interview, then cuts to an animated telling of their story. The first batch of the films came out earlier this year, but a new set have just been released. Enjoy.
First up, the story of Brooklyn-born US gymnast John Orozco. Director: Moisés Arancibia, Smog
Brady Ellison. Directors: Luis Suarez, Moisés Arancibia, Smog
Queen Underwood. Director: Chris Harding
Missy Franklin. Director: Peter Rida Michail
Lolo Jones. Director: Jeong-A Seong
Lex Gillette. Director: Sharon Colman Graham
Evelyn Stevens. Director: Delicatessen
Elena Pirozhkova. Director: Daniel Peacock
Corben Sharrah. Director: Mainframe
Christie Rampone. Director: Sharon Colman Graham
Henry Cejudo. Director: Hsinping Pan
Creative director: Cliff Skeete
Art director: Jon Leachman
Copywriter: Andrew McMurchie
Live action production Company: B House Films
Live action director: Adam Ballachey
Animation company: DUCK Studios
Great to see them all together.
Just wanted to add that Joseph Pelling was the brains behind the Corben Sharrah/Mainframe one.
All are wonderful...but my favorite one is Brady Ellison...especially for tattoo!
|Shooting the cover|
|Record sleeves of the month|
|Anna Louise Parker on letter carving and engraving Richard III's coffin|
|Gradwatch: Corin Kennington|
|CR September: The Fashion issue|