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

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

 

Agency: Y&R
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

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