Archive for the ‘Animation & VFX’ Category

Detur Hamster

We had the pleasure of developing and animating Detur’s Austria-debut TV ad of a talking hamster.
Taking on the challenge of designing and creating the Hamster and a print version for the catalog in only two weeks paid off during the production of the actual spot.


Christoph Schinko (Hamster Rigging, Animation)
Emanuel Amler (Animation)
Santiago Lopez-Jover (Hamster Design, Pose and facial Expressions reference sheets)
Mason Doran (Hamster modelling)
Stefan Kubicek (3D Lead, Fur Setup & Simulation, Set Modeling & Shading, Rendering)
Harald Staudach (Direction & Lighting)
Agency: GGK
Production: Seven Production

Spot 1

Stills & Concepts

Dino Chase

Some in-house animation and camera tracking tests we did to improve our pipeline.

Modeling, Animation, Camera Tracking: Emanuel

Final Sequence:

Motion Tests and multi-Angle views of the walk and run cycles:

Gigi and Buba – Episode 1

Emanuel solely developed, produced, modeled and animated this first episode of a series of short movies of chicken baby Gigi and its pink companion Buba. Even dog owners find it cute.

Story: Georg Selig
Music and Sound: Sascha Peres

Narnia – Voyage of the Dawn Treader Creature Animations

Emanuel worked with Framestore London on several of the creature animations for the third instalment of the Narnia franchise.

Client: Framestore
Production: Walden Media and 20th Century Fox

Margarita Short Film

Santiago worked with Hampa Studios as Animation Director on this beautifully animated short movie and animated several of it’s scenes. When you get the chance to work on a project like this you just can’t say no.

Animation: Santiago López
Production: Hampa Studios
Art Direction:

 Full short movie:

Topcat – The Movie

Santiago animated several scenes for „Top Cat, The Movie“.

Animation: Santi López
Production: Cartoon Saloon
Customer: Anima studios

Disneys Randy Cunningham – The Ninth Grade Ninja

2D and Flash animation for Disney´s Randy Cunningham – The Ninth Grade Ninja

Animation: Santi López
Production: Boulder Media
Customer: Disney XD

Halo Megablocks

Santiago animated some stop-motion scenes for the fourth episode of the Halo Megablocks mini series.

Animation: Santi López
Production: Potens Plastianimation
Agency: Tritón Media
Director: Pablo Llorens

The full episode on Youtube:



simpliTV launch commercials

Two 25″ TVCs for the launch of simpliTV in spring 2013. We had the chance to work with talented Guenther Hauser of Studio Superplus on defining the look, as well as doing all animation and rendering for both full-CG clips.

Modeling, Lighting, Rendering, Compositing, Dynamics: Stefan Kubicek
Animation, Rigging: Emanuel Amler, Stefan Kubicek
Look Development & Direction: Guenther Hauser@Studio Superplus, Stefan Kubicek
Production & Typo Animation: Seven Production
Agency: project21

Austrian Chamber of Labour 2013

The second clip we were lucky to work on for the Austrian Chamber of Labour, and one of those occasions where background restoration took longer than creating the actual CG elements.

Animation, Rendering, Camera Tracking, Wire Removal and Background Restoration/Compositing: Stefan Kubicek
Production & Grading: Die Filmemacher, Seven Production

Merkur Flagship Store POS Videos

This is a series of three videos (Fall 2012 Opening Event, Christmas and New Years Eve) that were shown on large Plasma TV screens in front of the new Merkur flagship store at Hoher Markt in Vienna. They are loopable indefinitely and originally had no sound – we just added Vivaldis Four Seasons to spice it up a little.

Credits – Opening Event (Oyster & Pearls)
Stefan Kubicek: Animation, Simulation, Rendering
Eugen Sares: Modeling, Lighting, Shading, Compositing
Art Direction: Michael Heine

Credits – Christmas (Cutlery Snowflakes)
Stefan Kubicek: Everything
Art Direction: Michael Heine

Credits – New Years Eve (Bubbly Music Notes)
Stefan Kubicek:  Everything
Art Direction:  Michael Heine

All three spots:
Agency: Blink
Production: Seven Production

Sports Experts Christmas 2012

TV spot for Sports Experts‘ December 2012 Christmas promotion.
Production: Seven Production

Telering Xmas 2012

Set extensions (giant illuminated billboard) ,volume light effects and camera matching in the last scene for the December 2012 Telering commercial.
Agency: Blink
Production & Compositing: Seven Production

Cafissimo Double Pack

Production of background and animated 3D elements (ribbon, christmas balls, coffee capsule) for a series of Tchibo TV commercials.
Production & Compositing: Seven Production

Sports Experts iPad

TV spot for Sports Experts‘ December 2012 iPad promotion.
Production: Seven Production