Congratulations to the Passion and AMV BBDO team involved in producing James Wellbeloved’s ‘Mega City’, which won a Silver award at this year’s AEAF Awards in Australia. Sainsbury’s ‘The Greatest Gift’ also received a special merit. Passion Pictures’ Melbourne EP, Katie Mackin, received the award on the night. To see the award-winning spot, ‘Mega City’, click here.
Marvel’s ‘Rocket & Groot’, produced by Passion Animation Studios, is nominated for an Emmy at this year’s award’s ceremony. Nominated within the ‘Outstanding Short Form Animated Program’, we’re wishing the whole team involved congratulations and good luck!
Directed by Passion Animation Studios’ Kyra and Constantin, the Huggler’s family return with a new commercial for Anchor Spreadable butter, called ‘Switched On’. Watch the full spot here.
Meet Sing-Sing’s Adi Goodrich and Sean Pecknold, who have signed with our studio. Based in LA, the duo are established directors in their own right. As Sing-Sing, Adi and Sean are able to bring their unique talents and skills to each project – Adi’s imaginative design sensibilities alongside Sean’s daring cinematography. Kitty Turley, SB EP, says, “When Sean and Adi collaborate, some kind of visual magic happens. There’s something about the way they put together images and construct narratives that leaves me grinning ear to ear.” See more from Sing-Sing here.
Passion Animation Studios have signed the U.S. based, Oddfellows, to their roster of directors. Oddfellows is an award-winning creative studio specializing in bold design and animation for a range of high-profile clients including The Cartoon Network, Google and Twitter. Passion’s MD/EP Debbie Crosscup comments Oddfellows is an established studio which, “unites innovative design and convincing storytelling”. To see more from Oddfellows, click here.
Passion MD Debbie Crosscup will be joining the 2017 Shots Awards judging panel, amongst the likes of PrettyBird VP Ali Brown, Director Kibwe Tavares, and ECD of BBH London Anthony Austin. To see the full list of judges, visit here.
‘Rollin’ Wild’ is a personal project by Kyra and Constantin, where they devised a series of bloated wild animals in their natural environments. In their much-anticipated latest series, Kyra and Constantin feature animals in France from a cat and mouse chase to a French Bulldog in a local park.
Last night Simon Landrein, one half of Passion’s directing-duo, McBess & Simon, spoke at It’s Nice That’s #NicerTuesdays event in East London. Talking about his early career and experience directing the most recent ‘The Amazing World of Gumball’ spot, a showcase of Simon’s comical work spurred a ripple of laughter throughout the crowd. Speaking alongside a series of talented speakers, Frances Corner, Yukai Du, Akinola Davies, Simon was the final speaker for the night saving best till last.