Cirkus perform like children for Knots!

“Animate like your kid!”

That was the brief from Manila based Production House Slingshot and Agency Black Pencil. To really bring home the idea that life is life is ‘Knots’ of fun we needed to bust out some stop motion animation.

Animation Directors Juggler Christian Greet and Flea Norman Yeend set up shop in the family home to shoot the product and our specially-created, free of copyright toys to tell this finger-licking story of a Knots heist.

After a bit of wire removal, it was over to Arcade to add the live action shoot outro. They brilliantly recreated our set using Norman’s wonderful props that were shipped from Auckland to Manila. Altogether, this was a lovely freehand, fun, ‘make it not the same’ commercial.

Cirkus –
Animation Director(s) – Christian Greet, Norman Yeend
3D Pre-vis – Christian Greet, Joon Seok Yoon
Model Making, Set Build, Filming & Animation – Christian Greet, Norman Yeend, Joon Seok Yoon
Post – James Turnbull, Christian Greet, Joon Seok Yoon
Producer – Puteri Raja Ariff

Agency: Black Pencil
Executive Creative Director – Kat Gomez-Limchoc
Creative Director – Roz Patino
Art Director – Reu Fermin
Writer – Ciara Baello
Producers – Steve Vesagas & Miguel de la Pena (Slingshot Manila)

Production House: Arcade

Audio Post: Hit Productions
Music – Arnold Buena

Client: Universal Robina Corporation (Philippines)

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