Recently Robert Busch of advertising & marketing agency HMA asked me to create the leader for Polyganics’ Nasopore, a video that currently opens their site.
Polyganics is specialized in Bioresobable Medical Devices. The video celebrates their 1.5 million sales worldwide.
It was a chance for me to try out some 3D features that get added to After Effects animation by Video Copilot’s plugin Element 3D.
The look is based on poster artwork by Dick Muileman. He also designed the box print.
To create the 3D box with materials (the box print fitted) I asked my office pal and 3D wizard Sil Bulterman. I was then able to import the 3 colored box versions quite easily into After Effects for animation.
And yes, that’s me doing the voice over.
Yes, it’s has English subtitles!
Switchpark is the clever green solution for parking in and around town. Do you want to be sure of a parking space for an honest rate?
Go to www.switchpark.nl to create an account.
Script, storyboard, illustrations, animation, and sounddesign by Mutant Worm’s Frank Boxman.
Co-script, voiceover and music by Switchpark’s very own Ewoud Poot!
The illustrations were done in Adobe Illustrator, animation in Adobe After Effects. Sound design in Adobe Audition and Soundtrack Pro.
Basic editing in Adobe Premiere. Need some tips or tricks? Let me know.
This is Harm.
Harm has some buildings downtown and he’s worried about the vacancies.
It’s costing him piles of cash, but how does he solve this?
And this, this is Danielle, she’s driving around Harm’s downtown, looking for a parking space.
After a long, long, long frustrated search she finds one. Ooh! Easy there, Danielle. Ai ai ai.
Thank goodness for Switchpark!
Through Switchpark Harm can deploy the parking space of his empty buildings.
Better yet, that of all his buildings.
Without start-up costs, without inconvenience, without risk and profitable.
Switchpark takes care of everything!
And Danielle? She can now reserve a spot online.
And not by the hour, oh no: accurate to 5 minutes!
For a fair amount.
Well in advance she receives an e-mail or SMS with the parking location and a phone number to call at the entrance.
A safe spot awaits her in an enclosed parking location in one of Harm’s properties: simple, smart and reliable.
And also better for the environment! Even that planned parking garage is no longer necessary.
So what are you waiting for? Go to Switchpark.nl
The short version for parkers alone also just came online (June 2012). it has a new score in the same theme by guitarist Tobias Plansoen.
No subtitles in this direct link to the Switchpark channel, but you can check them above. They will show once I link it to the Mutant Worm vimeo version.
A collaboration with communication agency Statement resulted in this familiar explanimation. Find the differences It might get busy. I wonder what this will mean for my spare time… And yes, it’s in Dutch.
Voiceover by Statement’s Ron Overbeek.
IMAGINE: you have a brand that you want to share with the world.
That brand could be anything: a product, a company, an institution, yes even a manual!
Now you don’t have tons of cash so how do you get your brand out in the open.
Not with a bunch of text, nor with a sleep inducing video of some talking head.
That will scare your viewers away from your youtube channel, your website and your company.
But you want them to come back, to turn into customers, sponsors, promotors.
What you need is a fun video that grabs their attention and holds it.
One that tells your story, captures your brand promise in a nutshell and is also fun to watch.
Your brand will spread like wildfire.
So pick up the phone, call us and ask:
“Hey Statement, can you do one of those swippety-swoosh-swoosh animated promos for me?”
And we’ll go:
“Yeah, sure. What’s it about?”
The third explanimation for Overheidsfilm.nl. My task in this project was again to animate this clear and stylish animation showing the steps you need to take when you have to get an ID-card in Holland. It’s in Dutch so you’ll just have make do with watching it it for style and animation. There is even more repetition, some of which are very slight. Find the differences!
Script, storyboard and director: Rob Bruijgoms
Illustrations: Arthur van’t Hoog
Animation: Frank Boxman
Music: Renger Koning
Voice-over: Leonieke Toering
About the process
There is always new stuff to try but the process for this one was pretty much the same as the last. Just for the record: there is so much I could have done with the wonderful illustrations by Arthur, but there is a limit to the time you can spend on a project if you want to stay within budget. Maybe I’ll do an After Effects Rigit Script test with one of the puppets from these animations. I’ll probably post it.
For details about the technical aspect of After Effects animation check out the English versions of the related posts below.