Animation within live action

Fisherman’s Friend

Director : Tim Denton Production : VFX, Post, Sound : VANDAL  

Sultana Bran “Goldie”

HELIUM.FILM: Director / Nick Robertson Executive Producer / Ash McLeod VANDAL: VFX & POST JWT SYDNEY: Executive Creative Director / Simon Langley Associate Creative Director / Will Edwards Associate Creative Director / Chris Badger Producers / Claire McDonald, Gemma Kay, Leesa Kahn  


The Big Bash League burst into the top 10 most attended sports leagues in the world. Our friends at M&C say it best: “Retail advertising for sport is hard, voluminous work. It’s hard to get an idea into it and it’s hard to communicate effectively. But when you take on a national league campaign that propels a sport into the Top 10 Most Attended Sports in the World, it’s a good feeling.” -Lars Wannop, Art Director VANDAL: DESIGN + ANIMATION + SOUND M&C SAATCHI MELBOURNE: Creative Director / Paul Taylor Art Director / Lars Wannop Agency Producers / Zoe Rixon, Tash Johnson, Zaylee Saydam


Dear fellow primates! Bust out your opposable bad boys and hitch a ride with us to our latest range of films for St.George brought to you by our good friends at Photoplay and Saatchi & Saatchi. Our humble thumbs are often ignored, but this latest St.George campaign gives our stumpy friends a voice to help us navigate through the wonders of online phone banking. So clench those fists, give us your best Fonzi “Ehhhhhhhh” and take a journey into the beautifully detailed miniature world of St.George Thumbs. We think they’re onto Thumbthing great. PHOTOPLAY FILMS: Director / Scott Otto Anderson […]


BWM DENTSU: Chief Creative Officer / Rob Belgiovane Executive Creative Director / Asheen Naidu Senior Art Director / Cameron Hearne Senior Copywriter / Kevin MacNamara Senior Onscreen Producer / Wendy Gillies, Margot Fitzpatrick BRILLIANT FILMS: Director / Henry Mason Executive Producer / Stephanie Ceccaldi DOP / Hugh Miller VANDAL: VFX & POST


“Animals Australia” has been awarded multiple Gold accolades as well as the highly coveted International Grand Prix Mobius Award for VFX. LOUD: Creative director / Joe Van Trump Agency Producer / John Ruggiero Account Executive / Madelen Richards VANDAL: VFX & POST


PHOTOPLAY: Director / Scott Otto Anderson Producer / Oliver Lawrance VANDAL: VFX & POST


From the initial idea we developed and evolved sketched drawings. More than just doodles, they form the stage to launch into final animation. DDB: Head of Onscreen Production / Brenden Johnson Agency Producer / Claire Seffrin Creative Team / Jim Curtis , Ryan FitzgeraldFSM: Director & Illustrator / Phil Meatchem Executive Producer / Dave Kelly Production / Serena Rettenmaier 3D Team / Andreas Wanda, Brian Kranz, Stephane Vogel, Andy Sutton, Chris Gardner, Amanda Lee, Adam Waddington Design Team / Emile Rademeyer, Darrin Hanley, Melissa Mai

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Collaborating with DDB on this charming animation spot gave us the opportunity to dive into the creative imagination of a kid’s drawing coming to life. DDB: Head of Onscreen production at DDB / Brenden Johnson Creative Director / Stuart Vidler Creative Team / James Sexton & Harry Towle Producer / Harriet Burton Taylor VANDAL: Directors / Emile Rademeyer, Andreas Wanda Character design, illustration, storyboarding / Phil Meatchem


OK PRODUCTIONS / OASIS FILMS: Director / Kriv Stenders Producer / Kent SheldonFSM: Head of Production / Tina Braham Editor / Gabby Muir, Rodney Meier Lead Compositor / Howard Hill, Phil Stuart-Jones Compositing / Mike Gibson Colourist / Billy Wychgel VFX Supervisor / Andreas Wanda 3D Team / Andy Sutton, Chris Gardener , Andreas Wanda, Adam Waddington, Amanda Lee Design / Mark Facchin, Darrin Hanley On-Set / Aleksei Vanamois


Our campaign for Kellogg’s Coco Pops via JWT combined sophisticated technology with extreme visual simplicity. The launch commercial Marco Polo, backed up by separate 15 second versions, features an up-close-and-personal approach to the stalwart cereal brand – a Coco Pop filming another Coco Pop at macro level. We won the pitch against some talented Australian and international VFX houses but it was our test that demonstrated, and further cemented, that our visions were aligned. We decided our Coco Pops would remain in their natural state without arms, legs, facial features or props, making the Marco Polo story the trickiest one […]