Created as a sample for possible feature movie. The characters were based upon designs already created for a book but changed to make them far more appealing. The song is performed for this piece by The Four Tops, the well known 60s band.
Created for the 2012 Sonoma International Film Festival. These openings run before each feature and event and are used to carry the sponsor names. Our task is to make that repetitive experience enjoyable.
For 2009 Sonoma Film Fest came up with an art deco poster design. So I thought it would be fun to match into that with the opening. And so here’ the Art Deco opening wherein you’ll see the art deco poster in the stage inside the theater we push into.
The title sequence for a feature documentary about the newspaper industry and in particular one newpaper where the owner has demolished the wall between News and Editorial, and in order to do so, fired some of the best people who worked there. Sam Tyler produced this great feature doc. The shot below was also created …
Created for the Sonoma 2013 Film Festival opening to play ahead of every movie and even incorporating the sponsors. This sample includes the full pre-roll of sponsors running before the animated opening.
Created to play ahead of the 2014 Sonoma International Film Festival events and movies. The purpose is to show the sponsor while keeping the audience entertained no matter how many times they sit through it. We had fun this time around by putting the festival director in as the main character.