Meet Hambone, the brother of HAM, the famous pioneer chimp to first rocket into the great unknown, space. Hambone on the other hand, is the first fully in-house ape to grace the outer reaches of Deep Sky Studios. By combining Mayas animation power and C4Ds amazing quality, we have created a high-fidelity chimp suited for any live action project. Understanding … Read More
We have a tradition to create an animated Christmas video each year. Each time we look for a new story, new characters and sometimes animation technique we haven’t tried. For this year’s concept our animators pitched several ideas and it was our lovely intern (Ciara) who hit a home run: Live action + animation… heck yes! We begain 2 weeks … Read More
We were excited when one of our long-time clients, Capitol Auto Group, decided to go out on a limb and try a completely new creative approach to their broadcast and pre-roll spots. It’s no secret that we love animation, and we knew this one would be a fun production. Each of Capitol’s stores needed a unique story that aligned with … Read More
What do you find lovely? Do you mostly use lovely as a description of beauty, or is it most often used sarcastically to describe the exact opposite? We are interested in this dichotomy and what curious situations we often find ourselves in. Situations where lovely is sitting on the fence of both the good and the bad. We are naturally … Read More
Highlighting the power at your fingertips for Intel’s HP Premium video spot. Character model, rig, and animation with custom environment for Intel’s HP Premium video spots. Along with this finale shot we handled motion capture, tracking, screen replacements, roto, customized software UI screens, animated rigs, compositing, ultra-realistic CGI product shots and overlays.
What do Einstein, Codey the Bear, and Astro have in common? They’re all part of the Salesforce “Trailhead” family, ready to help users navigate the learning paths and key features of the Salesforce software. To bring these original 2D characters to life, Deep Sky teamed up with the CT-SF agency to visualize and execute a 3D concept that closely aligned … Read More
Take one part Stranger Things, a pinch of the ’80s, a dash of nostalgia, and one cup Spielberg. Mix well, then bake at 425° for about 20 min. After weeks of ideation and design, we created a series of social media animations in anticipation for the Stranger Things 2 premiere. These loopable gifs were shared on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Tumblr, … Read More