February 10, 2015
4 D Design
Blog Post #1: Animation Studio Research
Animal Logic design studio. Located at 1117 Abbot Kinney Boulevard in Venice, California. They established themselves in 1991 as a small digital studio and expanded now to multi locations working with Fox Studios in Australia and Warner Brothers Studios in Burbank, California. The have worked on films such as Babe, The Matrix, Happy Feet, The Great Gatsby and the Lego Movie. Their clients are producers, writers and directors of 3 D films. They are creative and passionate. They strive to develop and eclectic slate of animated and live action feature films. Their visual and technical excellence working with animation is their hallmark. The trend I see is that they master animation for a younger audience. I feel they really are very creative and capture the audience’s attention in animating stories that are enjoyable. They create animal animation as seen in Babe and Happy Feet. This is representation of the work the created and mastered. Here is a link to one of their animations. http://www.animallogic.com/Studios/Work
My critical assessment of their work when comparing to other motion studios is that I feel they are restricting themselves to just one audience when working with characters only to be viewed by young adolescents or children. They need to expand to more mature audiences as well.
Wicked Liquid FX Studio. Located at 4120 Birch Street, Suite 122 in Newport Beach, California. They are a small studio that specializes in quality broadcast design, show titles, 3 D animation and visual effects. The have worked with partnerships such as ABC, NBC, FOX and Nickelodeon. They specialize in 3 D imagery for photo realistic imagery for medical, dental and pharmaceutical products and procedures. They have also worked in the automotive industry with Nissan, Toyota and Subaru creating technical and promotional animation. Their clients are many from large broadcasting networks, to doctors, dentists, pharmaceutical companies and automotive companies. The company creates the highest quality digital imagery and performs at the forefront of the 3 D animation and visual effects industries. The trend I see is that they master animation in a large variety of networks from automotive to medical. There are many different companies they cover and aren’t limiting themselves to just one audience. This is a representation of the work they have created and mastered. Here is a link to one of their animations.
My critical assessment of their work when comparing to other motion studios is that I feel they have really captured a multitude of clients and audiences from technical to automotive to photo realistic procedures.