At Whitenoise Studios for our client Ards & North Down Borough Council I created this animation and accompanying print campaign as part of their Christmas program. The story follows two baubles in love - Beau & Belle who get separated and reunited.
The characters were modeled and initially rigged in Maya but this was ported over to and animated in Cinema 4. An animation test of the character rig in Maya.
A walk and render test in Cinema 4D
With the focus of the sequence needing to be on the towns within the borough, the sequence was filmed in location in Holywood, Bangor & Newtownards with additional vfx & lighting added in post.
The storyboard & animatic