Syfy25: Origins Series 'Frank Oz'
Syfy25

SYFY25: Origin Stories, hosted by Adam Savage, is a nostalgic celebration of all things science fiction. In this podcast series Adam sits down with creators, thought-leaders, and celebrity fans to discuss the moments, people, and milestones that have changed the genre universe forever. From revealing personal anecdotes to deep philosophical discussions, there’s something for every fan. Guests include genre heavyweights from Chris Hardwick, Frank Oz, and Kevin Smith, to Neil Gaiman, DC Fontana and Ron Moore, among many others.

The Creative Strategy.

What we loved about Frank Oz story was the nostalgia especially in his description of Flash Gordon. It reminded us of 60s comic books, that old pulpy feeling. Because of that, we chose a similar illustration style. What was interesting though, where we normally want to animate characters fully frame by frame, because of the comic book aspect and its distant tie into storyboarding for movies, it made more sense to keep it a little bit static. It felt more exciting, almost like we are readers and the pictures of each comic come to life.
Client: Syfy Channel
Agency: 72&Sunny || Hecho en 72
Executive Producer: Jonny Edwards
Creative Director: Evan DeHaven
Art Directors: Abbas Deidehban & Alex Schaeffer
Producer / Showrunner: Jennifer Heftler
Post Producer: Caroline Anguiano

Production Company: LAUNDRY

Executive Creative Directors - PJ Richardson & Tony Liu
Managing Director - James Sweigert
Executive Producer - Garrett Braren
Producer - Mickey Briggs
Additional Producing - Laura Yurich
Coordinator - Caroline Mortimer
Storyboard & concept: Laundry
Illustration: Nathan Anderson
Animation: Ramzi Hogan, Aly Tain, Micah Fitzgerald. Nicole Gutzmann
Syfy25: Origins Series 'Frank Oz'
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Syfy25: Origins Series 'Frank Oz'

A comic book style short film for the Syfy channel about Frank Oz and his discovery of Sci fi after watching Flash Gordon.
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