2016 Movie Hits Become an Advent Calendar in Sky Cinema's Holiday Spot

VFX Meshes Movie Movements Into a Snowy Scene

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Scenes from 2016 movie hits "The Jungle Book," "The Revenant," "Deadpool" and "Zootropolis" (the U.K.'s re-named "Zootopia") appear from behind the doors of an Advent calendar thanks to some clever VFX in the holiday spot from Sky Cinema (which recently rebranded from Sky Movies in the U.K.).

The spot, by WCRS, highlights the fact that customers can watch a new movie premiere every day on Sky Cinema, throughout the festive period. It was directed by Noah Harris at Blinkink, while Nineteentwenty created by VFX for the the Advent calendar, with specially created scenes using both hand-drawn and CGI animations, as well as combining new and existing footage from filmmakers.

Ludo Fealy, co-founder and VFX supervisor at Nineteentwenty, commented in a statement: "This was a great project to be a part of, but like all good briefs this one presented some unique challenges. One long camera move is tricky in any form, but one that must seamlessly link between cameras and lenses from different movies brought a much bigger challenge. The fact that it all takes place in a fully CG environment is great, as it provides much more freedom."

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Nov 08, 2016
Sky Cinema
Executive Creative Director:
Leon Jaume
Creative Director:
Simon Robinson
Tom Dixon
Simon Robinson
Account Handling:
Torie Wilkinson
Account Handling:
Richard Williams
Account Handling:
Rosa Stanley
Account Handling:
Isobel Fraser
Angharad Thomas
Agency Producer:
Bradley Woodus
Agency Producer:
Joseph Pawsey
Marketing Director:
Carli Farmer
Head of Marketing:
Rachael Halliday
Senior Marketing Manager:
Sara Thomas
Marketing Manager:
Abbey McGhee
Production Company:
Noah Harris
Joshua Smith
Phil Currie @ Stitch
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Post Production:
VFX Supervisor:
Ludo Fealy
Post Producer:
Sally Pritchett
Music Composer:
Yellow Boat
Tony Rapaccioli
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