In the Summer of 2007 I got to work on the most entertaining airline safety video around. Well, if you've seen these videos, you'll realize that the entertainment bar wasn't set very high, but we cleared it with room to spare.
Directed by Gordon Clark. character designs by Gordon, Nick Hewitt, and myself.
We really wanted to try something that looked different. The client really loved the hand-drawn characters and their incosistent line qualities. We realized that animating something like that traditionally could be very flickery. I started looking into Anime Studio Pro, which would allow us to puppet our characters, yet bend and reshape them without the hard joints that you'd see from Flash or After Effects. Tim Blair and I tackled the steep learning curve of Anime Studio Pro and cranked out all the character animation for this spot.