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Meet HotSpot - He's One Smart Dog

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The Brooklyn Brothers and Blacklist’s WIZZ create comedic spots to promote over 35,000 WiFi Hot Spots

Meet HotSpot - He's One Smart Dog

 

To promote Optimum WiFi's over 35,000 Hot Spots in the Tri-State area, The Brooklyn Brothers and Blacklist's WIZZ have created a series of comedic spots starring HotSpot the dog, Optimum's new mascot, and his technically challenged owner, Ben.
 
The four-spot campaign is currently airing in the Tri-State area and features a stop-motion feel combined with witty and informative banter between HotSpot and Ben. 
 
They can be viewed at:
‘Roaming’ - http://bit.ly/NTVldV
‘Hot Pot’ - http://bit.ly/MHtUUd
‘Automatic’ - http://bit.ly/SU2pYG
‘One for the Ladies’ - http://bit.ly/MGWZkB
 
To create the campaign, Blacklist's WIZZ travelled across the pond from their Paris studio to photograph locations in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. These high-resolution photographs were then printed out and spray-mounted onto cardboard miniatures to create a set. The backgrounds were all shot with a real camera and then combined with WIZZ's stop-motion-look and animated 3D characters to create the final look.
 
"The mix of models and computer graphic characters gives a special charm to our films," explains WIZZ director Geoffroy de Crecy. "These spots are a mix of real and virtual which creates a look of natural imagery, not synthetic as CGI can sometimes be. We also loved that these spots are comedic — all the design and visual style are not the important thing; what is important is that the viewer is captivated and entertained by the story."
 
"WIZZ is all about collaboration and creating original pieces of work, so this was the perfect project for us to work on,” adds Wizz Producer Amanda Stubbs. “Being able to combine our studio resources with in-house post production facilities let us create something really special."
 
Credits: 
 
Agency: The Brooklyn Brothers 
Art Director : The Brooklyn Brothers
Writer: The Brooklyn Brothers
Creative Director: The Brooklyn Brothers
Producer - The Brooklyn Brothers
 
Production Company: Blacklist
Executive Producer: Adina Sales
Producer: Alexander Unick
Associate Producer: Patrick Gantert
Associate Producer: Sophie Gate
 
Animation Studio: Wizz 
Director: Geoffroy De Crecy
Producer: Amanda Stubbs 
 
Music: Bullet 
Producers: Patrick Oliver & David Horowitz
 
Audio: AudioEngine
Sound effects & mixing: Carl Mandelbaum
 
Voice of Ben: Beau Mallard
Voice of HotSpot the dog: Tim Martin 
Voice of Lexi: Talia Gonzalez 
 

 

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Genres: Animation

Categories: Internet, Utilities

lbbonline.com, Wed, 25 Jul 2012 16:38:44 GMT