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The difficulty with this brief was that the characters couldn't be animated beyond what the toys could naturally achieve so we used a combination of techniques from stop-motion to live action on green screen. I rigged the characters for the live action shots & animated all the stop motion elements. The surprise was that the egg wasn't made from chocolate!
See more of director Broken Antler's work & photos of the studio shoot here:
Client: Ferrero & Warner Brothers
Director: Ben Adam-Harris | Broken Antler
Producer: Laurence Glover
A Glover Films Production
DOP: Tony May
Gaffer: Mathew Day
Cinedeck/ Logger: Elizabeth Day
Art Director: Henry Jones
Stop Motion Animator: Tim Allen
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Kinder Surprise, also known as a Kinder Egg, or in the original Italian, Kinder Sorpresa, is a...