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June 22, 2016

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TEENAGE MUNTANT NINJA TURTLES MARKETING TOOL KITS

As part of the marketing campaign for Paramount's film, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out Of The Shadows, Little Zoo provided animation direction, supervision, and character animation for 10 tool kits. These clips focus on the turtle's individual personalities and martial arts skills. View the spots here.

 

 

June 14, 2016

 

NEW ANIMATION REEL FOR LITTLE ZOO

We've updated our animation reel. Check it out!

 

 

June 5, 2016

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LITTLE ZOO ANIMATES NINJA TURTLES IN 360 VIDEO PROMO

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles in 360? COWABUNGA! Learn more and watch it here!

 

 

May 4, 2016

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LITTLE ZOO WRAPS ANIMATION ON UPCOMING FEATURE FILM

Little Zoo is thrilled to have recently completed animation on two sequences of an upcoming Chinese epic. Stay tuned for more info about this project.

 

 

May 4, 2016

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CASINO HEROES SPOT

Let the games begin! Little Zoo supervised and animated a :20 commercial for Casino Heroes.

 

 

February 23, 2016

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LITTLE ZOO ANIMATES DEER IN TRIDENT GUM SPOT

Check out our contribution to this charming commercial here.

 

 

November 11, 2015

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ONLINE TRAILER FOR "ROCK DOG" FEATURE FILM

The trailer is released! Little Zoo is excited to see this impressive preview for the highly-anticipated Rock Dog, due to be released in 2016. Learn more about the project here.

 

 

November 5, 2015

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THE HUNGER GAMES: VIRTUAL REALITY EXPERIENCE

If you have a Google Cardboard viewer, you can now check out Little Zoo's contribution to the virtual reality project The Hunger Games: Virtual Reality Experience. Soar through iconic environments and scenes from throughout Panem, encountering your favorite characters and witnessing the global phenomenon from within. Learn more about the project here.

 

 

September 28, 2015

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AMEX: YOU VS. SHARAPOVA VIRTUAL REALITY EXPERIENCE

Little Zoo helped realize a VR experience for American Express featuring tennis star Maria Sharapova. Read more about the project here.

 

 

August 25, 2015

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LITTLE ZOO HELPS ANIMATE SHORT FILM

Little Zoo was approached by Zeilt Productions to help with animation on their latest short film, Quenottes. Learn more about the project here.

 

 

June 22, 2015

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NEW CHUCK E CHEESE SPOTS

Check out our latest work for Chuck E Cheese.

 

 

April 6, 2015

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LITTLE ZOO WRAPS ANIMATION ON UPCOMING FEATURE FILM
Little Zoo is thrilled to have just wrapped 11 minutes of principal animation for a major animated feature film. The team did an amazing job, and we can't wait to see it up on the big screen. Stay tuned for more info about this project.

 

 

March 12, 2015

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RADIO CITY MUSIC HALL: NEW YORK SPRING SPECTACULAR
Little Zoo animated a holographic character in this unique project for Radio City Music Hall. Learn more here.

 

 

January 30, 2015

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TRANSFORMERS: ROBOTS IN DISGUISE TVC
Little Zoo supervised and animated Bumble Bee and Steeljaw in this television commercial based on the all-new animated TV series, Transformers: Robots in Disguise. Check it out!

 

 

January 8, 2015

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THE BOOK OF LIFE: OCULUS VR EXPERIENCE

CES is underway in Las Vegas, and Little Zoo is proud to have animated another Oculus Rift experience for Reel FX (running on Dell Alienware) at the show. The experience takes participants on a journey into the Golden Globe-nominated animated feature film The Book of Life. If you are at CES, check it out!

 

Here a link to an article about the project on VRfocus.com

 

 

September 25, 2014

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NEW ANIMATION REEL FOR LITTLE ZOO STUDIO
We've updated our animation reel. Check it out!

 

 

September 20, 2014

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CHEETOS: "MIX-UPS SHOWDOWN" FEATURING THE BOOK OF LIFE
Check out our work in this in-theater tie-in for Cheetos and The Book of Life feature film. Little Zoo supervised and animated Chester the Cheetah in the non-dream sequence shots at the beginning and end of the commercial.

 

 

August 11, 2014

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PACIFIC RIM: JAEGER PILOT - DRIFT WITH THE RIFT (SDCC 2014)

Little Zoo supervised and created animation for Pacific Rim: Jaeger Pilot, an Oculus Rift experience which puts you inside Guillermo del Toro's film. The virtual reality experience demoed at Legendary’s San Diego Comic-Con booth in July 2014. Click here to read more about the project and view the video below to see the booth and reactions from participants.

 

 

 

 

July 16, 2014

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CHUCK E CHEESE'S MOBILE GAME NOW AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD
Little Zoo Studio just completed animation for this radical mobile game for Chuck E. Cheese's. Find out more info and how to download here!

 

 

July 2, 2014

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TRANSFORMER ANIMATION

Little Zoo recently animated Transformer characters in two toy commercials for Hasbro. The spots are tied to the most recent film, Transformers: Age of Extinction. Check them out here.

 

 

June 17, 2014

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NEW SAFE AUTO SPOTS

Little Zoo supervised and animated two commercials for Safe Auto, a car insurance company. Check out the comical Grizzly and Singing Truck spots here.

 

 

May 23, 2014

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LITTLE ZOO ANIMATES VIRTUAL REALITY GAME FOR CHUCK E CHEESE'S

This spring, Little Zoo supervised and created character animation for Chuck E. Cheese's groundbreaking Oculus Rift game, “Virtual Ticket Blaster Experience,” which uses the virtual reality headset's 360-degree head-tracking technology to bring the Ticket Blaster to life. While playing the “Virtual Ticket Blaster Experience,” guests feel as though they are inside the game alongside the energetic and entertaining mouse, who coaches them on how to collect valuable virtual “tickets.”


The “Virtual Ticket Blaster Experience,” which was developed and created by Reel FX Studios, is currently being tested in Dallas, with additional tests planned for San Diego and Orlando in June. If you live in these markets, stop by and check it out!

 

You can find out more by reading this article on Gamespot.

 

 

January 24, 2014

 

NEW CHUCK E CHEESE COMMERCIALS

Little Zoo is thrilled to have animated and supervised animation on the latest Chuck E Cheese broadcast marketing campaign. Learn more, and check out some of the spots, here.

 

 

December 20, 2013

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LITTLE ZOO TALENT SHORT-LISTED FOR ACADEMY AWARD®

Congratulations to Little Zoo animator Bruno Monteiro for being shortlisted for the 2014 Academy Awards®. Bruno served as Animation Director for the feature film Rio 2096: A Story of Love and Fury, which was shortlisted in the "Best Animated Feature" category. The film also won the "Best Animated Feature" category at this year's Annecy Film Festival. Go, Bruno!

 

 

December 18, 2013

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NEW ANIMATION REEL FOR LITTLE ZOO STUDIO

We've updated our animation reel. Check it out!

 

 

November 6, 2013

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DWIGHT HOWARD'S FOUL PLAY
Little Zoo Studio animated and supervised animation for this Freebirds promotional spot featuring basketball star Dwight Howard. Check it out here.

 

 

October 29, 2013

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LITTLE ZOO ANIMATES PROMOTIONS FOR FREEBIRDS MOVIE

As part of the marketing campaign for the film Freebirds, Little Zoo animated and supervised animation for three broadcast tool kits. These fun little clips star Reggie and Jake, the leading characters from the film. View them here.

 

 

October 21, 2013

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LITTLE ZOO WELCOMES DIRECTOR OF STUDIO OPERATIONS

Stacy Theberge recently joined Little Zoo Studio to help with all aspects of finance and operations. Welcome, Stacy!

 

 

October 17, 2013

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LITTLE ZOO WORKS ON TWERKS

Little Zoo Studio animated and supervised animation for this promotional spot for Freebirds (Reel FX/Relativity). The film, starring Owen Wilson and Woody Harrelson, opens in a few short weeks! Learn more here.

 

 

January 8, 2015

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LITTLE ZOO'S WORK FEATURED IN SOFTWARE DEMOS AT SIGGRAPH 2013

At SIGGRAPH this week, two technologies featured the work of Little Zoo Studio. FaceShift, an animation software company, used the Hyperspace Madness game we created for Autodesk to demo their facial performance capture software. In addition, NVIDIA, a leading graphics hardware company, used the same assets to demo their new video card.

 

Learn more about the Hyperspace Madness project here.

 

 

 

 

 

June 15, 2013

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LITTLE ZOO TALENT WINS BIG AT ANNECY 2013
Congratulations to Little Zoo animator Bruno Monteiro (right) for winning the "Best Animated Feature" category at this year's Annecy Film Festival. Bruno served as Animation Director on the film Rio 2096: A Story of Love and Fury.

 

 

June 3, 2013

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CHEETOS / DESPICABLE ME 2 SPOT IN THEATERS

Little Zoo contributed to this in-theater spot for Cheetos® and Despicable Me 2 -- now airing at a theater near you! Learn more about it here.

 

 

March 28, 2013

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NEW CAMPAIGN FOR CHUCK E CHEESE

Take a snapshot... whoa! Check out Little Zoo's work on the latest Chuck E Cheese campaign here.

 

 

January 11, 2013

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LITTLE ZOO WORKS ON COMMERCIAL FOR FLORIDA LOTTERY

Little Zoo helped out on this new campaign for the Florida Lottery. Check it out here.

 

 

December 10, 2012

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LITTLE ZOO ROCKS CHUCK E CHEESE

Little Zoo joined with Reel FX Creative Studios to create four television commercials for the popular Chuck E Cheese children's entertainment venue. Check out some of the spots here.

 

 

March 8, 2012

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LITTLE ZOO DELIVERS GAME FOR AUTODESK AT GDC

Frank DeLise, Senior Product Manager at Autodesk, chats about the game we created for the company. Learn more about this project here.

 

 

March 5, 2012

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LITTLE ZOO AT GAME DEVELOPERS CONFERENCE (GDC) 2012

If you're going to be at GDC this week, make sure to check out our Hyperspace Madness game at the Autodesk booth. Little Zoo created all the art for it including concepts, environment models, prop models, character models, rigging, animation, and screen illustrations. Learn more about the project here.

 

 

December 8, 2011

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LITTLE ZOO ON NBC'S "GRIMM"

Some of our work can be seen in the "Danse Macabre" episode of NBC's Grimm that airs tonight at 10pm/9pm central. More info about this project here.

 

 

November 18, 2011

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ICE AGE: A MAMMOTH CHRISTMAS SET TO AIR THIS WEEK

Check out Ice Age: A Mammouth Christmas next Thursday, November 24th at 8pm on Fox. We animated a handful of shots for this film. Learn more about our contributions here.

 

 

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