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LAGO

LAGO

Inspired by LAGO’s modular furniture designs, we created an alphabet of shapes that were used to design a group of characters. Launched at the LAGO store in Barcelona and later at Milan Design Week, our characters were then projected onto the furniture in a series of short animated gags.

Music: Al Boorman (wevie.tv)

client: LAGO/Ground Control Milan

project: Animated characters/map projections

date: Spring 2012

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GOOGLE MORE THAN A MAP

GOOGLE MORE THAN A MAP

We loved the paper engineering of Google Maps’ promotional mailouts so that became the starting point for these animated campaign films…

client: Across The Pond Productions/Google Creative Lab EMEA

project: 2 x 40 sec animated films

date: Spring 2012

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VIASAT FILM IDENTS

VIASAT FILM IDENTS

After completing a rebrand for Scandinavia’s Viasat Film, we jumped at the chance to shoot idents for the six genre-based channels. Together with Devilfish we created mini-scenes in cinematic style, each with just a whiff of a story pulling you inside…

A Devilfish project in collaboration with Foreign Office

client: Devilfish for Viasat

project: Channel rebrand and idents

date: March 2012

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VIASAT FILM REBRAND

VIASAT FILM REBRAND

Cinematic light, from Panalux flares to the glitter on Bergman’s sea, spotlights and refractions in a police light became the inspiration to our design of all six channels, to bring the spirit of cinema into the living room.

A Devilfish project in collaboration with Foreign Office

client: Devilfish for Viasat

project: Channel Rebrand and idents

date: March 2012

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GOOGLE ENTERPRISE

GOOGLE ENTERPRISE

Upbeat ideas and simple animation style brings life to these instructional promotions for Google’s set of web-based work tools.

client: Across The Pond Productions/Google Creative Lab EMEA

project: 3 x 90 sec animated films

date: Winter 2011/12

ZDF Wintersport

ZDF WINTERSPORT

ZDF WINTERSPORT

Foreign Office collaborated with German company Made in Munich Filmproduktion in animating a microscopic winterworld using traditional model train figures.

Curling and ice hockey are the two disciplines featured with particular love for detail in this year’s little stop motion winterworld.

client: Made in Munich Filmproduktion for ZDF

project: 2011/2012 trailers for winter sports programme

date: January 2012

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CURRENT

CURRENT

A simple, strong idea based on Current’s editorial motto Open Up – the viewers literally open up their screens.
A Devilfish project in collaboration with Foreign Office

client: Devilfish for Current

project: Idents

date: December 2011

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TOP BOY

TOP BOY

Inspired by London’s rich mix of communities living cheek by jowl, Foreign Office’s title sequence sets the mood for Yann Demange’s brutal and beautiful drama circling around inner-city gang and drug culture. The series attracted over 1 million viewers when it aired on UK’s Channel 4 in November 2011.

client: Cowboy Films

project: title sequence for TV series

date: November 2011

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CINEPLUS IDENTS

CINEPLUS IDENTS

“Essence of genre” was the motto when we created the new identity for Canal+ movie channels. Lovers of all genres will recognise how the key scenes we created infuse every channel with the appropriate feel.

A devilfish project in collaboration with Foreign Office and Daniel Eatock

client: Canal+ France

project: Rebrand for seven pay-TV channels

date: Summer 2011

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CINEPLUS IDENTITY

CINEPLUS IDENTITY

“Essence of genre” was the motto when we created the new identity for Canal+ movie channels. Lovers of all genres will recognise how the key scenes we created infuse every channel with the appropriate feel.

A devilfish project in collaboration with Foreign Office and Daniel Eatock

client: Canal+ France

project: Rebrand for seven pay-TV channels

date: Summer 2011

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HARRY POTTER 8

HARRY POTTER 8

Classic typographic title sequence for the phenomenal last chapter of the Harry Potter film Saga. One day we hope to be able to tell you what the original plans were for this sequence, but for now we leave you to enjoy this phenomenal film at a big cinema near you. Wait for our credit at the end!

Brilliant 3D and stereoscopic work by Will Macneil.

client: Warner Bros. Pictures/Heyday Films

project: Animated title sequence

date: Summer 2011

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CANAL PLUS FAMILY

CANAL PLUS FAMILY

The job: create a new identity that somehow speaks to children and grownups in the same frame. Our solution was to create an animated child layer on top of a live action parents layer and have them play with each other…
Looks like the layers are having fun, no?

client: Canal+ France

project: Rebrand for Family channel

date: Summer 2011

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5 STAR

5 STAR

Bold retro styling, marks the Fiver change to 5*. Foreign Office were asked to produce a series of idents for this channel rebrand.

client: Channel 5 UK

project: Channel Idents

date: March 2011

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NELONEN

NELONEN

Bright and elegant identity package for a family of Pay TV channels from Finland’s Channel 4. A collaboration with Devilfish who shot the magical circular idents.

client: Devilfish Creative for Nelonen, Finland

project: Broadcast packaging

date: February 2011

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ICE MEDIA CONTENT

ICE MEDIA CONTENT

2025. A greedy oil giant goes too far and causes global climate disaster in this hi-tech thriller starring Sam Neill. Foreign Office created all scientific animation, satelite shots, computer displays, TV content and weather data, to bring the story eerily close to reality.

client: Pure Films

project: Media content for feature film

date: November 2010

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THE FADES

THE FADES

A fantastic if unlikely mix of teenage outsider angst, sex, witty banter and zombies is the starting point for our dark, moody title sequence for this brilliant new series on the Beep penned by shooting star Jack Thornton, coming up on BBC3 in early 2011.

client: BBC

project: Title sequence for TV series

date: Winter 2010/2011

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HARRY POTTER 7

HARRY POTTER 7

Darkness has fallen over the world, as you-know-who seems to have the upper hand. The Deathly Hallows cast heavy shadows over our end titles and finally reveal themselves as a spectre of the final battle to come…

client: Warner Bros. Pictures/Heyday Films

project: Animated title sequence

date: Autumn 2010

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COALITION OF THE WILLING

COALITION OF THE WILLING

20 animation studios were given one paragraph each from a manifesto for the war on global warming. Foreign Office’s response is a stopmotion musing on the amazing and chaotic creativity of swarms. A collaboration with Simon Robson and a bunch of other animation heroes from all over the world.

client: Knife Party

project: Stop motion animation

date: August 2010