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AEAF Awards has split its 360/VR category into two distinct categories –360 VR and VR Experience. This division reflects the two distinct types of production required, and the different results for viewers in terms of their experience. Also, we have had so many more entries of this kind compared to last year that it seemed like the right time to make this distinction. read more See VR and 360 finalists in list below

Commercials - Animation

Mercedes Benz E class (Ambient lighting 64 colors)  The Post Bangkok
WandaReignHotel : The lion  The Post Bangkok
Standard Chartered Unlimited Cashback Credit Card  Cirkus
Clipsal 500  'Motorbeast'  Resin
Selfridges  'Material World'  Strange Beast
James Wellbeloved 'Mega City'  Passion Pictures
Sainsbury's 'The Greatest Gift'  Passion Pictures
BBC Rio Olympics  Passion Pictures
Light of Stars - Dior  Zeppelin Pictures
Betadine Multiply  Cutting Edge
Cairns Regional Council  Cutting Edge
The Amazing Christmas Carrot  Psyop
La Mer: Part II - Este Lauder  Psyop
Fisherman's Friend  Vandal
Sultana Bran Goldie  Vandal
Murdoch University - Free Your Think  Vandal
El Jimador: Old ID  Bent Image Lab
YP Dine: Living Room  Bent Image Lab
Honda: Utility  Bent Image Lab
John Lewis, Buster the Boxer  MPC
Samsung Ostrich  MPC
Spring Fashion Week  Visual Playground
The All New HINO 500 Series Wide Cab  Redboat
Beyond the Cloud  Dans Digital
Nutella Food Truck Recipes  Poke The Bear
Slack  Sequence Group
Domestos  Outpost VFX
Mia & Morton   Gentleman Scholar
Woolmark - The Innovator  BUCK Design
KFC - Hand Cookin  BUCK Design
Aperol - The Adventures Of Orange  BUCK Design
Myer Wonderland  Sixty40
FDA - Straw City  Alt.vfx
Toyota C-HR – The Thrill of the Next  Alt.vfx


Commercials - VFX

Cathay Pacific  The Embassy
nbn Business  Engine
Nissan Rogue - Return of the Snowman  The Embassy
Walmart: The Gift  ZERO VFX
Toyota C-HR – The Thrill of the Next  Alt.vfx
FDA - Straw City  Alt.vfx
Hahn SuperDry – Never Settle  Alt.vfx
Honda Civic – Chase It  Alt.vfx
PEPSI Strong – Momotaro Episode 4  Alt.vfx
Toyota – The Making of the new Vitz Story  Alt.vfx
Optus - Speed of Bolt (Director's Cut)  Oh Yeah Wow
Toyota C-HR Crossover the world  Juice
BMW M4 Factory  Juice
Comin' Home  Framestore
Dell – It’s not Magic Framestore
Tomorrow is Overrated  Electric Theatre Collective
Ethanol (E10) Endorser Spot  New Holland Creative
AboutYou Timelapse  Neverest
Transformers Forged to Fight   The Sequence Group
Spotlight on Alfred Hitchcock the funktion
Fall  Fin Design + Effects
American Express - Meet With and Without  ZSPACE
Landing Dans Digital
Dreams-on-Logo  Dans Digital
Gift Dans Digital
Flexit  House of Heathen Media
Heineken Cities - the Trailblazers MPC
Ferrero Rocher - Rolling  Rising Sun Pictures

Education & Infographics

White Pages: Bees  Deloitte Digital
Qantas - Ready for Take Off  Engine
Todd Sampson's Body Hack  Essential Media & Entertainment
Disaster Risk Reduction  Fluffy Cloud Media
The Lounge, enabled by Samsung - Sydney Opera House  Latchkey
Midatech  Lucid Edge
King Living - King Cloud III  Mister
HFC  Motionlab
Maths is Life   Nick Did This
Virgin Data Gifting  Vandal
TedX Tetris  Vandal
LaTrobe Cybersecurity  Visual Playground
Transurban Investor Relations Day Yes Captain
Telehealth - Fluffy Cloud Media
Reggie and Friends - Hackett Films

Event Openers

Macquarie Telecom - Cutting Edge    
Semi Permanent Festival 2017 - Framestore    
AEAF Festival Titles - Substance    
TEDx Sydney 2017: Unconventional - Substance    
NodeFest 2016 - Yes Captain   


Feature Film VFX

Assassin's Creed  Cinesite
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2  Framestore
Doctor Strange  Framestore
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them  Framestore
xXx: The Return of Xander Cage  RSP
Logan  RSP
Deepwater Horizon  ILM
DrStrange  ILM
Kong: Skull Island  ILM
Rogue One  ILM
John Wick: Chapter 2  Iloura
Deepwater Horizon  Iloura
Passengers MPC
Ghostbusters  MPC
The Jungle Book  MPC
Ghost in the Shell  MPC
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them  Rodeo FX
The Jungle Book  Weta
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2  Weta
War for the Planet of the Apes  Weta
Valerian and The City of a Thousand Planets   Weta
Doctor Strange - Luma Pictures

Game Trailers

Star Wars Commander: Rogue One Expansion  Sequence Group
Transformers Forged to Fight Pax East 2017  Sequence Group
Lines Are Redrawn Trailer  Plastic Wax
Civilization 6 Launch Trailer  Plastic Wax
Lines Are Redrawn Trailer  Plastic Wax
Evil Within 2 Trailer  Plastic Wax
League of Legends: Ivern Character Reveal  Jumbla
Blackstone  Jumbla
Forza Apex  Jumbla
Forza NASCAR  Jumbla
Doctor Strange - Luma Pictures


Idents and Stings Broadcast

SBS Lunar New Year - Fire Rooster - SBS television
MTV - On The Go - Engine
Comedy Central - Amuse Yourself - Engine
Disney XD - Hackett Films

Live Event

Urban Tree 2.0  Ample Projects
Light For The Wild' Vivid at Taronga 2017  Ample Projects
The Body of the Sea  Danny Rose Collective
A Day in the Light  Danny Rose Collective
Organic Vibrations  Danny Rose Collective
Tidal  Hatch
Bosch By Night - 500 Years of Hieronymus Bosch  Mr.Beam
Singapore National Gallery White Night Festival Projection  Spinifex Group
Audio Creatures  -  Vivid Festival 2017  Spinifex Group
Woolworths Projection Dome  Visual Playground
ANZ Breakpoint  Deloitte Digital

Music Video

Kate Martin - Set My Life to Fire  Oh Yeah Wow
Kool Keith X MF Doom - "Super Hero"  Aardman Nathan Love
Aesop Rock: Shrunk  Bent Image Lab
Hayden James - Just a Lover  SPLINTR 

Short Film

Agent 327: Operation Barbershop - Blender Animation Studio
Otherhalf - Framestore
Martha The Monster - Goodman Brothers
Valley of the Kith - Jumbla
Ten to the minus forty three second - Francis, Miyu Productions          
The Heart of Sky - Mirari&Co.


Stormlight  David Fonti
WAKE  Daniel Braga, Julz Lane
Future Primitive Titles  Julz Lane    
Mutonia Burnout Titles   John Power
The Fox Lantern  Elizabeth Poole
Hippocampe  Sauce Curie

Titles/Openers - Feature Film

Captain America: Civil War  Sarofsky
Doctor Strange main-on-end title sequence  Sarofsky
Max Steel  Sequence Group

Titles/Openers - TV

Animal Kingdom main title sequence  Sarofsky
runJDrun  Jeremy Mansford
Deadline Design  New Holland Creative
The Deep A Stark Production
Suncorp Super Netball  DD8
Hanging With  ZSPACE
Race for the White House  Jellyfish Pictures
Guiltology Titles  Jellyfish Pictures
Spillover: Ebola, Zika and Beyond  Jellyfish Pictures
I Own Australia's Best Home  Visual Playground
Cardinal Season 1  Sequence Group
Clique  Jumbla
Healthy Homes Intro  Jumbla
ABC News - Lateline Opening Titles  Engine
White Rabbit  Deloitte Digital

TV Series - Children

TV Series - Children is a new category formed after the AEAF organisers received numerous requests from producers to recognise the fact that TV for children requires a different focus and different skills when compared to general TV content - especially regarding animation. The finalist entries below show a special ability to portray environments, characters and stories for kids.

Kazoops  Cheeky Little Media
Dogstar  Media World Pictures
The Skinner Boys   SLR Productions
Lexi & Lottie  SLR Productions
Winston Steinburger & Sir Dudley Ding Dong Sticky Pictures
The Book of Once Upon a Time ZSPACE

TV Series

Taboo  BlueBolt
The Leftovers: Season 3  Iloura
Black Mirror: Hated in the Nation   Jellyfish Pictures
Woolfblood Season 5 Jellyfish Pictures
Hunters   Resin
Black Sails Season 4  Rodeo FX
Game of Thrones Season 6  Rodeo FX
Ripper Street series 5  Screen Scene
Black Sails  Screen Scene

AEAF Awards has split its 360/VR category into two distinct categories –360 VR and VR Experience. This division reflects the two distinct types of production required, and the different results for viewers in terms of their experience. Also, we have had so many more entries of this kind compared to last year that it seemed like the right time to make this distinction. Read more

VR Experience

INFINITI IQ Virtual Reality Experience - Experience The Pulse
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them - Framestore
Toyota C-HR VR Experience - Rotor Studios
Shell V-Power Virtual Pitstop - Traffik

360 VR

The Last Audio Creature in VR - Vivid 2017 - Alt.vfx
Evelyn's Story - Alt.vfx
Battle Test: A Nissan Rogue 360° Experience - ILM
The Bombing of Darwin - Method studios
H&M Flagship Store, Amsterdam - Mr.Beam
Light Festival Ghent  - Mr.Beam
BOSE PRO - Mr.Beam
Fantastic Beasts VR - Narrator
Does It Make A Sound - Poke The Bear
The Journey - Psyop
Hog Rider 360 - Psyop
VR NOIR - Start VR
Westfield 360 - PLaTO Reality
The BFG VR - Weta
The Jungle Book VR - Weta
Pete’s Dragon VR - Weta
360 Marketplace - Emma Furnell

Web Viral

LaTrobe CyberGames  Visual Playground
Kitchen Warehouse  Jumbla
WWF - Koalas In Crisis  Invisible Artists
Festival of Dangerous Ideas 2016 - Sydney Opera House  Paper Moose
Cyber Bullying  Candy Burger
EY. More than you were expecting  In The Thicket
OAIC Motionlab
Air New Zealand - Mothers Really Shine  Sixty40
A Win for the Environment
- Sixty40
Camry Global Launch  Rotor Studios



AWAF Awards 2015

Congratulations to all the finalists and Winners of the AEAF Awards 2016

The Gold, Silver and Bronze winners in each category plus Special Merit Awards were announced at the AEAF Awards Evening 17 August.

The AEAF Awards went off with a bang on 17 August. The Finalists and Winners Showreel was looking better than ever, the house was full and everyone enjoyed the party.

AWAF Awards 2015

We have established the AEAF Hall of Fame to recognize some of the people who have contributed to the advancement of the arts of Animation and Visual Effects over the years. Here we have listed all the finalists and winners. Many of the artists who worked on these projects have gone on to become stars of the visual effects industry around the world, winning awards, acclaim and achieving success as artists. We congratulate everyone who contributed to work submitted to the AEAF Awards.
    Previous winners of the AEAF Awards are among the world's premier post-production companies, effects houses and studios.
Past winners include: Weta Digital - Animal Logic - ILM - MPC - Framestore - Beeps -Sony Pictures Imageworks - Passion Pictures - The Mill - Buff - Blur -  Complete Post - Digital Pictures - Fuel - Iloura - Fin Design & Effects - Pixar Animation Studios - Students from AFTRS - QUT - VCA -  Ringling - School of Visual Arts NYC and many others

Feature Film VFX
GOLD  Guardians of the Galaxy – Framestore
SILVER  The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies - Weta Digital
BRONZE  Mad Max: Fury Road - Iloura
Special Merit   X-Men: Days of Future Past - RSP
Special Merit   Under the Skin – One of Us
The Maze Runner - Method Studios
Jupiter Ascending  - Method Studios
The Woman in Black: Angel of Death - BlueBolt
The Imitation Game  - BlueBolt
The Amazing Spider -Man 2 - MPC
Exodus: Gods and Kings - MPC
Dracula Untold  - Framestore
Jupiter Ascending  - Framestore
Night at the Museum Secret of the Tomb  - MPC
Jupiter Ascending  - One of Us

Feature Film VFX
GOLD  Dawn of the Planet of the Apes - Weta Digital
SILVER  Edge of Tomorrow  -  Framestore
BRONZE  Man of Steel  -  MPC


AEAF Finalists & Winners 2013

Commercials VFX
GOLD Cartier Odyssey - QUAD Productions
SILVER Qualcomm Snapdragon Coming Soon – Framestore
BRONZE Foxtel Olympics 2012 Seeing Is Believing - Alt.vfx