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Commercials - Animation

France Television - SUMO

Mikros MPC

moving-picture.com

DESCRIPTION

France Televisions have released their latest campaign ‘SUMO’. The film, produced by Mikros MPC follows a sumo wrestlers journey to the Tokyo 2021 Olympic Games, in a Japanese-style 2d animation.

Mikros MPC worked in close collaboration with character designer, Stéphane Levallois, and MullenLowe France, to produce the spot in it's entirety, and honour the Japanese culture, the values of the Olympics and tease the new disciplines (skateboarding, mountain climbing, baseball and surfing) that will debut at the Summer Games.

Crew

VFX Supervisors - Geoffroy Barbet-Massin, Vincent Venchiarutti
Character design - Stephane Levallois
Background designs - Alix Penon, Geoffroy Barbet-Massin
Lead Animation - Antoine Antin
Animation - Mathias Lachal, Lucile Dufau, Sandrine Han Jin Kuang
Compositing and Motion Design - Caroline Mistral, Yohann Leroy
Planning - Anabel Akerboom Director - Geoffroy Barbet-Massin
Art Director - Geoffroy Barbet-Massin
Storyboard and animatic - Geoffroy Barbet-Massin
Executive Producer - Hugues Allart
VFX Producers - Stéphanie Mollet, Marie-Cécile Juglair, Benjamin Cathala

Software

Maya, Nuke, Houdini