SUPER BOWL: AUTODESK PUTS STAMP ON SPOTS & TRAILERS
On both projects, ILM used Maya 3D modeling, animation and rendering software and Autodesk Inferno visual effects software as part of its SABRE system.
Brickyard VFX worked on Bud Light Lime's Sphere of Summer, as well as on Thugs, a commercial for Denny's new campaign. Both were shaped with the Autodesk Flame VFX software. The studio also used Smoke for finishing on Cash4Gold.com's One Up spot.
Psyop contributed to three commercials: Coca Cola's Heist, Kellogg's Plant a Seed, and a Monster.com spot. All were created with Flame, Maya and Softimage|XSI 3D modeling, animation and rendering software.
The Mill worked on the Gatorade "Manifesto" multi-spot campaign using Flame, Maya and Autodesk Combustion compositing software. The studio also work on Audi's The Chase using Flame and Combustion.
Method Studios worked on six commercials. The studio used Flame and Combustion on five of them: Tips for CareerBuilders, The Ladders' Little Creatures and Chairs, and Pepsi's Pass and Refresh Anthem - on which Maya was also used. The studio also worked on Hulu.com's Huluwood spot with Alec Baldwin, using Flame and Maya.
Framestore NY worked on six commercials, including Bridgestone's Hot Item and Taters, and General Electric's Scarecrow. All were all shaped with Flame and Maya. The studio also used Flame on E-Trade's 401K and Wings, and on Double Take for Monster.com.
MPC contributed to Pedigree's Crazy Pets commercial, using Flame for compositing and 3D projection, and Autodesk Burn, the Linux-based rendering software.
Smoke & Mirrors New York used Flame for conforming and compositing the Castrol Grease Monkeys commercial.
Asylum worked on the Coke Zero Mean Troy spot, using Inferno, Smoke and Flame, and on the Teleflora Talking Flowers commercial, using Inferno, Smoke, Flame, and Maya for modeling, rigging, animation and lighting of the flower.
And AXYZ worked on Budweiser's Fetch, in which a Clydesdale fetches a tree branch. The project relied on Inferno.