Earlier this year the talented Celyn Brazier worked on an illustration project for Kew Gardens called Grow Wild, this was to promote urban regeneration with city wild flower projects. Billboard posters and planting kits were created and sent out to schools and organisations. In 2014 , the Lottery Fund will roll it out throughout the U.K.
We are pleased to announce that last night at the Shots Awards Honda ‘Hands’ directed by Smith & Foulkes, won Television Commercial of the Year. Congratulations to everyone involved!
Here is Honda ‘Hands’
To continue what is becoming a successful year for Nexus directors Smith & Foulkes, Honda ‘Hands’ wins Gold for Best Animation at the prestigious British Arrows Craft Awards!
Smith & Foulkes with their award!
Johnny Kelly has created ‘Food’,’Clothing’, and ‘Shelter’ for The Salvation Army for their 2013 Christmas Campaign. Each ad sees coins dropped into The Salvation Army kettle, making the initial darker scenes transform into optimistic scenarios.
Created using stop motion animation, the beautifully-rigged characters and worlds highlight just a few coins can help change people’s lives, take people off the street and give them food, clothing and shelter
Johnny Kelly says:
Inspired by a Frankensteinian cocktail of W Heath Robinson and Mad Magazine’s ‘Fold Ins’, this series of ads were the perfect opportunity to live out my fanboy fantasies when it
came to animated transitions. When I was little I was hooked by a little wooden lifeboat donation box – you drop a coin in and the lifeboat rocks. I wanted to create something that had the same warmth as this, and a similar immediacy. Without having to drain my parents pocket change…
Congratulations to George Wu who, alongside fellow founder of The Pound Shop, Sara Melin, has made the selection.
The Hospital 100 list searches for the most innovative and influential people in the creative industries, which puts George in good company. This year sees the likes of David Bowie and The Rolling Stones included in the list.
You can view the full list of winners here
The Pound Shop:
The Poundshop is a platform for designers to sell designer goods under the strict brief that the product is to be sold for £1.