Creative Pick: 2017 Muse Creative Awards Platinum Winner: Minorities Kitchen by Academy of Art University, United States

Minorities Kitchen by Academy of Art University, United States

Company : Academy of Art University

Client : Minorities Kitchen

Project Title : Minorities Kitchen

Category : STUDENT SUBMISSIONS | Student Branding Campaign

Country : United States

Minorities Kitchen by Academy of Art University, United States

Minorities Kitchen is a concept restaurant will open in New York as a modern fusion cuisine restaurant hidden within Williamburg Brooklyn. Cultural influence of Chinese Han culture and other 55 ethnic groups. Minorities Kitchen’s menu authentically uplifts its inspirations while offering guests the additional delight of family-style dining – food comes continuously throughout the meal and is placed at the center of table for all to share. With every new dishes, diners to the ideal market stall in Guangxi or Sichuan.

Minorities Kitchen by Academy of Art University, United States

Minorities Kitchen by Academy of Art University, United States

Minorities Kitchen by Academy of Art University, United States

Minorities Kitchen by Academy of Art University, United States

Visit Muse Creative Awards Winner Page for more great works.

Advertising Awards  |  Muse Awards  |  Creative Awards  |  Photography Awards  |  Website Awards  | Video Awards

2016 Vega Digital Awards Canopus Winner: HEX DECONSTRUCTED by EVO FILMS USA, United States

HEX DECONSTRUCTED by EVO FILMS USA, United States

Company : EVO FILMS USA

Project Title : HEX DECONSTRUCTED

Client : Samsung

Category : Online Video | Editing

Country : United States

Legendary EDM DJ Tommy Trash (real name Thomas Olsen) worked with composer Dan Heath to re-imagine his huge EDM hit ‘Hex’. We were tasked with shooting and editing a piece that saw Tommy on the piano with a nine-piece orchestra behind him.

HEX DECONSTRUCTED by EVO FILMS USA, United States

HEX DECONSTRUCTED by EVO FILMS USA, United States

HEX DECONSTRUCTED by EVO FILMS USA, United States

Visit Vega Digital Awards Winner Page for more great works.

Vega Awards  |  Digital Awards  |  Website Awards  | Video Awards

Creative Pick: 2017 Muse Creative Awards Platinum Winner: Why am i here? film for Kyoorius designyatra2016 by Rocketscience Lab, India

Why am i here? film for Kyoorius designyatra2016 by Rocketscience Lab, India

Company : Rocketscience Lab

Client : Kyoorius Designyatra

Project Title : Why am i here? film for Kyoorius designyatra2016

Category : Video | Event

Country : India

This Anti-gravity film exploring unexpected shots were all shot live with a very experimental technique of mounting the camera alongside a custom designed rotating set. Various interesting props that lend itself to unique CG like visual experiences were used to create mesmerising shots that brings about the film. Random floating movements of the props creates surprising visual effects for the film. All white props were used exaggerating Kyoorius Designyatra 2016’s theme “WHY AM I HERE?”. Kyoorius has created and curated one of the world’s biggest and best annual conferences on design – Kyoorius Designyatra. Designyatra is attended by over 1300 delegates from across Asia and has featured some of the biggest names in global creative and communications industry.

Why am i here? film for Kyoorius designyatra2016 by Rocketscience Lab, India

Why am i here? film for Kyoorius designyatra2016 by Rocketscience Lab, India

Why am i here? film for Kyoorius designyatra2016 by Rocketscience Lab, India

Why am i here? film for Kyoorius designyatra2016 by Rocketscience Lab, IndiaWhy am i here? film for Kyoorius designyatra2016 by Rocketscience Lab, India

Visit Muse Creative Awards Winner Page for more great works.

Advertising Awards  |  Muse Awards  |  Creative Awards  |  Photography Awards  |  Website Awards  | Video Awards

2016 Vega Digital Awards Canopus Winner: Don’t Eat Me Sealife Awareness Campaign by International Technological University, United States

2f09c328402521.55bea5e240ded

School : International Technological University

Project Title : Don’t Eat Me Sealife Awareness Campaign

Category : Digital Marketing | Branding / CI

Country : United State

Don't Eat Me Sealife Awareness Campaign by International Technological University, United States

Global fishing is rapidly destroying the population of ocean habitats. Due to the demand for seafood, loss of habitat and unsustainable fishing practices, three quarters of the world’s fisheries has significantly depleted. Fish populations like tuna, cod, halibut and haddock in the North Atlantic Ocean have declined to one-third of what they used to be. Seafood is consumed faster than the rate of replenishment.

Don't Eat Me Sealife Awareness Campaign by International Technological University, United States

Due to the demand, large, profit-seeking commercial fleets have developed more sophisticated fishing equipment and techniques to exploit the sea. A lot of these fishing methods are highly destructive to the ocean’s habitat. Some techniques include bottom trawling that involves dragging nets across the ocean floor, destroying everything along the way. If this continues, it will harm the food chain of natural habitats.

Don't Eat Me Sealife Awareness Campaign 01

Don't Eat Me Sealife Awareness Campaign 02

Visit Vega Digital Awards Winner Page for more great works.

Vega Awards  |  Digital Awards  |  Website Awards  | Video Awards

Creative Pick: 2017 Muse Creative Awards Gold Winner: Malaysian Festive Packaging Collection by 5s8 studio, Malaysia

2017 Muse Creative Awards Gold Winner: Malaysian Festive Packaging Collection by 5s8 studio, Malaysia

Company : 5s8 studio

Client: Mika Premium Gift Shop Sdn. Bhd

Project Title : Malaysian Festive Packaging Collection

Category : MARKETING BRANDING & DESIGN | Packaging Single

Country : Malaysia

Malaysian Festive Packaging Collection intends to convey the reminiscence of hometown during the year Malay New Year Celebration, named “Hari Raya Aidilfitri”. ‘Kampung’ is a Native Malay word meaning “village”, as the hometown to many Malays in Malaysia. Box is main made up of two parts; the outer package casing and the inner container box. The foldable and boxy package casing intends to demonstrate the scenic view of the festival, with strings attached to the top of the box, enabling it to be carried Around and given as a gift.

2017 Muse Creative Awards Gold Winner: Malaysian Festive Packaging Collection by 5s8 studio, Malaysia

Malaysian Festive Packaging Collection 01

Visit Muse Creative Awards Winner Page for more great works.

Advertising Awards  |  Muse Awards  |  Creative Awards  |  Photography Awards  |  Website Awards  | Video Awards

Creative Pick: 2017 Muse Creative Awards Platinum Winner: Copenhell by TBM, Denmark

6stjn22tdar1gkwq

Company : TBM

Client: Copenhell

Project Title : Copenhell

Category : Video

Country : Denmark

In an apocalyptic future a man is searching for something. On his way through the wasteland he passes the remains of some of Copenhagen’s most iconic buildings (Queen Louise’s Bridge, Round Tower and The City Hall). He finally arrives at his destination at a dark and sinister looking place. He lights a flare, and the iconic wolf from Copenhell’s festival venue appears in front of him. The earth cracks open and hell breaks loose. Welcome to Copenhell 2017. COPENHELL is Denmark’s greatest rock and metal festival, which has drawn metal fans from both within and outside the country’s borders to Copenhagen since the beginning of 2010. The peninsula called ‘Refshaleaøen’ right in the middle of Copenhagen is the epicenter of these three days of hell on earth, and the raw, industrial surroundings are the perfect background for the brutal decibel bombardment from COPENHELL’s three stages. The theme for this year’s Copenhell is “The Apocalypse” and therefore a natural set off for the commercial.

Copenhell by TBM, Denmark

In the opening scene “The Scavenger” is getting a signal on his device and sets off searching the wastelands. To link the scenery to Copenhagen we placed iconic buildings from the city in the environment. The Scavenger is also the center in the print campaign for the festival.

1fwekm85u27gk1zu

Visit Muse Creative Awards Winner Page for more great works.

Advertising Awards  |  Muse Awards  |  Creative Awards  |  Photography Awards  |  Website Awards  | Video Awards

2016 Vega Digital Awards Canopus Winner: Jaguar I-Pace by Frame.dk, Denmark

Vega Jaguar 03

Company : Frame.dk

Project Title : Jaguar I-Pace

Client: Jaguar Land Rover

Category : Online Video | Visual Effects / Motion Graphics

Country : Denmark

We wanted the journey to be hypnotic and relentless, evoking feelings of forward motion as if being carried by the smooth but powerful electric engine from Jaguar. We wanted to create an ‘infinite zoom’ effect where the entire film becomes one seamless trip through the formation of the new electric car from Jaguar.

Vega Jaguar 01

Forwards. That’s where the answers lie…” and so begins Jaguar’s journey into the world of electrically powered cars.

Frame drives Jaguar’s all-electric concept car forward and takes you on a hypnotic ride through an abstract and hypnotic universe to launch Jaguar’s all new electric sports car: the I-Pace Concept.

The film is directed by Tom Crate from Frame and all post production done at Frame.

Vega Jaguar 02

Our primary inspiration was the White Stripes music video “Seven Nation Army”. We wanted the journey to be hypnotic and relentless, evoking feelings of forward motion as if being carried by the smooth but powerful electric engine from Jaguar. We wanted to create an “infinite zoom” effect where the entire film becomes one seamless trip through the formation of the new electric car from Jaguar.

Vega Jaguar 04

Visit Vega Digital Awards Winner Page for more great works.

Vega Awards  |  Digital Awards  |  Website Awards  | Video Awards

IAA to Roll Out GlobalTrend Video Awards

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 25, 2017

IAA to Roll Out GlobalTrend Video Awards

GlobalTrend Video Awards Call for Entries

International Awards Associates Inc. (IAA) is excited to announce its new awards competition, the 2017 GlobalTrend Video Awards, in recognition of the highest achievements of small and medium-sized online video, film, television and video game production companies, and the creative professionals who are the foundation of future of the industry. The competition is open to the entire video production community, from videographers, directors, writers, composers, editors, visual designers and freelance professionals, to video and audio production companies, game designers/producers, interactive agencies, television/radio stations and nonprofit organizations. Deadline for entry is July 20, 2017.

GlobalTrend Video Awards Call for Entries

“Small businesses and freelancers are just vital as larger entities to the health of the video industry, but often get overlooked,” Kenjo Ong, President for the International Awards Associates (IAA) said. “IAA wants to search out, recognize and reward this great talent. We hope to encourage and reward the strong concepts and high-quality emerging in the world of video production.”

“The GlobalTrend Awards is fresh and new,” Ong added. “We drew its inspiration from the imagery of strength and success, and this is reflected in the levels of awards our talented participants can win. We want to see talent at every level of the video industry succeed and be recognized in a big way.”

GlobalTrend Video Awards Call for Entries

The GlobalTrend Video Awards is the third IAA-created competition. IAA, which is composed of award-winning design and communication professionals, also stands for ‘Inspire, Acknowledge, Achieve.’ “In a global marketplace, recognition of small business achievement is vital to the health of communities, and the economy as a whole,” Ong concluded. “By giving these exceptionally creative ‘stars’ the recognition they deserve, we can help move the whole industry forward.”

Deadline for entries is July 20, 2017. For competition rules and entry forms, go to http://globaltrendawards.com

END

Creative Pick: 2017 Muse Creative Awards Platinum Winner: Verner Panton Panthella Mini by Frame.dk, Denmark

Muse Panthella Mini 01

Company : Frame.dk

Client: Louis Poulsen

Project Title : Verner Panton Panthella Mini

Category : Video

Country : Denmark

When we were asked by Louis Poulsen to create a spot for a lamp designed by Verner Panton, we couldn’t contain our excitement! We are big fans of Panton’s style, so it was a great pleasure to work with one of his designs. The “Panetella Mini” lamp is a smaller version of the original Panthella lamp, launched in 1971. The Panthella Mini features a metal shade and comes in 11 delicious colours.

Muse Panthella Mini 05

The legendary Danish designer Verner Panton is known for his use of powerful colours, organic shapes and unconventional materials – designing everything from furniture to full art installations that looked, and probably felt, like an acid trip. Unsurprising, when you think that he completed a lot of his work in the 60’s. As a starting point, we investigated Panton’s aesthetic universe and commenced designing a tour de force of lamps, eye popping colours and abstract shapes, inspired by the man himself. We were also encouraged by Louis Poulsen to give it our own personal touch so we had the freedom to interpret the unique style of Verner Panton with a unique twist and establish a lighter, more contemporary tone.

Muse Panthella Mini 03

In the end, it was all about creating something warm, happy, alive, intelligent and playful – just like Panton himself. To create a setting for the lamps to shine (no pun intended) and allow the focus to remain on these beautifully designed objects.

Muse Panthella Mini 02

Muse Panthella Mini 04

Visit Muse Creative Awards Winner Page for more great works.

Advertising Awards  |  Muse Awards  |  Creative Awards  |  Photography Awards  |  Website Awards  | Video Awards

2016 Vega Digital Awards Canopus Winner: The University of Melbourne Open Day by Jumbla, Australia

Vega Melbourne University 04

Company : Jumbla

Project Title : The University of Melbourne Open Day

Client: The University of Melbourne

Category : Online Video

Country : Australia

The University of Melbourne Open Day

Vega Melbourne University 01

A 3D animation made for Melbourne University for their upcoming Open Day in collaboration with McCann.

Vega Melbourne University 02

Vega Melbourne University 03

Visit Vega Digital Awards Winner Page for more great works.

Vega Awards  |  Digital Awards  |  Website Awards  | Video Awards

2016 Vega Digital Awards Canopus Winner: Alice Through The Looking Glass “Wonder Mirror” by Part IV, United States

Screen Shot 2017-04-05 at 4.00.09 PM

Company : Part IV

Project Title : Alice Through The Looking Glass “Wonder Mirror”

Client: Walt Disney Pictures

Category : Innovative / Experimental

Country : United States

Disney challenged us to find a way to promote “Alice Through The Looking Glass”. We conceived a magical mirror, using cutting edge face-tracking technology to transform anyone into a beloved Alice character. We built custom kiosks that traveled all over the world, including a two-month residency at Disneyland. Users were emailed a photo & Instagram video of their experience.

alice_feature_test

‘Walt Disney Pictures challenged us to find a way to promote their new film, Alice Through The Looking Glass, at the 2015 D23 Convention in Anaheim, CA.  We had a 40′ x 40′ space, a blank canvas to build our own little corner of Wonderland.

We conceived a magical mirror, using cutting edge face tracking technology to instantly transform anyone into a beloved Alice character.

Our goal was to not just use a simple 2D overlay, but to fully transform the user with both makeup and 3D elements, tracked perfectly in real-time.  And create a cool shareable takeaway from the experience.’

p4_s2_feature_1920x1280_clean_2

‘We began by designing a whimsical Wonderland inspired space with plush grass, cobblestone pathways, mushrooms, topiaries, and costumes from the film.  To best accommodate the anticipated line for this attraction at D23, we decided to build four of our Wonder Mirror kiosks to minimize wait time.

Each kiosk had a larger mirror with a duplicate feed placed on the outside so friends, family, and passing fans could stand and watch same the magical results from users’ screens inside the kiosks.

With our designs completed, we partnered with Premiere Displays to build and finesse our vision into a reality.  The physical build for Alice began with dozens of artisans hand crafting our little corner of Wonderland.’

Screen Shot 2017-04-05 at 4.55.18 PM

alice_comp_02

‘We quickly learned that this style of a fully immersive face tracking execution hadn’t really been accomplished before. There were several examples of just 2D texture wrapping and 3D paste-on head replacement, but nothing as robust and transformation we were envisioning.

After several months down the rabbit hole in research and development with multiple cameras, trackers, and hardware solutions, we decided to build own custom software to interface with raw facial tracking data.

This custom application allowed us to position our occluded 3D elements and pair them with our texture wrap makeup effects for a true first-to-market experience, and a revolutionary progression of a traditional “photo booth,” now truly allowing real-time augmented transformation.’

disney-alice-facial-transformation_orig copy

Screen Shot 2017-04-05 at 4.30.13 PM

Visit Vega Digital Awards Winner Page for more great works.

Vega Awards  |  Digital Awards  |  Website Awards  | Video Awards

2016 Vega Digital Awards Canopus Winner: About Trend Micro by Black Rabbit International, Poland

Screen Shot 2017-04-04 at 12.56.23 PM

Company : Black Rabbit International

Project Title : About Trend Micro

Client: Black Trend Micro

Category : Online Video | Technology / Science

Country : Poland

 

Image film for an IT company Trend Micro. The customer wanted to share the attractive presentation of rebranding. The company’s activities were not confined to revise the logo and strategy, but the change of paradigm approach to the products offered.

Screen Shot 2017-04-04 at 12.16.29 PM

A film showing the holistic customer service, Trend Micro’s global corporate action.

Screen Shot 2017-04-04 at 12.18.37 PM

 

Visit Vega Digital Awards Winner Page for more great works.

Vega Awards  |  Digital Awards  |  Website Awards  | Video Awards

2016 Vega Digital Awards Canopus Winner: Creations Namale by Phoenix The Creative Studio, Canada

Vega Awards - Creations Namale 09

Company : Phoenix The Creative Studio

Project Title : Creations Namale

Category : Website | Fashion

Country : Canada

Vega Awards - Creations Namale 08

Namale is a word that comes from the Fijian language and means “Unique Jewel”, it perfectly represents Creations Namale’s products which are all handmade and crafted with the finest materials available.

Vega Awards - Creations Namale 03

Vega Awards - Creations Namale 04

Vega Awards - Creations Namale 06

Vega Awards - Creations Namale 07

Visit Vega Digital Awards Winner Page for more great works.

Vega Awards  |  Digital Awards  |  Website Awards  | Video Awards

2016 Vega Digital Awards Canopus Winner: Imaginovation Homepage by Imaginovation, United States

Vega Awards - Imaginovation 08

Company : Imaginovation

Project Title : Imaginovation Homepage

Category : Website | Web Applications / Services

Country : United States

The Imaginovation homepage combines eye-catching design with a professional quality video that shows AND tells visitors about our full-service digital offerings.

Vega Awards - Imaginovation 01

Vega Awards - Imaginovation 03

Vega Awards - Imaginovation 05

Vega Awards - Imaginovation 07

Visit Vega Digital Awards Winner Page for more great works.

Vega Awards  |  Digital Awards  |  Website Awards  | Video Awards

Creative Pick: 2016 Muse Creative Awards Platinum Winner: Silence by twentyfourone // motion picture gmbh, Germany

Company : twentyfourone // motion picture gmbh

Project Title : Silence

Category : People / Portrait

Country : Germany

Photographer Claudio Di Lucia shows YouTuber in a completely different way: SILENT. Every picture another impression, another style, another look.

Muse Awards - People Portrait

Visit Muse Creative Awards Winner Page for more great works.

Advertising Awards  |  Muse Awards  |  Creative Awards  |  Photography Awards  |  Website Awards  | Video Awards