Koodo Mobile - Launch - (2010) :30

Drawing on this cross-border knowledge, Shaw and character designer Huy Vu created a wide range of initial character sketches. Working with TAXI 2, they narrowed down the options to arrive at the main look for Tabador. From there, Shaw and the BENT CG team developed a computer-generated character with the big, theatrical physical performance of a pro wrestler and the heroic, suave personality of a classic Luchador.

Client: Koodo Mobile
Spot Title: Launch, Compact, Couch
Air Date: April 2010

Agency: TAXI 2, Toronto, Ontario
CD: Lance Martin
AD: Jeff MacEachern
Copywriter: Mike Blackmore
Producer: Jennifer Cursio
Client Name: Lise Doucet
Group Account Director: Caleb Goodman
Account Manager(s): Katie Trainor, Steve Waugh

Prod Company: Bent Image Lab
Director: Rob Shaw
Director of Photography: Bryce Fortner
EP: Ray Di Carlo
Senior Producer: Tsui Ling Toomer
Producer: Harry Linden
Line Producer: Darren Demetre
Coordinator: Chris Barber
Cameraman/Moco: Chris Peterson, Jim Birkett
Gaffer: Joe Bourguignon
Electrician: Ryan Kunkleman
Storyboard Artist: Monique Ligons
Character Design: Huy Vu
Art Director: Curt Enderle
Art Department Manager: Solomon Burbridge
Art Department Coordinator: Evan Stewart
Lead Carpenter: Greg Fosmire
Carpenter(s): Daniel Miller, John Kirkley
Graphic Artist: Christina Owen
Lead Painter: Mary Blankenburg
Painter: Ryan Schow
Model Maker(s): Marty Easterday, Kimi Kaplowitz, Jen Prokopowicz
Shopper/Props Buyer: Justin Warner
Client Services: Patricia Hall
Production Assistant: Charlie James
TD Lead: Fred Ruff
TD(s): Josh Cox, Shirack Agresta, Devon Myron
Principal CG Animator(s): Eric Scheur, Aja Bogdanoff, Joel Brinkerhoff, Max Perelman, Eric Urban
Stop Motion Animator: Jen Prokopowicz
CG Rigger: John Lally
2D Graphics: Dave Manuel, Stephen Bodin, Beau Hudspeth

Post: Bent Image Lab
Lead Compositor: Brian Kinkley
Compositor: Alan Winston
Post Production Supervisor: Jeff Dawson
Editor/Editorial Supervisor: Jeff Dawson
Colorist: Brian Kinkley

Audio Post Co: Company X Audio
Mixer: Brad Nelson/Adam Moffat
Sound Designer: Brad Nelson/Adam Moffat
Engineer: Adam Moffat
Producer: Brad Nelson

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