Category: promo

Sixty40 Wins Gold at the Olympics!

22 October, 2013 (14:52) | Animation, awards, character, promo | No comments

We’re proud to have just landed two Gold Promax awards for commissioning agency Contently  for our Foxtel 2012 London Olympic Games campaign. Pulling in not just Best Sports Campaign but also Best TV Image Campaign, these cheeky spots went head to head with some heavy hitting spinning logos and pulled off a win. We’re very proud. Mark Simpson, director, [...]

Stereoscopic Light Portraits

10 October, 2013 (22:16) | Animation, promo | No comments

  These portraits were shot at the  2013 Lost at E minor Party. Stereoscopic, long exposure light painting converted LIVE to animated GIFs and projected on the wall at the event.  Part of our love for animated GIFs (ISFF) and our commitment to fun.

New Business Cards

2 May, 2013 (12:59) | promo | No comments

There’s nothing quite like getting something physical after designing it digitally. Particularly when that thing is a 350 GSM matte celloglazed business card. mmmmm thick.

NuBees in Serbia

7 December, 2012 (15:11) | Animation, awards, film clip, motion graphics, other, promo, titles, tvc | No comments

NuBees forms part of a series of near future robot films directed by Mark Simpson. They form part of Sixty40′s independent development efforts, designed to explore techniques and expand our story telling repertoire. This Spring (their Autumn), the Centre for the Promotion of Science in Belgrade, Serbia is hosting their Days of Future: Days of Robotics Festival; an event where students, [...]

Sixty40 entering “The Adnews Challenge”

4 October, 2012 (16:41) | Animation, other, promo | No comments

Sixty40 Adnews Challenge Hype Promo from sixty40 on Vimeo. About our sporting ability: While Sixty40 is not averse to a physical challenge, we are not athletes in the traditional sense of the word. Or in any sense of the word for that matter. But we have spirit, and that’s what it’s about right? That’s why [...]

Edward Tufte Baseball Cap

1 May, 2012 (08:44) | promo | No comments

Matt is currently in New York as part of The Caravan of Comics. While there, he attended a lecture and scored a priceless treasure: A baseball cap signed by the hugely influential information designer, Edward Tufte.  His books on the visual display on information remain at the forefront of thinking about communicating visually in any [...]

Out In The Street accepted into the Byron Bay Film Festival

13 February, 2012 (16:15) | Animation, awards, film clip, promo | No comments

Not only did our music video for Africa Hitech’s “Out In The Street” win “Best Story” at the Robot Film Festival in New York, but it continues to be celebrated as a short film in great festivals such as this one. Thanks BBFF for getting behind the short-film-music-video hybrid!

Rocketcar Day LA!

18 March, 2011 (07:23) | other, promo | No comments

If you’re in LA, get in contact with us because we’re putting on the inaugural Rocketcar Day LA. It’s on on the 10 th of April. Email us at hello@rocketcarday.com too suggest a location or book yourself in to race a car.

New limited edition 3D t-shirt for sale

9 February, 2011 (16:27) | promo | No comments

We’re proud to release a special edition piece of concept art for your body. It’s a Red-Blue Anaglyph image of a squirrel bursting out of your chest and it comes with free Red-Blue glasses so you can blow minds! The image is of a squirrel, bursting out of the chest of the wearer. The squirrel [...]

Sixty40 Nominated for Hotshop of 2009!

22 February, 2010 (13:31) | Animation, promo | No comments

Apologies for the exclamation mark, but that’s major news! The Creative Hotshop awards identifies Australia’s most interesting/charming/innovative/coolest/sexiest production house of the year. We are very flattered to be included amongst the 3 finalists in the animation category.

The internets love the TV1 spots

29 January, 2010 (14:24) | Animation, promo, television | No comments

Big ups to Motionographer,  Drawn and Boing Boing for sending some viewers the way of the TV1 Summer spots. You can tell when one of these blogs take an interest in your work: your internets go crazy.

Sixty40 at Creative Sydney

9 June, 2009 (09:20) | other, promo | No comments

(Photography by Philip Rogers) Here’s photos of the Creative Sydney Event. Including a couple of  Matt and Mark chatting about Sixty40. Charming, I’m sure.

Pandas (who need people)

19 January, 2009 (13:45) | other, promo |

Here’s a blast from the past.  A karaoke video with no words. This haunting reworking of the Streisand classic was created in 2003 for Sixty40′s 3rd birthday and performed by man in a panda suit. It was filmed in Kings Cross, Sydney. Now, we’re 8 and a bit, it’s like a blast from the past. 

Throw us a bone

3 October, 2008 (09:07) | Animation, character, promo | No comments

The “Throw us a bone” campaign for Sydney Dogs and Cat’s Home launched Yesterday. Sixty40 created the worlds most endearing dog to encourage people to contribute money to the dogs home charity via their mobile phone. Generous tourists and drunk office workers have been texting the 9m screen at Customs House in Circular Quay to [...]

SPAA Fringe Promo Film

5 September, 2008 (14:21) | character, other, promo | No comments

We’ve just finished the SPAA Fringe Festival 2008 promo film. It features a puppet, made by Sixty40, and in the likeness of Mark. 

“Spider Monkey”

20 August, 2008 (16:33) | character, other, promo | No comments

Sixty40 is in the middle of making a promo for the SPAA Fringe. In the film, the main character walks past a poster for a movie, the type of which he hates. That movie is “Spider Monkey”.