Category: awards

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, [...]


18 February, 2013 (12:43) | Animation, awards, character, motion graphics | No comments

Sixty40’s BMX London Olympics animation (introducing this sport as an inclusion for the first time) has just been announced as a finalist in the ASTRA Industry Excellence Awards. This humorous Infographic joins our other series of Foxtel Olympic animations that are circulating the awards scene with our 2010 Winter Olympics spots winning 3 x International [...]

Phoenix Rising

18 January, 2013 (16:26) | Animation, awards, character, motion graphics, other, television, tvc | No comments

This is a first for Sixty40. Phoenix has risen once more, this time taking physical form. Our friends at One Green Bean had the character made and sent over. He will forever live on our awards table, sitting as an honourary statue of awesomeness. If you missed the video, check out Phoenix’s best work here.

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 Wins AdNews Challenge (sort of)

19 November, 2012 (16:23) | Animation, awards, other | No comments

    November 18 2012; to be forever known as the day Sixty40 overcame all odds and won the AdNews Challenge. At least for the next couple of hours, until AdNews post the real results here. Until then, we will continue to live in a supposed glory as we march the streets of Darlinghurst, gathering with us [...]

PauseFest 2012 announces full program!

17 September, 2012 (13:43) | awards | No comments

  PauseFest has announced their program for 2012. From the site: Pause Digital Festival brings some of the world’s best and brightest leaders in the digital industries to Melbourne. With 14 screenings; 6 industry workshops; 8 interactive projects and the premiere conference event this years program will leave you gasping for breath! has the standard [...]

Sixty40′s Optus “Lion” spot wins

6 September, 2012 (17:24) | Animation, awards | No comments

Sixty40 added some sweet animated birds for this award winning spot for Optus from M&C Saatchi. The  30 second Optus ‘Lion’ commercial took out the ACE of Excellence at the Val Morgan ACES  September 2012


26 July, 2012 (10:02) | Animation, awards, character | No comments

Sixty40 wins “Best Education” at AEAF AWARDS 2012 for NBN Explainers.

Matt interviewed in New York

9 May, 2012 (17:23) | awards, character | No comments

Matt’s just finished his Caravan Of Comics tour of Canada and the US. He, and a collection of Australian comic artist heavyweights attended MOCCA Fest in New York where Matt was interviewed by the venerable Ustralian blog. Read the interview here.

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!

sixty40 named as hotshop finalist

30 March, 2011 (15:27) | Animation, awards, motion graphics | No comments

Well the results are in and Sixty40 came out as a finalist alongside Iloura and Mighty Nice in the Animation Category for Australian Creative’s 2010 Hotshop Awards. Check out the full results in the April issue. XYZ took out top honours for Animation, and we are proud to rank amongst such top competition. Congrats to all [...]