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, [...]

Unreal Old Reels

30 January, 2013 (09:12) | Animation, other | No comments

Thanks Chris Sobieniak (Cartoon Brew) for recently uploading an early Pixar demo reel. “Pixar creates general purpose solutions for the processing and synthesis of visual information.” Power to circa 1988; we couldn’t have said it better ourselves. Check out how far Sixty40 has come through the years, where we’ve developed, along with our clients and technology in an [...]

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.

Who Could Oppose These Thumbs?

17 January, 2013 (16:48) | other | No comments

Here’s a photo of our Creative Directors Mark and Matt. Thumbs up for enthusiasm. Let it be great.

Virgin Money “Fortunate Frank”

11 January, 2013 (14:51) | Animation, character, motion graphics, television, tvc | No comments

Sixty40 were asked by The Works to create a character based TV and print campaign, about Fortunate Frank: a happy-go-lucky traveller who unlike the rest of us doesn’t need travel insurance. Starting with still images for print and online we developed a character and style which took inspiration from Mr Bean and vintage Paddington Bear [...]

Virgin Lithium: Phoenix

21 December, 2012 (08:50) | Animation, character, film clip, motion graphics | No comments

We partnered with magnificent Israeli Illustrator, Gal Shikedi in developing Virgin Mobile’s new community support platform. Meet “Phoenix”, a multi-tasking, communication maestro. It’s like staring into a mirror to reveal the modern connected phone user, always juggling calls, Facebooking, Blogging and Tweeting. Struck down mid flight by some technical woes, Virgin Mobile’s new community support [...]

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, [...]

PauseFeast

23 November, 2012 (17:35) | Animation | No comments

  There’s only one thing to do before four days of PauseFest; gather twenty-five upstanding individuals and confine them within the vicinities of a Spanish restaurant. Lather on some wine, freshly made Paella and invite a photographer too. PauseFeast was born. Mark Simpson and Matt Taylor joined the international likes of Jason White from Leviathan, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Kmart Super Toy Sale

5 July, 2008 (07:45) | Animation, motion graphics, tvc | 1 comment

The campaign has begun. Bus Shelters, News papers, online and big TV coverage for the Super Toy Sale creative. All of the toys in the spot were custom designed because we couldn’t use real products. There’s a lot of love in them, especially the MonkeyRider. Enjoy.