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 : The face of creative ideas

12 May, 2010 (10:29) | other | No comments

Matt and Mark appear as hot models in the promo shots for Creative Sydney this year where Sixty40 represents the face of “Ideas”. Apparently: Not only are we creative but we are beautiful as all get out. If you’re a creative, you should get along to this excellent event based in and around the city. [...]

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.