Miniature Metropolis

Our creative minds here at ( were pretty stoked about () asking to create this year's Sponsor for the Southwest show. The creative carte blanche was daunting given such a small of time to concept and produce a 5 minute piece. It was even more challenging considering our own expectations were set high, not only in terms of storytelling, but wanting to create something that had not been done in the history of the show.

After hours and hours of brainstorming concepts, we found an idea involving trains and miniatures that the whole could behind. Every individual under our roof came together to write, storyboard, model, texture, shoot, rig, animate, composite, and edit the final product. Many late nights and take-out orders later, combined with a and sound effects mix from Mockingbird, the end video was stunning to behold.

So take a peek at our latest and greatest! We hope you have as much fun watching it as our hero Jack had while running around in the tiny world we created for him.

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