Monday, September 20, 2010

Aardman's brilliant stopmotion ad for Nokia

Meet Dot, the world’s smallest stop-motion animation character, as she stars in her own side-scrolling adventure:

Wieden + Kennedy enlisted Aardman to create the film to show off Nokia's CellScope magnifying technology. The film is a charming trifle, but as you can see in the still, the possible applications are far more significant:

The making of is fascinating - - they had to use 3D printers because the figurines are so tiny:

I wonder if there's a story behind W+K's decision to use Aardman instead of Laika. Via.

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