(Los Angeles, California--October 24, 2012) Commercial production company MTh (Motion Theory) has added French directorial team Akama to its roster. Akama’s Alexandre Ada and Cedric Jeanne joined forces in 2004 and have been creating award-winning work for global brands such as Audi, Volkswagen, Lacoste, Kit Kat and more ever since.
Akama specializes in blending live-action with 3D, VFX and motion graphics. Their work has dazzled clients and critics alike with its whimsical character animation, highly polished imagery, and technical innovation. Akama’s work has been recognized by Cannes Lions, the Visual Effects Society, the One Show, Eurobest, the London International Advertising Awards, the New York Festival Awards, the Effies, and more.
“As directors we are always trying to push the envelope both creatively and technically, and MTh is a great place for us to pursue new ideas,” said Alexandre Ada, Akama. “We’re honored to be part of MTh and the MTh roster, and thrilled to have access to their amazing VFX and animation support.”
“Akama is so incredibly talented at creating compelling and cinematic visuals, and there is really no limit to what innovative ideas Akama can put on the screen,” said Jeff Scruton, President, MTh.
MTh is a creative home for directors with a sharp visual and narrative focus. The company's talent roster ranges from award-winning veterans to emerging filmmakers, all sharing extraordinary visual style and the storytelling ability to transform creative potential into compelling viewer experiences across advertising and entertainment. Roster directors include: Akama, Mathew Cullen, Guillaume de Fontenay, Jesus de Francisco, Guillermo del Toro, Steven Diller, Grady Hall, Brent Jones, Mark Kudsi, Christopher Leone, Mårlind & Stein, Chris Riehl, and Syyn Labs. http://www.motiontheory.com