(June 19, 2015) Video: Union Station Kansas City: ‘The Monument Comes Alive’ https://vimeo.com/105565421
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Bazillion Pictures Wins Gold National ADDY For Its 3D Animated Architectural Projection Mapped Video
Celebrating Union Station Kansas City’s Centennial
The Top National Honor Marks The Sixth Win For ‘The Monument Comes Alive’
Bazillion Pictures owner/CD, Jeff Beith (Rt), AAF Pres/CEO, James Datri Union Station Centennial Celebration, a scene form ‘The Monument Comes Alive'
Bazillion Pictures won a Gold National ADDY at The American Advertising Federation (AAF) 2015 Award Show for their work on Union
Station Kansas City: ‘The Monument Comes Alive.’
The studio’s team of artists created the 3D animation, motion graphics, and visual effects, and crafted the architectural projection mapped
video that transformed the iconic building into a giant canvas for its centennial celebration. The multi-media visual experience tells Union
Station’s story and shows how it adapted and persevered through a tumultuous century.
The AAF ADDY Awards is a three-tiered competition dedicated to recognizing the creative spirit of excellence in the art of advertising at the
local, district and national levels. Bazillion Pictures’ received top honors for ‘The Monument Comes Alive’ at all three events.
The video won Gold awards in the ‘Out Of Home/Animated’ and ‘Elements of Advertising/Visual’ categories at the Kansas City AAF ADDYS.
Union Station Kansas City: ‘The Monument Comes Alive’ also swept this year’s District 9 ADDY competition, garnering ‘Overall Best of Show,’
and a Gold ADDY for ‘Projection Mapping - Elements of Advertising / Animation or Special Effects.’
Bazillion Pictures was also awarded a Gold ADDY from the Kansas City AAF in the ‘Advertising Industry/Self-Promotion-Digital Advertising’
category for ‘Groundhog – Undisclosed Weather Expert Tells All.’ The latest installment of its digital promo series, the 2014 episode showcases
animation and visual effects studio’s character animation skills.
The accolades from the ADDY Awards came on the heels of the ‘The Monument Comes Alive’ receiving top honors at the TELLY Awards in
the ‘Film/Video-Outdoor/Environmental-Non Traditional’ category. Bazillion Pictures also produced a ‘Behind-the-Scenes' video t
hat follows the
making of “The Monument Comes Alive,’ which won a Silver ADDY in the ‘Direct Marketing/Specialty Items’ category.
Produced by Quixotic, ‘The Monument Comes Alive’ was powered by twelve 20K lumen HD digital projectors that seamlessly mapped the
video to the intricate architectural details of Union Station’s Beaux-Art façade.
About Bazillion: Bazillion Pictures is a multi award-winning animation and visual FX studio with a skilled team of talent that brings creativity and
technical expertise to creating innovative commercials, branded content, and experiential media for digital platforms. For more information about
Bazillion contact Jeff Beith at 816-474-7427
, and visit www.bazillionpictures.com
Link To Project: https://vimeo.com/105565421
Type: 3D Animated Architectural Projection mapping
Product: Union Station 100th Anniversary Event
Title: Union Station Kansas City: “The Monument Comes Alive”
Length: 10:00 min
Client: Union Station, Kansas City
President/CEO: George Guastello
Event Production Company: Quixotic (Kansas City)
Executive Creative Director: Anthony Magliano Executive Producer: Mica Thomas Visual Producer: Stephen Goldblatt Production Manager: Josh Inman Projection Tech: Joao Beira
Animation + VFX Company: Bazillion Pictures (Kansas City)
Owner/Creative Director: Jeff Beith Executive Producer: Diann Roche Animators/VFX Artists: David Humenczuk, Tyler Keith, Brian Lynas, Ben Dallman, Jon Kendrick, Robert Grace, David Ray 3D Modeling & Texturing: Jon Kendrick, Ben Dallman, Brian Lynas
Editorial + Finishing: Company: Bazillion Pictures (Kansas City)
Editing, Compositing, and Finishing: Tyler Keith, David Humenczuk
Audio Post Company: BicMedia (Kansas City)
Mixer: Julian Bickford
Original Music Score: Julian Bickford, BicMedia, Shane Borth, Quixotic