ESPN and Elastic teamed up to do a show package for the 2020 College Football season highlighting the various components that makeup the sport. We were right in the middle of production when Covid-19 hit. Luckily for a lot of Freelance Motion Artist, the transition wasn't too bad. ESPN was amazing at helping us adjust our delivery schedule as well as reassessing what was achievable given the sudden changes.

Most of my time was spent on animation but I was extremely excited to help out with some concept designs as well. Mainly exploring the human-towers (Castells) in Spain and the relationship between the community, team, and the sport. Some of these frames didn't make it into the montage but it was still fun to explore the various elements and textures in football from a macro and micro level. Please check out the credits at the bottom. Just like in football, your team is everything.

Client: ESPN

Senior Creative Director(s): Chris Mantzaris, Carol Boyle
Creative Director(s): Tim O’Shaughnessy, David Sparrgrove
Art Director: Dale Harney
Senior Director of Project Design & Animation: Pam Neff
Managing Producer: Lindsay Reiff
Producer: Matt Bernabe

Post Production
Design Studio: Elastic
Creative Director: Paul Mitchell
Designer(s): Gordon Waltho, Jose Checa, Mike Lo, Gabriel Perez, Ann Kreutzkamp, Jason Forest Hogg, Erika Bird, Ugo Nonis, Clarissa Donlevy, Olga Midlenko,
Head of 3D: Kirk Shintani
CG Supervisor: Caleb Ollivant
3D Artists: Lee Buckley, Ilya Tselyutin, Gabriel Perez, Ranato Marques, Bryan Cox, Jose Limon, Jose Paniagua, Jade Smrz, Michael Cardenas, Sara Wolfe, Derek Friesenborg, Weiyo Sha, Cameron Walser, Thomas Briggs,
Editor: Jessica Ledoux
Producer: Jazeel Gayle
Deputy Head of Production: Zach Wakefield
Executive Producer: Luke Colson
Head of Production: Kate Berry
Managing Director: Jennifer Sofio Hall
Color Studio: a52 Color
Colorist: Gregory Reese
Color Assistant: Corey Martinez
Color Producer: Jenny Bright
Executive Producer: Thatcher Peterson

Music Company: Indestructible
Music Supervisor: Anny Colvin

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