JJ&Maithy Sweet’N Low Pt. Deux

Pink Panther

Hornet’s JJ&Maithy just released a second, beautifully done Pink Panther spot for Sweet’N Low. I enjoyed the seamless blend of 3D and 2D animation in their first pass, and this spot one-up’s it. While still as silky smooth as its predecessor, “Switch Up” is a bit more ambitious with its larger focus on the stylized characters and detailed nighttime environments. And it’s more pink. Very pink. Inspirationally pink.

Check out “Switch Up”.

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6 Comments

justin

Glad you posted this, Daniel. It was in my queue.

I’m actually a little less impressed with this spot than the first one JJ&Maithy did. I think this one was a little too ambitious for its own good. It loses its narrative focus, I think. I had trouble following the action on my first viewing.

Maybe that’s just me, though. And it’s likely the result of the agency’s writing, not JJ&Maithy’s direction.

At any rate, it’s a gorgeous spot.

dregs dream

i love that first one. great use of a simple shader and 2d compositing.

looks great. wonder what 2D/3D apps they use… is anyone out there using toon boom studio for 2d animation?

AlexJ

They prolly use the new program called Pencil & Paper. Its very hands on… you should try it! :P

mark

they didn’t animate the panther…

they just did the 2d comp and fake 2d-3d stuff

daniel

They did indeed animate the Panther, check the credits:

Pink Panther Animation
Animators: Brent Chambers, Mike Howie, Raymond McGrath, Dave Butler

mark

i meant jj & maithy didn’t animate the panther

of course they had other animators to do it

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