Android Docuseries Explores What “Being Human Is
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Posted on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 Leave a comment

Five stories about mobile technologies making real and positive change combine into an uplifting animated series for Android directed by Nico Carbonaro and Tuesday McGowan by Oakland Prodco Where the Buffalo Roam.

Combining Carbonaro's documentary filmmaking experience with McGowan's talent for design and animation, the series includes 2D, 3D, and hand-drawn cel work by Giant Ant, Oddfellows, Meister, and Where the Buffalo Roam.

Tuesday McGowan: “These films needed to be rich, engaging, and heartfelt, so authenticity was a huge part of developing the visual style of each film. We have been fearless in our approach, adopting abstraction, symbolism, metaphor, and non-linear storytelling to create fantastic animations that combine nonfiction and magical realism. "

Nico Carbonaro: “While we had to adapt to a whole new way of creating and collaborating during the pandemic, six months of our lives shared a lot of love and camaraderie around this project.

“Because of the remoteness of this project, we can bring together talent from all over the world. Additionally, the isolation created a sense of autonomy for all of the artists involved, which resulted in everyone doing their best. We have all fed each other's ideas and instincts as the creative just evolved organically and for the better. "

Episode 1: On silent ice (above)

Episode 2: Well Cor

Episode 3: Ramblin ’Man

Episode 4: The Wizard

Episode 5: Chez Elyse

Client: Google Marketing
Product Marketing Managers, Android: Danh Ly, Lolu Bodunwa and Noelle Chun
Brand leader, Android & Google Play: Sydney Thomashow
Product Marketing Director, Android: Jason Fass
VP, Marketing: Nick Drake

Agency: Where the buffalo roams
Executive Producer: Tim Pries
Producer: Taraneh Golozar

Production: Where the Buffalo Roams
Directed by Nico Carbonaro (@Nonfiction), Tuesday McGowan
Executive Producer: Tim Pries
Producer: Taraneh Golozar
Coordinator: Eden Cooney

Animation: Oddfellows ("On Still Ice", "Chez Elyse")
Executive Producer: Erica Kelly
Executive Creative Director: Chris Kelly
Creative director: Fabian Molina
Producers: Jen Szeto, Dennis Samatulski

Animation: giant ant ("Na Cor")
Executive Producer: Teresa Toews
Executive Creative Director: Jay Grandin
Producer: Cory Philpott

Animation: Master ("Ramblin 'Man")
Executive Producer / Producer: Samantha Cook
Creative Director: CJ Cook

Animation: Where the buffalo roams ("The Magic Makers")
Executive Producer: Tim Pries
Producer: Taraneh Golozar
Post producer: Michael Schultz
Coordinator: Eden Cooney

Edit: Where the buffalo roams
Editors: James Boger, Mahoko Kumakasu, Bruno Tore

Music / sound design company: Space Lute
Audio Director / Sound Supervisor: JR Narrows
Composers: JR Narrows ("The Silent Ice", "Ramblin & # 39; Man"); Rodrigo Coelho ("Na Cor"); Troy Herion ("Chez Elyse")

Composers: JR Narrows with Campos de Luz ("Die Zaubermacher")
Performed by: Budapest Scoring Orchestra
Orchestration: Bálint Sapszon

Sound designers: JR Narrows, T. Terressa Tate and Amanda Fuentes

Audio Mix Company: machine
Senior Producer: Alek Rost
Sound mixer: T. Terressa Tate
Sound assistant: Amanda Fuentes
Audio producer: Kyra Hendricks

Toolkit: Adobe Animate, Photoshop, Illustrator, In-Design, Premiere, After Effects; Maxon Cinema 4D; Autodesk Flame, Maya; Sidefx Houdini

Category: Animation, Brand Film, Brand Content, Character Animation, Featured Tags: Amanda Fuentes, Giant Ant, Google, JR Narrows, Masters, Nico Carbonaro, Odd Fellows, Space Lute, T. Terressa Tate, Tuesday McGowan, Where the Buffalo Roam

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