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The Secret Lives of Slim People

We were asked to produce an animated title and bumpers for Channel 4’s series “The Secret Lives of Slim People.” Some people stay slim despite never dieting or exercising. This ITN production follows two slim people over five days, unpicking their every move and morsel to find out what determines their size. GFX designed and animated by Andrew Whittle under the direction of Paul Trainor and Toni Marshall.
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Dunlop – Journey for Perfection

This Dunlop film featuring Kevin Anderson was directed by Tim Frewer of Light Shop Films for Studio Tangerine. Motion graphics were tracked and animated by Andrew Whittle. GFX directed by Paul. All produced by Patrick Rowe.
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Big Ben – Countdown to New Year

This is Year 2 of our contract to help ITN Productions show the extent and the detailing of the Big Ben clean-up & repair. Again Paul Trainor directs the CGI and Brett Lewis provides the modelling expertise.
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Generation Hate

Al Jazeera’s investigative team managed to infiltrate a Neo Nazi organisation which hold some radical ideas including the re-migration of all muslims in Europe. The team finds more regular links to thuggish behaviour and more worryingly strong links to Marine Le Pen’s National Front party. Our cgi were used you help reveal what happens inside the Citadelle bar in Lille and reveal some of it’s unsavoury characters. You can also watch the full 2 part series on YouTube.
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Islamophobia Inc

An Aljazeera Investigation This investigation looks at the more recent upsurge in attacks on the Muslim communities in the US, most importantly since the election of Donald Trump. It examines the tactics of right-wing groups that instigate a fear of Islam, including how they manipulate social media to create a false narrative that Muslims are trying to take over the country. Our Motion Graphics help show how Anti-Muslim messages proliferate social media and our explainers help show how bought-in followers, fake accounts and bots amplify that message. You can also watch the full documentary on YouTube. [/vc_row
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Cricket’s Match Fixers

Over 18 months of investigations, Medioto worked with Aljazeera’s Investigative Unit and helped reveal how criminal gangs bribe players and officials to fix matches and parts of matches – and make millions from betting on guaranteed outcomes. The initial inspiration for the designs came from Bollywood posters and obviously some of the title text echo the old fashioned scoreboards on the cricket ground. Apart from the obvious title-card, we built profile animations, explainers for the uninitiated cricket fans, test match chapter headings, phone call animations, document/newspaper sequences and the players and authorities ‘right of reply’. There’s a montage below and
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British & Irish Lions: Uncovered

This is a title sequence we produced for Ben Uttley at Stamp Productions for his behind the scenes documentary following the preparation for the task of beating the All Blacks on their home turf and the ups and downs of the whole New Zealand tour. The titles were created with a multitude of subtle techniques from camera tracking, rotoscoping to careful blending of textures and clever transitions.
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Dunlop – Hit It

This Dunlop film  was directed by Tim Frewer of Light Shop Films for Studio Tangerine. Motion graphics were tracked and animated by Andrew Whittle. GFX directed by Paul. All produced by Patrick Rowe.
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Spy Merchants – An Al Jazeera Investigation

We helped the Washington based Al Jazeera Investigations team uncover the murky world of selling surveillance equipment, often to anyone willing to pay, regardless of the government, end user or final usage. Titles, subtitles, as well as all the visual effects and explainer graphic sequences are spread over 47 mins which as not an easy feat considering that there’s barely a minute free of overlays and VFX. To see the whole programme which was beautifully shot and directed by Colin MacIntyre and brilliantly edited by Nicholas Dove, click on this link.
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