Bent Collabs With Vissel for Honda’s Latest Millennial Campaign

BENT’S ROB SHAW COLLABORATES WITH ARTIST AMANDA VISELL FOR HONDA’S ICEBERG In support of the launch of the 2018 Honda HR-V, Northern California Honda dealers partnered with Baker Street and Bent Image Lab to produce four millennial-focused broadcast spots for their “#Adulting” campaign. With this demographic in mind, Bent Director Rob Shaw envisioned a stylized production featuring the functional attributes of the […]

Bent Image Lab Unveils Secret Augmented Reality Project

Portland, OR August 15, 2016: Bent Image Lab, announces their Augmented Reality platform, “youAR”TM, is coming out of stealth mode into alpha testing. For the last three years, Bent has been developing youARTM along with computer vision technology and systems enabling multiuser, real-time, markerless AR content to be viewed with a single lens smartphone. Along […]

Bent Image Lab’s “Polariffic” Accepted at Annecy Int’l Animated Film Fest

Bent Image Lab‘s “Polariffic” was accepted at the Annecy International Animated Film Festival in the “TV Films in Competition” category.  Congratulations to the Bent team, comprising of, director Rob Shaw, producer Marissa Weisman, writer Allan Neuwirth, Music Composer Charles-Henri Avelange, and BENT Executive Producers Tsui Ling Toomer and Ray Di Carlo.  Annecy International Film Festival […]

LAIKA Scoops Two Annie Awards

Two Oregon companies, LAIKA and Bent Image Lab picked up nominations for the 42nd Annual Annie Awards.  (Bent Image Lab garnered a nomination for  “Polariffic” (Hallmark) in the Best Animated Special Production category, and Laika’s “The Boxtrolls” picked up 13 nominations, including Best Animated Feature.)   Laika was awarded two Annies for Best Production Design […]

BENT Goes “Over the Garden Wall” for Cartoon Network

Portland, Or – Animation studio BENT Image Lab conjures up a series of whimsical storybook promos for Cartoon Network’s “Over the Garden Wall”. Directed by BENT’s Solomon Burbridge, the promos bury the viewer deep inside the beautiful CG/stop-motion pages of a forest-woven book, seamlessly transitioning to clips from the show. “I wanted to take the […]

VFX/PDX User Group Meeting – Short Film Saturday! w/Lessons Learned + Proximity & More!

The Portland area visual effects and animation user group, VFX/PDX, has a special program on tap for the upcoming user group meeting on November 15th.  A little something called “Short Film Saturday!”  It’s been a prolific year for eye-popping short films in the area, and this show promises an in-depth look behind the scenes at […]

Portland Workforce Alliance Youth Careers Expo Had A Strong Turnout

Last week saw a strong turnout for the Annual Portland Workforce Alliance NW Youth Careers Expo.  Oregon Film asked members of the production community to join us in showcasing an array of production job opportunities that are here in Oregon.  With a staggering 5,000 students attending, it was a productive day showing future job possibilities […]

Bent Image Lab Shows “Recycling Is A Beautiful Thing”

Bent Image Lab has a new stop motion animated commercial they did for Arrowhead’s new 500ml ReBorn TM bottle called, “Recycling is a Beautiful Thing”.  The campaign idea and concept is by Ad Agency Threshold Interactive, produced by Bent Image Lab and directed by Bent’s Solomon Burbridge. Burbridge says,“The awareness aspect in this spot is […]

Portlandia Rats! Behind the Scenes Courtesy of Bent Image Lab – Dolphin Skit too!

Isn’t it sad that season 3 of “Portlandia” is over?  Well if you just need a little more taste of this past season, check out the great behind the scenes piece Bent Image Lab did on this year’s “rats” skit. And here’s another piece they did on the dolphin piece.  

Bent Produced Hallmark Sequel “Jingle and Bell’s Christmas Star” to Premiere November 23 on Hallmark Channel

This media release just came out about the next installment of Bent Image Lab’s holiday specials.  You’ll remember that last year Bent produced the original “Jingle All the Way” and this year they have already produced Hallmark’s “Hoops and Yo Yo” Halloween special.  This marks their third project with the Hallmark Channel. Bent Image Lab […]