Hinge Digital’s All-CG Spot for Renault

renault “mégane” What car powers through all seasons?  The Mégane by Renault, perfectly envisioned using full CG and VFX – no live action shoot needed. In collaboration with directing team Andrew Nawrot and Sonja Jasansky, the Hinge creative team developed this all-CG spot for the Renault Mégane in just under two weeks. The spot features […]

Hinge Digital Produces New Spot for Carrington College

carrington college “park” In the third spot of our integrated campaign for Carrington College, Hinge continued our partnership with BVK to bring Blue and Goldie (and squirrel) to a city park to help another student soar into a new career. View the animatic and see character sketches here…  Credits Client: Carrington College  Agency: BVK Producer: Allison Lockwood […]

“Little Leaks” a Big Deal for Local Animation Company

CMD and Hinge Digital teamed up to deliver a fun, informative and engaging campaign for NW Natural. “Little Leaks” was conceived as a collaboration between CMD and the Hinge creative team. Hinge created four unique 3D egg characters. The eggs are lighthearted and fun visual storytellers in a spot that educates viewers on how to recognize […]

Hinge Digital’s Campaign for Carrington College

Hinge Digital, the Portland-based animation and visual effects studio, has been working through the summer months on a brand new character-based campaign for Carrington College. The studio expanded their core team with animation, design and production talent sourced from the animation mecca of Portland, as well as from the Bay Area and LA. They designed, developed and […]

Hinge Digital Brings the Carfax Car Fox to Life in CG

When Zimmerman Advertising approached Hinge Digital to bring the beloved Carfax Car Fox to life in CG, we jumped at the opportunity to apply our extensive experience in character development, animation, and visual effects to a national advertising campaign.   Building on a collaboration of several years on over 30 animated commercials, Zimmerman and Hinge […]

“VFX Revolution” May 17th – Presented by WebVisions

VFX Revolution: How the Internet and Digital Devices are Reshaping Visual Effects and Film Thursday, May 17, 2012 from 6:00 PM to 9:30 PM (PT) Location: Bagdad Theatre, Portland, OR Anyone with an interest in VFX will not want to miss this opportunity to see and hear first hand what is currently going on directly […]

Hinge Digital: Un-Hinged!

  Come out for our December 10th event and see what the team at Hinge Digital has been up to recently! From sports cars, footwear and rampaging robots to cheeky space captains, this band of ex-Sony/Disney/Laika/D-Neg stand-outs bring a combination of technical know how and creative imagination that only few companies can claim in their […]

Hinge Digital Works with Sockeye Creative on a new Dick’s Sporting Goods Commercial

Over the last couple of years Hinge Digital has built up an impressive reputation as a go to place for all things animation.  As a result more and more agencies and clients are taking notice.  Recently Hinge worked with Sockeye Creative on this commercial for Dick’s Sporting Goods. That’s not all they’ve been working on.  […]

Hinge Digital Kicks Off “Bringing Your World to Life” Contest

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS Nov. 11, 2010 Hinge Digital Kicks Off “Bringing Your World to Life” Character Design Contest Open Call for Original Story and Character Concept Submissions; Win Approximately $1,500 in Prizes Including a Wacom Intuos4, Luxology modo and Inclusion in an Animation Magazine Feature Story PORTLAND, Ore. – Nov. 11, 2010 – Celebrating the […]

History of 3D in Oregon at PDX

On my way down to Los Angeles this week I came upon a display at the Portland Airport focusing on the history of 3D photography and film in Oregon.  You can find the exhibit at the entrance to terminal E which is the United terminal.  The exhibit has display items from the past including view […]