“Oldsmobile Caught Their Eye” by Giraldi

  • ©Bob Giraldi


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    Oldsmobile Caught Their Eye

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  • R/Greenberg Associates

Description:


    In this 60-second movie portraying a monumental event, the Statue of Liberty comes to life and lifts anOldsmobile Aurora off theStaten Island Ferry to examine its fine craftsmanship. Rendering and animating the first photo-realistic, full-motionStatue of Liberty presented unique technical and creative challenges that R/GA solved with both SoftImage and proprietary software.


Additional Contributors:


    Producer: MARIA CRISCUOLO
    Visual Effects and Digital Post: GREENBERG ASSOCIATES
    Director of Computer Graphics: MARK VOELPEL
    Visual Effects Supervisor: ED MANNING
    CG Project Leader: RAFAEL CASTELBLANCO
    CG Animators: EILEEN O’NEILL, DAVID BAROSIN, JASON STROUGO, JIM HUNDERTMARK, STEVE BLAKEY, JOHN MUSUMECI
    Lead Technical Director: HENRY KAUFMAN
    Technical Directors: DIRK VAN GELDER, CLAY BUDIN
    Lead CG Artists: IRENE KIM, MICHAEL ERINGIS, PETER OBERDORFER
    CG Artists: JOE FITZGIBBON, JEFF LINNELL
    CG Coordinator: KATIE HASER
    Assistant CG Coordinator: JOSHUA MOSS
    Lead Special Effects Editor: BURTIS SCOTT
    Special Effects Editor: DAVID ELKINS
    Flame Artist: MARK CASEY
    Assistant Special Effects Artist: THOMAS DOWNS
    Executive Producer: BOB SWENSEN
    Assistant Producer: IRKA SENG
    Advertising Agency: LEO BURNETT COMPANY, INC.
    Group Creative Director: GREG TAUBENECK
    Creative Director/Copywriter: JERRY GAGGIANO
    Art Director: ANGELO JULIANO
    Executive Producer: RON NELKEN
    Agency Producer: BOB HARLEY
    Production Company: GIRALDISUAREZ
    Executive Producers: DEBBIE MERLIN/PATTY GREANEY
    Director of Photography: PAUL GOLDSMITH

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