When Omation Studios needed visual effects for the movie Barnyard, Charlie Breakiron was one of two animators from Quiet Man who were called out to San Clemente, Calif., for the six-month job. Charlie provided rain effects, dust effects, the water shading, egg effects and face cream effects.
This project destined for mobile game play was in need of character modeling, rigging, procedural color and animated walk, run and idle cycles. Unfortunately, we were only through the modeling phase when the project was killed. Next time…
In this 2006 project for Quiet Man in New York, Charlie Breakiron gives the razor a life of its own. His role was to texture, light and render the product as a creative element that matched its real counterpart in the commercial.
"The glowing blue light and the holographic network that BREAKIRON Animation&Design created gave life to the first scene. Although the actors did a wonderful job, the real life and believability for that opening scene came from BREAKIRON's work. They set the stage for the rest of the TAVVE commercial.
THE JANUS PROJECT is the next, highly-anticipated, psychological fantasy thrill ride being produced in 2014.
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The production company behind the heart-pumping new simulation experience at North Carolina's Airborne & Special Operations Museum is Raleigh's BREAKIRON Animation & Design, LLC. BREAKIRON's team created a high-definition adventure that puts riders in the boots of soldiers during major actions in World War II, Korea, Vietnam, Afghanistan and Iraq.
The high-profile Interactive Advertising Bureau, the key industry group dedicated to growing the interactive marketplace, called on BREAKIRON Animation&Design for a classy one-minute trailer to open the IAB's 10 major conferences each year.
Beyond the gasps, applause, and limelight - behind the scenes at the circus - everything must run like clockwork. BREAKIRON Animation&Design took the same tack with high-end visual effects and 3D animation for the innovative Cirque De Créativité, the American Advertising Federation
"We were approached by ad agency Ogilvy in Durham to produce a spot for Hilton Head Island. When we learned the spot would require a 3D element, we turned to Charlie Breakiron to augment our team. We've partnered with Charlie in the past, and he's always done outstanding work,"
"BREAKIRON Animation&Design's team is stellar. With our 'Gorilla' video, the animators were right on target very accurate and true to our message," stated Beaux Foy, lead singer and frontman for Airiel Down.
For the presentation of the coveted 2013 International IAB MIXX awards — the Oscars of interactive advertising — the influential Interactive Advertising Bureau chose BREAKIRON Animation&Design to pump up the drama with their special brand of over-the-top 3D-animation.
To promote the big-game, family-friendly fun of East Coast Wings & Grill, the obvious top draft pick was the companys rookie mascot, Chester. BREAKIRON Animation&Design brought Chester to life with their signature brand of imaginative, energized 3D animation.
"Charlie's work is professional, well rendered and well animated. He knew what I was looking for instantly. We had a 15- to 20-minute conversation the first time we talked and he nailed the concept.