Designer, animator and director living in Helsinki.
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Kids! Mix animals, mix syllables.
Parents! Over 1000 unique combinations filled with handcrafted animations and sounds.

Details on YATATOY
App on iTunes

Director/Design/Animation:
Lucas Zanotto
Music & Sound Design: Ulrich Troyer




A spot for Google's uProxy extension.

Director/Design/Animation: Lucas Zanotto
Music & Sound Design: David Kamp
Producer: Passion Pictures

Client:
Google

NOTE:
Making of pics



A spot for Geile Weine.

Director/Design/Animation/Music: Lucas Zanotto
Sound Design & Mix: Ulrich Troyer
Client: Geile Weine

NOTE:
Some making of pics here


I was commissioned by M&C Saatchi through the Saatchi Gallery London to create an art film for the exhibition called "The House of Peroni".

The gallery house will show contemporary artists from italy.
I was asked to represent film.

Director/Design/Animation: Lucas Zanotto
Music & Sound Design: David Kamp
Producer: Troublemakers

Presented by The House of Peroni
Commisioned by M&C Saatchi through the Saatchi Gallery London

NOTE:
Making of



This is the director's cut of the The Real Bears, a film I directed and animated for a campaign to reduce the consumption of soda and other sugary drinks.
More info here: The Real Bears - with a score by Jason Mraz

Director/Design/Animation: Lucas Zanotto
Executive Creative Director: Alex Bogusky
Agency: Common
(Boulder, CO) and The Butler Bros(Austin, TX)
Client: CSPI - Center for Science in the Public Interest
Executive Producers: Marty & Adam Butler
Music & Sound Design: Nikolai von Sallwitz
Full credits on Vimeo

Notes:
Interview on
Motionographer



DRAWNIMAL is an app I did for the little ones.
It motivates the kids to draw animals, learn the alphabet and think outside the box.

Director/Design/Animation: Lucas Zanotto
Music & Sound Design:
Ulrich Troyer
App Programming: Niels Hoffmann

Visit DRAWNIMAL.com or get the app here.






A video for the HaperCollins Publishers UK.

Director/Design/Animation: Lucas Zanotto
Music & Sound Design:
Kassian Troyer
Client: HarperCollins Publishers
CDs: Ben North, Andrew Cunning
Copywriter: Ben North






A spot for the Think Big campaign by o2 Telefonica.

Director/Design: Lucas Zanotto
Assistant: Philipp Rudler
Production company: Sehsucht Berlin
Agency: VCCP Berlin
Client: o2 Telefonica

Sehsucht Team:
Producer: Christian Gemeiner , Julia Rudolf
CD: Mate Steinforth
Compositing: Philipp Rudler, Helge Kiehl, Lucas Zanotto
VCCP Team: Micha Opitz, Jessica Philipp, Philipp Löffel

Notes:
Making of


A campaign for the travel company TUI

The people at Jung von Matt created a smartphone app, where you could save your weather status for an online competition. The campaign goes on for 4 weeks. The person with the worst average weather wins a trip to the Dominican Republic.
I made a spot for them to promote this campaign.

Music & Sound Design: David Kamp
Assistant: Robert Loebel
Client: TUI
Agency: Jung von Matt
Jung von Matt team: René Requardt, Andres Maldonado, Tommy Norin, Salvatore Russomano
Direction/Design/Animation: Lucas Zanotto

Notes:
Tiny Making-of

A spot I did togther with Nicola Smanio for the platform playup.

All made by: Nicola Smanio & Lucas Zanotto
Music:
Memovy Song by Lucas (remixed by Nicola)
Client: playup
Head of marketing: Rohan Kumar

Notes:
Making of here




A short film, done with a marionette built out of paper.

Music & Sound Design: David Kamp
Thanks for story input: Arno Dejaco
Thanks for support:
dyrdee & Gios

Notes:
Making of Pics
Screening at Pictoplasma Festival

Will be released on Characters in Motion Vol. 3 DVD

I was asked to make this series of idents for the Italian children TV-channel called Boing. It shows different scenarios, in which the boy reminds the parent to do the right thing, and not act like a monster.

Director/Design/Animation: Lucas Zanotto
Company: Turner Broadcasting System Italy
Sound Design:
Giorgano Galli - Galli Records

Turner Team:

CD: Marcio Cortez Melendez
AD: Filippo Giacomelli
Copywriter: Elio Polce


TVC for the Finnish Police.

Every year the Finnish government loses 7 Billion €
because of the grey economy.
With this money they could build more than 1000 daycare centers.

Director/Design/Animation: Lucas Zanotto
Agency: Markkinointitoimisto Kitchen
Account Handler: Heikki Kauppila
Project Management: Sini Räsänen
Art Director: Tuomas Hautamäki
Copywriter: Anne Kuusela
Sounds:
Jose Puigserver




Animation based on a sound of David Kamp as part of his "Sound Creatures" project".

Director/Design/Animation: Lucas Zanotto
Sound Design: David Kamp





A trailer I did for the European Handball Champions League.

Sound Design & Mix: David Kamp
Director/Design/Animation/Music: Lucas Zanotto

Notes:
Some making-of pics


I worked on the stopmotion part of this spot at Sehsucht Berlin.

Production: Sehsucht Berlin
Director: Mate Steinforth
Design: Helge Kiehl, Christian Zschunke, Mate Steinforth
Compositing: Helge Kiehl
3D: Hannes Weikert, Philipp Brömme, Alex Glawion
Stop Motion: Lucas Zanotto, Christian Zschunke, Helge Kiehl
Producer: Nadine Sklodowski, Julia Rudloff (PA)
Music & Sound Design: David Kamp
Client: Google Germany GmbH





This series of idents was a collaboration with the Berlin based studio dyrdee Media.
It is a combination of stopmotion footage and aftereffects animated characters.

Client: MTV Networks Germany
characters by Ljubisa Djukic (dyrdee)
produced and directed by
dyrdee Media

Awards:

Golden Design Lion in Cannes
Gold at BDA Promax International in NY
Comandation at ADC Germany
Best TV-spot at ITFS
Best Leader at HAFF

BEST Promotional Animation at Ottawa Animation Festival


D_minum (Dan Santucci) asked me to choose a track from his album-release "Names Forgotten: Places Remembered" on the Pehr-Label and make a videoclip for this.
The track "Monoptik" inspired me to tell a stopmotion-lovestory between a lime and a lemon.

Music: d_minum




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