• SUB CATEGORY :
    SPECIAL EFFECTS: DIGITAL VISUAL EFFECTS
  • COMPANY ENTERING :
    ALT.VFX, BRISBANE
  • TITLE :
    TILE - LOST PANDA
  • BRAND :
    TILE
  • ADVERTISER :
    TILE
  • AGENCY :
    DEUTSCH, LOS ANGELES
  • CHIEF CREATIVE OFFICER :
    PETE FAVAT
  • EXECUTIVE CREATIVE DIRECTOR :
    GUTO ARAKI
  • CREATIVE DIRECTOR :
    ERIC MANCHESTER/NEAL DESAI
  • COPYWRITER :
    JEB QUAID
  • DIRECTOR OF INTEGRATED PRODUCTION :
    VIC PALUMBO
  • COMPUTER ARTIST :
    NICK ANGUS
  • ACCOUNT DIRECTOR :
    CHRISTI JOHNSON/MARK THOMPSON
  • ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE :
    JESSICA FERRI
  • STRATEGIC PLANNING DIRECTOR :
    KELSEY HODGKIN
  • EXECUTIVE INTEGRATED PRODUCER :
    DAN KAPLAN
  • INTEGRATED PRODUCER :
    MARIANA PERIN
  • FILM PRODUCTION COMPANY :
    SMUGGLER, LOS ANGELES
  • CO-FOUNDER :
    PATRICK MILLING SMITH/BRIAN CARMODY
  • DIRECTOR :
    MARK MOLLOY
  • EXECUTIVE PRODUCER :
    SHANNON JONES
  • FILM PRODUCER :
    GUSTAV GELDENHUYS
  • POST-PRODUCTION COMPANY :
    ALT.VFX, BRISBANE
  • EDITOR :
    STEWART REEVES
  • POST PRODUCER :
    BRIAN SCHARWATH
  • COLORIST :
    TOM POOLE
  • SPECIAL EFFECTS COMPANY :
    ALT.VFX, BRISBANE
  • VISUAL EFFECTS :
    COLIN RENSHAW
  • ANIMATOR :
    CHRIS RENTOUL
  • HEAD OF 2D :
    MATTHEW CHANCE
  • EXECUTIVE PRODUCER :
    CHRIS FIELDHOUSE
  • SPECIAL EFFECTS PRODUCER :
    JESS CALVERT
  • RIGGER :
    JORDAN MCINNES
  • SOUND PRODUCTION COMPANY :
    LIME STUDIOS, LOS ANGELES
  • SOUND DESIGNER :
    MARK MEYUHAS
  • SOUND STUDIO PRODUCER :
    KAYLA PHUNGGLAN
  • MUSIC COMPOSER :
    STEPHAN ALTMAN
  • MUSIC ARRANGER :
    STEPHAN ALTMAN
  • ASSISTANT MIXER :
    PETER LAPINSKI
  • EXECUTIVE PRODUCER :
    SUSIE BOYAJAN
  • ENGLISH SYNOPSIS :
    THE ‘LOST PANDA’ STORY WAS INSPIRED BY AN ACTUAL TILE CUSTOMER, A YOUNG GIRL WHO LOST HER STUFFED ANIMAL IN A BUSY CITY, ONLY TO BE REUNITED LATER WITH THE HELP OF THE TILE COMMUNITY. TELLING THE STORY FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF ERNIE, A STUFFED PANDA, AND TO BRING TO LIFE WHAT HIS OWNER, LUCY, MIGHT HAVE IMAGINED HER ‘BEST FRIEND’ GOING THROUGH IN TRYING TO FIND HIS WAY BACK TO HER. IN HER IMAGINATION, ERNIE GETS MORE AND MORE LOST WHILE LOOKING FOR HER, ONLY TO BE HELPED HOME BY THE ‘GOOD NEIGHBORS’ HE MEETS—A METAPHOR FOR THE TILE COMMUNITY. OF COURSE, IN REALITY, ERNIE STAYS IN THE EXACT PLACE HE WAS LIKELY DROPPED BY LUCY, ONLY TO BE FOUND BY A LOVING FATHER WHO HAD THE FORESIGHT TO PUT A TILE IN ERNIE’S POCKET.