We're a small studio with powerful machines, specializing in animation and visual effects.
For the NFL’s new safety policy, we created this PSA to explain it “clearly”. Now playing on NFL.com and this fall at NFL stadium jumbotrons.
Director: Ron Winter Produced by Ghost Robot Exec Producers: Zachary Mortensen & Mark De Pace Producer: Alon Simcha DP: Adam Newport-Berra Animation: Omega Darling
Kanye West’s Mercy. Nominated for 2 MTV VMA’s for Best Hip Hop Video and Best Editing. Featuring performances by Big Sean, Pusha T, and 2 Chainz. We handled the post production, including the assembly of a single seamless take (one continuous shot) from hundreds of performances.
Label: Island/Def Jam - G.O.O.D Music
Edit: Eric Greenburg
Post: Omega Darling
We teamed up with our friends at LOOSEWORLD, Meghan Eplett of Kate Spade and the Language Dept. to create this animated short film commissioned by Kate Spade.
Director: Joshua Frankel
Production Company: Earthworm
Producer: Elissa Federoff
DP : Jeff Barnett-Winsby
Sound: John Moros
Post: Omega Darling
Creative Director: Zach Shukan
Tattoo Illustration: Damara Kaminecki, Johnnie Kravetz, Brett Zarro
Hand Animation: Henry Hilaire
Compositors: Dan DiFelice, David Sarma
Design: Luka Romel, Azusa Kobayashi
Agency: Rawle Murdy
Creative Director: Rich Terry
Associate Creative Director / Copy: Henry Mathieu
Account: West Herford
Omega Darling brought a dinosaur to life with the help of photographer Dan Forbes. Wired magazine used it as a Companion animation to their November 2011 cover.
Collaborating with the directing collective at Waverly Films and our friends at LOOSEWORLD, we assembled a team of traditional and digital animators to create 113 VFX shots including roto, water color animation and digital beauty cleanup.
Omega Darling worked with director Doros Evangelides to create this snappy 5-second animated intro to Mattel's commercial for their animatronic toys, the Fijit Friends.
Collaborating with Raw Power, our team at Omega Darling created a fusion of 2D traditional and 3D CG animation. The end result was two minute animated shorts featuring Vince Carter and Lebron James!
Omega Darling's Creative Director, Zach Shukan, worked with Psyop to create two 30-second spots for HSCB, entitled 'Paris' and 'Walkthrough'
Omega Darling's Creative Director, Zach Shukan, worked closely with Psyop to provide lighting effects for this stunning spot for AT&T's LG Vu campaign!
Omega Darling teamed up with Art Zulu and photographer James Weber to create these photorealistic 3D product animations and still images as part of Sharper Image's 2010 Fall Campaign, which included a 30-second spot, interactive, billboard and airport light boxes!
Continuing our collaboration with Dancing Diablo, Omega Darling provided the finishing touch for this 30-second spot which aired in Mexico, Venezuela, Chile, and Argentina! Our team provided product renderings for each country as well as animation and color correction to help bring this fully-animated CG spot to life.
The Venezuelan and Brooklyn based stop-motion animation studio, Dancing Diablo, approached us to help re-brand the Latin American news station, TeleSUR. Under the technical and creative direction of Zach Shukan, Omega Darling created seven station ID's, onscreen graphics for live news broadcasting, and a full library of segment introduction animations.
Omega Darling worked closely with the creative team at Golden Lucky to provide CG lighting design and technical assistance for this Virgin Broadand spot featuring Samuel Jackson.
Working with directors Matt and Jason Docter, and the production team at LOOSEWORLD, Omega Darling made a magical grill fairy come to life!
The Wheatfield, a short film written and performed by the esteemed actor Stephen Lang, provides an endearing tale of the Battle of Gettysburg centered through the eyes of an aged Union Soldier named James Jackson Purman, as he vividly recalls his fateful encounters with friends and foe. With a half century passed since the Battle of Gettysburg, a group of battle weary Civil War veterans gather in harmony, stripping away their former allegiances to north and south in hopes of peaceful fellowship.
Omega Darling's Creative Director, Zach Shukan, worked closely with Psyop to animate three exciting spots for Miller Genuine Draft ('Tattoo', 'Conversation', and 'Collector')!
Working under the creative direction of Mass Market, Omega Darling created CG animals for two Mountain Dew Voltage spots ('Zapper' and 'Birds'). Our work included modeling, animation, rendering, and lighting.
Music video for "Canada" by the Norwegian band YELLOW YAY.
Directors: Tristan Higgs & Catherine Rehwinkel
Producer: Alon Simcha
Director of Photography/A Camera: Corey Eisenstein
Assistant Camera/B Camera: Joe Pickard
Editor: Jamaal Parham
Production Designer: Mack Pohanka
Wardrobe: Dasha Martikainen
Makeup: Meagan Hester
Visual Effects: Omega Darling
Telecine: Sal Malfitano at The Mill
Production Assistant: David Ketterer
Special Thanks/Production Company: Smuggler
Spec project to demonstrate a 3D approach the class 2D Toucan Sam
We were approached by our friends at Art Zulu to create a fully-CG character animation to showcase (and sex up) Sigvaris medical compression stockings.
Directed by Duncan Skiles, Produced by LOOSEWORLD, Animation by Omega Darling