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Bazillion Pictures Wins Gold National ADDY For 3D Animated Projection, 2 years, 4 months ago

The top national honour marks the sixth win for the multi-media ‘The Monument Comes Alive’ experience

Bazillion Pictures Wins Gold National ADDY For 3D Animated Projection

Bazillion Pictures won a Gold National ADDY at The American Advertising Federation (AAF) 2015 Award Show for its work on Union Station Kansas City: ‘The Monument Comes Alive.’

The studio’s team of artists created the 3D animation, motion graphics and visual effects, and crafted the architectural projection mapped video that transformed the iconic building into a giant canvas for its centennial celebration. The multi-media visual experience tells Union Station’s story and shows how it adapted and persevered through a tumultuous century.

The AAF ADDY Awards is a three-tiered competition dedicated to recognising the creative spirit of excellence in the art of advertising at the local, district and national levels. Bazillion Pictures’ received top honours for ‘The Monument Comes Alive’ at all three events. 
The video won Gold awards in the ‘Out Of Home/Animated’ and ‘Elements of Advertising/Visual’ categories at the Kansas City AAF ADDYS.  

Union Station Kansas City: ‘The Monument Comes Alive’ also swept this year’s District 9 ADDY competition, garnering ‘Overall Best of Show,’ and a Gold ADDY for  ‘Projection Mapping - Elements of Advertising / Animation or Special Effects.’

Bazillion Pictures was also awarded a Gold ADDY from the Kansas City AAF in the ‘Advertising Industry/Self-Promotion-Digital Advertising’ category for ‘Groundhog – Undisclosed Weather Expert Tells All.’ The latest installment of its digital promo series, the 2014 episode showcases animation and visual effects  studio’s character animation skills.

Union Station Kansas City "The Monument comes alive" - Projection Mapping from Bazillion Pictures on Vimeo

The accolades from the ADDY Awards came on the heels of the ‘The Monument Comes Alive’ receiving top honors at the TELLY Awards in the ‘Film/Video-Outdoor/Environmental-Non Traditional’ category. Bazillion Pictures also produced a ‘Behind-the-Scenes' video that follows the making of “The Monument Comes Alive,’ which won a Silver ADDY in the ‘Direct Marketing/Specialty Items’ category.
Produced by Quixotic, ‘The Monument Comes Alive’ was powered by twelve 20K lumen HD digital projectors that seamlessly mapped the video to the intricate architectural details of Union Station’s Beaux-Art façade.


Advertiser: Union Station, Kansas City

Chief Executive Officer: George Guastello


Animation Company: Bazillion Pictures

Animator: David Humenczuk, Tyler Keith & Brian Lynas

Animators: Ben Dallman, Jon Kendrick, Robert Grace & David Ray

Executive Producer: Diann Roche

Modelling: Jon Kendrick, Ben Dallman & Brian Lynas

Music and Sound

Music Production: Julian Bickford, BicMedia, Shane Borth & Quixotic

Sound Mix: Julian Bickford

Sound Production: BicMedia (Kansas City)


Editor: Tyler Keith & David Humenczuk

Post Production / VFX

Compositors: Tyler Keith & David Humenczuk

Production Company

Creative Director: Anthony Magliano

Executive Producer: Mica Thomas

Production Company: Quixotic

Genre: Animatics , Creative technology , Experiential