Author: unlisted staff

Unlisted Takes Annecy: All The Best Bits!

If you’re in the advertising industry, you’d associate the month of June with one thing (begins with a ‘C’ and ends with an ‘S’) but for those of us belonging to the world of animation, it marks the glorious week of the long-awaited, Annecy International Animation Festival (AIAFF).  The small […]

Coach NY: Find Your Courage

Coach has unveiled their latest surreal global campaign, directed by Unlisted’s Vallée Duhamel. Aptly titled ‘Find Your Courage,’ the New York fashion house asks audiences everywhere to discover what it means to be real in one’s own unique way. To emphasise this message, Vallée crafts a series of films that […]

Unlisted Hosts International Women’s Day Celebration

Unlisted and Alt.vfx welcomed members of Melbourne’s creative industry last week for a special celebration of International Women’s Day. The event, held at the beautiful Buxton Contemporary in Southbank, brought together business owners, producers, directors, writers, designers and all in-between. Friendships blossomed against the backdrop of artist Nadine Christiansen’s first […]

New Signing: Scholar

Unlisted proudly announces the signing of renowned US collective, Scholar. Celebrated for their innovative approach to filmmaking, Scholar has made their name by blending artistry with emerging techniques. Their diverse portfolio showcases an exceptional ability to create engaging stories in any medium, including live-action, animation and VFX. The new partnership […]

The Trees Speak

Unlisted director, Julian Frost, has brought to life the immersive “Boorna Waanginy: The Trees Speak” experience at Perth’s EverNow Festival. The live event, held in enchanting Kings Park, was a stunning blend of culture, art, technology and storytelling. The project employed advanced 3D projection technology, casting Frost’s animations onto the […]

Merino and Mother Nature

Unlisted and animation director Tom O’Meara, in collaboration with Mother Shanghai and Passion Pictures, have created a heartwarming stop-motion spot for Woolmark. The film, echoing the wistful charm of a children’s fairy tale, tells the story of a young boy who yearns for hope and renewal upon discovering a ravaged […]

New Work: Heineken and OnePass

The ‘modern gentlemen’ aesthetic of Illustrator Mr Slowboy and the savvy animated storytelling of director Laurent Kircher (known for his work on ‘The Triplets of Belleville’) combine to glorious effect in a new film celebrating 150 years of Heineken. Taking us on a global journey, the spot, imbued with an […]

Meet the Artist: Julian Frost

In our latest Meet the Artist, we climb into the mind of Julian Frost: artist, director, author and all-’round smarty-pants. Julian and his work need little introduction. The creator of the viral ‘Dumb Ways to Die’ campaign (which has had over 246 million YouTube views to date) , Julian has […]

Samsung Galaxy Unpacked ’23

Unlisted’s 2veinte continue to paint the town ‘retro’ with their transportive new film for Samsung’s latest Tab. Produced by Unlisted in collaboration with PlanIt Production and Cheil Worldwide Korea, the film was commissioned for Samsung’s global product event – Samsung Galaxy Unpacked – this year held in Seoul, Korea. The […]

Dumb Ways To Die Turns 10!

Originally created as a rail safety campaign for Metro Trains Melbourne, Julian Frost’s Dumb Ways to Die was a viral triumph in 2012. With over 246 million YouTube views and a slew of high profile awards (including a Cannes Lion Grand Prix and a D&AD Black Pencil), it’s fair to […]

Cinthia’s Battle

Unlisted, animation directors againstallodds, LOLA MullenLowe and Passion Pictures have created an epic new Dove spot in the pursuit of better representation in gaming. The animated film draws us into the real-life story of Cinthia, one of four developer-downloadable avatars created for the campaign. The story commences as the game […]

Grandma’s Special Dish

Unlisted, and animation director Yves Geleyn, have reunited with Coca Cola Greater China, Ogilvy Shanghai and Hornet to bring to life the “Real Magic” of Coca Cola’s Year of the Rabbit Lunar New Year campaign. According to the Lunar New Year Zodiac, the Rabbit is the luckiest of the twelve […]

Unmissable Chicken

Dynamite directing duo Gibbon (aka Aggelos Papantoniou and Nikhil Markale) joined forces with  Melbourne agency The Bureau to  create a dynamic animated campaign for Gami Chicken. The ‘Unmissable Chicken’ concept has been brought to life in eye-popping style by Gibbon, imbuing the film with their signature subversive humour and vibrant […]

A Life Should Be Long

Unlisted and director Julian Frost, in collaboration with Orphan and Children’s Cancer Institute Australia (CCIA), have created ‘A life should be long’, a moving animated film to coincide with Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. The heartwarming 2D  film, narrated by a little boy, challenges the ways in which cancer is typically […]

New work: SK-II Miracles

Unlisted, in collaboration with Passion Paris and Leo Burnett Singapore, have created five capsule films for the SKII Pitera line under the creative direction of auteur, Axel Courtiere. The iconic bottle design is at the heart of the campaign, and each film features its own director, showcasing the talents of […]

2veinte Join Unlisted!

More exciting growth for Unlisted with the addition of animation studio, 2veinte to our roster of talent. Known for their bold style, penchant for the surreal, and a focus on traditional frame-by-frame 2D cel animation, the company was founded in 2008 by Agustin Valcarenghi and Pablo Gostanian. Says Valcarenghi of […]

Welcome, Gibbon.

Exciting things happening in the Unlisted camp, with the signing of animation directors, Gibbon. Founded by directors Nikhil Markale and Aggelos Papantoniou, the pair met at uni and bonded over a shared sense of humour and a passion for storytelling with a unique visual style. Years of film-making collaboration cemented […]

Lunar New Year Magic

Unlisted, and animation director Yves Geleyn, in collaboration with Coca Cola Greater China, Ogilvy Shanghai and Hornet tell a sweet, symbolic story about a father and son, a homecoming, and the new beginnings of the Lunar New Year. Lunar New Year is the biggest and most important festival in Chinese […]

Happy Lunar New Year

To our valued clients, family and friends: we wish you a year of good fortune, good health, prosperity and happiness! Happy new year from the Unlisted team.

Broadcast Your Beauty

Unlisted, and director Morgan Harary, in collaboration with 1st Avenue Machine and Forsman & Bodenfors Singapore have created a highly energetic, mixed media spot to launch the collaboration between SK-II and The Andy Warhol Foundation. Fittingly, the “Broadcast your Beauty” concept is told through the lens of Warhol’s favourite broadcast […]

Not All Heroes Wear Capes

Unlisted and WIZZ, helmed by director Gary Levesque, teamed up with The Monkeys to create the first ever brand campaign for purveyors of “Righteous Burgers”, Grill’d. The campaign, touting Grill’d’s commitment to sustainable practices, launched during the AFL Grand Final. The animated spots feature a vigilante burger hero, fighting for […]

Pictoplasma 2021

Live events are not dead: Unlisted Melbourne’s Monaliza Ziba heads to Berlin for Pictoplasma festival… sort of. I’ve never attended a film festival in my pyjamas, or for that matter, at four in the morning… but there’s a first time for everything. With Covid’s unyielding grip present in Melbourne once […]

New Hires

Unlisted enters an exciting phase of growth with a raft of new hires, bolstering our creative and production teams. It’s been a busy year for Unlisted, with a steady stream of projects and a number of heavy-hitter additions to their already powerhouse roster of talent. The company has recently continued […]

Meet the Studio: Eddy

In this month’s Meet the Studio, we travel to Paris to dive into the beating heart of a studio known for its fierce fostering of creativity: Eddy. Eddy is a preeminent creative studio and production company known for uncovering and nurturing new and emerging talent. Established in 2015, Eddy has […]

Everyone’s Cup of Tea

Unlisted, and Hornet animation director Yves Geleyn, in collaboration with Hakuhodo and AOI Pro tell the sweet story of a young girl determined to carry on her family’s legacy in this new spot for GOGO-NO-KOCHA. Known for his intricate and thoughtful character design and a fairytale sensibility, Yves weaves together […]

Meet the Artist: Jeremy Mansford

Jeremy Mansford’s work crackles with frenetic energy; it comes as no surprise that he counts the cartoons, music and video games of the 80s and 90s as being highly influential on his work. Jeremy’s creations straddles many mediums – he got his start in commercials and music videos but more […]

Meet the Studio: Hornet

In this next installment of our Meet the Studio series, we catch up with trailblazing creative studio, Hornet, to get the inside word on how they do what they do. Hornet is a multidisciplinary production company and animation studio with over 20 years of experience. Driven by a tireless enthusiasm […]

New Signing: Wizz

Unlisted are thrilled to announce the addition of WIZZ to our lineup of talent. Masters of character creation and storytelling aficionados, WIZZ are a self-professed “animation laboratory” based in Paris. Experts in 2D, 3D, stop motion, and mixed media, the directors, artists and technologists at WIZZ excel at creating new […]

Meet the Studio: Passion Pictures

The first in a series, Meet the Studio will take you into the inner-workings of the amazing artists found at Unlisted. Find out who they are, where they came from and what makes them tick! Passion Pictures: 30+ years of animation and production experience. In the animation world, Passion Pictures […]

Where to Start?

Unlisted and Eddy, helmed by director collective Turbo (Antoine Marchand, Benoit de Geyer d’Orth, Paul-Eugène Dannaud, Fabien Meyran) teamed up to create a heartfelt animated film for the Australian Red Cross. In 2020, Australian Red Cross experienced their highest demand since World War II – no great surprise, given the […]

New Signing: Pomp&Clout

Unlisted sign Brooklyn-based creative production studio Pomp&Clout. The brainchild of filmmaker Ryan Staake, Pomp&Clout champion bold and innovative production methods, delving into fringe technologies, and conceiving new ways to create content that cuts through the noise. Innate problem solvers, P&C are unafraid to explore uncharted waters; famously transforming a disaster […]

Shooting for the Moon

Unlisted teamed up with celebrated filmmaker Michael Gracey & FINCH to create a gorgeous new spot for OnePlus via Mother Shanghai. Through a simple, elegantly told tale, OnePlus is launching their latest phone featuring Hasselblad camera technology. The film follows the moon on a fanciful, night time journey exploring an […]

Cover Me in Daisies

Creative duo Vallée Duhamel teamed up with Katy Perry to create her latest video, ‘Daisies’. A masterstroke in design, animation and distributed working, the video involved more than 40 artists from around the world contributing from home. The directors were originally chosen by Perry for their live-action/in-camera animation work for […]

Bacardi Soul

In another act of ‘lockdown’ ingenuity, the new film from 1st Ave Machine for Bacardi follows three real roommates as they make the most of quarantining. Produced remotely, the trio played every role in the production including camera operators, set and costume designers, hair and makeup, etc. Directed by Tucker […]

Let’s get Physical!

When asked to create a completely ‘ownable and original’ film to help rebrand the USA’s largest supermarket chain, Hornet delivered this contagiously fun film overflowing with originality and charm. Kroger, the largest supermarket chain in the US, and DDB New York approached Hornet director César Pelizer to aid in the […]