Production and animation studio collaborates with London's She Was Only to rebrand and relaunch shop-window site
Michael Burns is a freelance writer with almost 20 years experience of covering the creative industries.
As well as writing for Digital Arts and a variety of major trade publications, he has been involved in conference production and has written a number of books on digital content creation.
He also provides freelance advisory, writing and production services for companies in the film, TV, design and interactive media sectors.
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A sumptuous, humorous and inventive spot for Coke created using 2D animation and matte painting – mixed with Maya and Nuke.
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