Click the images above to get your own Worker Studio Animation trucker cap, and besides feeling stylish, feel good knowing that proceeds go towards the continued development of our original animated content. Founder and CEO, Michael "Ffish" Hemschoot is seen left rocking the official John Ross: American insignia on a trucker hat.
One of the most ambitious examples of how animation is used in advertising, Disney's studios during World War II also helmed one of the most ambitious branding campaigns in the 20th Century. Read the metrics and history on how Disney's Donald Duck cartoon, or more appropriately Propaganda Film, The New Spirt, inspired Americans to file their income tax.
The article, composed by Worker Studio's own Minister of Message & Propaganda, is published on The Agency Post:
We've been enjoying the 30 minute painting challenges that Worker's Chief Creative Officer, Barry Kooser takes on in the Facebook group, Daily Spitpaints. but this one holds a special place in our imagination. Today's theme was Pilot Ejection and Barry took inspiration from John Ross: American, a WWII photo-recon pilot of the Lockheed P-38 Lightning. John was shot down 3 times on the 96 missions he flew and survived every one. Worker Studio is developing an animated feature based on the life of John Ross.
"United in Orange" on the Red Planet!
Our little pal Cosmonut, is a huge Denver Broncos fan, and sent this transmission from Mars, just in time for Super Bowl XLVIII this weekend. Gravity on Mars is roughly 1/3 of Earth's, which inspired our team at Worker Studio Animation in Colorado to ponder: if Cosmo can do this, what would the Broncos' longest field-goal record holder, Matt Prater, be able to do in that environment?
Worker Studio created this video as a piece of fan art to support our home team, and has no affiliation with the NFL or Denver Broncos organization.
Worker Studio's Chief Creative Officer, Barry Kooser was a background Artist and Supervisor for 11 years at Walt Disney Feature Animation, contributing to films such as as The Lion King, Mulan, Lilo & Stitch, and Brother Bear, among others. He also ventured his painterly eye as a Fine Artist, exhibiting his work in galleries around the country. We're lucky to have this master artist inform Worker Studio's production design. We asked Barry what the Top 5 Production Designs that influenced his career in filmmaking are. As you'll see his influences range from classic Disney films to some of the most gorgeous live action films of the past 35 years. This is the 5th and final post in the series.
#5 TRON (1982)
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