cme Graphics have recently launched a new website, featuring a broader range of work from our library of graphic prop designs, including a new category displaying our visual and storyboard artwork. Production companies and agencies commission us to create visuals and storyboards for a range of productions including Post-it, Absolut Vodka and Oreo adverts. A highlight
One of the requests was to create illustration artwork for the hero beef cut chalkboard style poster. Every detail was thought-through including using the correct cow outline, highlighting certain cuts of meat with tonal variation while creating an authentic chalkboard effect. We have been very luck to supply graphics for previous McDonald’s campaigns including
This summer we have been commissioned to design graphics for costume, although we can’t reveal all the ins and outs at the moment, but they include costumes for a music video, army uniform camouflage and T-shirts for a Netflix series. In the meantime we can reflect on some of our past work for costume designers, the
'Year of the Rabbit' is a spoof, police comedy-drama for Channel 4 set in Victorian London and stars BAFTA winner Matt Berry as the unlikely East End detective. The Victorian-themed sets required period graphics to set the scene, Acme Graphics were on hand throughout production and filming, we created many period items from matchboxes to signage. The
It looks like we will be seeing a lot of Zlatan Ibrahimovic as the 2018 FIFA World Cup approaches, not on the pitch but as the global face of Visa’s marketing campaign for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. This week we saw the first glimpse of Visa’s global advertising campaign with a cheeky ad starring the Swedish
Robbie Williams and Ayda Field play a prank on the public with Ant and Dec on Saturday Night Takeaway. Robbie has a new pub and Acme was asked to create Pub Signs and Beer Pump Tags to make the prank more authentic until Robbie sees the jokes are on him.
Nick Foley-Oates asked us to create a period Sci-Fi novel cover for the new KFC commercial. We had to illustrate the cover in a convincing 1950 style, to look convincingly old and worn in close up. The agency was very specific about the look of the book cover, and handily provided lots of reference material that helped
Things are calming down after a hectic week in the world of TV graphic props. We have been working on a new sitcom called 'The Detectorists' for Channel X for the BBC. Starring Mackenzie Crook, Toby Jones, Rachael Stirling, Aimee-Ffion Edwards and Lucy Benjamin the comedy revolves around a bunch of wannabe archaeologist, spending their time