Despite what may appear obvious, the title “Phatty” has nothing to do with joints and weed. It is, in fact, a word-play on Turkish name Fatih (no, not “faith”) which is pronounced pretty much the same.
At the end of the original run of the_city all the characters went their separate ways. In the series two some of them came back. This was the sketch for the first meeting between the long-lost friends.
With the end of 2013, Olivari’s One Year of Little campaign came to a close. In December we published the final episodes of many of the series created for this project. Here are two final videos for Bowerbirds: November and December.
Nexus 7: Grandma is a video banner – a one minute visit to the wonderful world of grandparents, as seen through the eyes of a child. Following the tabletop aesthetic of Nexus 7 campaign, it abstracts the story into a series of carefully curated still life compositions. But I would not be myself if I stopped there…
This month’s meditative, repeating and almost zen-like song called for something slower and relaxing. Paint drying and grass growing felt too cliche, so we settled on having a mountain range erect over the course of the song. This was also the first Bowerbirds clip where I decided to take my hands off the keyboard and let my very talented team do some work.
This is the very last Bowerbirds video I will be doing myself. While we still have a few more to go, they will be created and animated by the very talented members of my team as opposed to my 100% hands-on approach I cultivated so far.