Creative Mammals is an Atlanta-based motion graphics and animation studio. We help marketing agencies and entertainment brands create evolutionary content.
The folks at tbs asked us to create a string of promos that would help announce Conan’s dramatic, and much anticipated return to NYC at the famed Apollo Theater.
Universal Kids asked us to produce a spook-tacular and lighthearted custom graphics toolkit for their festive Halloween programming this October. They were looking for something that was original, warm, friendly, and that would feel natural alongside their IP characters.
Our friends at Fitzco were looking to challenge the sparkling water world with a series of television commercials and online videos to support the launch of AHA, Coca-Cola’s new line of sparkling elixirs that are just a touch different from the rest.
Freeform officially launched Family Guy Fridays in January 2020 and asked Creative Mammals to give the weekly stunt a boost by creating a series of marketing promos as well as a broadcast toolkit for use by the in-house teams.
As part of a social media campaign for the launch of “Miracle Workers: Dark Ages”, tbs asked Creative Mammals to produce a series of illustrated animations that would accompany their existing interview footage of Daniel Radcliffe. In these spots, Radcliffe walks the audience through some very *interesting* facts and folklore from the Dark Ages.
The creative team at Disney Branded Television tasked us with creating a :45 animation celebrating civil rights activist and American hero, Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. As part of Disney’s larger “Use Your Voice” campaign, the purpose of this piece would be twofold: to demystify the federal holiday we know as MLK Day, and to teach kids about the history of MLK himself, encouraging them to use their own voices for good.
As part of a social media campaign for the launch of its latest, Oregon-Trail-themed season of anthology series Miracle Workers, WarnerMedia’s tbs network asked Creative Mammals to produce a series of illustrated animations that would accompany interview footage of lead actor Daniel Radcliffe. In these spots, Radcliffe walks the audience through some bizarre facts and folklore from the journey along the Oregon Trail.
As huge fans of the WE tv franchise Love After Lockup, we were thrilled when the network asked Creative Mammals to create a :30 promo spot for the spin-off, Love During Lockup. The concept of the promo was to guide viewers through different “firsts” that prison romances experience.
If a student is behaving poorly in the classroom, it may actually be due to an undiagnosed health issue. Our friends at ASO Advertising called on our design studio to create a long-form explainer animation on behalf of the Georgia Department of Education which would bring these various issues to light. Aside from raising general awareness, the video would also assure school administrators that help from community professionals is available to them in these scenarios.
Real Life. Big Drama. That’s the promise of The E.W. Scripps Co.’s new network: TrueReal. TrueReal is a multi-platform network that provides premium, binge-worthy content that is produced, but never scripted. With over 6,000 hours of content, which is largely made up of A&E original series, TrueReal has access to all the best of reality TV, with OTA (over-the-air) exclusivity for these shows. Just as drama is a key component of the network’s diverse programming, Scripps tasked Creative Mammals with creating a brand identity that is dramatic, modern, sophisticated, and pushes the boundaries of reality television.
Dare to Be Bold. The E.W. Scripps Co.’s new network, Defy TV, is doing just that and encouraging its viewers to do the same. Defy is a multi-platform network that provides premium, action-packed content that fearlessly confronts the norms of reality television. With over 6,000 hours of content, which is largely made up of A&E original series, Defy has access to all the best of reality TV, with OTA (over-the-air) exclusivity for these shows. Scripps tasked Creative Mammals with creating a brand identity that brings together thrill, adventure, craftsmanship, education, trade, and real life people into one ultra-sleek package.
When Disney Junior asked us to create a promo package for their new animated series, Marvel’s Spidey & His Amazing Friends, our design senses immediately started tingling. Their mission was to create a promo package that visually ties into their wider "Jump Into Wow" summer series campaign while also making this package unique to the Spidey look and feel.
Disney Branded Television asked us to create a :45 animation as part of their larger “Use Your Voice” campaign, with the subject of this particular video being Juneteenth. The purpose of this animation is to teach kids about the events that led up to the creation of this important holiday, and to encourage them to use their voices to learn more.
In observance of September’s Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, Atlanta ad agency Fitzco asked Creative Mammals to collaborate on a pro bono creative and social media campaign to support Camp Sunshine, who provides recreation, education, and support programs for children with cancer and their families. Each social video was to feature camp-related illustrations as a backdrop for quotes and experiences from Camp Sunshine’s book, It’s Like Heaven, shared via voice-over from campers, family, and volunteers. The goal of this series was to showcase the importance of camp and to raise money for their programs by promoting book sales.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt asked us to produce an interest-grabbing overview of Into Literature, an English Language Arts solution that offers tools and support teachers need to help their students become confident and comfortable with learning and comprehending the material at hand. This video was to onboard, help educate, and highlight valuable program features to the various decision makers in school districts across America.
The hugely successful series Stranger Things from Netflix gained a following for its take on 80’s pop culture and its amazing cast. Our studio fell head over heels and felt compelled to pay homage to Season 1, Dungeons & Dragons, and all things 80’s nostalgia. Using Adobe Illustrator to soak up all these design references, we put it all into motion in After Effects, creating a chilling homage to the many mysteries of Hawkins, Indiana.