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Category: Chris Edser

Projection mapped animation scenic elements for Rumpelstiltskin stage production

July 13, 2017  From illustrator and animator Chris Edser, “One of my favourite projects from last year.” Commissioned to illustrate and animate projection mapped animation scenic elements for Rumpelstiltskin stage production. See the production highlights with animation in action here…

Windmill Theatre Co and State Theatre Company South Australia presented this musical theatre piece in 2016. Directed and created by Rosemary Myers and Julianne O’Brien, based on the story by the Brothers Grimm. The music in this highlights package and from the show was composed by Jethro Woodward. Chris worked closely with production designer Jonathon Oxlade and had assistance with additional character animation from Lisa Vertudaches. Stills by Shane Reid Photography.

Animation for marketing – Chris Edser for Whistle Sports & NFL

January 18, 2017 Sports media outlet Whistle Sports partnered with the NFL for this years NFL playoffs and commissioned illustrator/animator Chris Edser to create the ‘Second Season’ series of team matchup pieces. These have been appearing across social media on the Whistle Sports network and the NFL’s official international outlets throughout the playoffs leading up to Super Bowl LI.

See the animations here…

Chris collaborated with graphic designer Sam Barratt for concept development and graphic design input. This is the first time the pair have worked together on a major project since their partnership in Screamdance t-shirts. Some additional character animation was done by Lisa Vertudaches and Hannah Murdoch.

Chris Edser Campos cafe mural

May 12, 2016 Campos Coffee Carlton flagship cafe now has a hand painted original Chris Edser mural adorning the outside wall. Assisted by Jarrod Prince.

Chris Edser for Nike

January 14, 2016 Chris Edser created tiling illustrations for Nike (Jordan Brand) telling iconic stories from Michael Jordan’s career. Art directed by Daniel WhiteneckThe Last Shot and Poison (The infamous Flu game) are up as printed wallpapers in the change rooms of the new exclusive Jordan superstore in Hong Kong. You can read more about the store opening at this link.

Chris Edser for Bertolli Olive Oil

November 2, 2015 Chris Edser illustrated a series of rustic Italian kitchen items and ingredients that were used in the recent Bertolli print campaign telling the story of modern Italian cooks and recipes from their parents and grand-parents. Commissioned by MJW, Sydney.

Chris Edser for Bleacher Report

June 5, 2015 Chris Edser has been following basketball, playing basketball and drawing basketball players since he was a kid and now he’s doing it professionally. Well… not playing professionally, he gave up on that dream years ago, but he has however been documenting the 2015 NBA playoffs animating these hoops loops for Bleacher Report. You can see this animation here… and watch more animations + regular instalments throughout the up-coming finals series on Instagram by following @chrisedser and @bleacherreport.

Chris Edser for Hither & Yon ampersand label collection

March 31, 2015 Just released is Chris Edser’s interpretation of the Hither & Yon  illustrated ampersand for the label of their 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon. See more of their unique ampersand labels, the beautifully illustrated story of how their McLaren Vale vineyard began and read about their 155 year old cellar door all on their website. The label was commissioned by Voice Design, Adelaide. The other illustrations on the site are not created by our artists but we can’t help but comment on how well the design of this product and website integrates illustration, photography and storytelling.