The story of ‘Francis’ came about interestingly from famed radio show ‘This American Life’. Broadcaster Ira Glass asked 6 American writers to create a short story about Adventure. One of these stories written by novelist; screenwriter Dave Eggers, it was read on the show to much acclaim and praise. Richard Hickey worked with producer Kevin Batten & a team to turn the words into this short. The film has been shown at Cannes Film Festival and Raindance.
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Skittles penchant for bizarre humour is perfectly demonstrated with this comical advert, directed by Richard Hickey, where a Tapeworm swaps between two friends, in the bid for our guy in his boxers to shift his last 8lb. Marrying excellent comedy writing with character design bringing to life this mixture of CGi and Live Action perfectly.
Richard Hickey creates this characterful commercial for Kirby’s first console platform game since the Nintendo 64™ days. The creative approach was based on an amazing new look for the game based on animated yarn and a world of cloth and textiles cleverly woven into the spot. The character development resulted in ever-morphing Kirby to take on a variety of new forms.
Working with The Californian Lottery and David & Goliath, Richard Hickey set to work creating a marriage of live action shot rabbits and 3D CGi. For centuries, people have attached themselves to physical trinkets that they believed lent them luck throughout their life, yet the Rabbit Foot Factory commercial shows that this is no longer necessary. Why? Because the new Red Hot 7 scratch tickets are here. Bunnies around the world can now rejoice since the commercial shows that the Rabbit Foot Factory has been closed for good.
Richard Hickey directed this short film for Fedex called ‘Tiny Office’. It is a live action look at how a very small company can benefit from Fedex’s services.
Live action and CGI blended seamlessly into this advert for US Pain Killer “Aleve”.
Great mix of live action and character animation, advertising the 2009 Europride held in Zurich.
An animated series about Presidents of the United States. Directed by Richard Hickey.