Archive for the ‘video’ Category

Star Wars Uncut – Empire Strikes Back

Thursday, October 4th, 2012

Star Wars Uncut – Entering the Dark Place

We just submitted our scene to the Emmy winning film series, Star Wars Uncut. Our scene features Yoda and Luke Skywalker in the Empire Strikes Back. We took a little inspiration from Waking Life for the approach to the animation. Oh, and we even squeezed our banana logo in there which Luke stares at towards the end of the clip.


Bad Hybrid on YouTube

Sunday, May 6th, 2012

Bad Hybrid launched on Mondo’s YouTube channel.  The Animax produced cartoon is called “The Fast and the Furryous”.


Whole Foods Love Local

Thursday, February 9th, 2012

The new site for Whole Foods Market, built by Animax, as a part of Omelet’s “Love Local” marketing campaign for Whole Foods Market Southern Pacific Region, just launched with the message “whole foods love local” (  The blog driven site emphasizes the company’s focus on natural and organic products and features stories and videos about local farmers who actually grow the food, focusing on their love and passion for what they do. There’s also a new web series launching featuring a fun love story set in Whole Foods aisles.



SAMHSA Winners Announced!

Monday, October 11th, 2010

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and The Advertising Council announced that Francesca Pileggi of Glen Mills, Pennsylvania has been selected as the grand prize winner of the What a Difference a Friend Makes contest for her "Always Be There" submission. The contest was conducted to encourage, educate and inspire young adults (18-25 years old) to step up and support friends and family they know are experiencing a mental health problem and is an extension of the SAMHSA and Ad Council public service advertising (PSA) Campaign for Mental Health Recovery called "What a Difference a Friend Makes."

Animax's Green Division ran the video submission contest for The Advertising Council.


Win A Trip to Hollywood

Wednesday, July 21st, 2010

Animax Entertainment just helped the Ad Council and SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) launch a contest with a grand prize of a trip to Hollywood to the Voice Awards.  The contest is now accepting submissions of videos and written essays that reveal meaningful stories about friends helping another through recovery from mental health problems or during a particularly hard time in their lives.  Recovery from mental health problems happens in a society of acceptance. Friends can make all the difference by just being there and offering support, friendship, strength and acceptance.  The contest hopes to have more of those stories come to light.  There are also a bunch of Flip MinoHD™ cameras available as runner up prizes so get that video camera out or start typing and enter the contest today!


Living with Mental Illness

Monday, June 28th, 2010

Stay tuned for a unique UGC video effort in the next few weeks to support the What a Difference campaign for people living with mental illness—and their friends.  The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) in concert with the Ad Council have developed a multimedia public service campaign to encourage, educate and inspire 18-25 year olds to step up and support friends they know are experiencing a mental health problem.  You’ll soon have a chance to help lend your voice to the cause and show your support to a friend living with mental illness.

Campaign for Mental Health Recovery – Dude Got Back


Won 2 ADDYs – Best of Category!

Monday, March 8th, 2010

While everyone else on the planet was watching the overly long and indulgent Oscars, Animax Entertainment was indulging in an Odyssey of our own at the LA North ADDY ceremony held at Odyssey restaurant in Granada Hills. While we missed seeing The Hurt Locker upset over Avatar, we did walk away from the ADDYs ceremony with two awards for Slotcar, the branded entertainment webisode series we produced for Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s – Best of Category and a Special Judge’s Award. We now move from the local level to the district level of the American Advertising Federation competition. Keeping fingers crossed.


Watch AMEX on Animax

Wednesday, December 9th, 2009

Animax Entertainment is profiled in the new AMEX Open Forum Small Business Rules video series. It features our team, some of our work — in particular Bob & Doug and Popzilla — and our approach to staying in the game.

Watch the video and tweet us about it.


Make Your Video Go Viral

Wednesday, November 4th, 2009

CBS Interactive’s features an interview with Animax‘s Tucker Aaron that gives the Top 5 tips to making sure a video has the best chance possible of hitting it big. Solid advice.


Hardee’s & Carl’s Jr. Tweeted Us

Monday, November 2nd, 2009

Wow – the burger powers that be over at Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s just tweeted us a nice note of congratulations on our MarCom Platinum Award for the series we produced for them called Slotcar. Thanks, guys, much appreciated.

Congrats to @animaxent for their MarCom Award for the Slotcar series produced for @Hardees and @CarlsJr. Good job!

The series got over 2 million views on FunnyorDie alone and is still ranked in the top 100 of their most watched series ever.