Duck Studios

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Duck Studios
Industry Advertising, Animation studio, Production Company
Predecessor Duck Soup Studios (1991-2003)
Duck Soup Produckions (1986-1991)
Founded 1972
Headquarters Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Key people
Mariko Y. Chouinard (President)
Roger Chouinard (Co-founder)
Mark Medernach (Executive Producer)
Kunimi Terada (Vice President)
Products Television commercials, Short films
Website www.duckstudios.com

Duck Studios (styled DUCK Studios) is a production studio based in Los Angeles, California. The studio focuses primarily on producing television advertisements, mainly animated ones. It also produces music videos, short films and web content. Duck offers a wide range of services, including live action and integration, character design, film title design, 2D and 3D animation, digital compositing, digital/traditional ink & paint.[1] The studio was co-founded by Roger Chouinard.

Notable works[edit]

Awards[edit]

  • Won the 36th Annual Annie Award for Best Animated Television Commercial for United Airlines Heart directed by Jamie Caliri.[10]
  • Won the 34th Annual Annie Award for Best Animated Television Commercial for United Airlines Dragon directed by Jamie Caliri.[11]
  • Won the 2010 Rising Star Award at the Canada International Film Festival for Rubbuds, directed by Jan Chen.[12]
  • Won the 2009 Emmy for Best Main Title Design for The United States of Tara [13]
  • Won the 2009 Clio Award (Silver) for Television Animation for United Airlines "Sea Orchestra" directed by The Blackheart Gang.[14]
  • Won the 2009 Best Animated short film at the Naperville Independent Film Festival for Rubbuds, directed by Jan Chen.[12]
  • Won the 2010 Best Animation at Las Vegas International Film Festival for Rubbuds, directed by Jan Chen.[12]
  • Won the 22nd Annual Annie Award (1994) for Best Animated Television Commercial for Sax Man.[15]

Roster of directors[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "DUCK Studios Completes Comedy Spots For Weinerschnitzel". AWN. 2008-05-14. Retrieved 2011-08-10. 
  2. ^ "DUCK Serves Up New McDonald's Campaign". Dexigner. 2010-09-25. Retrieved 2011-08-10. 
  3. ^ http://www.fxmogul.com/articles/ViewArticle.aspx?ArticleName=Duck_draws_Saks_book
  4. ^ Rubbuds at the Internet Movie Database
  5. ^ "DUCK Designs Titles for 'Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa', Staff". Videography.com. 2008-12-03. Retrieved 2011-08-10. 
  6. ^ Wild About Safety at the Internet Movie Database
  7. ^ "Wild About Safety DVD Description| Safety Smart | Disney Educational Productions |Disney.com". Dep.disney.go.com. Retrieved 2011-08-10. 
  8. ^ Remco Vlaanderen (2009-07-28). "Forget the Film, Watch the Titles - Jamie Caliri interview title sequence". Watchthetitles.com. Retrieved 2011-08-10. 
  9. ^ "Kiss A Girl | studio's filmfest". Studiofilmfest.com. 2009-06-22. Retrieved 2011-08-10. 
  10. ^ Kilday, Gregg (2009-02-01). "Kung Fu Panda sweeps Annie Awards". Reuters. Retrieved 2011-08-10. 
  11. ^ "Legacy - 34th Annual". Annie Awards. Retrieved 2011-08-10. 
  12. ^ a b c 2010 Rising Star Award Winners, Canada International Film Festival
  13. ^ "Duck's Jamie Caliri earns Emmy for Title Design". Cgarena.com. 2009-09-14. Retrieved 2011-08-10. 
  14. ^ a b "United Airlines "Sea Orchestra"". The Blackheart Gang. Retrieved 2011-08-16. 
  15. ^ "Legacy - 22nd Annual". Annie Awards. Retrieved 2011-08-10. 
  16. ^ TRUST COLLECTIVE September 15th, 2008 (2008-09-15). "DUCK Brings New Character To Life For Cox Communications | The Briefing Room". Blog.digitalcontentproducer.com. Retrieved 2011-08-10. 
  17. ^ "Duck Inks Golden Lucky". Studio Daily. 2009-07-28. Retrieved 2011-08-10. 
  18. ^ "The Official Boobie Girl Website-Brooke's Bio". Boobiegirl.com. Retrieved 2011-08-10. 
  19. ^ "Duck Studios' hot dog cravings hit the screen - News - Digital Arts". Digitalartsonline.co.uk. 2008-08-26. Retrieved 2011-08-10. 
  20. ^ "Duck Hires Animation Director Monkmus". Studio Daily. 2008-11-10. Retrieved 2011-08-10. 
  21. ^ "DUCK Signs Ben & Julia". TRUST. Retrieved 2011-08-16. 

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