Happy Trails Animation

Happy Trails Animation The award-winning studio of Happy Trails is recognized for creating unique commercial animation for creatives, marketing companies and producers.

Happy Trails Animation is an award-winning 2d animation studio. A powerhouse of talent that teams up with ad agencies, art directors and film studios to produce animated commercials, visual effects, motion comics, storyboards, animated infographics and animated infomercials (and short animated films, just for kicks). The friendly, collaborative working environment of the studio is known for inspiring everyone on the team, including the clients. Happy Trails has a full wheelhouse of techniques that push the limits of traditional animation — blending 2D animation, 3D methods and proprietary visual effects together to target to your specific audience. Talk with producer Andy Collen about your project to get a sense of what is possible within your budget and production timeline. Andy will gather a selection of animation style examples for your team to review.

• Motion Comics & Motion Graphics
• 2D Animation, 3D & Visual Effects
• Original Character Design & Custom Illustration
• Storyboarding
• Digital Painting & Backgrounds
• Animated Infomercials
• Sound Design & Voiceover

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Coolest Concert Ever? Hear Ice Instruments Play Beautiful Music


Peek into the magical world of Ice Music in this short film from P2 Photography. Introduced by American ice sculptor Tim Linhart, musicians play hand-carved ice instruments inside a glowing igloo concert hall. The Short Film Showcase spotlights exceptional short videos created by filmmakers from aro...

The Liberator | Official Trailer | Netflix

19 years after the influence of "Waking Life's" Illustration techniques comes this new creation from Netflix. More about process of technique than full artistic. Still very cool to see folks still explore. We did this technique on our Amiga's back in the early 90's.

A diverse, deeply brave crew of ragtag soldiers become some of the most heroic fighters of the European invasion in World War II. The Liberator premieres Nov...

Freeride Skiing at Home - A Ski Movie By Philipp Klein
Freeride Skiing at Home - A Ski Movie By Philipp Klein

Freeride Skiing at Home - A Ski Movie By Philipp Klein

My instagram is @philippklein Just before the current health situation locked us in, I was about to go Freeriding with my family. It was supposed to be the b...

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How Pixar's Animation Has Evolved Over 24 Years, From ‘Toy Story’ To ‘Toy Story 4’ | Movies Insider

Before Toy Story there was Light Wave and the Amiga.. and once Pixar started to push the realm of 3D things changed.

To the visionaries along the way at Pixar... Hal you were one of the early folks...Thanks for all the endurance and pushing of technology.


From “Toy Story” through “Toy Story 4,” Pixar has revolutionized animation in its nearly three decades of existence. Each new movie requires new technical in...

NFB/distribution - National Film Board of Canada

The Canadian film board has been supporting animators for over 30-40 years. Here is another example of how animation can be used to be a messenger.

Here is a great example of how their years of support have fosters some of the worlds best animators. This new film Three Thousand is a master piece.


NFB/distribution is a privileged area for international buyers and festivals to screen our newest films and trailers in advance for review.



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