This year, The Oscars celebrated the concept of a hero’s journey with a duo of short films conceived by Elastic and edited by Rock Paper Scissors. Compelling and motivational, the videos perfectly complemented the night’s theme of heroism — on screen and off — and the power that heroic stories have to inspire and transform lives. via trustcollective.com
Client: The 86th Academy Awards Producers: Neil Meron, Craig Zadan, Lee Lodge Air Date: March 2, 2013
Production: Elastic Creative Director: Angus Wall Producer: Jason Sterman Executive Producer: Jennifer Sofio Hall
Editorial: Rock Paper Scissors Editors: Angus Wall, David Brodie, Jamie Foord, Devin Maurer, Paul Meserve, Austyn Daines Assistant Editors: Lauren Dellara, Eric Hughes, Niles Howard Producer: Lauren Wilson Executive Producers: Carol Lynn Weaver, Linda Carlson
With studios in Los Angeles and New York, Elastic is home to a group of filmmakers that have found their voice through years of experience across an impressive range of visual mediums. With the support of award-winning sister companies Rock Paper Scissors and a52 VFX, the directors at Elastic are unconstrained by technique and have the freedom to support their vision by tapping into the talents and unique resources that have made each of these companies excel. Every director brings with them a history and understanding that influences their work and defines their craft. For these directors, their years of experience and love for animation, editorial and visual effects have culminated in the creation of Elastic.