by Ben | Jan 14, 2009 | Animation, Work
Last year ,I’ve been working on a great short film called “Two little girls” directed by my good friend Peter Baynton
. I’ve done all the characters and backgrounds designs, followed by the layouts .
I quote the official description for the movie:
Two Little Girls aims to warn young women in eastern Europe of the dangers of being sex trafficked. The film reflects the two most common ways eastern European women and girls are tricked and lured from their homes by people they know and trust. The film was made in consultation with five Albanian women who were trafficked into the UK.
It was conceived, written and produced by Ruth Beni of Animage Ltd. Tandem Films produced it with Animage, and Peter directed it. Ben Fiquet designed the backgrounds and characters. It was narrated by Juliet Stevenson.
The film will initially be distributed in Albania. As well as being shown on TV and in cinemas, it will be freely distributed directly to schools, community groups, woman’s organisations and churches. After Albania, Two Little Girls will be rolled out across other countries in Eastern Europe in an extensive campaign to combat sex trafficking.
It is estimated that sex trafficking is worth $12 billion a year to the criminals who trade in women’s misery.
by Ben | Nov 11, 2008 | Animation, Personal work, Video game
I just spend the week end with a group of talented people from the independent gaming scene …all of us in an office doing small games and chatting .
It was a great experience and we started a “metal slug like” game with one of the guys… it’s not done yet ,but here’s the main character and a quick mockup of what the game should look like.
by Ben | Apr 30, 2008 | Animation, Work
here is some works I did in Tandem Films ,the first ones were backgrounds for a music video airing on MTV….. unfortunately, the director of the clip removed all my backgrounds when I was away for putting his own. Pffff !!!
The others are some visual concepts made for a german commercial ,I did it in december .
And another thing ,I’ve met a very talented artist in San Francisco ,a musician for changing ,guitarist and songwriter:
by Ben | Dec 22, 2007 | Animation, Work
I’ve been quite busy since september, I joined Tandem films and I didn’t stop working since then (in fact ,we just finished the year in tandem with a great christmas party on a boat where we spend about 10 hours drinking…. ) . It’s very cool to work on different projects one week after another . Most of my work is for commercials ,but I’ve sold my soul long time ago ,I don’t care that much 🙂
And I’m also working for short films and I did some character designs for a feature film project…so that’s fine
so one of my first job was doing visuals for a CG commercials with Santa claus in it …if you’re in UK you can see it on tv ,it’s a commercial for Halfords stores
the second commercial I worked for was calpol where I did animation for the mother carying the child at the end of the scene and the little teddy bear flying on a bed. This commercial was directed by Jeroen Jaspaert…. check his blog
This commercial is airing in UK and I think maybe in United states as well.
so that’s pretty much it ,I’ll show more stuff when I will be authorized to do it…. and I still need to scan few drawings I did this last past months.
Alors joyeuses fetes ,joyeux noel ,bonne année tout ca quoi!!! ….
by Ben | Jun 7, 2007 | Animation, Pixel art, Work
Voici un petit jingle réalisé pour l’émission Catsuka bientot diffusée sur la toute nouvelle chaine de télévision Nolife . Vous pourrez la voir sur le canal 32 de la freebox . Je souhaite un grand succès aux heureux parents de la chaine et de l’émission. Ce jingle n’est pas définitif ,il vous faudra pour çà regarder l’émission quand elle sera diffusée (avec bien d’autres surprises)
Here is a jingle made for the Catsuka tv-show soon airing on the brand new tv channel Nolife . Nolife is a channel dedicated to video game , japan music ,animation and many more which can only be seen in France (for now). I wish all the luck for those who created this channel and tv-show.
L’arrangement sonore a été fait par Alex Pilot avec des bruitages de Art of Fighting. Merci à lui.
The audio track was arranged by Alex Pilot with sounds from Art of Fighting. Thanks to him
by Ben | Dec 22, 2005 | Animation
et pour commencer ,je vous invite à aller voir Way of the pyrats
, blog collectif qui montre l’avancement de notre projet de film pour le festival d’Annecy 2006