The Outsider

Nexus Productions
Smith & Foulkes
Chris O'Reilly
Tracey Cooper
Fernanda Garcia Lopez
12+ Team Members
GMUNK 8 R.V. 7 P.T. 7.6 V.M.H. 9.5 J.M. 8.1 M.P. 7 G.R. 10 F.A. 9.5 D.B. 7 A.J. 8 Creative 8.2 GMUNK 9 R.V. 6 P.T. 7.3 V.M.H. 8.5 J.M. 8.25 M.P. 8 G.R. 10 F.A. 8.5 D.B. 8 A.J. 9 Design 8.3 GMUNK 9 R.V. 8 P.T. 8 V.M.H. 9 J.M. 8.5 M.P. 7 G.R. 10 F.A. 8.5 D.B. 8 A.J. 10 Craft 8.6 GMUNK 8.7 R.V. 7 P.T. 7.6 V.M.H. 9 J.M. 8.3 M.P. 7.3 G.R. 10 F.A. 8.8 D.B. 7.7 A.J. 9 Total 8.3
Nexus Productions created this stunning promo for Channel 4's coverage of the Grand National. Set in a fantasy landscape the film's unlikely hero is cast out by his unicorn peers. He strives to run faster than they can fly which causes his body to transform.
The Concept

The team sought to create a campaign that inspires a new generation of horse racing fans by showcasing the speed, stamina, and determination of a Grand National winning racehorse. The film was conceived by Joint Heads of 4Creative John Allison and Chris Bovill and Creative Team Jack Croft and Stacey Bird.

Concept Art.
2D Character Designs
The Production

Tasked with packing as much action into a 60 second spot as possible, Nexus Directors Alan Smith and Adam Foulkes brought the film to life.

3D Model
Bones, Control and Wireframe.
Run Cycle.

The final production tells the story of an unlikely hero's epic journey in a mythological and fantasy landscape.

Making of Video
Channel 4
Nexus Production Company/ Animation
Smith & Foulkes Director
Chris O'Reilly Executive Creative Director
Tracey Cooper Producer
Fernanda Garcia Lopez Production Manager
Florian Caspar CG Lead
Chris Bovill Creative Director
John Allison Creative Director
Jack Croft Creative Team
Stacey Bird Creative Team
Shananne Lane Agency Producer
Olivia Browne Group Business Director
Anthony Moore Sound Design and Mix
Phil Bolland Sound Design and Mix
SIREN Music Production Company
Sean Atherton Producer
Alex Baranowski Composer
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