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NEXUS STUDIOS SIGN LUCAS ZANOTTO.
31 July 2018

Nexus Studios have signed Lucas Zanotto to their roster of directors for exclusive representation in the UK, US and Amsterdam.

Using both analogue and digital craft techniques, Zanotto has created award-winning ads for brands across a variety of sectors. From baking drones to tactile 2D creations, his engaging, playful work delights both children and adults alike.

With his passion for new technologies and an enduring sense of wonder for the practical side of filmmaking, it's no wonder Zanotto's content is appreciated by the online community.

For example, Finnish coffee brand Paulig hit clickbait gold when they asked Zanotto to create the world's smallest cup of coffee. Tapping into the 'tiny kitchen' trend, the resulting, highly watchable film saw a mini-coffee made from a single bean.



Zanotto has also won a slew of awards for online innovation throughout his career, including an Apple Design Award for his composing app 'Bandimal' - which substitutes instruments with animated cartoon animals.


I've been a fan of Nexus for more than 15 years and I'm impressed at how the company has managed to keep a fresh and cutting edge image and approach throughout. Iím excited to finally join the crew!

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Another facet of Zanotto's considerable array of technical skills is on display in his Silver Arrow-winning commercial for Wimbledon. Using a flurry of still images to create a stop-motion-like effect, the film inspires affection and nostalgia in tennis fans new and old.



Such work led Nexus Studios co-founder Chris O'Reilly to say: "Lucas's work has a playful inventiveness and distinctive warm intelligence. It's a tone not bound by any one technique as he effortlessly brings analogue and digital craft together into thought provoking but likeable films, apps, and installations."

As for Zanotto, joining Nexus fulfils a longtime ambition: "I've been a fan of Nexus for more than fifteen years and I'm impressed at how the company has managed to keep a fresh and cutting edge image and approach throughout. I'm excited to finally join the crew!"

Take a look a Lucas Zanotto's reel, then get in touch with Nexus Studios' Judy Hill on 020 7749 7500 or email her at judy@nexusstudios.com.

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