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Magic: The Gathering - Theros

Wizards of the Coast

One of the latest and greatest projects in our continuing partnership with Wizards of Coast, this project brings to life the powerful gods that reside in the Nyx—or night sky—in the land of Theros.

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The Process

Beginning with Magic: The Gathering’s flat card art, we dissect these mini-masterpieces then wrap them, piece–by–piece over simple 3D geometry to create the illusion of movement, action, and emotion. Getting to play in the land of immortals, minotaurs, mythic heroes, and monstrous fire-dogs has been a dream come true for our geek-culture obsessed team.

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The Process

Beginning with Magic: The Gathering’s flat card art, we dissect these mini-masterpieces then wrap them, piece–by–piece over simple 3D geometry to create the illusion of movement, action, and emotion. Getting to play in the land of immortals, minotaurs, mythic heroes, and monstrous fire-dogs has been a dream come true for our geek-culture obsessed team.

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Body of Work


We’ve created over 10 trailers for Wizards of Coast over the course of the last few years. Here’s a sample of some of our favorite shots from these epic mini-movies.

"We’re always striving to utilize the 3D elements while retaining the feel of the original 2D paintings. That’s the challenge."

The wide variety of characters in the Magic: The Gathering universe requires the team to combine several different animation styles.
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Magic: The Gathering - Theros

Wizards of the Coast

Bringing these complex narratives to life requires our team to quickly internalize a multitude of details for each character and world. Wizards of the Coast supplies a voluminous amount of backstory, concept art, and world information to ensure all the animation aligns with their vision.

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