Toyota "Buddy"

Bioscope Films was able to call Buddy back from a 10 year hiatus, signaling a fresh and new start after a tough time. Chocolate Tribe worked on both 3D elements and compositing

from facial expressions, clean-ups and mouth replacement.

Client: Toyota South Africa Motors
Glenn Crompton – Toyota South Africa Vice President: Marketing
Lettie Labuschagne – Toyota South Africa General Manager: Marketing Communications
Tasneem Lorgat – Toyota South Africa Senior Advertising Manager
Buyisiwe Khanyile – Toyota South Africa Manager: Advertising DTP

Creative Agency: FCB Joburg
Nahana Communications Group Chief Executive: Brett Morris
Executive Creative Director: Tian Van Den Heever
Creative Director: Jonathan Wolberg
Executive Business Director: Alan Schreiber
Business Unit Director: Wendy Lundie
Account Manager: Raeesah Benefeldt
Art Director: Sheldon Ford
Copywriter: Jessica McTeer
Communications Strategic Planner: Rita Doherty
Digital Strategic Planner: Langelihle Sithole
TV Producer: Nakita Bolus
Buddy Voice: Chris Forest
Production House: Bioscope Films
Director: Zipho Dlangamandla, Fausto Becatti & Hylton Tannenbaum
Post-Production: Syndicate & Chocolate Tribe
Audio: Hey Papa Legend

Agency: TBWA\ Hunt Lascaris
Producer: Seamus Bax
Production Company: Plank
Production Director: Peter Pohorsky
VFX Supervisor: Rob van den Bragt
VFX / Post Production: Chocolate Tribe
VFX Producer: Corlia Ohlson de Fine
Lead 3D: Rob van den Bragt
Technical Director: Tiaan Franken
Executive Producer / Legal: Nosipho Maketo-van den Bragt
Compositors: Johan Wentzel, Alister Johnson
Matte Painter: Michael Howard
3D Artist: Tiaan Franken, Kyle Nkosana, Mpho Vukea, Taija Hartwig, Tanaka Musewe, Taryn Jordan, Tegan Theron