“Umbro – Blackout” by Buck “Umbro – Blackout” by Buck

“Umbro – Blackout” by Buck

The latest hand drawn viral spot from the Buck studio, created for sportswear apparel maker Umbro to promote their “Blackout” collection. It features New York Cosmos player Carlos Alberto Torres as narrator, telling the story of how the first day he arrived in the states to sign his contract with the soccer team.

Directed by: Buck
Creative Director: Orion Tait
Associate Creative Director: Thomas Schmid
Lead Designer: Chris Neal
Storyboards & Art Direction: Thomas Schmid
Producer: Melissa Johnson
Animation Lead: William Trebutien
Cel Animation: Harry Teitelman, Thomas Schmid, Maceo Frost, Efrain Clintron
2D Animation: Justin Lawes
3D Animation: Chris Phillips, Andreas Berglund

  • Brilliant work!

  • CC

    Loved that!

  • That was so full of constant graphic invention,
    it was a real delight to watch.

    Congratulations to all involved, especially
    the director and animators. Cheers!

  • Neil

    Fantastic animation . Carlos Albertos is widely recognized as having scored the finest
    ever goal in a soccer world cup final : Mexico 1970