“Love in the Time of Advertising” by Matt Berenty and David Bokser

An animated musical love story about a young man who lives inside a billboard and is charged with updating the advertisements. When he falls in love with a beautiful lady living across the highway, he has to use the only method he knows to get his message across. Advertising.

A making-of video about rigging and animating the billboards:

CREDITS
Co-writers/co-directors: Matt Berenty and David Bokser
Character Design: Britt Spencer
Concept art: Ram Bhat, Su Jung, Mary Poplin
Additional Concept Art: David Boudreau, Kacey Schwartz
Billboard design: Joanna Davidovich, Jiyun Ha, Jacqueline Jocson, Jamie Leake, Britt Spencer
Storyboard: Sue Bielenberg
Credit design: Jamie Leake
Music/soundfx/narrator: Hunter Curra
Voice of Sally: Jillinda Palmer
Layout: David Bokser, Josh Burton, Lindsey Butterworth
Animation supervisor: David Bokser
Animation: David Bokser, Josh Burton, Nick Dubois, Adam Lawthers, Christine Phelan
Additional Animation: Lindsey Butterworth, Adam Chaput, Maeve Curran, Yvain Gnabro, Aradhana Modi, Heather Shrewsbury
Scene Setup: Joe Grossmann
Technical director: David Bokser
Effects animation: David Glicksmann, Kiel Gnebba
Cloth and hair simulation: Tyler Lancaster, James Marcus
CG Supervisor: Matt Berenty
Modeling: David Alston, Richard Daniels, Joe Grossmann, Matt Berenty, Mike DuPree, Wendy Klein, Nesi Papoushado
Additional modeling: Polet Harutnian, Martin Knapp, Paul Lohman
Shading and texture: Matt Berenty, Richard Daniels, Phina Kahng, Wendy Klein
Lighting: Matt Berenty, Hao Cui, Richard Daniels, Joe Grossmann, Phina Kahng, Wendy Klein, Katie Yoon
Compositing: Travis Button
Matte painting: Ram Bhat
Editing: David Bokser
Production company: Wolf & Crow and Obsolete Robot