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Art Director &
Motion Designer

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ABOUT

AXEL LOVES MOVING PIXELS

I am a 2D/3D Animator & Motion Graphics Designer based in Germany. Also working internationally, mostly Shanghai, Melbourne & Beijing.
Since more than 10 years my aim is to deliver high-end, contemporary 2D/3D Motion Graphics Design for tv channels, production companies, agencies and design studios.

AGENCIES | PRODUCTION STUDIOS

DER SPIEGEL  |  Dirty Puppet  |  FEEDMEE Design  |  GROSSE8  |  ID Creations  |  IMAGINATION  |  MPC  |  OSK  |  Parasol Island  |  Peppermill Berlin  |  Peter Schmidt Group  |  Republic Studios Shanghai  |  SPIEGEL TV

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E: axel@axelketz.com

T: +49 160 98 210 334
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NIKE on WeChat

CLIENT: NIKE
AGENCY: ID Creations
CREATIVE DIRECTOR: Jason Cheah
2D & 3D ANIMATION: Axel Ketz
PROJECT MANAGEMENT: Trista Yang
DATE: 08/2019 

Evolution of the camera

CLIENT: VIVO
AGENCY: IMAGINATION
CREATIVE DIRECTOR: Iain Greenhalgh
2D/3D ANIMATION: Axel Ketz
3D Modelling: Iain Greenhalgh
PRODUCER: Catrina Siu
DATE: 09/2018

Explainer Reel - Deutsche Telekom

CLIENT: Deutsche Telekom AG
AGENCY: Grosse8
CREATIVE DIRECTOR: Harald Mönch
3D ANIMATION: Axel Ketz
PRODUCER: Aurora Grisanti
MUSIC: Bensound
DATE: 10/2019

Innovation Lab

CLIENT: Deutsche Telekom AG
AGENCY: Grosse8
CREATIVE DIRECTORS: Harald Mönch, Joerg Thommes
DESIGN DIRECTOR: Harald Mönch
ANIMATION: Axel Ketz, Robert Sander
POSTPRODUCTION: Christian “Pingo” Schiffler
ILLUSTRATION: Franziska Holly
SOUND DESIGN: Matthias Kulow
DATE: 10/2019

HERSHEY’S TVC

MPC Shanghai created a playful 30-second TVC mixing animation with live action. Such a big and skilled team. One of my favorite jobs 2016.

CLIENT: Hershey’s
AGENCY: Anomaly Shanghai
CREATIVE: Antonius Chen / AGENCY PRODUCER: Coco Gu
PRODUCTION HOUSE: The Eye / POST PRODUCER: Chingwen Huang
DIRECTOR: Limin Wang / EP: Tzuhui Chien
EDITOR: Binglong Huang / POST: MPC
ANIMATION AND DESIGN: Toma Ever, Axel Ketz, Derek Lian
VFX SUPERVISOR: Barry Greaves / COLOURIST: Vincent Taylor
ILLUSTRATOR: Olivier Wyart, Song Tianshu (Mars)
COMPOSITING: Iman Javaherypour, Joseph Tsang, MadhukaGunasekera
DATE: 10/2016

Crazy Dogs!

CLIENT: JuJuKong
AGENCY: RedRabbit Animation
DIRECTOR: Egmont Mayer
HEAD OF ANIMATION: Axel Ketz
ANIMATION SUPPORT: Meirong X, Nino Maljevics
SOUND EFFECTS: Svetlana Maraš
DATE: 01/2017

Die Geschichte Zeschkys

CLIENT: Zeschky Galvanik GmbH & Co. KG
AGENCY: Echopark
ART DIRECTOR: Axel Ketz
2D/3D ANIMATION: Axel Ketz
PROJECT MANAGEMENT: Sarah Grabs
SOUNDDESIGN: Echopark
DATE: 06/2018

MONTBLANC - Merry Christmas

Viral Christmas video for MONTBLANC China

CLIENT: MONTBLANC
PRODUCTION: ID Creations
CREATIVE DIRECTOR: Fabrice Sanchez
3D ARTIST: Jean Brice Hubert
COMPOSITING & POST PRODUCTION: Axel Ketz
SOUNDDESIGN: Gaetan Lourmiere
Music: Gum
DATE: 12/2013

AGDA AWARDS - Creative Response

The Australian Graphic Design Association invited me to create an animation for the 2015 awards

CLIENT: AGDA - Australian
Graphic Design Association
DESIGN & ANIMATION: Axel Ketz
DATE: 07/2015

National Library of Australia

TVC for the National Library of Australia exhibition, “Celestial Empire: Life In China 1644-1911”

CLIENT: National Library of Australia
PRODUCTION COMPANY: Entropico@PLAZA
DIRECTOR: Harry Hunter
EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: Peter Masterton
PRODUCER: Sam Egan
POST PRODUCTION: MISTER
POST PRODUCER: Renee Cooper
POST SUPERVISION: Mike Williamson
DOP: Zane Kamat
TALENT: Michelle Lim Davidson
3D: Lindsay Horner
MOTION GRAPHICS: Axel Ketz / Gina Quadraccia

Digital Integration

CLIENT: Campion
PRODUCTION STUDIO: Hello Creative
ART DIRECTOR: Amanda Brizzi
ANIMATION: Axel Ketz
SCRIPT: Big Words
VOICE-OVER: Fiona Macleod
SOUND DESIGN: Axel Ketz
DATE: 07/2017

Porsche Golf Cup

This is the opening video for the Porsche Golf Cup Asia 2016.

CLIENT: Porsche
PRODUCTION: ID Creations
ART DIRECTOR: Axel Ketz
2D / 3D ANIMATION: Axel Ketz
PRODUCER: Fabian Sommer
DATE: 06/2016

Lincoln Dance Performance

This performance was the opening act for the LINCOLN MKX car reveal show in Beijing, China. A special projection on gauze made it magical.

CLIENT: Lincoln
AGENCY: Imagination
CREATIVE DIRECTOR: Iain Greenhalgh
DESIGN & ANIMATION: Axel Ketz
CHOREOGRAPHER: Lisa Keegan
DANCERS: Kari Cuffe, Anneka Hack, Ryan Hanson, Kristopher Long

BASIC DANCE CONCEPT: Axel Ketz
SHOW DIRECTOR: Laetitia Lee
LIGHT TECHNICIAN: Steve Nield
DATE: 10/2015

Transport trends

CLIENT: StarTrack
AGENCY: The Story Lab
ART DIRECTION & ANIMATION: Axel Ketz
PRODUCER: Joel Egan
SCRIPT: Lachlan McKenzie
DATE: 11/2015

Stop Hunting!

CLIENT: PETA Deutschland e.V.
CREATIVE DIRECTOR & ANIMATION: Axel Ketz
SOUND DESIGN: Gaetan Lourmiere
PRODUCER: Axel Ketz
DATE: 01/2015

Watch it grow

CLIENT: Miracle-Gro
AGENCY: mcgarrybowen Shanghai
PRODUCTION STUDIO: ID Creations
DIRECTORS: Axel Ketz & Fabrice Sanchez
ART DIRECTOR: Axel Ketz
PRODUCER: Kristina Albrecht
PAPER ARTISTS: Chris Yan & Axel Ketz
SOUND DESIGN: Gaetan Lourmiere
LIGHTING TECHNICIAN: Zhou Qi
DATE: 07/2014
Behind the scenes: vimeo.com/101899387