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Buwan Ng Wika (Language Month)

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Language Month comes yet again for 2022. For this year, we sought to celebrate our mother tongue by creating playful animations from the most well-known tongue twisters in our local lexicon.

Creative Direction, Animation, Motion Design, Direction

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Credits

Creative Directors: Nico & Katwo Puertollano
 

Nakakapagpabagabag

Design: Keith Nicodemus

Animation: Alex Santos

Final Mix: Alex Santos

 

Siomai, Siopao, Suman

Design: Sofia Abellera

Text & Food Animation: Sofia Abellera

Background Animation: Pete Cañada

Final Mix: Sofia Abellera \ Pete Cañada

 

Pitumpu't pitong puting Tupa

Text Design: Alissa Sherburne

Sheep Design: Alissa Sherburne \ Gwen Guevarra

Background Design: Alissa Sherburne

Animatics: Alissa Sherburne

Text Animation: Sofia Abellera

Sheep Animation: Gwen Guevarra

Background Animation: EG Albor

Compositing & Final Mix: EG Albor

Say them ten times!
 

Almost every language has their own collection of totally tongue-twisting sentences. Half the time, these sentences may not make much sense and may invoke a sense of whimsy in their wordplay. 

 

The Filipino Language is no stranger to these circumstances. We, too, have our own fair share of totally thoughtful yet tactically tiresome collections of texts that will surely end in tirades by the reader due to the taxing nature of these… letters.

We picked the twisters that seemed the most odd or brought the most playfulness in its literary context; and found a way to bring the visual subcontext of each sentence to life!


Feel free to peruse how our wordsmiths and world-smiths made the most magical of animated eye-treats from these three tongue-tingling text twisters!
 

SIOMAI, SIOPAO, SUMAN
SKETCHES
STYLEFRAMES
ANIMATION EVOLUTION
PITUMPU'T PITONG TUPA
INITIAL CONCEPTS
STYLEFRAMES
CHARACTER DESIGN
ANIMATION EVOLUTION