BMF, Vandal & Rumble Studios Debut Film About A Tetris Block Threesome At TEDxSydney

BMF, Vandal & Rumble Studios Debut Film About A Tetris Block Threesome At TEDxSydney

Under the theme, ‘Unconventional’, TEDxSydney commissioned creative agency BMF to produce a film for its 2017 program, which was unveiled at the event on Friday in Sydney.

BMF chose animation and humour to portray an unconventional love story: the story of two Tetris blocks that fall deeply in love, but find they have a problem – and it’s quite a big one.

BMF executive creative director Cam Blackley said: “BMF and its partners are incredibly proud to have our labour of love received with plenty of laughter and the odd snigger at the world’s most inspiring conference.”

Emile Rademeyer, director of Ménage à Tetris, said: “We wanted to take the viewer on the emotional rollercoaster the Tetris characters were experiencing in their relationship, from the initial flirtation to that unforeseeable moment in a relationship when a couple realises that not all is well in paradise.

“Stylistically, the Vandal designers developed a contemporary digital grunge look for the film. This allowed them to put a unique spin on a classic 8bit retro look.”

The TEDxSydney film program consisted of 10 short film debuts, including documentaries, animations and cinematic essays.


Creative agency: BMF

Executive creative director – Cam Blackley

Creative director – Alex Derwin

Creative leads – Dantie Van Der Merwe and David Fraser

Copywriters – Millicient Malcolm and Stephanie Allen

Planner – Kellie Box

Executive producer – Jenny Lee-Archer

Agency producer – Beatrice Osborne

Production company: Vandal

Director – Emile Rademeyer

Executive producer – Anna Greensmith

Producer – Lucas Cain

Motion design – Robo Dinnerville, Darrin Hanley and Derek Lau

Animation – Julie Ly

Illustrators – Ling Siu and Melissa Mai

Sound R&D – Nigel Crowley

Sound and music: Rumble Studios

Composer – Johnny Green

Music producer – Michael Gie

Sound designer – Cam Milne


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