Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Nickelodeon UK's "SpongeBob SquarePants Top 100" Promo Wins Bronze At The "Promax UK 2012 Awards"!

The official Promax UK 2012 Awards website has announced that Nickelodeon UK and Ireland's "SpongeBob SquarePants Top 100 episodes of all time" promo/trailer, which was made by the award winning UK based computer animation studio Blue-Zoo Productions [Nick Jr. Channel UK's "Olive The Ostrich"] and which Nickelodeon UK aired across Nickelodeon UK's channels to advertise and promote Nickelodeon UK's "SpongeBob SquarePants" themed Nickelodeon Programming Stunt called "SpongeBob's Top 100", which Nickelodeon UK held to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee to mark 60 years of The Queen's reign in June 2012 and featured Nick UK & Eire viewers and British and Irish fans of Nickelodeon Superstar "SpongeBob SquarePants" voting for their favourite 100 episodes of "SpongeBob SquarePants", has won the Bronze Award in the "Best Children's Promo (Originated)" category of the "Promax UK 2012 Awards"! Congratulations Nickelodeon UK and Ireland!:
Best Children’s Promo (Originated)

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SpongeBob SquarePants Top 100 episodes of all time
Nickelodeon UK's "SpongeBob's Top 100" promo (high quality (HQ) high definition (HD) streaming video clip and transcript below) features The Queen (using her stately voice), telling Nickelodeon viewers about Nick UK's "SpongeBob's Top 100" while the camera pans through her Royal palace, which unveils many artworks featuring everybody's favourite sponge, SpongeBob, including SpongeBob SquarePants paintings (from most eras), and SpongeBob SquarePants statues, including a giant gold SpongeBob SquarePants statue of SpongeBob holding a golden Spatula and a Golden shield, to the background music of The Ren & Stimpy Show's "The Royal Canadian Kilted Yaksmen" Anthem the British national anthem "God Save the Queen".

SpongeBob's Top 100 from Blue Zoo on Vimeo.

In celebration of the Jubilee weekend we created the somewhat epically regal SpongeBob Promo for Nickelodeon.

Blue Zoo

Animation Directors: Dave Hunt and Damian Hook
Modelling and Texturing: Dave Hunt and Jonathan Reid
Lighting and Rendering: Dave Hunt, Jonathan Reid and Charles Batho
Compositing: Dave Hunt and Jonathan Reid


Art Director: Akin Akinsiku
Creative Producers: Derek Best and John Preston [Director of On Air Promotions & Planning at Nickelodeon UK]

This year, Nickelodeon are celebrating the Barron of the bottom, the Prince of the Pineapple, the King of the Krabby Patty...

[camera shakes]

Would you mind, Barry?

Err Erm

...by searching for Britain's favourite episodes in SpongeBob's Top 100.

So get off your barnacles and head to nick.co.uk/spongebob to vote for your favourite episodes.

SpongeBob's Top 100, celebrating Britain's Best of the Bottom!

[Passes wind]

Oh, pardon me.

[SpongeBob SquarePants laughs and giggles]
Promax UK is an organisation that represents the broadcast marketing, promotions and design community. The Promax UK Board includes senior figures from the country's major broadcast organisations and design agencies. Promax UK annually holds the Promax UK Awards to celebrate and reward the very best in televisual creative, strategy and innovation over the past twelve months.

Promax UK's recent 'Promax UK 2012 Awards' ceremony was held on on Friday 9th November 2012 at The Hilton London at 22 Park Lane, W1K 1BE to honour the very best promotions and marketing campaigns for television shows over the past year (2011-2012).