An evil sorcerer has cast a spell on Chester Zoo, stealing away the super powers from the nocturnal animals...

For this spooky brief, Ultimate have created a 30 second animation for Chester Zoo bringing to life their latest event ‘The Enchantment of Chester Zoo’.



Working with Wild Rumpus, specialists in creating extraordinary worlds in wild yet natural landscapes, the Halloween event will feature a host of performers, musicians, aerialists, acrobats and animals to create a spooky multi-sensory experience for adults and children. Perfect for this time of year.

Tasked with taking the existing campaign creative, Ultimate set about producing a storyboard for the video before bringing the whole thing to life with animation.

The video is set within the pages of an old story-tellers book to set the scene and lead you through the story of The Enchantment, introducing the nocturnal animals with a Tim Burton-esque charm.

Jenny Tegg, Marketing Manager commented “We love this, it is enchanting with a hint of spookiness, the perfect balance to reflect this event. It’s amazing.” And we can’t ask for better feedback than that! 

So if you’re looking for a family day out this Halloween, help break the spell and visit the Zoo website here and check out the vide above!

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Written by Charlotte Green October of 2016