• iView

    Di Costantini and Hackett Films created the loveable nerd Stuart, who proudly illustrates the wonderful ability of iView to catch up on TV over a number of devices. We developed... more

  • SOH Kids at The House

    How could we resist bringing these seriously cute illustrations to life for Sydney Opera House? Based on illustrations created by Paul Clark from Alphabet and the brochure developed by the... more

  • NIB

    Working with the great team at BWM, Hackett Films took this trusted brand into a bold new textured world. With NIB’s existing strong brand elements, they wanted Hackett Films to... more

  • Royal Easter Show

    What would the Royal Easter Show be without Bluey, Smokey and Milky? These three very excited little critters, created by Hackett Films, helped energise the campaign for the Royal Agricultural... more

  • UWS Bachelor of Business

    A cute brain! Who would have thought it was possible. Our hero character bursts onto screen with energy and curiosity, bounding his way through this charming, and friendly cinema commercial.... more

  • The Burning Season

    Like an indonesian forest on fire, Director Cathy Henkel and Mary Benn sparked captivating visuals that explained the complex sections of Cathy's eco-active documentary "The Burning Season". We combined chainsaw... more

  • Gruen Planet

    Look out the Gruen team are taking on the planet! The latest show from Zapruder’s Other Films is taking on a broader range of topics including image control, spin, branding... more

  • IF Awards

    Cubes of light come together to make up a large screen like wall in this striking awards title sequence and broadcast package by Hackett Films for the 2011 Jameson IF... more

  • Joy of Sets

    Hackett Films and Andrew Denton’s company, Zapruder’s Other Films, teamed up again for The Joy Of Sets for Channel 9. The series takes a journey through the world of television,... more

  • My Family Feast

    James Hackett and Justin Drape from the The Monkeys joined forces again for this fun titles sequence. Justin brought in Dan Eldon's Africa journal which was great inspiration for the... more

  • News Exchange

    Hackett Films was given the opportunity by Andrew George, at ABC News 24, to develop the broadcast package and titles for their new program — News Exchange. The program aims... more

  • Sex: An Unnatural History

    Naked wobbly bits! There was too much fun to be had and too many inappropriate office jokes made for us not to enjoy working with Luke Eve, Michaela Perske and... more

  • ABC3 Studio 3 2011

    Hackett Films worked alongside ABC children’s producer Jan Stradling on this broadcast package for ABC3's cornerstone show Studio 3. We wrote the scripts for the titles and breakers and developed... more

  • The Late Session

    A sophisticated evening show with some fine dinning table discussion was the brief for Waleed Aly’s ‘The Late Session’. Taking into account Waleed’s extensive knowledge of current affairs and his... more

  • Broken Hill Studios

    Hackett Films worked with Frost Design to develop a 3D logo resolve for Broken Hill Studios. We modeled, rigged and animated a matching character to seamlessly bring their brand to... more

  • School A to Z

    The Department of Education and Training's (DET) exciting 'School A to Z' project provides a multi-platform demystifier for parents and children engaged in the NSW public school system. We had the... more

  • University of Sydney — Shanghai World Expo

    Hackett Films created three sequences for the Shanghai Expo showcasing the work and research of the University of Sydney and its ongoing ties with China. Students and professors were rounded... more

  • Virgin Australia — In Flight Safety Information

    Wanting to steer clear of the usual dry airline safety demonstration video fodder, Interact approached James at Hackettfilms to create an engaging character driven 3D animation, more aligned to the humor... more

  • Bauer Media Group — Go to Market

    Bauer Media Group asked Hackett Films to update their 'Go To Market' presentation, with a new look and feel. Keeping it all highly energetic and super shiny, we combined snappy... more

  • Cold Chisel — All For You

    This was our first remote video, we worked with files sent to us from Chisel’s manager John O’Donnell. Even the live-action was sent to us via FTP after Robert Hambling... more

  • The Dissociatives

    Daniel Johns and Paul Mac were feeling like a change of look and we were happy to give them a complete overhaul with this photo-montage toon-ification. James and the team... more

  • John Butler Trio — Good Excuse

    What a pleasure it was to meet and work with the talented Mr. John Butler and his band members, Shannon Birchall (on up-right bass) and Michael Barker (on drums). After... more

  • Bundaberg Rum Club Visuals

    From mustache skipping to Queen Victoria getting her groove on, the team created a series of VJ Projections for the Bundaberg Rum team at Leo Burnett. Top DJs from around... more

  • Private: Diageo Hype Reel 2011

    After working with Leo Burnett on the Bundaburg Rum club VJ visuals, Hackett Films had the opportunity to create the internal hype video for Diageo’s the end of financial year... more

  • Mi9

    Ninemsn and Microsoft recently launched their new service Mi9 that will propel them as the bigger player in Australia for digital media. This is Blow comissioned Hackett Films to bring... more

  • Graphic Festival

    For the second year running, Hackett Films was proud to be involved in the Graphic Animation Festival, producing the hero concept and show graphics. For 2011, we created an ethereal... more

  • Grinspoon — Bleed You Dry

    No edits and a make up girl that was too scared to approach Phil Jamison make this a gritty and exciting music video. The song was written in about 4... more

  • Deutsche Bank

    No more boring presentations! Working with Vince Frost, we created this dynamic presentation to inform the international Deutsche Bank team about opportunities in new markets. Using the paper pop up... more

  • Australia Day 2012

    With the emphasis on having a fun family Australia Day, Hackett Films has produced this satirical commentary on the lengths people will go to, in order to fully enjoy the... more

  • CBA Pitch

    “Help, we need a 60 second commercial for a pitch in 48 hours...”. That was the call from Brendan at DDB. In a frenzy of activity where the nights became... more

  • Graphic Festival 2011 — Godzilla

    As part of Graphic Animation Festival competition, Hackett Films created a few example animations to get everyone’s creative juices flowing. With this one, we went for a godzilla esque stop... more

  • Graphic Festival 2011 — Pirate

    As part of Graphic Animation Festival competition, Hackett Films created a few example animations to get everyone’s creative juices flowing. Using some left overs from the hero animation, along with... more

  • Australia Day 2012 Illustrations

    With the emphasis on having a fun family Australia Day, Hackett Films has produced this satirical commentary on the lengths people will go to, in order to fully enjoy the... more

  • School A to Z Illustrations

    The Department of Education and Training’s (DET) exciting 'School A to Z' project provides a multi-platform demystifier for parents and children engaged in the NSW public school system. Mary and Jean... more

  • Graphic Festival Illustrations

    For the second year running, Hackett Films was proud to be involved in the Graphic Animation Festival, producing the hero concept and show graphics. For 2011, we created an ethereal... more

  • Royal Easter Show Illustrations

    What would the Royal Easter Show be without Bluey, Smokey and Milky? These three very excited little critters, created by Hackett Films, helped energised the campaign for the Royal Agricultural... more

  • Can Of Worms 2011

    This title sequence gets across some of the game mechanics in the show, introduces the host and evokes new and old forms of media all in under 25 seconds. We... more

  • dirtgirlworld

    Cate McQuillen and Hewey Eustace from Mememe Productions approached Hackett Films with an idea for a children's television series. Together we worked on the visual concept for the show, and... more

  • Commbank ‘Kaching’

    Throw a party and shoot it! The team at M&C Saatchi led by Shane Gibson threw down the challenge and we keenly accepted. To demonstrate how CommBank’s new mobile payment... more

  • Gruen Sweat

    Let the gains begin! Covering the world's biggest sporting event, Zapruder's Other Films brings you Gruen Sweat. The team will expose and dissect the marketing bubble that hovers around the Olympic Games.... more

  • Tractor Monkeys

    The ABC archive is full of weird and wonderful things so why not make a show around it? Jennifer Collins at the ABC asked us to create a broadcast package... more

  • ABC3 Studio 3 2012

    Following on from our 2011 idents starring the cute, chaotic, chameleon character 3;  ABC3 asked us to create a few more back stage situations for 3 to get involved in... more

  • ABC3 Idents 2012

    Di Constantini from the ABC asked us to come up with 3 new idents based on kids stories. The result is a dragon that can't breathe fire, a world made... more

  • Pet Superstars

    Do you think your pet is a superstar? This series for ABC Children’s is all about fabulous fluffy bunnies and super slobbering dogs. We created a broadcast package of awesome... more

  • Maritime Museum ‘Choose Your Own Adventure’ TVC

    For the summer of 2013, the Maritime Museum have launched three fun, family friendly exhibitions. The team at the brand new agency Bloke asked us to create the adventurous tomboy... more

  • Ahoy there!

    You may have missed her... but she's everywhere... on bus shelters, airport billboards even the monorail. She's also graced your TVC screen touting action packed fun for the Maritime Museum.... more

  • Monkeying around with tractors

    Our latest broadcast package has just gone to air on ABC1. As you will see we had lots of fun doodling around in seriously bright colours. See more more

  • Health and Wellbeing 2013

    Bauer Media wanted to create a bright, fresh new look for this year's Health and Wellbeing Festival. Instead of going with the usual live action route, we... more

  • Gruen Planet 2013

    Look out the Gruen team are taking on the planet! The continuation from last year's run from CJZ is taking on a broader range of topics including image control, spin,... more

  • Henry Hoo Teaser

    Henry Hoo is a full on global rockstar with a passion for creative experimentation. While touring the world his band battles for chart supremacy with corrupt K-Pop overlord Ken Lee... more

  • ABC3 Studio 3 2014

    Our bouncy friend is getting into more backstage trouble in these new indents for 2014. ... more

  • Australian Museum T-Rex

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  • National Maritime Museum, A Viking Adventure

    Working again with the good team at Bloke, we re-invigorated Lucy for the Australian National Maritime Museum. She's back and packing a high powered super-soaker. The action and drama is... more

  • Office of Children’s Guardian

    The Office of Children's Guardian came to us with a tough brief to produce a 2D animated video that informs young actors of what they need to know when working... more

  • Bauer Media Group – The Insiders

    Bauer Media Group asked Hackett Films to create a series of mini documentaries on the opinions and passions of the top industry people in fashion and their magazines. ... more

  • Dylan and Jessica’s Story

    Hackett Films were commissioned to make these animations as part of the NSW School-Link Initiative. The objective is to aid teachers in identifying mental health problems early and assisting children,... more

  • The Great Australian Race Riots

    Essential Media asked us to design and create the visualisation graphics for the documentary, The Great Australian Race Riots, Directed by Sally Aitken. Our very talented design team worked hard... more

  • Pilot Frixion

    One For All (OFA) came to us to execute this series of TVCs for Pilot. Their new erasable Frixion pens means you can erase and instantly re-write over your mistakes. Four simple stories... more

  • Xmas: Absence Makes the Brand Grow Stronger

    by James Hackett, Creative Director at Hackett Films

    Christmas is in many ways the perfect brand, it doesn’t overstay it’s welcome, it’s infinitely re-imaginable and... more

  • Disney XD Singapore Idents

    Our second set of idents for Disney XD showcases the classic characters Phineas & Ferb, Randy Cunningham and Kick Buttowski. The earlier ones we did for Australia where so well received that Disney... more