• Digicel

    Hackett Films were commissioned to create a light-hearted, character driven 3D commercial for the telco Digicel. It was such a hit in Papua New Guinea that Samoa, Fiji and Vanuatu... 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

  • Bindis Bootcamp

    Treasured Aussie Icon Bindi Irwin enters a new stage in her rising career as a wildlife tv game show host! Bindi’s Bootcamp offers young adventurers the chance to get up... 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

  • Think Before

    Hackett Films was approached to create a student campaign about travelling safely, which included an animation, website design, app design and poster prints. The animated film was inspired by a... 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

  • 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

  • Digicel Illustrations

    We were commissioned to create light-hearted, character driven 3D commercials for the telco Digicel. It was such a hit in Papua New Guinea that Samoa, Fiji and Vanuatu and New... 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

  • Caricatures

    Do you want to immortalise your stars as USB sticks? We’ve done it! We love to take a famous face and apply our character design and illustration skills to create... more

  • How to Make a Planet

    Thanks to Ariana Klepac Publishing, Hackett Films has made a grand entrance into the world of book illustration! Working alongside Weldon Owen Publishing, Ariana approached us in 2011, in need... more

  • Easter Surprise!

    The latest edition of Desktop is out with an issue focusing on visuals for the Australian music industry and amongst the gorgeous covers was our very own Dissociatives album. So... more

  • How To Make A Planet

      Fresh from the Bologna Children’s Book Fair, How To Make a Planet went down so well that six books are now planned and Jean from HF has already... more

  • Check out How to Make a Planet… Character

    Jean Camden, director of DirtGirlWorld designed and illustrated the main character for How to Make a Planet for Ariana Klepac, Director of Klepac Publishing. She kindly gave us a walkthrough of... 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

  • Maritime Museum ‘Choose your own adventure’ Illustrations

    We created four variations of Lucy for the print component of the Maritime Museum campaign: Captain Cook style, water warrior, pirate and modern captain. We worked at a crazy resolution... 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

  • Lucy in the making

    We love a behind the scenes here in the studio, so the lovely Greg put together this short movie on Lucy and her worlds. It formed a TVC and print... more

  • Nomination alert

    We're super chuffed here at Hackett that we're a finalist in the PromaxBDA Global Awards for 2013. Our work on Dragon for Di Constantini at the ABC has made the... 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Lucy takes a ‘Voyage to the Deep’

    Lucy is back for the third year in another adventure at the Australian National Maritime Museum!  This year Lucy is rockin' the Jules Verne inspired steam punk theme. Lucy travels... more

  • Lucy Illustration in ‘Voyage to the Deep’

    Lucy is back for the third year in another adventure at the Australian National Maritime Museum. This year Lucy is rockin’ the steam punk theme in a stunning matte painting... 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

  • Animation Saved My Life

    by James Hackett, Creative Director at Hackett Films

    Alright, not quite literally… but say you are doing a healthy eating, let’s be less of a... more

  • Child SAFE Book Series

    Meet Sam, Andy, Fiona and Eve from the SAFE book series. The challenge was how to communicate to preschoolers the dangers and issues that could confront them without making them afraid to... more