FIFA 'World Cup'


Recent, Animation

The wait is over! The 2018 World Cup is finally here. And to honor this momentous sporting event, Scholar crafted an animated tribute, celebrating a handful of different players and their nations. Using the ball to transition us from scene to scene, our talented team of designers, animators and art directors wanted to play off the diverse nature of the tournament by cycling through different styles and techniques to tell a simple but charming story. We dedicate this piece not just to the event itself, but also to the unifying nature of this sport in general. A perfect reminder that we are one world brought together to witness the spectacle of first-class soccer playing. Play hard, play fair and may the best team win....!



  • Design & Animation: Scholar
  • Creative Directors: William Campbell, Will Johnson & Chace Hartman
  • Executive Producers: Jo Arghiris, Christina Roldan
  • Heads of Production: Tyler Locke, Ryan McLaughlin
  • Art Directors: Macauley Johnson, Chris Finn
  • CG Supervisor: Tim Hayward
  • Coordinator: Kev Jones 
  • Designers: Juan Carlos Cuadra, Cristina Barna, Cam Floyd, Hana Eunjin Yean, Trish Janovic, Jina Kwon, Michael Tavarez, Vin Kim, Ana Chang
  • 2D Animator: Kenny Kerut
  • Cel Animators: Laura Yilmaz, Matt Everton, Lyuben Dimitrov, Cristina Barna, Jina Kwon
  • 3D Animator: James Lane
  • 3D Generalist: Allan Bernardo
  • Model / Texture Artist: Jacques Clement
  • Music & Sound Design Company: Scholar
  • Music & Sound Designer: Jason Webb