Motu Patlu is a top-rated Indian children’s show- a comedy of errors featuring two friends who get themselves into, and out of, hilarious situations. This 30-second promo is tasked with associated the Nickelodeon brand with the popular show, emphasizing the comedic aspects of the characters’ personalities.
Branding agency Leroy + Clarkson called on Galaxy 61’s animation team to bring the characters to life. At first we only see Motu and Patlu in the dark. they are inside a Nickelodeon gift box. Motu is sleeping, and snoring, and generally annoying Patlu, until Patlu gets an idea- he orders samosas, Motu’s favorite food,. Motu springs to life and rips the box open to get the samosas, freeing them, and their entire world, from the confines of the box.
Doug Johnson: Animation Director
Paul Wei: Animator
Jared Eng: Animator