Category: Project News

SXSW News!

So much excitement over on the blog lately...

Today, we're pumped to announce that two (that's right... two!) of our title sequences have been nominated for Excellence in Title Design at the 2017 SXSW Film Festival!

Can you guess which ones? (Hint: see above.) Yup, Animal Kingdom and Dr. Strange!

We don't like to toot our own horn, but per SXSW: "Inspired by an essential part of the theatrical experience, these are works of art in their own right. The 27 sequences selected represent the very best and most original of the past year." You heard ...

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Abacus Screenings

So... Who hasn't seen the incredible documentary (and therefore, our work on it), Abacus: Small Enough to Jail, yet?! Well, you're in luck. Kartemquin Films has several screenings coming up this spring. Here's the full list... But for those of you in Chicago, mark your calendars for February 23rd.

University of Chicago Thursday, February 23, 2017 7:00 PM

Logan Center for the Arts 915 E. 60th Street Chicago, IL

Oh, And Director Steve James will be in attendance. (!)

Hope you'll all head out to check out this awesome and important film!

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Abacus at Chicago International Film Festival

This year, Sarofsky worked on the documentary film Abacus: Small Enough to Jail, created by Chicago production company Kartemquin Films. We did the main title and graphics within the film and the movie poster was designed by our very own Duarte Elvas.

Abacus tells the story of the Sung family, owners of Abacus Federal Savings of Chinatown, New York… Also known as the only U.S. bank to face criminal charges stemming from the 2008 financial crisis.

If you’re interested in the film (and seeing our work, of course!), head over to the Chicago International Film Festival ...

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BTS: Terri the Vegan T-Rex

What’s our secret at Sarofsky? Well, for starters, we keep the work enjoyable and fun. But at the same time, when faced with an obstacle, we do not back down. We take a collective deep breath, work the problem, and come up with creative solutions.

So in a particularly nutty brainstorming session for one of Arnold’s most recent CenturyLink spots, the idea emerged of how funny it would be to convince Halley, our resident vegan, that we needed her acting skills to bring Terri the Vegan T-Rex to life.

Pretty soon the idea snowballed into a full-fledged “Behind the ...

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One Show

We're excited to finally share the news that our main title for OFFF Mexico has won a One Show Merit Award!

This project was such a fun collaboration between the artists at Sarofsky and the team at Groove Guild in New York... We couldn't be more proud of the final outcome!

Head over to The One Club to check it out! It really is fucking fabulous...

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