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3D Printing Rocks the Olympics in BBC Ad

You have to see this BBC advertisement for the Olympics. Some fine 3DP.

The BBC (British Broadcast Corporation) has aired an amazing advertisement for the Olympics that features 3D printing. Extreme by Nature is a 40-second-long trailer in a mixed-media format. The ad utilizes stop-motion animation that brings together 3D printed frames to show the excitement of the Winter Olympics.

The ad was developed by BBC Creative, which is the BBC’s in-house agency. It was directed by Balázs Simon through Blinkink, an animation production company.

The 2022 Winter Olympics convene in Beijing, China, from Feb 4 – 20 with a total of 15 sports.


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