Animations


Animation Showreel 2014 from Annika Lehtinen on Vimeo.



Animating a horse from Annika Lehtinen on Vimeo.

I got to animate a horse walking for Catherine tv-series development project and it was so much fun I decided to do gallop and trot too.



Animation Showreel from Annika Lehtinen on Vimeo.

Channel Nelonen tv-spot: Animation
Shadow Warden Kinect -game: Animation
Death in the Air / Flight / Take Damage in the Air / Death / Idle / Run
For the love of sandwitches: Animation, Rigging, Modeling



Channel Nelonen character animation project from Annika Lehtinen on Vimeo.

Character animation project our class of 3D animation (at Metropolia University of Applied Sciences) did for channel Nelonen. The project took place this spring and we had 10 weeks to finnish it. What at first started as a commercial for fireworks event, changed into a commercial for the channel package Nelonen Perhe.
The commercial aired on finnish tv channel Jim in june 2013.
I worked mainly in the story team and after that in the animators group.
Tools used: Maya, 3d´s Max, Blender, Photoshop, NUKE


The awesome team members:
Noora Heiskanen, Heidi Louenvaara, Juha Koppström, Minna Salminen, Annika Lehtinen, Jassu Ilama, Jarmo Wallenius, Matti Kantola, Niko Korhonen, Pauliina Högman, Anjuli Mara, Reetta Saturo, Anne Brede, Sampsa Hellberg and Aleksi Tamminen



Shadow Warden Trailer from Noora H on Vimeo.

Shadow warden is a co-op Kinect adventure for 2 players, taking place in a post-apocalyptic world of light and shadow. The game was made in 10 weeks and was part of our 3D animation studies at Metropolia University of Applied Sciences.

The awesome team behind the game:
Noora Heiskanen, Heidi Louenvaara, Juha Koppström, Minna Salminen, Annika Lehtinen, Jassu Ilama, Jarmo Wallenius, Matti Kantola, Niko Korhonen, Pauliina Högman, Anjuli Mara, Reetta Saturo, Anne Brede, Sampsa Hellberg and Aleksi Tamminen


Shadow Warden Enemy Animations from Annika Lehtinen on Vimeo.

Shadow Warden was our third year Game Project at Metropolia University and I was one of the animators of that project. Here's a showcase of the animations I did for our game's enemy character.



Making of video showcasing concept art, 3d models, patterns and animations.




For the love of sandwichesfrom Annika Lehtinen on Vimeo.


"For the love of sandwiches" was my first animation project at Metropolia University.I animated the sandwiches from  00:00 - 01:16. I also rigged the sandwiches, did some texturing, lighting and modelling for this project as well as sound effects.
Tools used: 3D's Max / After Effects / Photoshop / Soundbooth

Team members:
Annika Lehtinen, Anjuli Mara, Anne-Kristin Brede, Sampsa Hellberg, Reetta Saturo (and Matti Marttinen)



Lovecraft from Annika Lehtinen on Vimeo.

An animation inspired by H.P. Lovecraft and his books.
Tools used: 3D's Max / After Effects / Photoshop



Emotions with primitives from Annika Lehtinen on Vimeo.

Animation exercise with using only shapes of boxes and spheres.
Tools used: 3D's Max / After Effects / Photoshop



instaCAFÉ from Annika Lehtinen on Vimeo.

Tools used: 3D's Max / After Effects / Photoshop



Dragon's Guest from Annika Lehtinen on Vimeo.

2D animation project from my time at Satakunta Institute of Arts and Crafts.
Team members: Maija Ulanen & Annika Lehtinen.
Tools used: After Effects / Photoshop / Flash

Team members:
Annika Lehtinen & Maija Ulanen