John Kitses

motion graphics

animation

digital & print

illustration

Motion Graphics

Muscle & Fitness 2017 Arnold Expo Promo
Muscle & Fitness

(00:30)
A spot promoting Muscle & Fitness, Flex and Muscle & Fitness Hers magazines. Shown at the 2017 Arnold Fitness Expo. Video is a mixture of editorial content and stock, with 3D and motion graphics I created.
Script, 3D and motion graphics, editing, sound

Jamba Juice Açaí Bowl
Jamba Juice

(00:15)
A 0:15 second spot promoting Jamba Juice's Açaí Bowl.
Script, editing, motion graphics, sound

Star Magazine Newsstand Promo
Star Magazine

(00:15)
A spot to promote newsstand sales for Star Magazine. One of a regular weekly series.
3D design, motion graphics, editing, sound

Reach Complete Care "Flip-Top Head"
Reach

(01:00)
An animated promotion of Reach Complete Care Mouth Rinse and the Curve Toothbrush. Based on an ad from the early 80s, which featured a character whose head flips open so he can brush his back teeth.
Script, illustration, character animation, 3D graphics, editing, sound
See the storyboard

American Media Sizzle Reel 2017
American Media

(01:30)
A 90-second sizzle reel featuring Radar Online and the Mr. Olympia competition, two of American Media's major properties. Created in two days for an investor meeting, including 3D titling. Footage drawn from editorial video, online graphics, motion graphics, and the 2016 Mr. Olympia show, a one-hour broadcast which I also edited.
Editing, 3D, motion graphics, sound

Muscle & Fitness Terminator Issue Promo
Muscle & Fitness

(00:40)
Video newsstand promotion for the Terminator Genisys issue of Muscle & Fitness, featuring Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Script, design, editing, motion graphics, sound

Lifter's Guide by Muscle & Fitness
Muscle & Fitness

(00:41)
A very short (:41 sec) Facebook video, meant to drive engagement and to be sold as a series for sponsorship.
Script, design, editing, motion graphics, sound

National Enquirer German Launch Promo
National Enquirer

(00:15)
A spot to promote the launch of The National Enquirer German language edition.
Script, 3D and motion graphics, editing, sound

Prime
American Media

(02:41)
Publishing house ad retargeting service
script and storyboard, design, illustration, animation, sound
See the storyboard

Super Saturday Night Buzz Reel
Playboy

(03:39)
Superbowl marketing promotional reel
editing, motion graphics, sound

Licensing Fall/Winter 2008
Playboy

(02:46)
Fashion marketing promotional reel
editing, motion graphics, sound

Kudos
Microsoft

(01:18)
Employee social application
script and storyboard, design, illustration, animation, sound

Custom Social Content for SlimFast
American Media, Inc.

(01:15)
A pitch video to promote American Media's services creating custom social content. Proposal was to take charge of SlimFast's social media accounts and develop sharable viral media incorporating products and brand elements.
Editing, motion graphics, sound

2014 Sizzle Reel
American Media

(01:58)
Digital and traditional publishing promotional reel
editing, motion graphics, motion graphics, sound

Elvis Graceland Special Edition
American Media

(00:15)
A special edition magazine promotional spot
editing, motion graphics, sound

MS Crunch
Microsoft

(02:35)
Social data aggregator
script and storyboard, design, illustration, animation, sound