endril is a constantly evolving process. We devour film, art and design at a frightening rate. We ask questions, listen, sketch, and create. We dare to be naive and see every new client and brief as an opportunity to create our best work. We are full of ideas and untold stories. We are passionate and precise. Our vision is to rediscover the everyday through the filter of our imaginations. To inspire and be inspired.
Born out of the ongoing collaboration of Brazilian-Canadian directorial team Chris Bahry and Alexandre Torres and headquarted in Toronto, Tendril is a full-service visual design and animation studio. We are at our best when called upon to carry a project from initial concept through design, execution and delivery. With a thirst for high production value honed by years working for a wide range of international clients and our own program of experimental works, we are equally comfortable behind a camera directing live action as we are hunched over our sketchbooks, designing, writing, or delving into complex 3D graphics or visual effects.
We love technology and are design addicts by any measure, but the pencil or whiteboard sketch is our favourite tool and we believe that style and execution should follow narrative vision and imagination. Supported by a slowly expanding team of amazingly talented designers, production artists, and sound designers, our singular vision continues to grow with each new project.
As the industry evolves before us and disciplines collide and fuse, we find ourselves and our clients constantly challenged to question old methods and find new ways to emotionally connect and communicate with people. We love getting to know our clients and see them as collaborators and co-conspirators through every stage of the production process. The first step to great work is working with people you admire and respect. We take the challenges you bring us, reflect, brainstorm and bring back thoughtful, beautiful, often crazy ideas, opening up a dialogue and iterative process. The door to our studio is always open. If you like what you have seen and read here, please contact us. We are always seeking new opportunities to collaborate and try things we have never tried before.
Partial Client list: IDEO, Nike, Bluecross Blue-Shield, Adidas,
Bruce Mau Design Inc., Aveeno, Samsung, Hershey’s, Warner Bros., Japan Railways, National Geographic Channel, CBC, The Heart and Stroke Foundation, Frantic Films, The Discovery Channel, Maple Leaf, Bell Canada, WWWF