So here it is – the making-of for this little gem:

http://henningtietz.de/fortune-cookie-filmproduction-logoanimation/

 

Our initial plan was to mix the absurdity of the fortune cookie posing as the moon with visual outer space splendor and musical grandeur.

 

 

This approach seemed too removed though, so we went with the visual simplicity of an actual globe (propelled by a Lego Technic motor) and completely practical effects: