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We are so pleased to have won a British Animation Award for our work on our Sesame Studios short form series ‘The Totems’ Massive thanks and congratulations to the whole team behind the work. Ako, Alex, Andy, Andrew, Bridget, Black Sheep, Charlie, Dara, David H, Dave M, Duncan, Ellie, Films@59, Grace, Henry, Howard, Katherine, Kick Productions, Liz, Louis, Luke, Maggie, Mariead, Mark, Matt, Paul, Peter, Rebecca, Teresa & Zach. Well done!
We are very proud to have won the RTS West of England award for Animation with The Totems. Huge congratulations to the entire team.
We are proud to have been nominated for both Busy Bots and The Totems at the RTS West of England Awards 2017. Busy Bots and The Totems were both produced for Sesame Studios, the YouTube channel from the makers of Sesame Street. See the full list of nominations here.
In December 2016 we decided to have a bit of fun by posting a seasonal animated gif on Twitter for every day of the month. Now you can watch them all together.
..is a little secret (again!) so we’ve not been able to share. But here’s an image to hopefully whet your appetite. and we will let you know just as soon as we can.
We recently completed a short information film for Bristol Waste, illustrating the amount of rubbish generated in Bristol. It was shown during the Balloon Fiesta and made the BBC News. Drone footage from Ashton Park was motion tacked & mixed with CG graphics and animation. Composited in AFX and animated in 3DS Max, the director was Duncan Fraser.
So the dynamic duo of Charlie Miller and Harry Slinger-Thompson have been working with us to create a really great short film called Player 2. A story of love, loss and computer games And the good news is you can see it at this years Encounters festival. (we will let you know where else it is showing)
We can now share the exciting news about The Totems – our new short form series for Sesame Studios. The new channel launched in the US and we’re delighted that it features one of our shows called The Totems. Created by Matt Morgan, Here’s what Sesame say about the show ‘The Totems are here to celebrate family! Woo-hoo! Family! Family! Who’s in your family? Your brother? Your dad? Your auntie? Your great-grandma? Families come in all shapes and sizes. Large or small, no matter what you got, you know that family means a lot! ‘
Sorry for the extra long silence, but we’ve been very busy getting a lot of new stuff made and delivered to clients around the world. Some of the new stuff is now on the website, but there’s lots more news that we just have to keep quiet about at the moment. We will update you with info just as soon as we can. honest!
We’re back, it’s 2015, and the team are busy creating some neat 2D work on a top secret job for a mysterious client from far across the water….
We asked ace American logo artist Brian Steely to redesign our company logo, This is what he did and we love it! – we hope you do to. You can see more of his work here: http://briansteely.com/
Work on our new show development has kicked off with a hilarious v/o session with the wonderfully talented Adam Gillan and Ako Mitchell. The first session was reduced to a lot of laughter when the rapping started! we’ll share what we can, when we can – but its all a bit top secret at the moment.
we’re looking for a handful of super 2D type people. Strong drawing skills useful, what we’d prefer is traditional skills used in a digital way. Get in touch and send us some examples of work.
We recently completed a short film for Carbon Visuals, This dynamic four-minute film, being launched at the UN Climate Change Summit in New York September 2014, shows the part that carbon capture and storage can play in limiting global climate change to 2 degrees. Commissioned by WBCSD and produced by Carbon Visuals, the animation is being shown to world leaders, industry experts, campaigners and scientists at the Summit to help catalyse and inform conversations about reducing carbon emissions.
The 20th anniversary edition of Encounters festival starts today, get along if you can. A Productions is proud to support the festival, and this year Duncan Fraser did the title sequence for it. more info here: http://encounters-festival.org.uk/
With big thanks to Tom at Olospo. We hope you like it.
WE ARE CURRENTLY HIRING! We will be posting specific job details shortly but we are looking for CG crew for a long form series. We are always looking to add to our creatives & production database. So if you are an animator or designer, motion graphics or another lovely creative or production person you can send us a CV and examples of your work. We’d love to hear from you. Some things to know: We prefer to have people in studio. We look for good drawing skills, We tend to use 3D Studio Max for most of our CG work, although lots of our guys know Maya as well. We use a lot of After Effects in our work and Flash as well. We always want to see life drawing portfolios We don’t use agencies There’s probably more things to tell you, but essentially we’re always keen to see new […]
We are currently in production on series 2 of the popular CBeebies show ‘Lets Play’ We are working again with The Foundation to design and create all graphic elements as well as the green screen compositing work. Matt Morgan is working hard with his design team and Paul Hill is directing the compositing teams