After touring film festivals around the world this short film about pipe organs has been officially nominated for the Children’s BAFTAS in the prestigious yet competitive Animation category.
Occasionally I get asked to do some macro filming which is an echo from a former life spent running a rostrum studio. It makes a nice break from the norm of animation as I get to stretch my legs with the simple linear recording of a shot or twelve. When our friends at Character Shop [...]
Since winning the British Animation Award last year in the Public Choice Category, I found out this week that our epic paper animation for Pilsner Urquell ‘Legends’ has made the official competition selection at Annecy 2013. It’s another great testament to all involved, especially to my Co-Producer Jim Turner. It will be screening amongst a [...]
I happened to be scrambling over some ancient ruins in Little Petra (a site of animal sacrifice to be precise) when my phone trilled in my pocket. Louis Hudson, who was the lead character animator on ‘The Mechanical Musical Marvel’ had just sent me a message simply saying, ‘BAFTA Nominated!’ The film was down to [...]
Here’s a photo log from the build and shoot of ‘Oh No, Where is Zero?’ made for CITV’s ‘Share A Story’ competition. The story was written by 11 year old Alfie de Brito. We took his 6 panel storyboard and expanded it into a 1 minute film. The plasticine number characters were filmed on a [...]
I’m delighted to say that The Mechanical Musical Marvel is now on the jury shortlist for this year’s Childrens BAFTA awards in the Animation category! To note, the actual nomination stage is yet to come in late October and there are 8 other titles on the shortlist. The film, completed in the summer of 2011, [...]
Process… Building Narnia from Studio to Stage The major difference between this show and any other stage production I have worked on previously is the 360 degree element. Creating images in this way means the audience is completely immersed in a projected environment that is essentially seamless. Projecting on this scale has been done before [...]