15 Year Old Award Winning Animation Company
Animation | Animation Awards | Behind The Scenes

15 Year Old Award Winning Animation Company

A little over 15 years ago we moved into an old heating factory under a railway arch. That was the start of our animation company! It had an antique petrol pump outside the back door…

Animators Wanted!
Animation | Miniature Sets | Model Making | Stop-Motion Animation

Animators Wanted!

Calling all UK based animators! Got 5 minutes? Take a look at our questionnaire. Do you have the skills and equipment to produce animation from your home or studio? We are developing a new platform and…

Studio Hands Join PPE Effort
Behind The Scenes | Model Making

Studio Hands Join PPE Effort

In March 2020, we joined the effort to create PPE from our material stocks in the form of these face shields. We liaised with DT teachers Rob Phillips and Stuart Sweetman at King Henry VIII…

Branding Refresh for Da-Vinci Learning Wins British Animation Award
Animation | Animation Awards | Motion Control | Stop-Motion Animation

Branding Refresh for Da-Vinci Learning Wins British Animation Award

In March 2020, we attended the British Animation Awards and were among the winners for our work for German educational channel Da Vinci Learning, in the ‘Best Film and TV Motion Design’ category. Da Vinci…

Behind The Scenes On Penny
2D Animation | 3D Animation | Animation | Behind The Scenes | CGI Animation | Miniature Sets | Model Making | Motion Control | Stop-Motion Animation

Behind The Scenes On Penny

After racking up millions of hits worldwide, we thought it was time to reveal some nuts and bolts footage of Penny ‘Arctic’ coming together complete with staplers, glue guns and little grey balls. Below are…

European Co-Production for Penny
Animation | Miniature Sets | Model Making | Motion Control | Stop-Motion Animation | Visual Effects

European Co-Production for Penny

In September and October this year, we were commissioned by VFX house Glassworks, Amsterdam to shoot miniature sets for the Christmas campaign for German store, Penny Market. The models were designed and built by Andy…

‘Share A Story’ Picks Up Its Fourth BAFTA
Animation | Animation Awards | Behind The Scenes | Model Making | Puppetry | Stop-Motion Animation

‘Share A Story’ Picks Up Its Fourth BAFTA

Nine Years And Four BAFTAs Later, Is It Really Farewell…? This month ‘Share A Story’ picked up its fourth Children’s BAFTA in the Short Form Category, and who knows, such is its appeal, it may…

Third Royal Television Society Award for SHS
Animation | Animation Awards | Motion Control | Stop-Motion Animation | Visual Effects

Third Royal Television Society Award for SHS

This November we picked up the Royal Television Society Award for ‘Best Production Craft Skills’. The award was given for Animation and Visual Effects for a clutch of projects produced for Sony Pictures Television earlier…

Trick or Treat!
Miniature Sets | Model Making

Trick or Treat!

Our Halloween Homage to Harryhausen This summer we made a brilliant new creative friendship in the form of Ian Davies, photographer par excellence. Ian is in the process of collating a 100 strong collection of…

Puppets Galore
Miniature Sets | Model Making | Puppetry

Puppets Galore

Just for laughs we’ve compiled a clip reel of our projects where we’ve worked with traditional puppetry, featuring marionettes and/or rod-controlled and hand-controlled puppets. It makes a great change when we can shoot with these,…