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…

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…

Manchester Animation Festival selects ‘The Race in the Sky’
Animation | Model Making | Stop-Motion Animation | Visual Effects

Manchester Animation Festival selects ‘The Race in the Sky’

The Manchester Animation Festival has selected ‘The Race In The Sky’ to screen as part of their Commissioned Films category this autumn. We completed the film in September 2016, as our sixth animation for CiTV’s…

Double RTS Nomination for Sony Projects
Animation Awards | Motion Control | Stop-Motion Animation | Visual Effects

Double RTS Nomination for Sony Projects

We’re proud to announce that we’ve received two nominations in this year’s Royal Television Society Midlands Awards. Our broadcast promotion for ‘Women That Kill,’ a documentary special on Sony’s True Crime channel was picked for the…

Building Passchendaele in 360
Visual Effects

Building Passchendaele in 360

‘Months without music…’ This summer the Royal British Legion commissioned a series of 8 films to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Passchendaele. We were privileged to be asked to create one such film…

Second Royal Television Society Win
Animation | Animation Awards | Visual Effects

Second Royal Television Society Win

Earlier in 2015 we embarked on an ambitious animation project together with the creative gang at Iceni.co and the incredible undergraduate crew on Birmingham City University’s Visual Communication (Film and Animation) course. This collaboration was…

(CITV) How To Trap A Crocodile
Behind The Scenes | Model Making | Puppetry | Visual Effects

(CITV) How To Trap A Crocodile

Here’s a smattering of images from the making of ‘The Crocodile Trap‘. The main characters are marionette and rod / hand controlled puppets. Modelmaker Kat Simpson featured.

International Award for Stop-Motion Animation
2D Animation | Animation | Animation Awards | Stop-Motion Animation | Visual Effects

International Award for Stop-Motion Animation

We’re delighted to announce that Pilsner Urquell ‘Legends’ has been given an International Award for Animation by the Sichuan TV Festival in Chengdu, China. We Won a Gold Panda! Founded in 1991, the biennial Sichuan…

Royal Television Society Nomination for ‘Legends’
2D Animation | Animation | Animation Awards | Stop-Motion Animation | Visual Effects

Royal Television Society Nomination for ‘Legends’

After winning a British Animation Award and being in competition at this year’s Annecy International Film Festival, we’re thrilled to add that our ‘Legends’ film has been nominated in not one, but two categories in…

‘Legends’ in competition at Annecy 2013
2D Animation | Animation | Animation Awards | Stop-Motion Animation | Visual Effects

‘Legends’ in competition at Annecy 2013

Since winning the British Animation Award last year in the Public Choice Category, we learned this week that our ambitious paper animation for Pilsner Urquell ‘Legends’ has made the official competition selection at Annecy 2013….