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…

3rd BAFTA win for ‘My Motorbike’
Animation Awards | Miniature Sets | Model Making | Motion Control | Stop-Motion Animation

3rd BAFTA win for ‘My Motorbike’

Last year we produced My Motorbike for CITV as part of the Share A Story body of work. This month it picked up the 3rd BAFTA for Best Short Form category in the same month…

(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.

First Royal Television Society Award
Animation | Animation Awards | Model Making | Motion Control | Stop-Motion Animation

First Royal Television Society Award

This month Second Home Studios won its first Royal Television Society Award for My Motorbike, produced for CITV’s Share A Story. This continues to be a creative highlight for all here at the studio, where…

A New Stage Set for Science Of Sound
Model Making

A New Stage Set for Science Of Sound

Since making the BAFTA nominated The Mechanical Musical Marvel, Town Hall Symphony Hall commissioned us to design a new stage set for their educational Science Of Sound showcase. We designed a portal which is used…

In Print – ‘My Motorbike’ Featured in Televisual
Animation | Model Making | Motion Control | Stop-Motion Animation

In Print – ‘My Motorbike’ Featured in Televisual

The folks at Televisual were kind enough to feature ‘My Motorbike’ in the storyboard section of their last issue. Big pictures, few words. Our kind of reading matter. ‘My Motorbike‘ is a fantasy of a…

‘Share A Story’ 2012 wins 2nd BAFTA
Animation | Animation Awards | Model Making | Stop-Motion Animation

‘Share A Story’ 2012 wins 2nd BAFTA

We’re delighted to announce that the body of work for ‘Share A Story’ 2012 picked up the BAFTA for Best Children’s Short Form again last month. Our contribution to this collection of films was ‘Oh…

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….