Animation is all about observation, learning how to bring characters to life through movement. Here at our studio, we still reference animation books daily. People often ask what animation books we recommend so we’ve put this list together for animation new comers as well as seasoned pros. With Christmas just around the corner maybe Santa might be dropping some of these into a few stockings! Read More
We’ve had a great response to our recent paper-craft animation for British Airways, so we wanted to talk about our passion for paper. Paper-craft has become increasingly popular in stop-frame animation over the last few years, and for good reason. Read More
I’ve had an interest in animation ever since I was young. Most of my mornings would be spent watching cartoons, and most evenings watching films. As I got older I began to spend more time researching how the animations I loved were actually made. It quickly became clear to me how much hard work and time is involved, as well as the sheer volume of jobs that were available within the industry.
When we were approached by our friends at advertising agency, Ogilvy London to produce the new terminal film for British Airways, we jumped at the chance. The agency had a number of potential ideas on the table, but when they asked about the possibility of creating a paper-craft stop-motion animation the whole team got very excited. Read More
How long would it take to drive to the moon? Do leprechauns create rainbows? Can cars drive themselves? These are exactly the questions LEGO’s new “Explained with LEGO Bricks” series is aiming to answer with a brand new educational show that mixes live-action and stop-motion animated comedy. Read More
Following the success of our trivago campaign, we’ve taken some time to interview members of the talented crew involved. Hetty was one of the model making team who helped to hand-craft each beautiful set, prop and character featured in the film. Here’s what Hetty has to say… Read More
It’s that time of year again where we open the doors to our stop-frame animation studio, inviting you back for another Macmillan Coffee morning, which will be taking place on Friday 14th September from 10am-12pm. Read More
Our latest downloadable guide is focused on understanding your audience – which is where all great video content begins. After all, animated video wont engage, educate or inspire if your audience don’t associate with it – regardless of how good it looks.
It’s that time of year when animation graduates all over the country pack up their university bags and prepare to enter the big wide world of animation. Read More
As you may have seen we’ve been producing downloadable guides on all things animation for clients and followers like yourselves. Following the positive response from this, we’ve completed another which focuses on everything you need to know when making an animated explainer. Read More