Wordhunters is released!

We had great fun working with Thumb Food and Clever Beans to design, build and animate explorer extraordinaire Amy, for the new Wordhunters game on PS4. The game will be released on November 14th, but we you can meet our Amy on our social media channels now.

Pre-order game: https://bit.ly/2SN5gI3

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Live Animation - Penfold at CBBC

To celebrate the Halloween episode of Danger Mouse we will be animating Penfold live on air using Adobe Character software. Penfold will present links with Hacker T Dog all afternoon, with comedian Kevin Eldon voicing him and controlling his facial expressions, while the Kilogramme animation team operate a pre-animated rig to bring him to life. Watch us on CBBC HQ on 31st October and wish us luck!

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Claire wins her Blue Peter badge

Blue Peter are here today filming with us as part of the Penfold live animation project….as a result, Claire has won her Blue Peter badge! If you want to find out what we were filming, watch Blue Peter on 22nd November 2018

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Our Story with M6 Theatre

Today we get to tell you about a fantastic film we’ve been working on with an amazing and inspiring group of children from Rochdale.
It gave us the chance to stand in the shoes of young people who have left behind everything they know to find a better life, and now we can share that experience with you: https://vimeo.com/276470810

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Autumn HAS ARRIVED!

Launched today, the latest in our Seasons animations created with Martina Flor (www.martinaflor.com) Watch it on Vimeo here and read full details on our website.

Bread & Jam Food Festival

 The first of our films made for Bread & Jam Festival has been released today.  See it here: https://twitter.com/breadjamfest/status/1025341319609282561

The first of our films made for Bread & Jam Festival has been released today.  See it here: https://twitter.com/breadjamfest/status/1025341319609282561

Sex Education and Illustration

 This month Claire Grey attended the launch of Tameside Schools Sex and Relationships Education programme, as all the materials were lovingly created by our own creative team alongside Tough Cookies Education Ltd.  The project has taken many months to create and we are very proud of it. New material was aimed at pupils in Key Stages 1 To 4 and covers a wide range of subjects including healthy relationships, bullying, contraception, consent, unplanned pregnancy, diversity, consent and fgm.  For full details and credits visit out children's/educational page.

This month Claire Grey attended the launch of Tameside Schools Sex and Relationships Education programme, as all the materials were lovingly created by our own creative team alongside Tough Cookies Education Ltd.

The project has taken many months to create and we are very proud of it. New material was aimed at pupils in Key Stages 1 To 4 and covers a wide range of subjects including healthy relationships, bullying, contraception, consent, unplanned pregnancy, diversity, consent and fgm.  For full details and credits visit out children's/educational page.

Stay Safe (Drivers)

Our series of Stay Safe animations for Transport for Greater Manchester have been released! This chap we like to refer to as Show Off Driver. You can see them all on the TfGM website here: https://tfgm.com/safety-metrolink

or click on the image below to play the film in full

STUDIO NEWS

We're have two very talented new creatives in the studio with us this summer.  Jose Prats is working with Jon on storyboarding the new Kilogramme short film and making it visually something very special and the talented illustrator and animator Anais Mane is working with Claire and producing some lovely work, like this one for National Donut Day

 

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Look out for new TfGM campaign

We currently have the pleasure of working again with Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) on a series of short animations to highlight tram safety for the public, to be released on social media over the next few weeks and months....in the meantime you can still view the Oxford Road film here: https://vimeo.com/208523878

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Home from Home with Johnny Vegas

Look out for the new Johnny Vegas comedy series Home from Home on BBC One
(starts Friday 20th April at 21:30 or on catch-up here http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0b09r0p )

We created the title sequence for it and had a very lovely time working on it with
Can Can Productions.

 

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Tall Tales Part 3

Tall Tales part 3 has finally been released.  It is an animated short about why children need to smash empty eggshells. It came out of an old wives' tale told to me as a child. It also came out of some very generous people who backed it on Kickstarter, artists who contributed to the campaign and a very talented team who put it together. Hope you like it.

Watch the full film here: https://vimeo.com/182878980

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Beautiful advert for a not so beautiful condition

Hope you’ve seen this lovely Nailner advert for we’ve just made for Trimb Healthcare and Creative Leap on TV in either the UK or Netherlands.  If not, do look out for it!

https://vimeo.com/262957955

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