A while back we began working with the late Run Wrake on a project for Amnesty International, U2 and the Hard Rock Cafe. Produced by Treatment Studios it was to be Run's final project, giving flight to the guitar-bird logo on U2's Amnesty T-Shirt and celebrating 50 years of the organisation. We helped him to [...]
We're delighted to present the brand new trailer for our short film 'The Hungry Corpse' featuring voices by Bill Nighy and Stephen Mangan. Created for Rankin's 'Collabor8te' scheme, the film was written by James Pout and directed by our very own Gergely Wootsch. Also up today are the website www.thehungrycorpse.com where you can learn more [...]
Delighted to say we're featured in an article from Shots magazine this month! It's all about our short 'The Hungry Corpse' and director Gergely Wootsch.
We were given a lovely name-drop from Andrew Billen in The Times yesterday for our titles to 'Heading Out'. It's not often the first part of a TV critic's review is about the titles, so we're amazed and delighted here… Just a shame he didn't like the show much! Can't win them all.. http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/arts/tv-radio/reviews/article3700081.ece
Yay! We have a copy of 'A Liar's Autobiography' DVD in our possession.. It looks good, and heck it even smells good, so go grab one today! In addition, we were delighted to receive a present from the producers wrapped in brown paper with an amazing hand-drawn print of Graham Chapman, detailed with all the [...]
Almost forgot – we're heading down to the Rich Mix in Hackney/Shoreditch tonight for the animator-friendly screening of 'A Liar's Autobiography'! There's a Q&A afterwards, and even a bar*! (*totally not free…). Come on down. But buy a ticket first! tinyurl.com/bvuuxg5. Oh, and be quick – starts in 1.5hrs!!! Meantime, here's our guest director and chum [...]
We're thrilled to announce that Beakus director/producer Steve Smith has provided the title sequence to Sue Perkins new comedy series for BBC2 'Heading Out'. The show stars Sue as a 40-year-old vet for whom life is a constant confusion of mistakes, blunders and mishaps. Plus, she's never told her parents she's gay… Written by Sue [...]
Delighted to report that the whole section of 'A Liar's Autobiography' directed and designed by Daniel Chester for us, called 'Epistle to the New Zealanders' is online for the first time! It's beautifully hand-drawn and animated, taking us on a bizarre journey inspired by the ramblings of Paul the Apostle's concerns about New Zealanders.. Beware [...]
A few photos from the premiere night of Collabor8te and our short 'The Hungry Corpse'. Including powerful portraits of James Pout (writer), Gergely Wootsch (director) and Steve Smith (producer) by Rankin's assistant Trish Ward.
Here are a few designs created by Gergely Wootsch for a recent pitch. Thought their grotesque blackness should see the light of day!