Friday, December 23, 2011

Yogi extravaganza

The past 5 months we did some more short stories featuring the 3 Yogis. Animated for tv talkshow by Hindu network OHM, created together again with the help of special guest animator Jelle Brunt. Be sure to at least check out Episode 8 and learn the true meaning of Diwali, the festival of lights.
Episode 8: The Diwali Holiday Special:

Episode 7: A New Guru

Episode 6: The Fire Offering

Episode 5: Hapiness

Episode 4: A New Hope

Some backgroundart:

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Casa Luna

Last night we were interviewed live on Dutch Radio 1 show 'Casa Luna'.
We talked about 'Paul and the Dragon', Klaus Wunderlich and the upcoming featurefilm 'Trippel Trappel'. If you missed it, (because you were probably sleeping) or if you simply just can't get enough of the soothing sounds of Klaus Wunderlich, you can listen to the show HERE.

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Epic Tales: sneak peek

The past months we've been very busy creating tons of animations & backgroundart for the soon to be released iPad app 'Epic Tales', developer and publisher of interactive storybooks for the iPad. The first story is the fairytale of Hansel and Gretel and is told by the dwarf Silvertongue. Here's a little preview of what's to come:

More information and artwork coming soon!

Thursday, October 13, 2011

Little Quentin wins ‘Gouwuh Règâh’

Yesterday at the Shoot Me film & music festival our film 'Little Quentin' won the Gouwuh Règâh / the Golden Heron award!
(The heron is the weapon of the city The Hague)

Friday, October 7, 2011

Sinterklaas is coming to town

Yesterday we received the great news that the Netherlands Film Fund has granted us & our producers at il Luster films financial support for our first animated featurefilm 'Trippel Trappel'.
This means a lot not only for us as a studio, but it's a great deal for the Dutch animation industry as well. We want to thank the Film Fund and everyone who has been involved in some way in developing the film to this point:
Michiel, Arnoud & Chris from il Luster of course.
Ronald and Jeroen from Bob Kommer sound studios.
And of course all the collegues and interns who contributed to the project so far. A big digital round of applause for:
David de Rooij, Jelle Brunt, Junaid Chundrigar, Davor Bujakovic, Ben Vinkenburg, Justin Wallace and Wouter Tulp.
Concept art for the film.
Now let's go make that movie!

Monday, July 11, 2011

Wiz Art Trophy

We just received this beautiful Wiz Art Trophy in the mail :)

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Little Quentin wins Wiz-Art Grandprix

Our film "Little Quentin" won the Grand Prix on the IV International Short Film Festival Wiz-Art in Lviv, Ukraine! This is what the jury had to say about our little cartoon noir:
"This film impressed us with its light and fearless storytelling, with its characters and its humor. In a strange world we become partners in crime and go along with the plot to a surprising twists with unseen horrors." A big thanks to the jury and organization of Wiz-Art!

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Return of the Yogi

The 3 yogis story continues in this episode where they get stuck in...a tree. Or do they?

Animated for tv talkshow for Hindu network OHM, created together again with the help of special guest animator Jelle Brunt.
And some backgroundart:

Friday, April 15, 2011

Fallin' Floyd artwork I

After weeks of story changes, we've now finally started animation on 'Fallin' Floyd', and here's a selection of pre-production artwork:
Ben Vinkenburg has developed some great colorboards and a lot of concept art, exploring the look and feel for the film:
Character sketches and designs by Jelle Brunt:

Modelsheets and concept art by Paco:

Tuesday, April 12, 2011


We made a short animated video for Dyflexis, a company that develops online software for personnel planning. The video explains in 1 minute how the company works:

Monday, March 28, 2011

The Yogi Strikes Back

Our epic yogi saga continues in this second episode. This time the three yogis are faced with an old problem. It features cooking, cleaning and taking out the old garbage. Check it out:

Again with a tight deadline, animated for tv talkshow for Hindu network OHM , it broadcast last weekend on Nederland 2, and with the help of superanimator Jelle Brunt, we were able to finish this piece in the course of a week.
Some backgroundart:

Thursday, March 24, 2011


We recently animated a short promo for company Camonin, an online communicationplatform which makes it easy to contact companies and professionals through live chat and videoconnection. This explains in 1 minute what the company's about:

Concept sketch:

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Keep on fallin'

We're currently close to finishing the final final final story changes of our next shortfilm 'Fallin' Floyd'. In the meantime the talented backgroundteam, Ben & Robin, have been working hard on the 2D/3D backgrounds.
Here's some work in progress from the film:

credits: backgroundart by Ben, characters by Paco.

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Little Quentin festival madness

Our film 'Little Quentin' has been selected for 7 new filmfestivals, all across the globe, from Nijmegen to Melbourne. Excellent!
Go Short, Nijmegen, 16th - 20th March 2011:

Art Filmfest, Slovakia, June 17th - 25th:

Melbourne International Animation Festival, June 19th - 26th:

Brussels Short Film Festival, April 28th - May 8th:

Animabasauri/Animabasque, Bilbao, April 1st - 8th:

Badalona, Catalonia, November 4th - 12th:

Imagine, Amsterdam, April 13th - 23rd: