Childline "Nobody is normal" directed by Catherine Prowse at Blinkink
catherine prowse teams up with childline to create this wonderfully emotive stop motion animation. worked on during lockdown 1.0 it combines a powerful narrative with beautifully intricate characters, a feature that is prevalent in all her work.
Lidl "A christmas you can believe in" directed by Joseph Mann at blinkink
in a year of ups and downs, it is fitting that a christmas campaign brings a smile to those at home. joseph’s keen eye for comedy is at play with a story that seems to follow the usual fare of delicate framing and thoughtful pacing but with a swift turn, a traditional ad turns into a tongue-and-cheek romp. the delicious food was seamlessly shot and integrated into the cg world, created piece by piece through brunch studio in paris.
Bbc christmas "The supporting act" directed by Elliot Dear at Blinkink
Elliot’s Christmas fIlm for BBC One shows his ability to take a simple story and turn it into something truly magical.
The characters were animated using stop-motion but the facial expressions were created and mapped on the puppets using CGI to bring them to life. The dance routine was choreographed first in live action and then an expert team of Blinkink animators recreated the moves one painstaking frame at a time.
This relatable story of a young girl preparing for the biggest performance of her life will have you wiping your eyes (and tapping your feet).
Netflix - love, death + robots "all through the house" directed by Elliot Dear at Blinkink
“All Through the House” is a titillating episode for the second series of Netflix’s critically-acclaimed animated anthology ‘Love, Death + Robots’. His astonishing attention to detail paired with a remarkable ability to push the boundaries of storytelling are a joy to behold.
Check out the full episode on Netflix
The Official music video for Jon Hopkins' single ‘Feel First Life’ directed by Elliot Dear. The story follows a sentient seed across a post-apocalyptic world. The film uses stop-motion animation, live action puppetry, miniature sets, reverse footage and slow motion photography to create a dream-like, atmospheric piece.
Director: Elliot Dear
Executive Producer: James Bretton
Producer: Alex Halley
Production Manager: Sandy Liddle
Storyboards: Simon Cartwright
Concept Art: Stephen McNally
DOP: Max Halstead
Animation Rigger: Dan Gill
Stop Motion Animator: Steve Warne
Lead Puppet Modeller: Elliot Dear
Senior Puppet Modeller: Magdalena Bieszczak
Art Director: Emma-Rose Dade
Model Maker: Kat Simpson
Model Maker: Adeena Grubb
Model Maker: Catherine Prowse
Model Maker: Rebecca Howell
Model Maker: Jack Charrington
Art Department Runner: Meg DuPont
Runner: Ernie Griffith
Editor: Elliot Dear
Compositor: Elliot Dear
Compositor: John Malcolm Moore
Compositor: Luke Simpson
Stéphane Berla created for Belin and BETC agency a mix media spot. The backgrounds were shot in live, the crackers created in a photo-realistic 3D as wells as the eyes, and the arms and legs are animated in 2D. Brunch studio took care of the 2D and 3D work.
Director: Uri Lotan
Production Company: Eddy
Animation Studio: Brunch Studio
Modeling: Valentin Samuel
Surfacing: Jordan Lorcet - Ugo Froment
Rig : Maxime Granger - Jonathan Salvi
Animation: Uri Lotan - Audrey Lainé
Lighting/Compositing : Mathieu Maurel
Producers : Charles Philipe Bowles - Mélanie Parisi