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News for February 2013

Oliver Jeffers + Mac Premo / TED2013

Oliver Jeffers + Mac Premo / TED2013

The above are screen grabs from the wonderous TED2013 Conference opening video. Mac Premo made it with Oliver Jeffers. You can watch the film by clicking here, and we are very proud to have been asked to work with the guys at TED again to create this intro film and all of the speaker bumpers for this years first series of talks currently being held in California.Studio buddies and friends Oliver Jeffers and Mac Premo collaborated to create the epic TED machine you see featured in the above. Mac building the beast and Oliver collaging and adding the typography (some of which as been used in other materials around the site. Mac then set to work creating the stop motion film which is being used to introduce the talks as well as serve as bumpers for each speaker as they come on stage.There'll be more soon but for now... feast our eyes.

New Artist / Katherine Baxter

New Artist / Katherine Baxter

Ever since Katherine Baxter was a child, she's been fascinated by looking at the world from above, whether it was a model village or from the top of the Empire State Building. Ever since leaving Bath Academy of Art, it's been her inspiration in creating pictorial maps, aerial views and architectural vistas of cities, towns, and villages all over the world, although London and New York are top of her list. She has been lucky enough to have been commissioned by a number of clients including The Times, The Radio Times and The Daily Telegraph to explore and illustrate large areas of London, and it still gives her joy to create something new....... She illustrates using traditional drawing methods, her trusty rotring pens are a constant companions, although she does use the computer for coloring and creating digital files, her passion still lies in the actual mark making of pen on paper.She has worked with a wide range of clients from Children’s book publishers , newspapers to Advertising...

Helen Friel & Friends / Revolution Pop Up Animation

Helen Friel & Friends / Revolution Pop Up Animation

Very pleased to show you the now very popular (100,000 Vimeo plays to date) Revolution animation by Helen Friel & friends. A collaborative film by photographer Chris Turner, animator Jess Deacon and our very own paper engineer Helen Friel who, from original idea to execution, pooled their individual talents to bring the project to life.Nearly a year in the making and shot in a continuous take, Revolution follows the cyclical journey of a single water droplet told through the magic of a stop frame pop up book. See above for a behind the scenes glimpse of the process and here to to see the animation in all it's glory.A film by Chris Turner, Helen Friel and Jess DeaconPhotography - Chris TurnerPaper Engineering - Helen FrielAnimation - Jess DeaconPost Production - Neil CunninghamMusic - Joe Shetcliffe

Tado / Comic Relief - Red Nose Day 2013

Tado / Comic Relief - Red Nose Day 2013

Red Nose Day 2013 is coming on March 15th! YEY! Tado were over the moon when the guys at Comic Relief got in touch with us a couple of years ago and asked us to work with them to design this years Red Noses - The Nose With Toes!They've been a long time coming and we hope they're going to raise loads of money for the brilliant causes that Comic Relief help. You can learn more about how to get involved in your own fundraising activities and do Something Funny For Money, the charities that benefit from the amazing efforts of everyone, and check out all the fantastic DiNOSEsaurs Red Nose Day goodies you can grab yourselves to contribute on the Red Nose Day website.You can also check out more of Tado's work here.