Korea last week, Cannes this week… Oli’s been busy! #MIPTV

Korea last week, Cannes this week… Oli’s been busy! #MIPTV

Miffy!

Mercis BV, worldwide rights owner for the classic preschool property Miffy, has partnered with Blue-Zoo to make a brand new CG animated series based on Dick Bruna’s beloved bunny character. The 52 x 7 minute series will build on the success of the stop-motion Miffy and Friends which has aired in more than 70 countries since its 2003 launch.

Marja Kerkhof, Managing Director, Mercis bv comments:

“We are delighted to be working with the creative team of  Blue-Zoo. With their team we expect to create a thoroughly modern Miffy series for generations to come…”  

The series will be complete for Miffy’s 60th anniversary in 2015.

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Introducing our talented tech team… busy making sure the Maya cogs keep turning! Currently doing a bit of crowd sim, Arnold pipeline dev and Xgen R&D, plus all the usual rigging!

Introducing our talented tech team… busy making sure the Maya cogs keep turning! Currently doing a bit of crowd sim, Arnold pipeline dev and Xgen R&D, plus all the usual rigging!

Ever wondered who runs things here at the ‘Zoo? Well wonder no more! 
From left to right, there’s Daniel (our FD), Margo (Series Production Manager for Q Pootle 5), Damian (Head of Creative Services), Tom (Co-Founder/Director), Chantal (Creative Services Producer), Oli (Co-Founder/Director), Laura (Series Production Manager for Tree Fu Tom) and Adam (Co-Founder/Director). Also, Helen is missing from the pic as she’s currently on leave with her baby!

Ever wondered who runs things here at the ‘Zoo? Well wonder no more!

From left to right, there’s Daniel (our FD), Margo (Series Production Manager for Q Pootle 5), Damian (Head of Creative Services), Tom (Co-Founder/Director), Chantal (Creative Services Producer), Oli (Co-Founder/Director), Laura (Series Production Manager for Tree Fu Tom) and Adam (Co-Founder/Director). Also, Helen is missing from the pic as she’s currently on leave with her baby!

Thanks to Jayne at the @baawards on Fri for playing our sheepy animation… about 100 times! Great night!  (at BFI Southbank)

Thanks to Jayne at the @baawards on Fri for playing our sheepy animation… about 100 times! Great night! (at BFI Southbank)

Whoop! Our “Gumball Song” animation for Cartoon Network won “Best Interstitial Campaign” at the Kidscreen Awards in NYC last night!

..aaaand that’s a wrap!! Just finished the online of episode 52 - the series final of Q Pootle 5! (at Envy Post Production)

..aaaand that’s a wrap!! Just finished the online of episode 52 - the series final of Q Pootle 5! (at Envy Post Production)

On set with @redbeemedia today for some channel branding work at @theVFXCo studio - handily next door to our studio!

On set with @redbeemedia today for some channel branding work at @theVFXCo studio - handily next door to our studio!

We directed and animated this ad for Nokia’s new Lumia 2520 tablet.

Some pretty tasty jumpers in the studio today!!

Some pretty tasty jumpers in the studio today!!

Nice to see everyone getting festive in the studio!

Nice to see everyone getting festive in the studio!

Our staff schedule from this time 7 years ago, and the same for now - how times have changed!!

Our staff schedule from this time 7 years ago, and the same for now - how times have changed!!

BBC Sport - ATP Tennis

Red Bee Media asked us to create a London themed Pin Ball machine for the upcoming ATP Tennis tournament, so here’s what we made!