Spreadsheets & Coffee With Nei

Spreadsheets & Coffee With Nei

Posted on Apr 11, 2017

As you all know by now, animation is a painstaking process requiring a lot of careful preparation, and unfortunately this side of preproduction isn’t very exciting. Nor does it make for interesting photos. Unless you like spreadsheets, in which case it’s hot stuff indeed. I’m currently buried deep in google sheets, breaking down the storyboards […]

engineering & auspices

engineering & auspices

Posted on Jan 16, 2017

Hope you all had a happy new year! It’s been a while between updates, something that we’re looking to change in twentyseventeen, but rest assured we’ve been busy in these last few months.

new animator & other news!

new animator & other news!

Posted on Oct 10, 2016

We had a huge response to the call out in our last update, and now we get to introduce Josh Mahan, who is going to be our lead stop motion animator. He is a ridiculously talented individual, with a wealth of experience on lots of amazing projects, and we’re excited to have him aboard!

hiring additional animators

hiring additional animators

Posted on Aug 5, 2016

Using the extra funds from the kickstarter, we are looking to hire two additional animators to work on the film. If you’re keen and have the skills for the job, or know someone who does, get in touch!

preparing the way

preparing the way

Posted on Aug 4, 2016

It’s been an extremely busy couple of months. I had some previous work commitments that I had to catch up on, projects that had been pushed back by the kickstarter campaign, and now with those out of the way I’ve got a clean slate to focus our animation. It’s a good feeling!

this film is HAPPENING

this film is HAPPENING

Posted on May 8, 2016

We made it – and then some! The support for this film surpassed our wildest expectations, smashing past our initial funding target, our stretch goals, and then just kept on rolling… reaching over $70,000 in the last few minutes.

funded… and beyond!

funded… and beyond!

Posted on Apr 21, 2016

Wow. We did it! YOU did it! This film is gonna happen. We’ve met our funding goal, pushed across the threshold by a generous pledge from none other than director Guillermo del Toro (what!), and the support continues to roll in…

what an amazing response!

what an amazing response!

Posted on Apr 11, 2016

Just. Wow! We’re so blown away by the response to our project. Seems that all of you are just as excited as us about getting this film made! This explosion of enthusiasm has launched us into a cruising altitude of 92% funded in the first few days…

shooting kickstarter video

shooting kickstarter video

Posted on Mar 30, 2016

Through happy circumstance, our amazing artist Ellen Barkin visited New York recently and we all got to hang out in person for the first time! We took the opportunity to shoot our kickstarter video…

the first cuts

the first cuts

Posted on Feb 16, 2016

It feels good to have a blade between my fingers again. I’ve been taking Ellen’s character designs and doing some test cuts to start getting a feel for how they will translate…