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A Visit To Mackinnon and Saunders

Manchester is a great place for animation.  There are many studios based in and around the centre.  A few weeks ago I visited the amazing studios of Mackinnon and Saunders.  Their credits include Postman Pat, The Clangers and Raa Raa The Noisy Lion to name a few.  The company made their name in puppet design, […]

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Morbid Monarchs

October half term saw the very gory Morbid Monarchs event at the Leeds Royal Armouries.  We were invited to run 3 days of gruesome animation drop in sessions for families visiting the museum. Our brief was beheadings!!  We took our inspiration from Henry the 8th and his unfortunate wives, two of which lost their heads. […]

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InspirEd Opera North

In December and January we were invited to work with a group of young adults taking part in the Verve Club at Opera North. ‘Verve is Opera North’s strand of work tailored for young people aged 8-25 with autism spectrum disorders, communication difficulties, learning disabilities and other additional needs. Verve projects aim to develop young people’s personal […]

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