Exciting announcement!?

’From The Snow-Covered Hill’ is getting a special preview at the Eindhovens Film Festival in Natlab door Plaza Futura.

On December 8, we’re showing an almost finished cut of our entire animated short to an audience… for the very first time! We will also reminisce about the way the short came to be, how the story evolved during the creation process and show behind the scenes material.

Join us, because we can’t wait to hear what you think!

Info & Tickets: https://www.natlab.nl/programma/#modal=/programma/5926/EFF_Special_From_the_snow_covered_hill_preview_/

Painting Backgrounds for Animation 04: Noir Table

To create a Film Noir-ish look in our @dwddtv animation, we painted backgrounds using just black and white. In this style it’s especially fun to play with highlights of glassware.

De Wereld Draait Door

Dutch TV Show ‘De Wereld Draait Door’ asked us to create an animated teaser for ‘Manhattan Beach’ by Jennifer Egan, a book with a fantastic mood to try to capture.

Digitally Inked Animation

A little video showing how we digitally inked the animation for our upcoming short ‘From The Snow-Covered Hill’ using Toon Boom:

Wrapping Up Animation Production

Woohoo! After months of hard labor we’ve finally wrapped production on both animation and background painting for our short film ‘From The Snow-Covered Hill’. It will now go through post-production to be completely finished by the end of the year. Stay tuned for news about the release…

Animation is a wrap

Painting Backgrounds for Animation 03: Plants

This week we grab our brush and show how painting a yellow texture onto vibrant greens makes flora sprout to life.

Ink Washed Toons 01: Will

Over the past few years I drew Will, the main character of our short, THOUSANDS of times. But as production on animation wrapped this week, I’ll never have to draw him again. It feels kinda weird to say goodbye, so let me draw him one last time just for you. M.

Painting Backgrounds for Animation: Bricks

The backgrounds for our short ‘From The Snow-Covered Hill’ require many, many bricks. Why not show you how we paint them? You might want to grab a brush and try it yourself!

How we paint a background for animation

It’s no secret we love to use hand-painted backgrounds behind our animation. Here’s a video on how we make them.

Crowdfunding Campaign

Crowdfunding for “From The Snow-Covered Hill” has gone live! This is exciting, since we can finally share more about our short in the coming weeks. You can find the campaign on cinecrowd.com

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