What better time than the present is there to start drawing? Whether you’ve kept a sketchbook, journal, scrapbook or a series of loose paper drawings, whether you’ve consistently doodled each day for years, sporadically added to the same (or several) different books never quite completing one, or failed to start one altogether… what follows is a list of helpful tips that I live by to spur my creativity and encourage me to keep a lively, over-used book of artistic brilliance.Continue reading “Inside My Sketchbook: Elmaz Ekrem – My Top 5 Tips”
It’s never just a one-off event. Those in the LGBTQ+ community have to come out many times during their lives and each time presents itself with a different challenge. NERD’s Animation Director and Animator Yael Biran shares her very personal thoughts and feelings with us for the first time on the topic.Continue reading “#PRIDE: To Come Out or Not To Come Out?”
Have you met the newest arm of the NERD family tree? Introducing illustrator and stop-motion obsessed, Heather Colbert.Continue reading “SIGNED! Stop-Motion Specialised Animation Director, Heather Colbert”
What do you think of when you think of International Women’s Day? Do you think of freedom, equality, the history behind the monumental day itself?Continue reading “NERD Says… #WeAreEqual”
“I guess my most intense obsession is… SPACE!
I’ve always loved space and wanted to be an astrophysicist right up until I flopped my physics A Level.
But that didn’t stop me!
Late last year, NERD welcomed yet another gifted animation director to our roster, Juan Pablo Zaramella whose love falls in storytelling using comedic ingredients to create seamless spots mainly through stop-motion, pixilation and filmography techniques.
From what started as a beloved hobby as a child, Juan has gone on to reach huge success, having created 10 short films, 2 TV series and is currently holding the Guinness World Record for the most awarded short film for his spot ‘Luminaris’, which to date has won 324 awards across the globe.
Our freshly launched director Hayley Morris stands for everything that we envision here at NERD – gender equality in the industry, encouraging young talent and crafting visually stunning work – that’s why we’re diving deeper into Hayley’s inspiring, handcrafted world to discover more about how she became the thriving success that she is today.
We’re excited to reveal our animated TV spot Soaring Flavours for luxury ice cream brand London Dairy, directed by Garth Lee.
Prepare for Sally Hansen’s latest collaboration to throw you back to your childhood days with these cute and quirky stop-motion Instagram spots.