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Delighted to announce our BAFTA nomination for Best Short Form for our show The Happos Family! We pitched the idea for the show in response to a Turner tender, developed it with them and then made the series in house in Cornwall. You can watch all the episodes at the Happos' own channel: …

At MIPCOM this year we’ll be launching the brand new show we’ve been developing with multi-award winning kids author/illustrator/guru Todd Parr (It’s Okay to Make Mistakes, Love the World, Be Who You Are, etc) and Suppertime Entertainment. Developed with industry veterans Laura Beaumont &…

We’re very proud to announce our partnership with the Dr Panda TV series, based on the games phenomenon.  A truly international production, the show is being made in Holland & Malaysia (both of which we’ve been lucky enough to visit for the project) for the Dr Panda team in China & San…

We’ve delivered another web series of the legendary Thomas & Friends for HIT/Mattel – this time to accompany The Great Race feature film. You can see it and our previous series on Thomas’ YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/…

So saddened by the loss of our dear friend Babette Cole. She was a joy to work with, a ball of energy and enthusiasm and utterly brilliant, both creatively and personally. She will be sorely missed.

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The first episode of the Happos Family airs at 8am this Saturday 5th November on Boomerang. You can find out more here: http://www.boomerangtv.co.uk/shows/the-happos-family

Massively excited to finally reveal the show we've been working on for the last year and a half - the Happos Family. We won a tender from Turner EMEA 2 years ago to develop the show, and the series was greenlit last year. We worked across all areas of the show from script through to final…

After just a few weeks Spot Bots is doing brilliantly across all platforms …particularly iplayer and online. It was the top performing piece of BBC kids content online and number 2 in the BBC iPlayer stats for it's second week. Let's hope it keeps building!

Created by our friend Mario Galindo, Olly is a series of 1.5 minute episodes about a little boy discovering how things work. We've partnered with WildBrain to launch a YouTube Channel for Olly. Here's a link to the…

We can finally spread the word! We've been creating a brand new series with the team at Cbeebies called Spot Bots, which starts airing next week on Saturday 9th January 2016 at 10.40am. It will air every Saturday and Sunday for 13 weeks. Big thanks to Vanessa, Phil, Helen & Katie from…

We are very excited to hear that Studio Ghibli and French company Wild Bunch are co-producing The Red Turtle, written and directed by Michael Dudok de Wit. Hayao Miyazaki expressed an interest in working with Michael because of his admiration for Michael's Oscar winning short …

On 6 July 2005, the International Olympic Committee announced that London would host the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. That announcement put into motion an unprecedented building and regeneration project, one which culminated in the hosting of one of the most spectacular Games of all…

The big news at MIP last week wasn't about the industry, it was about the storm that raged in on Saturday night, causing huge amounts of damage to the French riviera and loss of life. Puts things into perspective.

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Wonderful day recording our pilot for Cartoon Forum with the gorgeous team of Barbarba Windsor, Emilia Fox and David Monteath. The Trouble with Mum is a series based on the best-selling books by Babette Cole which we're developing with the fabulous Mellie Buse from Adastra.  

We're very happy to announce that we have just been greenlit on a new series for Cbeebies, which we've been developing with them. We can't tell you much more then that for now!

Our motion comic series has gone live on YouTube Kids with Thomas goes to New York:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SJLk08ckevw

There'll be a new episode released every few weeks - keep watching!

Just finished work on this video for Stromae's track 'Carmen' directed by Sylvain Chomet for Th1ng.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dAI4mLc0V7E

26 February 2015

We're well underway working on a series of Thomas & Friends for YouTube Kids with the marvellous team at HIT Entertainment/Mattel. Here's a press release from Kidscreen this week: …

 

Take a look at this Thomas short we've just finished for HIT. Thomas will be appearing at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in NYC on November 27th - as one of the massive helium balloons!

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Just found this old photo from a few years back, the lunchtime team....

The new SpiderGate for our Bank Square studio :)

A rare glimpse of the sun in Cannes last week. Had great fun catching up with everyone and sharing developments on new projects at MIP Jr and MIPCOM, followed by 2 days at AnimaT, a friendly new festival in Barcelona its 2nd year that we were invited to http://www.animatsitgesbcn.cat…

We’re very happy to announce that we have started pre-production on series 4 of Horrid Henry for Novel Entertainment and CITV. The series will be 52 x 11 minutes long and the first episode is likely to be on air in the autumn. We’re looking forward to getting Horrid with Henry and the…

Of the brilliant SpiderTeam of 80 who worked on the Moshi Monsters - the Movie, 55 of us attended the first ever theatrical screening of the film last Tuesday in Leicester Square, and the spangly afterparty til the wee hours. Huge thanks to our most excellent hosts at Mind Candy, we had a great…

CARTOON has decided to nominate SPIDER EYE for the CARTOON TRIBUTES 2013 in the category “Producer of the Year”

As every…

London – August 20, 2013 –  Mind Candy, the entertainment company behind the global kids’ phenomenon  Moshi Monsters, today announced the highly anticipated first ever Moshi Monsters movie set for theatrical release in UK and Ireland on December 20.

Leading  film  studio, Universal  …

We’re very proud to announce that we’re now in production on the Moshi Monsters movie with the talented folk at Mind Candy. We’ve been building characters and locations for a couple of months now, and this week will start animation here in Cornwall. The film is due for release this Christmas.…

Surprise win for us last week at the Media Innovation Awards, where we won the Animation award for the second series of Jungle Junction. Excuse the tiny pic, will take some more of us doing triumphant fists and whooping when an opportunity presents. Yay for us!

29th October 2012 - Last Friday saw the completion of Elroy Simmons short film A-Z, on which we've been collaborating with him for the past 12 years. Elroy himself has been working on…

6th - 11th October 2012  Another glorious week on the French Riviera. Lots of meetings, lots of chums and lots of sunshine!

Glamorous locations....

18th September 2012

We had a brilliant time in Toulouse last week…

26th July 2012

Saturday saw the final day of St Just's annual…

26th July 2012

Lafrowda medal news: at the end of the 2 week event, Team Spider Eye came third in the medal table with 2 golds, 3 silvers and 3 bronzes and lots of laughs. More pictures:

18th July 2012

Thanks to everyone at Tamborine www.tamborine.co.uk for a fantastic summer party in London last week. Tamborine do our recording and sound post, play music, play cricket and are all round good eggs. A few of us went…

10th July 2012

The theme of St Just’s annual Lafrowda Festival http://www.lafrowda-festival.co.uk this year is (of course) the Olympics, or to be more specific ‘Faster, Higher, Stronger, Dreckly…