From script to screen, concept to completion; We are a multi-skilled team, delivering personalised design, animated with character.
We’re Arcus Animation Studios!
We are a 2D animation studio that creates broadcast animation, promotional videos, video installations, inhouse original content and develops new IP.
We’ve enjoyed producing work for the likes of CBBC and E4, partnered with local and national agencies and brought outdoor events to life with spectacular animation based art installations.
So if you’re after any sort of animated content, be it for Tv, the internet, music videos, games, apps or projections on the moon, or if you’d just like to learn more about us and what we do, then please get in touch.
Michael GandhamFounder, Creative Producer
James TaylorFounder, Creative Director
Marc de LauneyExecutive Producer
Kevin McCayStudio Manager
Nick LewisProduction Manager
Alex DavyProduction Designer
Rose Rivas LealAnimator
Tom LaveryCharacter Animator
Nicholas WatertonLayout and Technical Animator
Lia WardJunior Animator
Since completing our first miniseries starring CBBC presenter Iain Stirling and his pooch pal Hacker, we have provided a complete broadcast animation service. From script to screen, our television work includes a follow up series for the CBBC starring canine comic presenters Hacker and Dodge, licensing short films for the BBC’s ‘big screens’ nationwide, idents for E4 and several commercials for regional broadcast.
The North East has an amazing tech startup community and we’ve created promotional videos for the best, of them along with explainers and motion graphic animations for company’s far and wide. Working directly with the client or through Agencies we get to know you and companies personality, in order to personify it.
We specialise in the production and realisation of spectacular animation based installations.
Over the past five years, we’ve created a range of animation based video installations for events such as Enchanted Parks, Shimmer Exhibition and the festival of the North East.
Seen at festivals, events and exhibitions, our installations bring together innovative techniques, high quality animation and storytelling to bringing outdoor spaces to life; creating something memorable for kids, families and the whole community.
Watch this space!
Arcus Animation Studios have a range of original IP at various stages of development including children’s series, short films, digital comics and features.
As well as our own projects, we also help others to realise their own shows, developing production design, scripting, storyboarding and pitch booklets.
If you’re interested in finding out more, please click below to request further information or an investors pack.
“The team were a delight to work with, providing comprehensive and communicative project management strategies throughout.
I would have no hesitation in recommending Arcus Studios.”Mo Lovatt - Festival of the North East Manager
“Arcus delivered at every step of the way with a process and approach to delivery that filled me with confidence.”Dave Erasmus, CEO GiveyUK
“Working with Arcus was an absolute pleasure; a professional service from start to finish that delivered world-class animations.”Paul Smith - Co-Founder, Appysnap