Petzi in Xiamen

August 30th, 2016


Petzi might be a bit muddle-headed, but he comes around! The episode “Turtle Island” from our TV series “Rasmus Klump” (Petzi) has just been awarded with the silver award for Best Animated Series at the Xiamen International Animation Festival in China. Congratulations to the team!

A sleepless rainy night and a scared cheese cake

May 2nd, 2014

Here are some backgrounds by Sandra Brandstätter and Sebastian Koch of our last Sunday’s premiered tv-series ‘Trudes Tier’ (‘Trude’s Flatmate’). The next episode ‘Nachts’ will be shown this Sunday as part of the children’s series ‘Die Sendung mit der Maus’ on Das Erste starting at 11:30 am.

Gumball and Gruffalo’s Child both nominated for a Children’s Bafta.

October 25th, 2012

Both “The Gruffalo’s Child” and Cartoon Network’s “The Amazing Adventures of Gumball” are nominated in the animation category of the 2012 Children’s Baftas. Gumball-creator Ben Bocquelet together with his colleagues James Lamont and Jon Foster are also nominated for their writing work on “Gumball”. We congratulate all the teams and wish the very best for Sunday, Nov 25th!
(colour studies above by Aurélien Predal)

“Princess & Dragon” nominated for Deutscher Kurzfilmpreis 2012

October 24th, 2012

Our shortfilm “Princess & Dragon”, directed by Jakob Schuh and Bin-Han To is currently nominated for the “Deutscher Kurzfilmpreis” (~best German short 2012).  We’re very happy and would like to use the opportunity to once again thank the wonderful french/bavarian team on this one: Best of luck at the awards next monday.
(above: modelsheet “prince” j.schuh)

in the mail…

October 8th, 2012

We found the cutest piece of corresponence in the mail today, a handpainted greeting card by the very talented french animator Charlotte Cambon.  Thanks so much, Charlotte!

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The Princess says “Merci Beaucoup”

October 14th, 2011

Production has finished on Soi’s latest short for ZDF’s “Siebenstein” last week. In an amazing six weeks the lovely Adeline Grange, Benoit Tranchet, Bong Nguyen and Florian Parrot did a wonderful job bringing to life an emancipatory tale about a princess, her husband, and a dragon with a plan. The directors Jakob Schuh & Bin-Han To and all of studio soi would like to thank the entire team!