Christmas with the Moonies

Blue Zoo Animation

We'd like to introduce you to the Moonies; the chaotic couple who won't be getting the Christmas they expected this year.

When an evening of festivities goes very wrong, the Moonies try to hide any wrongdoing. Little do they know who they’re up against.

Christmas with the Moonies is the result of our 2018 seasonal shorts programme, a company-wide initiative renowned for its output of award-winning shorts that push creative boundaries, allow experimentation and are truly collaborative in process. Individuals have the opportunity to pitch their idea to the studio and the studio votes the most popular idea into production.

Credits Directed by Will Cook Storyboarded by Joe Kinch Layout: Ben Steer Lead CG Supervisor: Paul Mitcheson Lead Lookdev Artist: Athur Tibbett Unreal Technical Artists: Jack Sainsbury, Phil Stewart, Dane Winn Character Design: Nelson Atmos CG Modeling Artists: Pietro Licini, Erika Eguia, Richard Cope, Chris Wright, Jacopo Piccini Surfacing Artist: Izzy Burton Animation: Ben Steer, Dane Winn, Benjamin Lane, Chloe Deneuve, Jessica Austin, Joaquin Martinez, Julia Millan, Marcus Taylor, Mark Spokes, Megan Huggins, Phillip Ward, Owen Fern, Oleksiy Popov, Sam Webster, Sarah Caisley, Zoe Risser Rigging: Anthony Delliste Pipeline: Phil Stewart IT: John Harvey, Alex Cornell, Alan Anderson Production Managers: Chantal Baldwin & Nikitha Mannam Producer: Tom Box With thanks to: Oli Hyatt, Adam Shaw, Lizzie Hicks, Damian Hook, Epic Games, all @ Blue Zoo.

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