Category Archives: #20 Autumn 1987

Pondles join pre-school market

The use of stock animation to reduce costs, and money from merchandising to finance production, are important considerations for some TV series. David Jefferson discusses these points with film producer Terry Ward. “American producers can make a series popular by spending huge amounts of money on promotion. That’s good for them but it doesn’t do… Read More »

Pondles join pre-school market – Page 2

A system of stock sequences has enabled a high standard of animation to be achieved within the £18,000 per episode budget. The idea of stock animation is not new, Ward used it on Bananaman and many other studios work this way for TV series. He planned his stock material right from the start, deciding all… Read More »