Tag Archives: Topical Blog

News reports: The Hippodrome Show – Miro Man

The Hippodrome Show Rubicon Studios were teamed up again with Bernard Allum of The Graphics Department to produce a title sequence for Thames TV’s variety show, recorded live from Peter Stringfellow’s top London nightspot, The Hippodrome. Rubicon’s adventurous animation was combined with Bernard Allum’s night-time metropolis under a computer rostrum camera and further enhanced using… Read More »

News reports: Bluth commercials – Huxley Pig

Bluth commercials Sullivan Bluth Studios, as part of its venture into TV commercials production, has recently completed three new Irish commissions: Hacks Lozenges (Wardell Roberts) through Hunter Advertising, Howards Flour through Davitt & Partners, and Bord Gais through Irish International Advertising and Marketing. In the past year, Sulliyan Bluth’s commercials production has turned over a… Read More »

News reports: Charlie Chalk – M.E.D.I.A. 92

Charlie Chalk Charlie Chalk is a new series by Ivor Wood, creator of Postman Pat. There are thirteen episodes of stop-frame animation which are gentle and humorous, set to appeal to young audiences worldwide. It was broadcast on BBC 1 earlier this year. The happy-go-lucky clown, Charlie Chalk, sets off on a fishing trip in… Read More »

The USA scene – Report from John Cawley

Filmation has closed its doors for possibly the last time. The studio, known for such series as the first tv Superman cartoons, Fat Albert and He-Man, gave employees one hour to gather their personal belongings and leave in early February. Reasons for the sudden action is said to be related to the recent scale of… Read More »