Dog Friendly Studio

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We are a dog friendly studio. Last count there were somewhere around 16 studio dogs. They don’t all come in at once, but typically there are 3 or 4. They are well behaved and no trouble at all. They add a special something to the studio vibe.

2019 Youth Media Alliance award

Awards

Guess what? Elliott Animation won the 2019 Youth Media Alliance award for Best Animation Program, Ages 6-9 with the “That’s a Wrap” episode of Total DramaRama. Thanks and congratulations to the entire team who worked so hard to make the show. Also, thanks to mummy. Get it? Because “That’s a Wrap” is about a mummy…

Vote, Dude!

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On September 12, 2018 You Tube released “Vote, Dude!” – an animated public service announcement featuring the cast of the animated series “6-Teen” and using the original voice cast and writers. We financed and produced the spot to encourage young people to get out and vote because we feel strongly that democracy works best if … Read More

Total Drama Island

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Total Drama Island premiered on Teletoon July 8, 2007. It was 26 episodes x 22 minutes each. It was a parody of reality TV elimination shows and the first animated reality series on television. It was a crazy format that started with a huge cast of characters in episode 1 and gradually dropped characters every … Read More

Good Weather

Featured, Random Thoughts

When the good weather is here, a bunch of us go to the park around the corner and spend part of our lunch break nearly every day, grabbing some fresh air and exercise. Last summer we did park yoga once a week, and we’ll do that again this summer. Everyone is welcome. It’s fun, invigorating, … Read More

Michal Makarewicz

Events, Featured

In the summer of 2018 we hosted a 2 day weekend animation workshop with Michal. If you don’t know who he is, check him out on the internet. He’s a top-tier Pixar 3D animator and he really knows his stuff. The workshop was extremely eye opening for animators as Michal introduced a brilliantly effective and … Read More

Henry Danger

Henry Danger

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August 14, 2017: Nickelodeon asked if we could do a short piece of animation for their Henry Danger live action series. They were looking for the piece to look like it was animated by a high school kid. I suggested we hire my daughter Kimberly to animate it. She was in grade 10 at the … Read More

Nickelodeon

Nickelodeon

Events

Nickelodeon: January of 2015. David Steinberg offered Elliott Animation the opportunity to test for service contract on Bunsen is a Beast – a new series by Butch Hartman. Having narrowly missed an opportunity to work with Butch on the Johnny Bravo series years ago, we jumped at the chance. We won the project and commenced … Read More

Grease Pencil

Grease Pencil

Featured, Working

May 2019: Our studio has been using Flash 8 in production since 2004. That sounds like a crazy long time because it is. The software has served us well, though, and our crew still love it, but as we look to the future, we are currently exploring Blender as a replacement for our digital 2D … Read More

Game Night

Game Night

Events

Every so often we do a game night at the studio. After hours, some of the biggest geeks and nerds in the studio gather in the board room to play all manner of board games. The competition is fierce but friendly. It’s a lot of laughs and can get pretty loud. Other nights we play … Read More