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Kazoops!

“Who says the world works the way grown ups think it should? Things can always be different if you just imagine…”

Art

When developing the Kazoops! world and characters, we wanted it to ooze a genuine, sweet charm.

The home is like a sweet dollhouse, filled with mis-matching patterns and vintage furniture. The family live a simple, gentle life with music as their focus.

It starts with details…

Story

One of the strengths of the Kazoops! is its bold style of animation, and the feeling of playfulness and fun that it creates.

The main characters are modelled as fully CG characters, but animated with a nod towards traditional stop-frame techniques with it’s use of oversized fabrics, wood panelling, and plasticine textures – see how Monty’s vest is a rough woollen knit and his face is made of plasticine.

The set and characters have a charm and appeal similar to that of carefully hand-made dolls and toys.

Just imagine…

Craft

We developed Kazoops! with the composer Scott Langley and sound producer Anthony Aston, and Cheeky Little co-founders David Webster and Patrick Egerton.

Into production, Mighty Nice handled the global design and art direction on the series, with partners Cheeky Little leading production,  our sister company Nexus (UK)  ran the 2D episodic design and Giggle Garage (Malaysia) and took on modelling, rigging, animation and rendering.

  • Development Director/Co Creator
    Darren Price
  • Global Art Director
    Softly Dunstan
  • Episodic Art Director
    Darren Keating
  • Head of Production
    Gabrielle Joosten
  • Line Producer - Global Assets
    Angaline Atkins
  • Producer – Episodic Design
    Jane Reynolds
  • Design – Global Assets
    Jason Pamment
    Pete Yong
    Darren Keating
    Kelly Wallwork
    Alaister Hoy
    Constance See Nga Chew
    Althea Aseoche
  • Lighting TD
    Wayne Osbourne
  • 3D Modelling – Global Assets
    Ben Shearman
  • Episodic Design
    Eddy Herringson
  • Design Assistant
    Ling Siu

Teams across the globe…