You can get your hands on a Luepschen original from Davids new online shop- Check it out! http://buff.ly/Z3gFn6
Team Mummu went up to Silverstone the other day to shoot for a new project- Here is Amer, Sam and G in action!
We are looking for some AE freelancers who have experience in character animation using Duik. If you are interested/available please email your details to email@example.com
Mummu’s Adam Morley alongside his writing and directing partner Dulcie Cowling have been very busy running their collective ‘A very Successful Business’! Adam and Dulcie’s ‘very successful adverts’ have been causing quite a stir, with their videos featuring on Channel 4, ABC TV, It’s Nice That, Creative Review and Huffington Post to name a few! The creative duo have made a new mini series ‘A very Successful Guide to Fashion’, which is currently being shown on Hunger TV’s website http://www.hungertv.com/fashion/feature/a-very-successful-guide-to-fashion/
Every year Mummu flexes their creative muscle to produce an animated christmas card. This year with the help of The London Chorus, we animated the festive classic 12 Day of Christmas.
We hope you enjoy it and have a Merry Christmas Love from the whole team at Mummu! x
Team Mummu Christmas Meal!
We are delighted to announce that on Sunday evening Seeking Refuge was awarded a Children’s BAFTA in the Primary Learning category. Mummu congratulates Andy Glynne and everyone at Mosaic films who were involved in producing the film! We also congratulate Mummu’s Karl Hammond who directed Julianne’s story and all the animators that took part in the project!
The studio got into the spirit of Halloween and created some cheeky animations! Check out Sam's animation below- we definitely had fun making the sounds effects!
You can also see Matt and Emily's animations on our Facebook page!
Last week we heard the great news that the Seeking Refuge series has been nominated for a Children’s BAFTA! Congratulations to Mummu director Karl Hammond and all the animators that took part in the series!
We are very pleased to announce that Julianne's story 'Please don't let me go' has been selected for screenings at the International Documentary Film Festival in Amsterdam and the St. Louis International Film Festival in Missouri! Juliane's story was animated as part of a documentary series for Refugee Week.
Congratulations to Matt whose film 'Choose not to fall' has continuing success- this time in the Toronto Urban Film Festival, where Matt was awarded the Jury Prize for Documentary!
Last week, Mummu had the pleasure of attending the APA show at the Natural History museum! It was a great night in a stunning setting!
Bon Voyage Karl!
Over the past few weeks the country has been overcome by Olympic fever gripped by Team GB’s impressive sporting performances and achievements. With many sports growing in popularity and gaining new and diverse fan bases, we saw the perfect opportunity to exercise our viral muscles.
This years expansive coverage of equestrian events caused a surge in interest for the sport; in particular the unique world of dressage. This new found public interest provided Mummu’s directing duo Adam Morley and Amer Chadha Patel the perfect platform to launch their equestrian based comedy sketch ‘Horse Horse’ to the world.
Adam explains; “The Horse Horse series started out as a collection of sketches based on two horses I observed on an old friend's farm. The dressage sketch was immediately inspired when I sat watching six hours of Olympic dressage at Greenwich park. A curious sport, I thought, and full of comical potential. So, I grabbed my horse head and joined my fellow horse headed (writing, directing & performing) co creator in the marshes to capture the idea.”
The Olympics specials of the series proved to be a hit, with one video generating close to 70,000 views within days of release. The viral was also picked up by several blogs including The Huffington Post and The Poke. The video also gained responses from several athletes, sports reporters and was also featured on Robert Poppers website- award winning writer, producer and comedy commissioner for Channel 4. Horse Horse even went stateside with a request from ABC’s Good Morning America to air the viral on the show with an average viewership of 4.5 million people!
Adam and Amer enjoy writing and directing virals together as well as sketches and music videos and normally producing work with a comical twist. We have no idea what it will be but we can’t wait to see the next bizarre film from these comic geniuses minds.
The entire Horse Horse series can be found on the Horse Horse Youtube channel http://www.youtube.com/user/horsehorsetv?feature=watch. You can also follow the horses on twitter @horsehorsetv.
We've been working on a new 3D animtion! Here's a cheeky screen shot!
Take a look at Adam Morley's latest olympic Horse Horse... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SjtwWpRHOto&list=PL101F3171B0BBAD9E&index=1&feature=plpp_video
You can also follow the latest horsing antics on twitter at @horsehorsetv
The competition is heating up in the unit 1.1 bake off with this weeks tasty entry from Matt. The studio aren't entirely sure what we ate, other than what was called a 'Marsh Marvel'. Comments on this weeks entry included "Looks like guts" and "is this cooked?"...
Emily has been busy designing and animating some new characters based around sports equipment!
Mummu is looking for a New Business Developer to join the team on a part-time/ freelance basis.
The ideal candidate should have an understanding and enthusiasm for animation as well as great contacts throughout the industry. Experience and a proven track record of successful new business development within the creative sector are essential.
If you think you have what it takes to build on Mummu’s previous successes and would like to work with our friendly studio please send a cover letter and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org. All the successful candidates will be contacted for interview.
Rich has illustrated a Mummu team portrait!
The lovely Laura from Nalla Design has organised a studio bake off! Emily started off the competition with a Mummu Chocolate Guiness cake, it was pretty tasty! When asked to comment on round one of the bake off Matt said 'It's the best cake so far...'
Just tightening our boils... on our gigantic 'light box'
Our production assistant Emily did a little one day project based on the Animated Sequence Project brief!
Karl's been busy designing characters again... this East End Cabby is a little concerned about the Olympic congestion going down the Hackney Road!
The wonderfull Rich Fairhead has some more work on display, this time at Nike Town! Rich has made painted canvases that can be seen at the Oxford Street store, if you are in the area go and have a look!
Just days after uploading, our new showreel on SohoSoHo has been featured as one of the most popular videos on their homepage!
Mummu are pleased to announce that you can now watch our animation of Juliane’s story on BBC iPlayer as part of the ‘Seeking Refuge’ Series for National Refugee week
Juliane’s story has also been featured in the society section of the Guardian, to read the full article follow this link.
Incase you didn't see our tweets! Our latest work for National Refugee week is going to be aired tommorrow -19th of June! The BBC have relased a short promo for the animated series which can be viewed here http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p00tt2h4. We also thought you may like to have a little look at some of Karls character developments of Juliane.
Mummu have had the pleasure of working with Mosaic Films in creating one of five animated documentaries in aid of National Refugee Week, starting on the 18th June. The animations illustrate the journey of five children who have sought refuge in the UK. Each journey is narrated by the children themselves, emphasizing the reality of their plight. The animations show the challenges refugees face are not just in their home country but also in building their new lives in the UK. Seeking Refuge will be aired on BBC2 on the 19th June and will also be available on iPlayer.
Links to view the animation soon to follow.
We are happy to announce that Mummu has been accepted into The Advertising Producers Association (APA). We look forward to learning and growing as a company with the knowledge and guidence the APA has to offer!
Our director David Luepschen has a daily feed full of short animation projects and character designs! Go check it out!
Keep up to date with Mummu and the rest of the animation/illustration world by checking out our Pinterest board- updated weekly by our Production Assistant Emily!
The talented Rich Fairhead will be exhibiting some new work with Zombie Collective at the Hayward Gallery Shop from next thursday for 3 weeks! For more info check out
We have made a new buisness page on Facebook! To keep up to date with our new work, job openings and all things Mummu please 'like' us!
The boys were first in line to say hello when little Lily Atkin came to visit!
Congratulations to our co-founder/director Sam and his wife Sarah on the arrival of their mini mummu, Lily!
We have made a new series of adverts for Nokia, have you spotted them on TV and around the tube yet?
Karl got a serious hair cut today
It’s been a busy week in the studio… Sam almost had a baby!
Our new intern Emily has been helping research new projects in our busy studio for the past few weeks!
Matt Marsh's film ‘Choose not to Fall’ has won another award, this time from the ASYL Foundation in Slovakia. Well done Matt!
We’ve had some new faces join us at the studio lately. Say hello to Bex, our new producer all the way from New Zealand!
Have a look at Jack & Joe’s brilliant short film, MARS! The film which has been screened at numerous festivals around the world has received multiple awards from Royal Television Society, Vimeo and Motionographer! Well done Jack & Joe!
We are happy to announce that we are continuing to work with Nokia, keep a look out for some new Lumia adverts!
Check out Horse Horse, the latest work from our new director Adam Morley! The humorous viral campaign is for equestrian company, Stockley Trading. You can find all of the Horse Horse films on Mummu's main page!
A big thank you to Our Collective for refreshing the Mummu website!
Mummu are pleased to welcome Jack & Joe and Adam Morley to our team of directors!
Check the WPCentral Article
"The ad is beautiful, fairly descriptive and will likely draw a lot of eyes"
Mummu are the production company responsible for creating the first film introducing the new Nokia Lumia smart phone.
We have been working with Inferno, the advertising agency responsible for the global campaign - The Amazing Everyday.
Mummu have also created 10 and 30 second commercials that are currently being aired on prime time TV.
This is our most recent project for international thread and cotton manufacturers, Coats.
Coats involved us in developing a scientist that would take us through the process of colour matching and the technique behind it. Our first concept was to create a character that would glide through the environment with a particle or light trail. Other feedback from the client included developing a character that would be appealing to an international audience. It also meant lip-syncing our scientist in 6 different languages!
Check out our latest project, a collection of four short stories which tell the tale of the myths and Legends that surround the world renowned and historic Rosslyn Chapel. Mummu designed and directed both the Illustrations and animations for the new Rosslyn Chapel visitors centre!
Sci-Fi made in a day
We did the age old floating 3d logo comped in live action experiment this week. Creating the grass in C4D was the best bit, and then asking ourselves how far can we take this?
An idea floating around the studio, about a torch runner who looses his way.
Coming soon to Mummu our new Director David Lupschen!
A short about the lazy Couch Potato and his energetic friend Mr Carrot!
An illustration inspired by a visit to Crystal Palace Park and their sculptures.
Illustrator Rich Fairhead has joined Mummu as director after two successful collaborations earlier this year. Go on over to his directors page.
Here is a sneak preview of the latest piece of work Mummu has just finished for Studioarc, to be included in the new Rosslyn Chapel Visitors Centre, opening the end of July.
We have landed in our new studio!
Imagination Is Everything saws to internet success picking u;p a number of awards and thousands of views in just a couple of days including front page feature on youtube!
Some recent images pitched for a film looking at the effect different social network sites such as Facebook, Youtube and Twitter have on the world.
A film for careers networking site allaboutcareers.com. This film gave us another chance to collaborate with Illustrator Richard Fairhead.
Have a look at our animated Christmas Card featuring the mishchievous Mummu Mummu Monster. Designed and animated by Mummu, with sound design by Echoic Audio.
We are busy finishing off our christmas animation, due to be released next week and yes it's very festive! This is an illustraion of the set, what do you think could happen next
Some recent images and ideas that have been circulating the Mummu studio.
A film created for clients Brothers and Sisters and our first chance to collaborate with illustrator Richard Fairhead and producer Geoegie Mellor.
Mummu have been pitching for the chance to create a short film explaining the hardships of being a refugee in the UK.
Check out our music video for Young British Artists on Gonzo on MTV this week!
Alex Ferguson 'cow in field' saga.
Some animation tests using characters designed for use in the production 'Knights End'.
The talented boys at www.ourcollective.eu have been doing a great job building our new website due for launch next week!
Shooting with World Champion parkour athelete Tim 'Livewire' Shieff.
'Choose Not To Fall' picks up another award for best film for Filminute. www.filminute.com
Arsenal need a title sequence, name straps, content holders and 5 stings in full HD with a turn around of three days. So Mummu went into overdrive and then delivered!
Two weeks shoot in Vietnam for three short films.
Exciting times in the studio as Sam marries the wonderful Sarah!
Working with the guys at Fold 7 we are creating two short films, 'Home For A Genie' and 'A Journey For A Parrot' for the Disney Channel. Check back soon to see the finished films!
New video for the Manchester band Young British Artist, current favorites on BBC 6Music!
One of the knight characters from a short film that is currently in production.
The first of two films we directed for Transport for London's 'Cycle Hire Scheme' sponsored by Barclays.
We are currently working on two films for TFL for the promotion of the Barclays TFL cycle hire scheme
Featuring our very own mayor in animated form.
Using the policeman character we had designed for the G20 Protests idea, we experimented with Maya and the tracking software Bou Jou. We tracked 5 seconds of footage that we filmed outside the Hackney Library and brought the tracking data into Maya where we were able to place our model and set up the correct lighting to cast shadows. Colour and shadow layers were then composited and graded in After Effects to give it a realistic feel.
We have just finished working on the title sequence for Malibu's new TV show... Malibu Boom TV!
Knight character designs for future development.
Why? Because it is fun drawing swords and stuff.