Trivago puppets on set for stop-motion

The Art and Craft of Puppets: A Glimpse into A+C Studios' Mastery of Stop-Motion Characters

In the universe of stop-motion animation, A+C Studios (A+C) continually strive to position ourselves as a leader in tirelessly exploring the craft of puppet creation and storytelling. Through keen attention to detail and a passion for ingenuity, A+C continually delivers visually and emotionally captivating animations for a diverse range of brands. In this feature, we offer you an insider’s view of our specialised work in the magic that is puppet creation across several projects.

 

icelolly.com

The icelolly.com commercial is a testament to both A+C, designate, and Icelolly.com’s skills in collaboration – allowing us to breathe life into puppet characters that carry the film’s narrative. Mel and Joey, our animated protagonists, lead viewers through a bewildering world of vacation possibilities, populated by intricately crafted puppets, ice cream vans, and dreamy getaways.

Our behind-the-scenes (BTS) video for this project pulls back the curtain on the meticulous process of puppet creation, revealing everything from the first sketches to the final detailed characters. Witness the blend of traditional craftsmanship and technology, as our team employs 3D printing for set design alongside hands-on, actual tailoring to create the costumes for Mel and Joey.

In this Trivago project, ‘To the Mountains and Beyond,’ our team’s prowess in puppet creation manifests through a dazzling array of hotel and vacation destinations, translated from storyboard to reality.

The BTS video for this venture reveals the artistry involved in every nuanced movement of our puppets. The footage focuses on the wire armatures that form the skeletons of our character’s limbs, each covered in rubber resin for lifelike flexibility and durability.

Our behind-the-scenes (BTS) video for this project pulls back the curtain on the meticulous process of puppet creation, revealing everything from the first sketches to the final detailed characters. Witness the blend of traditional craftsmanship and technology, as our team employs 3D printing for set design alongside hands-on, actual tailoring to create the costumes for Mel and Joey.

Trivago

Yeo Valley

 

 

A+C Studios was commissioned to launchYeo Valley’s Kefir range and delivered a mixed-media spectacle, where the puppets star, aligned perfectly with the brand’s focus on health.

Our BTS feature takes you into the heart of A+C’s puppet lab, spotlighting the craftsmanship involved in moulding claymation characters, each equipped with poseable arms for a wider range of expression and movement.

At A+C Studios, our love of puppet creation is not just a skill but an art form. Every project we undertake exemplifies our mastery in constructing intricate, emotionally resonant puppet characters that serve to make our storytelling unique & impactful.

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