The Art of Production: Maria, Head of Business and Talent in Europe

    Introducing Maria, our Head of Business and Talent (Europe), who offers a glimpse into her life in the production industry. From navigating the challenges of getting started to managing difficult relationships and being the calming force,  Maria has seen it all. Having discovered her love for production in London 14 years ago, she never looked …

    NERD Productions: Promoting a Sustainable Future for Advertising

    At NERD Productions, we firmly believe in the harmonious relationship between creativity and sustainability. We strive to minimise our environmental footprint and advocate for sustainable practices at every stage of the production process, ensuring a better and greener future. Here are some of our top ideas on how the production industry can actively contribute to …

    NERD's Hayley Morris on sustainability in animation

    In a world of computer-generated everything, there are still a few of us who are holding on tight to the traditional and truly handcrafted ways of bringing stop-motion and mixed-media films to life. It’s a bit like being part of a secret society, except our secret handshake involves a glue gun and some felt. Hayley: …

    The Essential List by NERD's Ian Clarke

    Get to know Ian Clarke, NERD’s award-winning Animation Director whose work spans the boundaries of 2D and 3D animation, motion design, branding, and typography. With a unique approach that puts ideas at the forefront, Ian’s creations are a reflection of his boundless creativity and technical expertise. When thinking about an Essential List full of creativity …

    The Art of Production: Lydia Glanville, NERD’s Head of Business and Talent

    Step into the world of Lydia, Head of Business and Talent at NERD Productions, and get a glimpse of the thrill and excitement of the production industry. Getting briefs, catching up with producers & creatives on a daily, nurturing talent and much more. Lydia’s passion for the industry started at the age of 19 and …

    “You Can’t Call the Same Five Friends”: Addressing Gender Bias in Production

    LBB’s Zoe Antonov spoke to NERD’s Founder Milana Karaica and experts across the industry on International Women’s Day about how production companies can champion female talent, how to break gender bias and why trust is paramount. Another International Women’s Day comes around, which means another March 8th spent pondering how the world has become better, …

    Storytellers DeTuco Join NERD Productions' talent roster

    As the first blooms of 2023 appear, we bring you DeTuco – our new & vibrant animation signing. This bunch, brimming with team spirit, specialises in bringing to life CGI characters and whole new worlds. They are eager to infuse the NERD Productions family with even more colour and craft. Prepare to be wowed as …

    Producing Tomorrow's Producers: NERD's EP Milana Karaica - learning on the job, diversity & inclusivity and getting it done!

    Milana began her journey in the production industry at just 17 as a runner and worked her way up to Executive Creative Producer, proving that nothing is impossible when you set your mind to it. But she didn’t stop there. Milana went on to set up her very own production company, one that champions diverse …

    'Marguerite': A whimsical blend of stop-motion and hand-drawn animation by Hayley Morris

    Hayley Morris walks us through the process of creating her newest personal short film ‘Marguerite’, and the many lessons, reflections and experiences it brought. Why ‘Marguerite’? I started working on “Marguerite” in 2017. Jamie Caliri reached out to see if I wanted to make a promo for a version of the new Dragonframe software based …

    Our Final Festive Thoughts...

    We are so amazed as to how another year has come and gone, it seems like only yesterday we were opening NERD’s doors… Another year over and so many more celebrations to be made! 2018 has been an incredible year for us and we are thrilled to see the leaps and bounds we’ve overcome this …