month: OCTOBER 2019
May 17, 2023
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 …
May 04, 2023
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 …
Apr 26, 2023
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: …
Apr 06, 2023
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 …
Mar 22, 2023
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 …
Mar 10, 2023
“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, …
Feb 23, 2023
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 …
Feb 21, 2023
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 …
Feb 14, 2023
'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 …
Oct 31, 2019
Trick or Treat? Have Something Sweet...
Ghostly greetings from NERD! Delve into our top 5 terror-ific Halloween picks.
Oct 24, 2019
Black History Month: Representation
How is the movement in equal representation shaping the future of our society? Live-action director and diversity and inclusion advocate Anthony Dziworshie explores how this positive shift we’re finally witnessing on-screen is moulding the tomorrow off-screen for our generations to come.
Oct 16, 2019
A Beginner's Guide: Unlearning Animation Basics
Need some assistance in mastering the basics of animation? NERD’s Garth Lee challenges the routine step-by-step method of how to animate a bouncing ball.
Oct 10, 2019
NERD Says: It's #WorldMentalHealthDay And We're Here For You.
Mental health is something that affects each and every one of us differently, some more positively than others. To show our support of all those that may be struggling inside and outside of creative industries, we’ve compiled a list of tips from the NERD family, who’ve shared their personal experiences and triumphs in the hopes …
Oct 03, 2019
Step Into The Bronze Age With Our Latest Release...
Are you ready for the Trojan takeover? We’re reaching new mythical heights with our key visuals and animation for the next instalment in the Total War saga.