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Co-director ‘The Clangers'
Born in 1966, award-winning animator Mole Hill has been in a darkened room since 1981. His work has gone from the Plasticine noir of ‘Last Respects’ through the pastel piracy of the BBC series ‘Yoho Ahoy’ to the twisted Flash of ‘Happy Families’ and the etched wax of the award winning ‘Fat Cat’. He has worked on numerous series a both animator and director (earning a BAFTA nomination in 2012 for direction on ‘Ooglies’ stings) animated many commercials (Cadbury’s Creme Eggs, Dairlylea Cows) whilst continuing to make ever-shorter short films. He is currently directing ‘Clangers’ for Coolabi, Factory and CBeebies.
Mole Hill on the CMC
Co-director of 'The Clangers,' Mole Hill, on taking names at the CMC... Names. It’s the names again. I’m sitting at Stockport station, platform 0, waiting for the connecting train to Sheffield and slowly realizing that I’ve forgotten the names of every professional contact I’ve ever made. I can picture their…
Plus Ça Change
The creative decisions which are taking brands like ‘Clangers’, ‘Thunderbirds’, ‘Dangermouse’ into the 21st Century. This session began with a presentation by Changemaker Guilherme Coelho, 01Digital Brazil. Full video of Guilherme's presentation: Changemaker producers: Jake Hobbs, Head of Digital & Vicky Brophy, Head of Production, Wonky Films.