The Koala Brothers

The Koala Brothers is a stop frame model animation series aimed at a pre-school audience. The series is set in the Australian outback and follows the adventures of two koalas, Frank and Buster, whose mission in life is to help others. From their homestead in the middle of the outback they fly out on daily patrol in their yellow aeroplane looking for anyone who might need their help.

A cast of regular characters who make up the local community in the Outback join Frank and Buster in their adventures: There's Ned, the little wombat, who acts as ground crew for the team; Mitzi, a feisty little girl possum who's always out fo adventure; George, the turtle postman, who loves delivering the post but worries about being too slow; Archie, the sports-loving crocodile; Penny, the little penguin, a backpacker who travels the Outback and speaks in her own language; there's Alice, an absent minded platypus who rides a bright green scooter; Sammy, an echidna who runs the General Store in town; Josie, a shy little joey who looks after the Petrol Pump; and Lolly, the emu who serves up the best ice-cream in the Outbac

The League of Gentlemen's Apocalypse

The League of Gentlemen's Apocalypse

© Universal Studios / Tiger Aspect 2005

The fictional world of Royston Vasey is familiar to the countless fans of award-winning TV comedy series The League of Gentlemen . But something has gone disastrously wrong in the nightmarish town as a series of dark omens appear foretelling its doom. Royston Vasey is facing apocalypse and the locals realise that the only way to avert disaster is for a small rescue party to find a way into the real world...

The Periwig Maker

Short film - Directed by Steffen Schäffler
Produced by Annette Schäffler - Ideal Standard Film -1999

This beautiful film (based on "The Plague Years" by Daniel Defoe) is the result of many years of hard work by the brother-and-sister Schäffler team. Their parents made the sets and props in Germany, Spitting Image provided studio space in London for the shoot animated by Phil Dale with puppets by Mackinnon & Saunders.

Tim Burton Exhibition Promo

To help promote a major exhibition of Tim Burton's work at the Museum of Modern Art New York, Mackinnon & Saunders produced a 30 second promo film designed by Tim Burton and featuring a stop motion robot and CGI balloons to spell out the MoMA initials. This blockbuster exhibition has since taken up residence at TIFF Toronto, ACMI Melbourne, LACMA Los Angeles, La Cinematheque Francaise, Paris,