Readers of the earlier newsletter version of the Scribble Street News may recall me writing about the title sequence for the film adaptation of Le Petit Nicolas. Like many pop-up animations, this appears to be as much artful animation as genuine paper-engineering, and many of these animations are made entirely with computer generated imagery rather than card models.
Up to now, such animations seem to have been limited to one-off projects such as title sequences, adverts and short films. However yesterday I met Vanessa Hill, Director of UK TV company The Foundation, who told me about Quick Quack Duck, a new children's series they are making, which takes this style to a whole new level of storytelling and enchanting visual complexity.
And here's the award-winning short film The Happy Ducklng, directed by Gili Dolev, from which the series hatched.