Raymond Briggs…Executive Producer

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Many of Raymond Briggs’ books have been adapted for film and TV. (The Snowman, When the Wind Blows, Father Christmas, The Bear ) but Ethel and Ernest is the first one that he has been directly involved with as an Executive Producer. He advised on the script stage and attended the first voice recordings, and since full production started Raymond has been in close contact with the production team.  As the film has taken shape he has provided invaluable insights and visual documentation that has helped us keep the period details as authentic as possible. This photo was taken during a visit to his Sussex home last week. (click on image to enlarge)

Raymond Briggs_24th May 2015

Raymond Briggs_24th May 2015

Our team of top animators takes shape…

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Animator and director Jean-Christophe Lie was visiting the Lupus studios yesterday. Here he is (on the right) pictured with Ethel and Ernest animation director Peter Dodd. Peter is explaining the action in the first scene that he will be receiving. We are delighted to welcome Jean-Christophe who joins a top line up of animators that are already working on the production. (click photo to enlarge)

Animator ean-Christophe Lie with animation  director Peter Dodd

Animator Jean-Christophe Lie with animation director Peter Dodd

Music supervision on Ethel and Ernest

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The incredibly helpful and knowledgeable Gary Welch (http://syncsummit.com/welch), director of Eyehear music, was in at Lupus Films yesterday to discuss the choice of music tracks for the film.

More on this from Eyehear music’s own website:

http://www.eyehear.com/NewsDetails?NewsId=EYH_NW_11