Welcome to the blog for the upcoming animated movie ETHEL and ERNEST based on the book by acclaimed illustrator and author Raymond Briggs. London animation studio TVCartoons Ltd aim to start full production by the autumn of 2011. A 90 minute animatic has already been done, and the project was presented by producer John Coates and director Roger Mainwood at Cartoon Movie in Lyons, France, in March 2009. Visit this site for all the latest on the movie’s progress as it goes through the various stages of production up to full theatrical release. Right now we are budgeting and gathering finance together and things are looking good for some exciting co-producing deals. More later….