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STUDIO DESK ARRIVE AT JELLY LONDON.
14 January 2021

Jelly London have bolstered their animation wing by signing Emily Downe and Kathrin Steinbacher, a.k.a. Studio Desk.

Before founding London's only female animation studio, Downe and Steinbacher studied together at both Kingston School at Art and the Royal College of Art. Now their combined talents have landed them a place on Jelly's esteemed roster.


Founders Charlie Sells and Chris Page were impressed by Studio Desk's ability to handle weighty subject matter. As the coronavirus pandemic wreaked havoc in 2020, Downe and Steinbacher launched 'Flatten the Curve' - a three-part animation project inspired by the new normal.

The duo say: "We sent out a call to animators from around the world to send us a short animation depicting something positive they have experienced, seen, or thought in the midst of this strange time.

"Over ninety animators sent us their contributions, and we hope it will encourage people to stay home and see that there are still some positives to come of it." Now that's strength in numbers.


More of Sister Desk's work can be found here. Next, ring Jelly London's Sue Loughlin on 020 7323 3307 or email sue@jellylondon.com.

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