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BLIRP HEAD TO CURATE.
12 April 2022

Argentine animators Blirp have joined Curate for UK representation. Madeleine Sanderson and Dan Dickenson's global talent search brought them to Godoy Cruz in Mendoza, where they found a studio at peak capacity.

Founded in 2008 by Rodrigo Díaz and Andrés De Mula, Blirp have built a reputation for clean-cut animation and vivid character designs. This brought the Argentines to the attention of Disney, who asked them to make fruit appealing for six-to-eleven-year-olds. The solution? A 20" carnival of vitamins and minerals.


Such bursts of 2D energy are peppered throughout Blirp's reel, which makes them popular with television channels and broadcasters aiming to keep viewers engaged between programmes. Satisfied clients include the Discovery Channel, Comedy Central, and Canadian outfit Sportsnet.

This 10" spot for the latter may satisfy those disappointed by 'Space Jam: A New Legacy'. Unlike that bloated carbuncle, Blirp's effort is a fun slice of cartoon basketball action where the fans earn an assist. Given Curate's love of sports, the South Americans feel like a shrewd addition.


You can watch more of Blirp's work here. To discuss a potential collaboration, call Curate's Dan Dickenson on 020 3971 2491 or email dan@curatefilms.com.

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