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NEW FACES IN THE PICTURE AT BLINKINK.
4 October 2018

Blinkink have enjoyed a productive trip across the Channel as they add director Olivier Lescot and animation duo Emmanuelle & Julien to their roster.

The studio's French New Wave have already found their respective grooves in the animation realm: while illustrator Lescot leans towards simple yet chic 2D animation, Emmanuelle Leleu and Julien Hazebroucq favour polished CGI and the odd stop-motion outing.

Olivier Lescot

Whether it's the clay courts of Roland Garros or a funkadelic dreamscape, Olivier Lescot's zest for 2D animation is evident throughout his reel.

Strong colours and kinetic transitions await the nimble-eyed viewer, with Lescot placing equal emphasis on memorable character designs. Check out his promo for French beatmaker Breakbot to see what we mean.



Emmanuelle & Julien

2D meets 3D in this continental pairing, with Emmanuelle Leleu's distinctive character designs complemented by Julien Hazebroucq's CGI expertise.

The university pals-turned-animation double act have already produced a tidy commercial reel, with Blinkink HQ particularly drawn to this Christmas Loto film's light touch and skilfully realised environments.



For more on Olivier Lescot and Emmanuelle & Julien, ring Blinkink's Zoe Dimoldenberg on 020 3909 1760 or email her via zoe@blinkink.co.uk.

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