The Many Stories of Leeds Castle is a stop motion TV commercial for Leeds Castle, produced by A+C Studios in 2014. Astrid was Head Model Maker on this advert, a role which included concept development for the book, pop-up mechanism design, paper engineering and fabrication.
A Life in Print is a stop motion TV commercial for local newspapers across the country, produced by A+C Studios in 2014. Astrid was Head Model Maker for this commercial, a role which involved concept development; puppet creation, including hand-carving 45 puppet heads; making various props and set-building. Astrid was also running the Model Making … Continue reading A Life in Print Commercial
Inside Every Bottle is a stop motion animated film produced by A+C Studios in November 2013, for Chivas Brothers to send out to their staff and clients for Christmas. Astrid was Head Model Maker for this film, a role which involved concept development; making hand-carved puppets and various pieces of whiskey-making machinery from wood; and … Continue reading Chivas Brothers Animation
Music video for PVT, directed by Alex Smith for Warp Records. Astrid was the sole Model Maker/Puppet Maker for this video, a role which included designing and making four human puppets (bandage, fabric, vintage glass eyes and epoxy-coated polystyrene heads) and two giant shark puppets (aluminium wire, sellotape and broken glass). Astrid was also part … Continue reading PVT