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Lightbox: The talents of Blink Industries bring ‘The Puppets’ to ‘Amazing World of Gumball’

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In the latest episode of Lightbox Skwigly meet the talents of Blink Industries (an arm of London-based production company Blink alongside Blink Productions, BlinkArt, and Blinkink) following their presentation at the Annecy International Animated Film Festival to learn about their recent collaboration with Cartoon Network on The Puppets, a fifth season episode of The Amazing World of Gumball, and its associated web-series Waiting For Gumball.

Along with welcoming back Gumball creator Ben Bocquelet, joined by series director Mic Graves, this episode features:

  • Becky Sloan and Joseph Pelling – collectively known as Becky & Joe, prior to creating the world of The Puppets the duo have worked together on a variety of commercial projects (including music videos for Tame Impala and Unknown Mortal Orchestra) and achieved online fame through their six-part viral phenomenon Don’t Hug Me I’m Scared.
  • Simon Cartwright – serving as director on Waiting For Gumball, Simon’s previous work includes the award-winning National Film & Television School short film MANOMAN and numerous commissions as part of Cartwright Gantz (alongside fellow NFTS grad and Edmond director Nina Gantz)
  • James Stevenson Bretton – Founder and Creative Director of Blink Industries and Blinkink Executive Producer
  • Tom Stuart – Executive Producer at Blink Industries

See more work from Blink Industries at blinkindustries.tv
Catch The Amazing World of Gumball on Cartoon Network

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