A Day in the Life of ...
Hitch a ride along with the team at Magic Light Pictures working on their latest TV special, The Snail and the Whale!
We get to spend a day with the brilliant team at Magic Light Pictures, the Oscar-nominated, BAFTA and Emmy-winning production company of specials such as The Gruffalo, Room on the Broom, Revolting Rhymes and Zog, as they wrap their latest animated special The Snail and the Whale.
12:30 p.m. Planning the BBC One Christmas premiere of The Snail and the Whale, brand director Daryl Shute and producer Martin Pope discuss the marketing strategy.
3:30 p.m. Michael, Daniel, Max and Martin discuss the final colorful shots in The Snail and the Whale.
Magic Light’s new special The Snail and the Whale features Rob Brydon, Sally Hawkins and Dame Diana Rigg.
10:30 a.m. The Magic Light offices are in full flow! Managing all our development, production, distribution, marketing and licensing.
6 p.m. Time to sit back and relax! One last review before the film is delivered to BBC One.
2:45 p.m. Before designing the next one! Our Mr. Panda plush to accompany our development of a preschool series based on the books by Steve Antony.
11 a.m. Animation director Jeroen Jaspaert works on character design for our upcoming preschool series, Pip and Posy, based on Gruffalo illustrator Axel Scheffler’s popular books.
11:45 a.m. Jeroen meets with animation development producer Vici King to take every detail from the books.
9 a.m. Sound designer Adrian Rhodes goes over the fine details of the sound mix with the directors Daniel Snaddon and Max Lang.
2:30 p.m. The team have a quick break with their favorite cuddly toys!
8 a.m. A bright and early start to the day! Director Daniel Snaddon chats to producer Michael Rose over coffee.
8-10 a.m. Max and Daniel are absorbed by the sound mix.