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The Smile

a Badtime Story

Never have I experienced such speed in animation. Everybodie's going full speed; the builders can hardly keep up with the animators. It is pretty darn hectic, but it is also a lot of fun to churn out so many beautiful models, sets, props, puppets and moving images. 

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Smiley Jr.

Wanna know what makes me smile..?

Creating stop-mo puppets in the computer!
Meet our baby croc Smiley!

Wanna know what makes me Smile..?

The Appletree-gang is at it again: R&D-ing the hell out of new stop-motion horror comedy The Smile. Watch us design puppets using computers, 3D printers and... uhm... Skype.

I composed a tune to go with this vlog (and with the following ones) This song will probably also end up in the movie. It's inspired by Fats Waller.