bolexbrothers in Bristol is founded by Dave Borthwick and Dave Alex Riddett. The collective of individuals at bolexbrothers included some of Britain’s most successful creative talent who helped define a golden decade of British animation. ‘The Secret Adventures of Tom Thumb’ combining pixilation and stop-frame animation is a cult classic.
Manchester’s Paul Berry makes his short horror stop-frame film ‘The Sandman’ which earns him an Oscar nomination. He goes on to work on Tim Burton’s ‘Nightmare Before Christmas’ (1993) and as supervising animator on Henry Selick’s ‘James and the Giant Peach’ before his untimely death in 2001.