Puppet animation film studio 

"Animācijas brigāde"ltd.


Film studio "Animācijas Brigāde" is a stop motion puppet animation film studio, producing puppet films, puppet film series and commercials. Working in classic stop motion technique.

 

Studio is based in Riga, Latvia.

 

Studio was founded in 1966. by a puppet film and theater director Arnolds Burovs and since then studio has produced more than 100 puppet animation films, made by different film directors.

 

Most of the film scripts are original stories, some are based on Latvian or foreign literature, or comic strips.

 

Perhaps the most peculiar features of the films are the funny characters inspired and made by artists of the studio, the good scripts and timing.

 

Most of the films are 5 - 10 minutes long, mostly in fictional language so the story would be understandable everywhere in the world.

 

Film studio "Animācijas brigāde" means a group of professionals, sixteen in number right now, three filming pavilions, and working parallel.

 

The puppets are fully handmade by talented craftsmen with many years of experience in puppet sculpting, mechanisms, sewing and set building.

Studio produces a 5 minute puppet film/commercial in approximately 2 months.

 

Today Film studio "Animācijas brigāde" continues it's successful work in the classic puppet animation technique and keeps this amazing form of art alive and going.

 

Demo compilation of the Film Studio's "Animacijas Brigade" stop motion animation films:

"The bear is coming!"(2008.); "The new species"(2008.); "The Three Musketeers"(2005.) "Latvian"(2007.) and "Ice master"(2009.)

 

Film studio's "Animacijas Brigade" popular puppet animation series "The Rescue Team" 1990. - 2010.

 

Contacts:

 

Film studio "Animācijas brigāde" ltd

Šmerļa iela 3, LV1006, Rīga, Latvia

Phone +371 67520770

Phone/ Fax +371 67542939

email: ab.studija@apollo.lv

Film producer: Māris Putniņš: ab.putnins@latnet.lv