Yes, Blur Studio is compiling the shorts for Netflix’s upcoming Love Death + Robots, but it’s gonna be these guys actually producing the more than a dozen or so shorts coming to Netflix on March 15th. So let’s get some quick intros with the various studios that plan on contributing to the new series coming from David Fincher and Tim Miller.
Studio La Cachette is a French studio founded by Nuno Alves Rodrigues, Osama Bouacheria Julien Chheng and Ulysses Malassagne. The studio isn’t even ten years old yet but is most notable for making shorts for the likes of Disney. Love Death + Robots will be the studio’s adult animation effort in the States. The studio prefers 2D animation in their work.
The Danish-based studio is mostly known for commercial work more recently having helped produce a Super Bowl commercial for Coke. No real American adult animation experience to speak of, Love Death + Robots will be the studio’s first.3D and VFX are the specialties for the studio.
Unit Image has one of the more impressive resumes which includes producing a number of trailers for AAA video game franchises like For Honor, Ghost Recon, Assassin’s Creed, and a slew of others. The French-based studio makes it’s Netflix debut with Love Death + Robots. As their name implies the studio prefers 3D animation in its work and it shows.
The British studio is yet another video game heavy studio having done work for franchises like Destiny 2, Elder Scrolls, League of Legends, and others. The studio is best known for 3D and VFX work and will be contributing their first original to Love Death + Robots.
The 17-year-old Hungarian studio is yet another video game heavy studio having done work for franchises like Destiny 2, League of Legends, and others. The studio is best known for 3D and VFX work and will be contributing their first original to Love Death + Robots.
The international studio is a behemoth and has numerous divisions spread across offices that map the globe. These guys have helped bring in a whole bunch of award nominees like Pear Cider & Cigarettes, Google’s Pearl, and the excellent Gorillaz video for tracks like “Clint Eastwood, Stylo, and El Manana”. The studios skill set spans the breadth of the animated spectrum to include 3D, VFX, 2D, and more.
By far the biggest and most successful of the bunch, the Vancouver-based Sony Pictures Imageworks is having a good year already having been part of Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, along with venerable franchises like Smurf, Hotel Transylvania, and Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs.
The Spanish studio has mostly done CGI/3D commercial spots and hopes to make a splash in American with Love Death + Robots.
Alberto Mielgo (Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse and Vitaliy Shushko (X-story) have also independently produced animated shorts for Love Death + Robots.