We are an animation studio that encourages local talent, fostering a space for production, innovation, dissemination and promotion of the film industry. We seek to have a direct impact in the central-western region of the country by attracting national and international productions. We have a talented team of animators and staff who can complete the entire pipeline of audiovisual productions.
Winner of 4 Ariel Awards. Graduated in Plastic Arts and Audiovisual Media from the University of Guadalajara. She has directed Lluvia en los ojos and Eclosión. Co-director of El octavo día, La creación and Zimbo. She has collaborated as a photographer, puppet designer and art director in short and feature films such as Desierto adentro, Jaulas, Mutatio, Los Aeronautas and Tío. She has also collaborated with studios such as Mackinnon & Saunders and Warner Bros Animation. Shas has also been part of the official selection of more than 50 national and international festivals: Annecy, Stuttgart, Animac, Landshuter Kurzfilm, to name a few. She is currently directing the stop motion short film Humo. Member of the Academy of Motion Pictures and Science since 2021.
Graduated in Audiovisual Arts from the University of Guadalajara. Winner of 2 Ariel awards for best animated short film with Prita Noire and Cerulia. The artist's short films have attracted the attention of festivals such as Sundance, the Annecy International Animation Festival and several fantastic film festivals that have distinguished her with awards. She has been a member of the Academy of Motion Picture and Sciences since 2018. Active member of the Mexican Academy of Cinematographic Arts and Sciences AMACC. With La bruja del fósforo paseante, Sofía ventured into the fictional short film, nominated for an Ariel for Best Short Film in 2020.
After graduating in Communication Sciences, Karla devoted herself fully to the universe of stop motion. Due to her work and poetic and personal style, her short films have attracted attention at many festivals. Her short film Jacinta participated in a large number of festivals and was distinguished, among others, with awards such as The Black Pearl at MEIFF (Middle East International Film Festival). Both Jacinta and La noria have stood out with two Ariel awards. Karla is making her third short film Canción de noche and co-writing with Guillermo del Toro her script for her first stop motion feature film, which is also produced by Del Toro.
Graduated from Communication Sciences. He is a screenwriter, director and producer. He began the animation world in a self-taught way and obtained for his animation short films Sin sostén and Hasta los huesos, unsuspected successes. Sin sostén was distinguished in various showcases and festivals, Hasta los Huesos won more than thirty national and international awards, among others, the award for best animated short film at the Annecy International Film Festival, FICG and Ariel in 2002. The director founded in 2005 the animation studio Mandaraka Producciones, in which he created animation using different techniques; stop motion, 2D and computer animation. He is currently writing, directing and producing his first feature film Thingdom, in co-production with an animation studio in China.
As a sculptor, animator, producer and creative director of OUTIK Animation Studio, León has collaborated on a wide variety of stop motion animation projects and the creation of puppets for Humanimalia Studio, of which he is a co-founder. He has also written and made the short films Mutatio, Taller de Corazones and Los aeronautas, with which he won the Ariel award for best animated short film. In 2020 he did an internship at Mackinnon & Saunders to specialize in making stop motion puppets.
Graduated in Plastic Arts. In addition to being a producer and director, he has also been dedicated to audiovisual production since 1995. Besides directing short films, he has also made animated sequences for feature films. His short films El octavo día, la creación, co-directed with Rita Basulto, Jaulas and Zimbo have been distinguished with various national and international awards, highlighting three Ariel awards for best animated short film and one for best VFX. In 2021 he presents his short film Tío and is currently developing his feature film debut Niño carbón.
Graduated from Political and Social Sciences at Mexico City, the animator, director and producer has been dedicated to stop motion since 1993 and has directed commercials, music videos for legendary bands such as Korn, In flames and Cuca, as well as IDs for Cartoon Network and film festivals. He arrived in Guadalajara in 1998 and since then he has promoted animation through collaboration as an animator in a large number of short films from Hasta los huesos, Jacinta and La noria. He directed and wrote the short film Viva el rey, which was awarded the Ariel for best animated short film in 2019. He is currently working on the feature film Inzomnia.