ELECTION 2005: The Uncredibles
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Directors: Greg & Myles McLeod | Country of Origin: UK | Year of Production: 2005
Production Company: Spark & Zoom Productions | Running time: 2 minutes 11 secs
The Brit Animation Pranksters at Spark & Zoom Productions have created a short animation poking superhero fun at election 2005. Blair is Mr Uncredible and he must race against the clock – he has 45 minutes – to defeat nemesis Howard’s giant robot that threatens to zap everyone into being Tory. Meanwhile ineffectual superhero, and new father Kennedy is having baby problems.
Animated by Jon Evans, Tracy Bartlett, Greg McLeod. Flash Authoring by Barney Jeffries. Voices by Caroline, Myles and Greg McLeod. Written and Directed by Greg and Myles McLeod.
See it now at
And on the election-based satirical website at
Spark & Zoom Productions
Midland’s based Spark & Zoom specialise in animation for web, corporate clients and broadcast and have featured on BBC ONE, HTV West and BBC CHOICE, as well as appearing in CGI, Imagine and Digit Magazines. The Film Council funded short film ‘Dog Tired’ has been selected for distribution. Their film ‘The Beardmaker’ appeared at the Commonwealth Film Festival 2004. Kid’s superhero animation ‘Super Charlie & Super Lauren’ was shown at the Bradford Animation Festival 2003. They were short-listed for BBC Talent New Comedy Awards in 2001.
S&Z have four principle business areas: animation, design and branding, digital media and e-learning through the international training brand Esky – www.eskyweb.com
Read and see more animations at www.sparkandzoom.com and www.sparkandzoom.com
Atomfilms.com reaches a mass audience of more than 16 million unique users every month. They have featured animations from Hollywood luminaries David Lynch, Tim Burton as well as hosting the new Wallace and Gromit's Cracking Contraptions. They feature three of our animations.
Our most popular Atomfilms show was Campaign Jukebox: John Kerry – featuring Senator Kerry singing with the Kerryettes –“A Long Way from the Mekong” (Feature editorial in the Wall Street Journal.)
Four dynamic animations featuring the evil emperor Xang and his nemesis Barking Bob. Created for pioneering recruitment agency Try Temps.
Film Council funded short film Dog Tired, selected for distribution by Short Circuit Films.
Samurai and Monsters! Our sting was one of 25 runners up in the recent Creative Review / E4 competition and is now showing on E4.
Our Animation on BBC ONE
Spike & Kichi - two mischievous kid inventors - appeared in the BBC ONE kid's programme THAT'S GENIUS from Wednesday 12th November 2003, 4:35pm for five weeks.
Walter Littlethought & Sons
A half hour web-based animation project for The Change Works which featured in Digit Magazine, CGI Magazine and Imagine Magazine.
Available to view on the website