Sumo Science | UK | 2011
Ed Patterson & Will Studd are an award winning directing duo specializing in different forms of animation. Together they are Sumo Science, their aim is to create a fresh mix of styles using elements of stop-motion, puppetry, 2D and live-action.
One of their biggest successes to date is for Nokia with the films ‘Dot’ and ‘Gulp’. The spots went on to win over 15 major advertising awards as well as claiming Guinness World Records for the smallest stop-motion character in a film and largest animation set respectively. They became huge successes online with nearly 5 million hits and resulted in Sumo Science winning the coveted Young Director Award in Cannes 2011.
Since then Sumo Science have gone on to direct campaigns that have been featured in Digital Arts, Campaign Magazine, Shots, Creative Review and Shoot magazine for clients including Innocent, Weetabix, Cadburys and P&O.