SQ Creative Consultations is part of a series of development initiatives offered by Screen Queensland during COVID-19. Honeypot Film Productions has been selected in the first round to receive an online consultation with local expert Joe Brumm for their children’s animation series.
SQ Creative Consultations brings together leading storytelling experts to help develop projects to a point where it can attach market partners and move forward to production.
Joe Brumm is the creator of Bluey, the number one children’s animation show that has taken Australia by storm. The show has broken ABC streaming records, clocking 200 million plays on iview, has won an International Emmy Kids Awards and various awards in Australia.
Bluey is distributed by BBC in the UK and was released in the U.S. on 22 January on Disney +.
Previously, Joe built his career as an animator for 10 years in London where he worked on numerous children’s series. Some projects include the Bafta winning Charlie and Lola, working in Kenya and training local crews for the BBC/Disney show Tinga-Tinga Tales and being commissioned to create the short film The Meek which won at the 2015 Austin Film Festival.
Joe now resides in Brisbane, Australia where he has founded Studio Joho, who produce animation for the likes of College Humor, New Form Digital, GOMA and others.
The creative team of Karolina Berkell-Kirk (Producer), Adam Kirk (Producer) and Evelyn Saunders (Writer) are extremely excited to be rewarded with this invaluable consultation. They look forward to receiving the advice and feedback that will allow their project to move forward with confidence.
A very big THANK YOU to Screen Queensland for providing these opportunities!
Link to Screen Queensland release here