Creator / Freelance Animators New Zealand
Freelance Animators New Zealand (also known as Freelance Graphics Ltd.) was an animation studio located in Auckland
, New Zealand
, which opened in 1989. Some of its animators later went to work for Toonz Animation
, also based in New Zealand. Today, owners John Ewing and Barry Pierce run Animation College
, training a generation of new animators.
Shows it worked on:
Tropes associated with Freelance Animators New Zealand:
- Signature Style: John Ewing, who supervised the animators with Barry Pearce, was a former Disney animator and his style can be seen in many Freelance episodes. Check out this anti-smoking PSA from 1981 (directed by Ewing); it is very similar to what would be seen in Freelance episodes a decade later.