Nickelodeon – DuckManBoy

Half boy, Half duck wannabe superhero Dwayne and his accountant brother Neil are kidnapped by evil savoury shake mogul Sir Richard Battenburger.

Starring the voices of Rasmus HardikerMike Wozniak and John-Henry Falle, DuckManBoy was one of eight commissioned concepts from over 600 submissions for Nickelodeon’s International Animated Shorts Scheme. Hopefully it’ll be the first in a long line of financial services based animated kid’s entertainment.

Featured on SkwiglyGizmodoBritish Comedy Guide

Vimeo Staff Pick (2016)

Interviewed on Skwigly Podcast


Rasmus Hardiker – Dwayne
Mike Wozniak – Neil
John-Henry Falle – Sir Richard Battenburger

Producers – Louis Hudson & Ian Ravenscroft
Director – Louis Hudson
Writer – Ian Ravenscroft
Additional Writing – Rob Frimston

Animation – Louis HudsonRoss ButterTom Lucas, Matt Walker
Studio Assistants – Vanessa HillAlex JolliffeWaheeda Rahman

Music – Rob Connor
Sound – Mark Ashworth
Dialogue Recording – Soho Square Studios

Executive in Charge of Production – Alexi Wheeler
Production Co-ordinator – Matt Kilroy
Consulting Producer – Suzanne Lang

DuckManBoy Character progress

DuckManBoy Behind The Scenes

Thanks to everyone who has watched and shared DuckManBoy so far. It was an honour enough to be a Vimeo Staff Pick but it’s now become one of Nickelodeon’s most viewed International Shorts. Here’s some material around the making of DuckManBoy, including a podcast interview Ian and I did with Skwigly Magazine‘s Ben Mitchell: PRE-PRODUCTION: Originally DuckManBoy started life as…

DuckManboy Vimeo Staff Pick

Vimeo Staff Pick for DuckManBoy

Our Nickelodeon short, DuckManBoy, has finally gone online and within a couple of days it became our 4th Vimeo Staff Pick! As a curated website that is geared toward creators it’s a real privilege to be featured on the front page of Vimeo. Having that Staff Pick badge is as nice as any festival laurel because we’re aware it has been…

DuckManBoy Cast

Introducing the cast of Duckmanboy

As you may or may not know, we’re making a new short film for Nickelodeon called Duckmanboy. And as with most short films, we need a cast. And now we can reveal it. Please be introduced to Rasmus Hardiker as Dwayne, John-Henry Falle as Sir Richard Battenburger, and Mike Wozniak as Neil (flanked by Louis…

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We’re making a short for Nickelodeon

Louis and I are extremely pleased and excited to be able to say that we’ve been commissioned to make an animated comedy short for Nickelodeon! Nick took over 600 pitches from around the world for the Nickelodeon Animated Shorts Program 2014 and we’re in the top 8, so we are very proud to be part of the tiny selection of international…