Drum Design Awards nomination

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We are delighted to be nominated in the Moving Imagery Design category in the national Drum Design Awards for the titles and content we produced for Paa Joe and The Lion. We are up against some pretty stiff competition within the seven shortlisted companies……see here. Fantastic to be nominated! 

Nottingham’s Creative Quarter Guide Launch

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We had a great evening out at the launch of the Explorer’s Guide to the Creative Quarter at Nottingham Contemporary on Monday 12th October. Great food, music, people and the launch of a fantastic little free booklet highlighting the interesting and talented bunch of retailers and artists as well as cafés, restaurants and venues that add to the buzz and energy of the Creative Quarter. Pick up a free guide and introduce yourself to a few hidden gems.


Come and work with us!

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Bottletop is looking for a talented high to senior level motion designer/animator to join our small, friendly team to get involved with our increasing work load. We produce creative, award winning animation and video for clients including CBeebies, BBC, CITV, CBBC, Merlin Entertainments, University of Cambridge, the Science Museum and the NHS as well as blue chips and SMEs.

Our wish list:
An After Effects wizard with 4+ years post-graduate experience in a similar creative environment.
Fully conversant with Photoshop and Illustrator.
Some experience of Cinema 4D and Premiere would be an advantage.
A graphic designer (not just an operator) – capable of drawing and storyboard production, with a good eye for typography.
Good command of the English language.
Obsessive attention to detail would be nice.
Well organised, able to handle clients, take a brief and develop ideas as well as working as one of a team.
A willingness to dress up in a green lycra catsuit if work demands it.

The important bit:
Regular hours
Central Nottingham location.
Occasional travel.
25 days holiday plus bank holidays.

Take a look at our website to find out more about us and the kind of projects we get involved with.
Please send your CV and a link to some recent projects to with subject title:

We are an equal opportunities employer.
No agencies. Not even one. Thank you.

TAAFI Award Nomination

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We are delighted to be nominated for Best International Short at the Toronto Animation Arts Festival International (taafi) for ‘Jack the Astronaut’. Produced as one of CITV’s ‘Share a Story’ animations ‘Jack’ was also one of the BAFTA winning animations at the Children’s BAFTAs in November 2013.


Want to see more of our award winning animation and video production? Yes I do