Second Home Studios Overview

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Under 49
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Second Home Studios is multi-award-winning animation company, based in Birmingham, UK, producing animation in all its forms since 2004 in artistic and commercial spheres. The studio has garnered multiple BAFTA and Royal Television Society awards in all styles of animation, with a reputation for innovative and striking stop-motion; well-designed, slick CGI; or quirky, characterful 2D. From serious to silly, the studios’ repertoire engages all audiences and platforms for broadcast, commercial, online, corporate and educational purposes. The studio also has a growing portfolio of work in traditional puppetry and visual effects.



A hand-drawn music education film, which teaches children about pipe organs entitled The Mechanical Musical Marvel,was BAFTA nominated in the ‘Best Animation’ category in 2012. The studio has consistently been a contributor to the 4 x BAFTA winning Share A Story competition for CITV, where children are the originators of the material. One such stop-motion film, My Motorbike also won ‘Best Production Craft Skills’ at the Royal Television Society Midlands Awards. In commercial spheres, Second Home Studios received a coveted British Animation Award for Pilsner Urquell’s Legends - The Day Pilsen Struck Gold, which also won a prestigious Golden Panda at Sichuan TV Festival in 2013 in China. More info here:



Clients include SONY, BBC, CITV, Diet Coke, Cadbury, Domino’s, BBC Worldwide, SAB Miller (Pilsner Urquell), Bose, National Express, Commercial Bank Qatar.


Approach to Development

The studio and its crew pride themselves on their versatility in how they approach new projects. They approach development open-mindedly and exhaustively across different techniques until the most appropriate methodology is identified for time, budget and message.
26A Oxford Street, Birmingham, B5 5NR, United Kingdom

Second Home Studios Portfolio

  • Second Home Studios - Penny_Arctic
    Video Production
  • Second Home Studios - Sony Pop Channel Ident
    Video Production
    Sony Pop Channel Ident
  • Second Home Studios - Touchwood - Together Works
    Video Production
    Touchwood - Together Works
  • Second Home Studios - Ramadan #CastYourKindness
    Video Production
    Ramadan #CastYourKindness
  • Second Home Studios - Road Monster
    Video Production
    Road Monster
  • Second Home Studios - Sony Movie Channel Idents
    Video Production
    Sony Movie Channel Idents

Second Home Studios Clients

  • Glassworks
  • Sony
  • Pilsner Urquell
  • CiTV
  • BBC
  • Rekorderlig
  • Commercial Bank
  • Lego
  • Royal Shakespeare Company
  • National Express