031_fod_0020_still_v01 (1)One Of Us, is a very busy studio in the middle of London.   They have recently worked on Matteo Garrone’s upcoming feature Pinocchio. The feature movie released in Italian has just had its international premiere at the Berlin Film Festival.

Drawing on Carlo Collodi’s original story from the 19th century, and the visuals based on Carlo Chiostri’s illustrations, the work by One Of Us ran to over 200 shots, which is nearly half an hour of screen time and features some of the most beautiful and ambitious work in their 15-year history. The screenplay sets a charming original children’s view of the tale, with a mix of puppetry, fully digital creatures and a mix of many prosthetic-digital hybrids.

Garrone’s Pinocchio has a fox and a cat portrayed with little more than make-up while a donkey, dogfish and some woodpeckers are completely CG.

The company became involved in the…

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