VISKATOONS ANIMATION, DESIGN & POST PRODUCTION
VISKATOONS is an independent animation studio located in Melbourne, Australia. We create and produce high end animated series, as well as content for television, advertisements, music videos and online. Offering the full range – animation, motion graphics, design, storyboarding, content creation and post production.
The illusion of life meets fantasy with hard work and persistence of vision at Viskatoons. Old school, new school, cool and hot work streams from the team. The Viskatoons studio embraces a philosophy of talent rules. Experience plus talent renders magic on the screen. Play, polish, play, polish, shine.
But all play doesn’t meet deadlines so enter Producer Ariel Waymouth the chief of everything, with her potent production pipeline. Hey presto! Another original masterpiece on budget, and on time.
So in a space where Far Out Brussel Sprout sprouted, Li’l Elvis truck stopped and exotic Jar Dwellers jump from jars, the daily grind of brilliance continues. Old man Viska and his VISKATOONS team have been rocking out the animation world since “before there was nothing.”
You game it, or name it, if it moves in a 2D world we’re on it. VISKATOONS offers a full spectrum in animation, motion graphics, design, scripting, storyboarding, content creation and post-production.
As we say, Animation for any situation.
Peter has a knack for distilling animation requirements and ideas and oversees the design and animation processes from concept to delivery.
With over 35 years of experience in the animation industry, Peter is a content creator and producer for global television networks, international advertising agencies and online games.
He began his career as a cartoonist and illustrated the iconic Far Out, Brussel Sprout!, All Right, Vegemite! and Unreal, Banana Peel! books.
Original content creation injected with smiles and irreverence continues to be the driving force in his new projects.
Ariel has spent the last 20 years working across all areas of production in live action and animation.
Initially moving to Melbourne to work on animation series, Lil Elvis Jones and the Truckstoppers with Viskatoons, Ariel has since produced award winning and acclaimed short films My Girlfriend Jim (SBS), Billy and Poppy (SBS). She has worked at December Media as Group Production Manager and Development Producer on shows such as The Doctor Blake Mysteries (ABC) and Hidden Universe, Australia’s first 3D IMAX feature and has also developed shows for Matchbox, Dainty and Jam TV.
Most recently Ariel has come home to Viskatoons to produce animated adult sketch comedy web series, Suspect Moustache (SBS) and Jar Dwellers SOS season 2 (TEN).
Mark directs the team of storyboard artists, animators, editors and sound recordists to turn the script into a quality finished video.
Mark has over 18 years of industry experience, having worked in animation since his teen years. Blending his traditional background in animation with modern tools, his directing style is strong and fresh, with creative solutions and a passion for creating unique character and style for each project he works on.
He works hard to ensure even the most complex narrative is clear and direct, with dedication to strong design ensuring that your animation will stand out from the crowd.
Head of Design & Animation
Astri is Head Animator at Viskatoons and adds a brilliant level of design and sophistication to the raft of work in the studio. Her mastery of imagery, both static and moving, enhances big and small projects to give clients the best chance to showcase their vision.
Her nickname around the studio is Wonder Woman.
Some of the clients we’ve worked for:
Viskatoons has won numerous awards, most recent is a Gold at the World Media Festival 2014 for ACMA animation series.
Melbourne’s longest running 2D animation company. 100% Satisfaction Guarantee.
No communication or quality problems
Our LOCAL talented, multi-award winning team of animators are based in our Melbourne studio.
Quality custom animation
Each video is custom-made, unique, original and tailored to your client’s requirements. No templates used!