ArthurCox is a BAFTA Award winning film and animation Production Company. We opened in London in 2002, now Bristol based we have grown in size and diversity and have become home to several award winning directors and animators.

The studio is known and respected for its illustrative design and strong narratives. We work across a range of platforms in 2D, CGI and live action, making short films and branded and broadcast content.

We are particularly respected for our work for children, comedy and for dealing with sensitive content. We recently produced a Bristol based feature comedy 8 Minutes Idle currently on release, and a series of shorts for Disney Junior ‘Nina Needs to Go.’



Heavy Pockets (2005) directed by Sarah Cox

BAFTA Nomination 2005 – Short Animation

The Wrong Trainers (2007) – Animation section ʻKeona and Chantelleʼ directed by Matthew Walker.

BAFTA winner Best Factual Childrenʼs Programme 2007

John and Karen (2008) – Directed by Matthew Walker

Anifest 2008 – Best Very Short Film, Clermont-Ferrand 2008 – Special Jury Mention, Cortoons 2008 – Best Short Film 1-4 mins

Curtocircuito 2008 – Best International Animation, Hiroshima 2008 – Juryʼs Special Award, Tehran 2009 – Golden Prize

Donʼt Let It All Unravel (2008) directed by Sarah Cox

Tricky Women 2008 – Grand Prize, 12th Regard International Short Film Festival – Grand Prize, NY Childrenʼs Film Festival 2009 – HSBC Environmental Film Award

European Independent Film Festival 2009 – Best Animated Film, Hiroshima 2008 – Special Jury Prize, Sedicicorto 2008 – Best Female Director, Chicago Int. Childrenʼs Film Festival 2008 – Outstanding Achievement

The Peculiar Tales of Hector (2008) – Directed by Sarah Cox and Sally Arthur

British Animation Awards 2008 – Best Commissioned New Media

Mother of Many (2008) - Produced by Sally Arthur – Directed by Emma Lazenby.

BAFTA WINNER Best Short Animation 2009

 The Surprise Demise of Keith Reynolds (2009) – directed by Felix Massie

Animated Exeter 2009 – Best South West Region animation prize

Tate Movie Project / Itch of the Golden Nit (2010)

Childrenʼs BAFTA Winner 2011 – Best Interactive Project, London International Awards 2011 – Silver, Broadcast Digital Awards 2011 – Best Content Partnership

Campaign Big Awards – The Arden Award (Gold), Bradford 2011 – Films for Children Young Person’s Jury Award, Broadcast Awards 2011 Nomination – Best Childrenʼs Programme

Guinness Book of World Records – most individual contributions to an animated film.

8 Minutes Idle ( 2011) – Live action feature film Directed by Mark Simon Hewis.