Uniquely crafted animation from the hearts and minds of a bunch of supremely talented peopleā€¦and a monkey named Barry.

From the dawn of it's creation Rumpus has built a reputation for making bold, distinctive moving pictures full of fun. Working across platforms, both independently and in collaboration, Rumpus devote themselves to ideas, taking them from initial concept through to design and animation. Whatever the weather Rumpus creates vivid, memorable content, characterised with love.

Joe Wood

Joe Wood

Creative Director // Animator

Joe brings a high level of experience and expertise from storyboard, design, animation and compositing, with a passion for character and humour. Prior to founding Rumpus he was an integral part of the Flash animation team at Aardman. He has directed several short films selected for screening at Pictoplasma and Annecy animation festivals.

Seb Burnett

Seb Burnett

Creative Director // Illustrator

Seb has worked as an illustrator and character designer with international publishers such as Puffin, Usborne, Dorling Kindersly and OUP. Since setting up Rumpus he has directed and designed music videos, short films and commercials with a deft humourous touch and meticulous attention to detail.

Panna Horvath

Panna Horvath

Director

Panna graduated from the prestigious Budapest MOME animation school in 2012. Her graduation film, Dipendenza, has been shown in animation festivals around the World, winning several awards. Her unique character design and story-telling has a dark, whimsical charm like some kind of grim fairytale.

Dan Emmerson

Dan Emmerson

Illustrator // Animator

Dan is an animator, illustrator and designer who draws weird things. He's worked for Rumpus on many brands and has been heavily involved in Rumpus's first game, The Adventures of Bertram Fiddle.

Leah Panigada-Carey

Leah Panigada-Carey

Illustrator // Storyboarder

Leah is an illustrator and character designer who's been working with Rumpus on campaigns for Google, BBC and other brands.

Barry Monkey

Barry Monkey

Founding Partner

Barry is the creative driving force behind Rumpus. His vision and wacky ideas are unparalleled in the industry winning him the Golden Banana 4 years in a row. He is also a keen swinger.