About The Studio

Welcome to Fudge

Fudge is an award-winning animation studio in London that for over a decade, has produced meticulously crafted animation that moves people.

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Our Work

What We Do

Fudge Animation Studios creates captivating and imaginative children's television programming through exceptional character design, storytelling, and a deep understanding of kids' insights.

What We Do
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Our Story

Fudge was founded in 2014 by Dan Weaver. A born storyteller, Dan achieved a honours degree in Film Direction at one of Europe’s top film schools before starting his career at Television Center in White City where he was part of the original team that launched the first CBeebies channel and website in 2002.


In his role at the BBC, Dan produced animated video content for some of the channel's flagship children’s television programmes including Bob the Builder, Postman Pat, The Teletubbies and Tweenies.


For over a decade, Fudge has created captivating and imaginative children's television programming through exceptional character design and development, unique storytelling, and a deep understanding of kids' insights.


With a mission to create meticulously crafted animated film that moves people, our vision for Fudge is to be recognised as one of the most imaginative and trusted animation studios in the UK.


Dan Weaver

Executive Creative Director

Dan began his career at the BBC as an animation producer on some of CBeebies flagship programmes including shows like Bob The Builder, Postman Pat, Teletubbies and Tweenies. Dan is responsible for creative direction of Fudge's broadcast development and production projects.


Charlotte Bartholomew

Production Manager

As well as Senior Producer on Fudge's three broadcast commissions (currently in production), Charlotte is responsible for overseeing and coordinating the production of all projects, ensuring all projects are completed efficiently, on time, and within budget.


James Hill

Head of Creative Services

James is responsible for the commercial exploitation of Fudge's IP through business development, sales & distribution, and license & merchandising with a demonstrable track record of growing revenues through the identification of new market opportunities.


Emanuel Bonnici

Creative Director

With a Masters in 3D Animation from Bournemouth’s world-renowned National Centre for Computer Animation & a Masters degree in Fine Art from the University for the Creative Arts, Emanuel has a deep understanding of both the artistic and technical expression of animated film.

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Mark Donnan

Sales & Marketing Director

With over 35 years of experience, Mark leads the studio's Sales & Marketing teams, implementing strategies to promote the studios IP offerings. Mark is also responsible for developing relationships with key partners to secure commission, acquisition and distribution deals.


Tim Patterson

Executive Director

Tim has held numerous senior positions at Viacom, BBC, UKTV, ITV and Disney. As former VP, Director of Programming at Nickelodeon, Tim was responsible for programme commissioning, acquisition and development, content strategy, planning and scheduling, and media planning.

Our Raconteurial Spirit ignites a sense of wonder, weaving tales that transport young minds to magical realms. And with Bravery as our guiding light, we fearlessly push boundaries and take bold leaps, empowering children to dream big and embrace their uniqueness.

Life at Fudge

Passion and bravery infuse all of our creative endeavors, pushing boundaries and embracing new challenges fearlessly. The artistic approach we take to our work allows us to craft visually captivating and enchanting worlds which are weaved into gripping narratives that ignite imagination.

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World Class Talent

We are extremelly proud of our team which consists of exceptional individuals who bring a wealth of artistry, creativity and experience to every project.

Creative Workplace

Our studio is a creative and collaborative environment where artists are empowered to contribute to the development of the inspiring film that we produce.


We embrace technology to ensure we stay at the forefront of the animation industry. We also have a range of proprietary animation techniches and pipelines.

Work With Us

We're Recruiting

We believe in fostering an inclusive and collaborative work environment where innovation thrives. As a member of our team, you'll have the opportunity to contribute to exciting projects, work with cutting-edge technologies, and grow both personally and professionally.

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