Gibbon is a 2D animation studio formed by animators Aggelos Papantoniou, Nikhil Markale and Tasman Smith.
The Gibbon animators, apart from their own personal work, have collectively worked on numerous TV series productions including Nickelodeon's "Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" Disney and Warner Brothers' "Right Now Kapow", "Kitty is not a cat" and "Ginger Snaps". On the short films "Fish with legs" and "The Orchestra". Aswell as music videos, TV idents and pilots.
Aggelos Papantoniou's main focus is in cinematography and timing with his concepts dealing with the unusual and often absurd nature of human beings. After leaving his studies in physics science, he moved to Australia to study animation. His graduate film "Mrs. Metro" was screened in numerous film festivals around the world.
Nikhil Markale is an all-rounder with attentiveness to interesting animation and design. He values strong concepts with an importance on delivering them with clarity. Apart from his innate passion for visuals, his attention often wanders to the problem solving and technical aspects of a project.
Tasman Smith is an avid consumer of media with a deep knowledge of culture. He finds inspiration in a wide range of sources from esoteric videos found in the furthest reaches of Youtube to comic books, TV and film. He is equipped with a style of drawing characters and environments that focuses on bold, geometric shapes.