Emma Calder runs Pearly Oyster Productions, a versatile independent production company and design studio in Brixton, London, England.
We design and make lots of things: animated films for television and cinema, animated commercials, pop videos, title sequences, music for animation, picture books, posters, fonts, web-sites, toys and stickers.
Clients include: Tate Modern, Thames and Hudson, Bloomsbury, Quercus, BBC, Channel Four Television.
Grants have been received from: The National Lottery, London Production Fund, Cultural Industry Development Agency, Thames Gateway Innovations Fund. Media 2 and others.
Pearly Oyster’s award winning films include ‘The Queen’s Monastery’ and ‘The Kings of Siam’.
In production is Random Person. 52 episode viral animation series. Plus a new commissioned film for an exciting new client, which Emma is directing with Ged Haney. More news to follow…
Emma’s animated film for Norwich Castle Museum, Boudica A Norfolk Story is on permanent display in the Boudica Gallery in Norwich Castle Museum.
Pearly Oyster have just finished directing a new film for the renown international photographer Roger Ballen. More news on this coming soon.