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First glimpses of London's new superhero!

We all love our superheroes - but there's always room for one more. And so six of Europe's leading animation studios are taking part in London's Hero - a series of live design challenges to create the UK capital's first ever superhero.

At a series of sessions, each team gets just five hours to create a 10-second clip that shows a different stage of a new superhero's life, from baby to senior.

Curated by New York-based Cut&Paste and powered by HP Workstations, the contest has now released its first video (above), where you can check out some of the animators involved and glimpses of their work so far.

Open to the public

The challenge is currently taking place in a series of sessions at ZED (opens in new tab), HP’s pop-up studio for creative professionals in London's Soho. The animation sessions, which all take place between 12 noon and 5pm, are open to the public and FREE - so why not pop in and watch some top animators at work? (As for the Closing event, tickets are limited, so be quick and register your interest here (opens in new tab) while you can.)

The remaining sessions are as follows:

  • Fred & Eric - 14 October
  • Animade - 14 October
  • Territory Studio - 15 October
  • Golden Wolf - 15 October
  • Closing Event: Final animation revealed - 16 October

Delivered in conjunction with ZED!

This content was produced in collaboration with HP & Intel as part of ZED (opens in new tab) - a Pop-Up Studio for the Creative Community held in Soho, London. For more information about ZED and any future events see here (opens in new tab).

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