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Animation Duo Becky&Joe Release ‘Don’t Hug Me’ Follow Up

UK animation duo Becky&Joe release a follow-up to their 2011 short film, Don’t Hug Me, I’m Scared.

UK animation duo Becky&Joe have released a follow-up to their 2011 short film, Don’t Hug Me I’m Scared, the video that taught puppet characters about creativity using glitter, internal organs and a talking notepad.

Selected as part of Dazed magazine’s Visionaries series, Don’t Hug Me I’m Scared 2 - Time introduces Tony the Talking Clock, a lanky character who teaches the puppets of the about the concept of time. It’s weird and wonderful, and, well, watch it, below:

Becky&Joe are Kingston University grads Becky Sloan and Joseph Pelling. Having met while students, the duo started THIS IS IT collective with some friends, which allowed them to work on a variety of projects and hone their talents as animators. In addition to Don’t Hug Me I’m Scared 1 & 2, they've made music videos for Tame Impala and Unknown Mortal Orchestra and designed window displays for Selfridges.

(via Dazed)

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Formerly Editor-in-Chief of Animation World Network, Jennifer Wolfe has worked in the Media & Entertainment industry as a writer and PR professional since 2003.