a city named London
It all started when Marc and Ivan decided to start their own film production company in the UK, the company was initially called Dome Pictures and it was based in London. This marked the start of a film and television adventure.
a 2D start
In 2014, Dome Pictures produced a short 1-minute 2D animation short. While it might not seem impressive, this short was produced frame by frame, by hand as a test for the new Colorama Render System.
After months of trials and errors, Dome Pictures premiered its first 2D animation short: Windows. A small film about life in a large apartment block at night. It was quickly followed by the second short film: Banana Jazz Club.
Moving to New York
In 2016, it was decided that the company had to start working in the US in order to grow into a full production powerhouse. New York was selected as the home of the new headquarters.
2017 to 2019
3D and first TV shows
During the next two years, the company would start working on 3D animation, Visual Effects, and Television content. In 2018, the Colorama Render system was upgraded to work on 3D animation sequences and Photorealistic CGI scenes. In 2019, Dome Pictures was divided into 3 divisions: Paper Plane Studios, ILP animation Studios, and Nature +.
Early 2020 brought with it important changes, the company was re-branded and was named Clockworks Group: home to Paper Plane Studios, ILP animation Studios, and Nature +. With these changes, the company opened a year-round presence in Los Angeles.
LA, NYC and Barcelona
2021 brought again numerous changes: A full stable team in LA allowed the company to launch its most ambitious project yet: Loose Talk (a 3 presenter talk show that travels across the US in search of hidden spots). Clockworks Group also announced the opening of Paper Plane Studios Spain: an EU-based media production branch. Unlike the rest of the offices, the Spanish office will have its own soundstage for a more efficient production workflow.