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Passion Animation Studios
London, UK


Passion is a leader in animation. We collaborate with, and nurture, the world’s best creative talent. Through our studios in London and Paris, and offices in New York and Melbourne, we produce commercials, music videos and digital content for a global audience.

Established in 1987 by CEO Andrew Ruhemann, Passion is revered as one of Europe’s foremost animation commercials production companies. Passion Films, headed by Andrew and producer John Battsek, runs alongside the animation studio, and has been at the forefront of feature documentary production - as evidenced by a prolific run of multi-award winning films - since 1999.


We’ve forged a reputation for producing ground-breaking music videos, documentaries, commercials and live events that have caught the public’s attention. From our 10-year collaboration with virtual band Gorillaz, to the hugely successful advertising campaign for Compare the Market, we deliver the highest production values possible across infinite mediums.


Passion’s clients include the world’s leading advertising agencies, record labels, gaming companies, broadcasters, and brands.


Advertising Awards

D&AD Awards

British Arrows

British Arrows Craft

Shots Awards

ANDY Awards

ITFS Animated Commercial

Cannes Lions

Annecy Festival of Animation


APA Show

British Animation Awards

The One Show Awards

Kinsale Sharks

Academy Awards (Passion Films)

• Listen to Me Marlon – Shortlisted: Best Feature Documentary (2015)

• Searching For Sugar Man - Best Feature Documentary (2013)

• Project Nim – Shortlisted (2012)

• The Lost Thing - Best Short Film Animated (2011)

• The Tillman Story – Shortlisted (2011)

• Restrepo – Nominated (2011)

• Sergio – Shortlisted (2010)

• One Day In September - Best Feature Documentary (1999)


BAFTA Awards (Passion Films)

• Listen to Me Marlon – Nomination: Best Feature Documentary (2016)

• Searching For Sugar Man - Best Feature Documentary (2013)