Manamations Animation Studio | Melbourne – Australia


MANAMATIONS is an independent animation studio located in Melbourne, Australia. We create animation for television, web, advertising, music videos, apps and games.

We offer several styles of animation, whether it be hand drawn frame by frame, digital cut-out, 3D or motion graphics, we are able to provide an animation solution to suit our clients needs.

Our mission at Manamations is to provide top notch animation and illustration services that you deserve.



Animation & Motion Graphics

High quality animation, for web, TV or film. Whether you need full character animation, whiteboard scribe, or even an explainer video, we are here to help realise your vision.



Have an idea that you need to visualise and get your message across? Storyboards are a great way to quickly demonstrate and visualise your project before getting into full production.


Character Design

Need a character or a mascot? Character design is one of our specialities. A lot of thought is put into our character designs which makes our characters more believable.



Animals 4 Kids

Interactive iPad App


Learn to spell 3 letter animal words with this fun and entertaining app!

Animals 4 Kids is an interactive book for youngsters with simple 3 letter animal words plus funny animations, sounds, puzzles and spelling activities.

Your kids will have fun tapping on each animal revealing many superb animations, while learning how to spell and read at the same time. This app was created for children. It is child friendly!


Currently In Production

Manamations Blog

Background Character Designs

Background Character Designs

Here is the first rough sketch of one of the male background characters for the short film titled “Robbery”.

Animation Tests

Animation Tests – Frame by frame

Welcome to 2016! This is our first post for the year and today we have some animation tests to share...

Toon Boom Harmony – Drawing Tools Tutorial

Welcome to these introductory tutorials about using the drawing tools in Toon Boom Harmony 12. This Tutorial is broken up...

Design & Animation Tests

In this series of videos, watch as I animate a Hopping Mouse jump cycle from scratch.

TOON BOOM HARMONY – Sketching Simba

TOON BOOM HARMONY – Sketching Simba

I have recently made the switch from Toon Boom Animate Pro 3 to Toon Boom Harmony Premium 12. This is...

Character Design for Animation

Character Design for Animation

Hopping Mouse Studies for Animation

Hopping Mouse Studies for Animation

Quick Sketch #6 – Kung Fu Panda

Quick Sketch #6 – Kung Fu Panda

What are people saying?

Real words from real customers!
  • "I only work with people I enjoy working with. Manamations will have my work as long as they want it."
    Steve RockContent Producer