Blink is an award winning British production company and creative studio producing commercials, music videos, animations, art and fashion films. It is composed of Blink Productions, BlinkInk, BlinkArt, Colonel Blimp and White Lodge. The company’s head offices are based in Soho, London.
Since its launch in 1985, Blink has become recognised for discovering and fostering new creative talent and launching the careers of many acclaimed directors.
Founded by Bob Lawrie and James Studholme as an animation company with a unconventional approach, Blink evolved into a live action production company in the 1990s. Today, Blink is one of the industry’s most respected production companies, consistently producing innovative, beautifully crafted and intelligent work whilst maintaining a distinctive style.
Blink’s roster of directors represents a diverse collection of talent working across the traditional and emerging realms of advertising.
Blink was named Production Company of the Year by Campaign Magazine in 2012 for the second consecutive year, having previously held the title in 2011 and 1997. Blink was also chosen in 2011 for the same accolade by Televisual Magazine. In 2013, Blink was named Production Company of The Year at the British Arrow Awards, as well as a winning a total of 12 gold and silver awards for its commercials.
2014 TELEVISUAL – No. 1 Production Company of the Year
2014 Shots Awards – Best Production Company of the Year
2014: British Arrow Craft Awards – 3 Gold, 3 Silver
2014: D&AD: In Book – John Lewis ‘Bear and Hare’ for: Use of Music, Production Design, Animation.
2014: D&AD: In Book – 3 Mobile ‘Pony’ for: Direction, Use of Music, Special Effects.
2014: Cannes – Halfords ‘Needle’ and ‘Bob’ – 2 Bronze Lions
2014: Cannes – Business in the Community ‘Second Chance’ – 2 Bronze Lions
2014: Cannes – Lurpak Cook’s Range ‘Adventure Awaits’ – 3 Gold Lions, 1 Bronze Lion
2014: British Arrows – 1 Gold, 9 Silver, 3 Bronze
2014: Creative Circle – 3 Gold, 6 Silver
2014: Production House of the Year
British Arrows 2013 | Production Company of The Year
1x British Arrow Graft 2012
3x APA Show Diamonds 2012
4x Cannes Lions 2012
3x D&AD 2012
5x British Arrows 2012
4x Creative Circle Awards 2012
9x D&AD 2013
3x Cannes Lions 2013
16 x British Arrows 2013
IPA Effectiveness Award 2012 – Grand Prix