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Minilab goes to ELCAF 2017!

Last weekend, we made our way over to the Round Chapel in Hackney, for ELCAF 2017. The East London Comics and Arts Festival was founded in 2012 by our sister company Nobrow, and welcomes creatives from East London and beyond. This year we were excited to present another great guest for an insight into the animation industry. […] Read More

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Astro Cat Explains… What’s The World Made Of?

  Hello, explorers! You might have noticed on our Facebook, Twitter or Instagram that we’re working on a new Astro Cat app! To celebrate, we asked the Professor to share a bit of wisdom that you can pass on to your curious little ones. This week we asked the Professor to answer a common but complicated […] Read More

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Artie’s Magic Pencil at the BolognaRagazzi Digital Awards

Last week, we were lucky enough to receive a prestigious mention for Artie’s Magic Pencil. Our CEO travelled to Bologna, Italy, as part of the Bologna Children’s Book Fair. Last year, the fair saw 26,000 visitors and gave 20 awards. The award ceremonies include categories covering books and digital media that enrich children’s lives all over the world. And guess […] Read More

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5 Reasons To Love Artie’s World! (App Reviews)

Here at Minilab Studios we aim to encourage children to explore the world around them through creativity. Artie’s World is another step towards that goal – helping kids to recognise and draw the shapes around them, and bring their drawings to life! Now Artie has been on 4 exciting adventures through his hometown, the Arctic, the jungle […] Read More

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Minilab Meets: Games Design at the NFTS!

Earlier this week, we took the short journey out of the city to Beaconsfield, where we walked through the quiet country town to find the eye-catching array of buildings making up the National Film and Television School. After a quick tour of the quietly buzzing games department, we arrived in the cinema where our apps took […] Read More

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The Artie’s World Update Is Here ✨

Hurrah! It’s time for all-new adventures with our little artistic hero, Artie. The update to our latest app, Artie’s World, is now live on the App Store, Google Play, and Amazon. So, what are you waiting for? Click here to discover the newest map packs…   So, what can you expect in Artie 2.0? Firstly, […] Read More

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Interview: Sound Design with Lloyd Evans

It takes a range of people and skills to create our apps – from research to artwork and development, every step is essential to making beautiful content for kids! We caught up with one integral contributor to the team, Lloyd Evans, to learn more about what goes into creating the music and sound effects for […] Read More

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