Merkerwork Studios:

Animation, Storyboards and Illustration

“Noir” animation

“NOIR” Animation (waiting for audio) from Antmerker on Vimeo.

 This is the first of three animations produced for musician Sam Biggs ( to showcase his musical talents. The project involves producing genre based animations, this one Noir (obviously).

Lots of fun; shadows, gangsters, femme fatales and brutal shootings.

Backgrounds for the animation are all modelled in 3D and the characters are all hand-drawn.

Check here and here for some making-of/work-in-progress on the blog.

Business Doodles

Business doodles from Antmerker on Vimeo.

Three of six hand-drawn-like animations produced for inserts into a corporate video illustrating the growth of a business.

LessUK Energy Efficiency Explainer Videos

Here are two explainers produced for LessUK, an organisation that provides help and advice to help people save energy in their homes, save money on energy bills and making homes more energy efficient.

Visit the LessUK website here:


Kloo Explainer videos

Kloo Explainer videos.



Pig #1

Date Night Titles

Animated title sequence for Liam Treacy’s short film “Date Night.”

For more details on Liam’s film, see the Tumblr site here.


Mr Myiagi.

Concentration. Effort. Focus. One day, Myiagi-San. One day. It’s just a matter of time…..

An animated short by Ant Mercer.

Contains one bad word – repeated a few times

Sound effects from Freesound.
Drawn, animated, acted, scored etc. by Ant Mercer.

Have a look at for a (sort of) making of blog post.