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The Turnip Starfish team create imaginative, original animated character led brands, for television, mobile phones and the Internet. We have been producing animation, marketing, education and workshop experiences since 1999 and specialize in marketing that appeals to children and young people. We have produced animation, illustration and flash games for many clients; some recent clients include BBC Wales, Coleg y Cymoed, DCELLS, Careers Wales, Education Business Partnership RCT, South Wales Police and Swansea University.
The Turnip Starfish team run specialist award wining education workshops and have created a strong reputation in creating inclusive, vibrant and motivating environments for young people to create imaginative and innovative work. We specialise in developing young people’s aspirations, producing workshops that engage the participants in creating their own films and artwork, helping them to develop team skills, patience, persistence and technical skills that are key to everyday life and of particular relevance to the creative and cultural industries. Our workshops focus on the needs of the individual ensuring a valuable experience is had by all.
Turnip Starfish workshops are always run by a qualified teacher and industry animation or production specialist. We bring all the technology and materials needed for all our workshops and will supply industry specification technology for young people to use. We ensure that our participant to computer ratio is of a standard that few others can match to guarantee a fantastic experience for each individual.
Our team are experienced at producing workshops in:
- Graffiti (outdoor spray paint)
- Doodlemania (indoor graffiti)
- Doodlewear (t-shirt and cap design)
- Cartoon, Manga and Comic Book Drawing
- Academic drawing (drawing from life)
- Art & Design (concentrating on portfolio artwork for level 3 and level 4)
- Digital illustration & painting
- Puppet/Muppet film making
- Canvas painting
Our team have produced workshops for a variety of clients, which include Save the Children, Ty Hafan, UWIC, University of South Wales (Trefforest, Cardiff & Newport Campus), Swansea University, Coleg y Cymoed, Urdd, South Wales Police, CILT Cymru, Welsh Books Council, Literature Wales, National Museum of Wales Cardiff, Waterfront Museum Swansea and we are the supplier of all the outreach animation projects for the University of South Wales' Trefforest Campus First Campus Programme, whose remit is to engage and develop aspiration in young people in the Rhondda Cynon Taff (RCT) area, plus we have been an approved supplier for Services for young people in RCT. We have worked with schools and with youth groups across Wales, from Cardiff to Prestatyn, from Newport to Narberth, and we have worked extensively within the South Wales Valleys. References from these clients can be provided upon request.
Turnip Starfish is insured to work with children and young people. We produce risk assessments for all workshops and all team members have up to date DBS checks. The key team all have Emergency First Aid in the work place certificates and Have completed Safeguarding young people Courses at level 1 and 2.
Turnip Starfish Limited
63 Partridge Road, Roath Cardiff, CF24 3QY
tel: 07939 082688
Registered in England and Wales - Company Number 7053955
VAT Number 993 3285 81