Animation company brings new jobs to Bridgend

Over 500 puppets have been made for this film Credit:

An animation studio in Bridgend will create up to ninety new jobs in Bridgend as they begin work on their latest feature film.

Animortal Studios are creating 'Chuck Steel: Night of the Trampires', the prequel to which has won awards at film festivals worldwide, acquiring protagonist Chuck Steel a cult status.

The film series' protagonist, Chuck Steel. Credit:

Over 500 puppets have been created in house for the film, which will take around 3 years to make.

The Welsh Government helped with the funding to ensure almost all of the budget will stay in Wales and will secure highly skilled Welsh workers.