Strange Company’s productions have been featured in the New York Times, Entertainment Weekly, and Wired Magazine.
Since 1997, we have produced ground-breaking independent films, like ‘Eschaton’, ‘Ozymandias’ (praised by the late film critic Roger Ebert), and our first feature-length film, ‘BloodSpell’.
Hugh’s first feature film, made using Neverwinter Nights, telling the story of a world where some people hold magic in their blood. Featured on CNN, in the Guardian, on USA Today, and more.
These geeks think of themselves as 2016's Indiana Jones. Too bad the thing they've awoken knew Cthulhu. Personally. A story of Lovecraftian horror, frantic action, and deepweb forum culture.
Hugh’s ground-breaking performance capture webseries, featuring the voices of Brian Blessed, Jack Davenport, Joanna Lumley and Anna Chancellor.
Dave’s out for revenge against his startup co-founders – so he’s summoning a demon. Following a YouTube tutorial. What could possibly go wrong? Nominated for Best Comedy and Best VFX at Tampa Bay Underground Film Festival.
Join obsessive genius Ailsa as she hunts for the world-shattering truth behind her brother’s Tarot-inspired murder, in “Carcosa”, Hugh Hancock's ongoing occult mystery webcomic.
Not Machinima, not animation, and not fiction – in 2008 Hugh took some time out to make this anarchic, “Top Gear”-inspired cookery show.
First episode of a fantasy series inspired by the look of Minecraft. It’s a motion-captured animated series, telling the story of a small group of adventurers on their way to riches – and the perils they face along the way.
It’s a hard life being a Minecraft character. We created this short series to test out our shiny new XSens motion capture suits, but it turned out to be very popular! Part 1, in which Steve meets a new friend...
It’s a hard life being a Minecraft character. We created this short series to test out our shiny new XSens motion capture suits, but it turned out to be very popular! Part 2, in which Steve and a tree have a disagreement.
I spent a lot of time whilst filmmaking testing and developing new ways of making CGI films. Here are some of the experiments from along the way.
Hugh’s experimental adaption of Lord Byron’s famous poem of loss and love, using MovieStorm. I was surprised to see this one hit the “Featured” page on YouTube!