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Title: Nobody Is Normal
Brand: Childline
Product: Childline
Entrant Company: The Gate
Agency Network: MSQ
Client: Childline
Creative Director: Lucas Peon
Production Company: Blinkink & Rowdy
Director: Catherine Prowse
Account Director: Sam Dempsey
Art Director: John Osborne, Rickie Marsden, Sam Whatley
Agency Producer: Susie Innes
Production Company Producer: Daisy Garside, Josef Byrne
DOP: George Warren
Animation: Tim Allen, Tobias Fouracre and Tom Fisher
Sound Design: Major Tom (Jake Wheeler), Grand Central (Gary Turnbull & Molly Butcher)
Other: Soundtrack - Radiohead
Other: Puppet Builder - Adeena Grubb
Other: Rig Removal (Leuan Lewis)
Other: BTS (Joe Eckworth)
Other: Art Department Runners (Feiyang Yin and Stella Chapman)
Other: Illustrator (Biff)
Other: Illustration Project Manager: Ross Frame, Jelly
Notes: Nobody Is Normal is the film that highlights the simple, yet often unspoken truth that we all feel like we don’t “fit in” one way or another.

The film captures the feeling of not fitting in - personifying insecurity as a monstrous creature that we keep hidden inside. The story follows a creature disguising itself in a human skin suit in order to appear like a “normal” teenager and fit in at school. However, they soon discover that things at their school aren’t quite as “normal” as they might seem. In fact, everyone seems to be hiding something inside.

The beautifully crafted stop-motion animation creates a surreal world for our story to unfold.

Complementing the visuals is the iconic Radiohead song “Creep”, which provides a melancholy ode to the outcast.