• While searching for whale carcass reference on the net – Eeeew!

    While searching for reference of whale carcass on the net for the upcoming Deep Oceans Exhibit, at the Australian Museum, we came across this site. http://cakeheadlovesevil.wordpress.com/2010/10/10/pretty-pervy/ Now we've... more

  • Celebrations!

    There are two new members of Hackett Films so Kim baked a cake to Celebrate! Our producer Matt's wife had a beautiful baby girl on Wednesday 11th called Mia. And... more

  • Working hard or hardly working…

    Our Director James took a stroll down to the old CUB brewery on Broadway. The brewery is the site of the inaugural Beams festival held by the Creative Chippendale Precinct. ... more

  • Deep Oceans Exhibit Launch

    WARNING - not for the faint of heart (or stomach!) If you go down to the Australian Museum between 16th June to 14th... more

  • Learning with Rob & Mary

    Yep, it's the Rob and Mary show! Find out how they created the decomposing world for Deep Oceans in this clip created by the Australian Museum. ... more

  • Check out How to Make a Planet… Character

    Jean Camden, director of DirtGirlWorld designed and illustrated the main character for How to Make a Planet for Ariana Klepac, Director of Klepac Publishing. She kindly gave us a walkthrough of... more

  • Howdily-diddely

    Okely-dokely People! Indeedily-do, James is sporting a not-so-fetching moustache for the next few days. Thankily-dank it'll be gone on Monday.   ... more

  • Baby Bloom!

    Fantastic news!!! Our very own dirtgirl is having a dirtGIRL! Jean is preggers - and showing it off in her Cabbage Patch. We wish her, and husband Gavin, the very... more

  • The Team at BEAMs

    It was beams all round this past Saturday as the Hackett Team celebrated their work on the wall in Chippendale. A great night was had enjoying the art, the hip... more

  • Unfashions in the non-field

    To celebrate the race that stops us for a long lunch; HF celebrated by having a 'make your own fascinator' competition. Everyone showed their true craft skills... or lack thereof!... more

  • Introducing Audrey

    The latest HF baby belongs to the lovely Jean Camden. A huge congrats from the team to the proud parents of baby Audrey. She's a cutie! Jean is now on... more

  • Congratulations Kim!

    Congrats to Kimberley who finally got to wear a cap and gown yesterday as she graduated with an HD in Visual Communications from UTS. We're so happy to have you... more

  • Nomination alert

    We're super chuffed here at Hackett that we're a finalist in the PromaxBDA Global Awards for 2013. Our work on Dragon for Di Constantini at the ABC has made the... more

  • Are you our new 3D guru?

    We are now in the process of seeking out an experienced intermediate 3D Generalist to provide technical and creative support in the team. Check out our employment opportunities page more

  • A New Dimension!

    After over 80 responses to our search, we're super chuffed to have recruited the all round ultra talented nice guy Kostya as our new Lead 3D guy. You can find... more

  • Welcome Jess & Alice

    We're super excited to have these 2 talented ladies on the team. Alice (right) has an enviable showreel. Click the Alice Dupre tag below to see her awesome work. Jess... more

  • Introducing the winner of our ‘Encouragement Award’

    We are delighted to announce that Joseph Lui is the 2014 recipient of the UNSW Art & Design Hackett Films Encouragement Award. It's the 2nd year we have offered an 8... more

  • Farewell Matt

    We reluctantly farewelled one of our longest standing team members recently. The lovely Matt Pearson is off to Melbourne so we commiserated over drinks. He will be very much missed by the... more

  • Bonjour Jerome!

    The latest addition to our team is the multi talented Jerome de Baecque. There's not much he hasn't tackled in his 24 years in the media and entertainment industry and... more

  • We won!

    The team is celebrating two AEAF award wins today. A silver award went to our ABC3 idents and a special mention merit award for Dylan's story. Well done to... more

  • Listen up animation graduates

    We were pleased to be part of an article for Billy Blue College of Design, which called on us to express our thoughts on our expectations for animation graduates. Our lovely character Gert... more

  • Great to see our Graphic branding around town

    It's really great to see our branding is still in use for the awesome Graphic festival celebrating storytelling, animation and music. All subjects dear to our heart. Still looks as fresh... more

  • AEAF Bronze Award

    The Hackett team were super happy to win an award last night for our work on the Disney XD idents. Those cute 8 bit stormtroopers won a few hearts. Kostya... more

  • 2016 UNSW Art & Design Annual HF Award

    We were really pleased to be able to give a paid internship to the outstanding Melanie Shin  for her film “I am Not a Very Good Bird”on Friday night. It's... more