Animation, Illustration

Mukpuddy is an artist driven 2D animation studio that specialises in making high quality cartoons for a wide audience. Mukpuddy began in 2002 with Ryan Cooper, Tim Evans, and Alex Leighton as the original owners.


Excelling in creating compelling characters and unique worlds, Mukpuddy has solidified itself as one of New Zealand’s leaders in entertainment for both young and old. With multiple awards and a library of hundreds of characters to their name, Mukpuddy continue to innovate with every new project.

In 2016, Mukpuddy created The Barefoot Bandits – a 2D animated comedy adventure series which aired prime-time on Television New Zealand‘s channel TV2.

Chroma Connect: Mukpuddy - The Barefoot Bandits, from Script to Screen