Australia’s Leading Animation Production Company

Motionlab is an Award-Winning Animation and Motion Design Company based in Australia.

Since 2010, we've partnered with Australian brands and agencies to create award-winning animated videos that engage, inform and inspire audiences through creativity and uncompromising quality.

No matter your budget or deadline, we’re here to work closely with you to craft a solution as unique as your needs.

Featured Animations

HotelClub Future State

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The Adults – Reunite

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NRL CRL – Confidence

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Kids Helpline

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GIO – New for Old

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Tropeaka – Immunity

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  • 2D Animation

    2D animation is a versatile and cost-effective way for Australian brands to create visually appealing and emotionally resonant marketing content. It can be adapted to a variety of campaigns, from explainer videos to social media ads, and its ability to simplify complex information makes it a powerful tool for connecting with viewers.

  • 3D Animation

    3D animation is a premium investment for Australian brands seeking to create visually stunning and engaging videos. Its lifelike visuals can enhance customer comprehension and engagement, making it a versatile and effective marketing tool for a variety of campaigns, from product demos to explainer videos to brand storytelling.

  • Motion Graphics

    Motion Graphics has gained widespread popularity in recent decades, thanks to leading studios like Buck and Giant Ant. It takes an abstract approach, using graphics and typography to tell stories without the need for characters or environments. This sets it apart from traditional animation, which often focuses on these elements.

  • Character Animation

    Character Animation is a powerful storytelling tool that can bring your story to life with personality, emotion, and authenticity. It is the most effective way to connect with your audience and create a lasting impact. With its ability to create relatable and believable characters, Character Animation can help you to convey complex messages in a simple and engaging way.

  • Explainer Videos

    Explainer videos are an effective way to introduce your product or service to Australian audiences, who are often turned off by traditional advertising. They can can simplify complex concepts, generate interest in your brand, and drive conversions. They’re also useful in explaining how your product or service works, highlight its benefits, and showcase its features in a visually engaging and informative way.

  • Social Animations

    Social animations are a cost-effective and versatile way to create engaging and informative content for your social media audience. They can be used to explain complex concepts, promote new products or services, or simply share your brand story in a fun and creative way. If you’re looking for a way to create more effective social media content, consider using social animations.

What our clients say

Eric O’Brien "This project has been a great collaboration of creative skill sets and we were thrilled to work with the team at Motionlab. The reaction to this piece has been outstanding. We couldn’t have asked for a better, or more timely outcome.” Eric O’Brien Creative Director, Digilante
Laila Takesh “Motionlab were great to work with. Nothing was ever too hard and even the most ridiculous deadlines were dealt with calmly and always met. Luke always had a solution and came up with great ideas to enhance the project.” Laila Takesh Producer, Lavender
Anton Blajer "For me, Motionlab has demonstrated experience in delivering quality animation and VFX work in a variety of styles and formats for multiple media. When considering any kind of media in this field, Motionlab are at the top of the list of partners I want to work with.” Anton Blajer Creative Director, OMG Creative
Mick Elliott “Luke and the team were brilliant to collaborate with on this very special animated film for Kids’ HelpLine. Their attention to detail, flexibility and creative instincts helped deliver a stunning end product.” Mick Elliott Producer, Nickelodeon

Frequently Asked Questions

How Much Does Your Animation Production Company Charge?

Our animation production costs vary depending on the scope and complexity of your project. However, we typically start at around $7,000+GST per minute for a relatively simple 2D animated video. For more complex projects, with more character animation and detail, the cost can go up to $50,000+GST or more.

Most of our clients find that the sweet spot is in the $20-25,000+GST range. This gives you a high-quality animated video without breaking the bank.

If you’re on a tight budget, we can work with you to create a video that fits your needs and goals. We can start with a shorter video or use a simpler animation style to drive costs down.

Here are some factors that can affect the cost of your animation project:

  • Length of the video: Longer videos will naturally cost more to produce.
  • Complexity of the animation: More complex animations, such as those with realistic character movements or detailed backgrounds, will also cost more.
  • Number of characters and assets: The more characters and assets you have in your video, the more time and resources it will take to produce, and the higher the cost will be.
  • Animation style: Some animation styles, such as hand-drawn animation, are more time-consuming to produce than others, such as motion graphics.
  • Turnaround time: If you need your video produced quickly, you may have to pay a premium.

We understand that budgets can be tight, so we’re always happy to work with our clients to create a video that fits their needs and budget. For a more accurate cost indication on your next animation project, visit our contact page and reach out. We’d love to chat.

How Does Your Animation Company Make Videos?

Creating your first animated video can be daunting, but Motionlab is here to help. Our tried-and-tested process is risk-free, collaborative, and easy-going.

Here’s a summary of how it all works:

  • Discovery: We learn about your project and goals.
  • Script Writing: We create a script that meets your needs.
  • Voice Over Recording: You choose a voiceover artist from our selection.
  • Storyboard and Style Development: We create a storyboard and style treatments for your approval.
  • Artwork: We develop the storyboard frames into finished artwork.
  • Animation: We combine the storyboard, artwork, and voiceover to create the animation.
  • Music and Sound Design: We add music and sound effects to the animation.
  • Sign-Off: We export the video and deliver it to you.

Contact us today to learn more about our animation process and how we can help you create a video that will wow your audience.

How Long Does It Take Your Animation Company to Make a Video?

Most animation videos take us 6-8 weeks to produce, including time for client feedback and revisions. However, simple projects can be completed in 3-4 weeks, while more complex projects may take months.

If you have a deadline, please let us know and we will do our best to accommodate it. We can sometimes ramp up our production team size to get the job done faster.

We are passionate about our work and we love telling stories. Contact us today to get started on your animation video.

What Types of Clients Does Your Animation Company Work For?

We work with clients from all over Australia and across all industries. Whether you’re in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, or the rest of Australia, we can help you bring your animation vision to life.

We’re committed to working closely with our clients to create high-quality animations that achieve their goals. Contact us today to start collaborating on your next project.

What Styles of Animation Does Your Company Specialise In?

Our animation company creates all types of animation styles from 2d to 3d and everything in-between. We can adapt styles and even mix styles together depending on your budget and individual requirements.

Our style is always unique and custom-made to your brand identity, video goals, and style preferences.

Contact us today to learn more about how we can help you create the perfect animated video for your needs.

Is Motionlab the Best Australian Animation Company for Me?

We believe we are. We have the experience, talent, and passion to create high-quality animated videos that achieve your goals. We meet deadlines, work within your budget, and take the time to understand your needs. We also offer a wide range of animation services, from 2D and 3D animation to motion graphics and explainer videos.

If you’re still unsure, contact us and we’d be happy to discuss your project in more detail.

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No matter your budget or deadline, our animation company is here to work closely with you to craft a solution as unique as your needs. Sound good? We’re ready when you are.

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