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In pics: Behind the scenes at the animators

One of the animators, Richard

Welcome to Trunk Animation - the firm that brought all the characters in Newsround on Knives to life. This is one of the animators, Richard. Looks like he can't wait to get started!

Working on the Newsround on Knives animation

The main character in the animation is starting to take shape, but there's a long way to go yet...

Head animator Layla and one of the animators

Lots of people are working on different bits of the animation so head animator Layla (left) catches up with one of the artists to make sure everything's going OK.

Producer Kez watching the animators at work

As the animators are based in a different part of London to the Newsround team, producer Kez (second from left) drops in to see how it's all going.

One of the animators at work

Here's one of the animators hard at work. Looking good!

Still from the

And this is what a finished still looks like. It's one of thousands used in the animation.

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