Stuck for inspiration, or just scouting about the Web on a Friday afternoon? Check out Canadian studio Head Gear Animation's new showreel for dancing robots, milk-loving vampires and the cheekiest pop tarts you've seen all day.


Showcasing the studio's stop-motion, CG, 2D animation and mixed-media work, set to a swingy scratch track by Kid Koala, the reel is a whistle-stop tour through recent projects that's guaranteed to leave you with a smile on your face. The studio's certainly been busy recently – its stop-motion MTV promos have just scored the studio a gold award at the BDAs, while it's also been screening work at festivals in France and Japan.


When the work's this compulsively watchable and has such a clear sense of fun, what's not to like? There's plenty more work on display elsewhere on the site – wave goodbye to your afternoon's productivity and have a flick through Head Gear's work for Wrigley's, Kelloggs, Coca-Cola and Ford.

Check out the showreel here – happy watching!