Piccolo Films is a small family-run production company working in the screen arts.
Piccolo Films has a reputation for innovation, creativity and excellence through the work of it's two principals Ray Argall and Lucinda Clutterbuck. Piccolo Films began as Musical Films in 1984 and has been producing inspiring and innovative content, both long and short form, for nearly 30 years.
Ray Argall is the current President of the Australian Director's Guild and has worked as a film maker for over three decades. His work includes feature films, documentaries, television drama and animation. He has directed music videos for the likes of Midnight Oil, Crowded House, Split Enz and the Black Sorrows. His first feature, 'Return Home' received the AFI award for best direction in 1990.
Lucinda Clutterbuck trained as an artist at Les Beaux Arts de Paris before becoming an animator and is one of Australia’s foremost contemporary animators and animation producers. She has made over 20 short animations, including Pressure Sway, The Web TV series Walnut and Honeysuckle. She was awarded a film makers fellowship by the Australian Film Commission in recognition of her skills and significant body of work.
Lucinda is a digital immigrant working hard to develop her understanding of the digital realm. She started making films on a 35mm oxberry and now uses AE and FCP.