July 2021

Top 2D Animation Studios in the United Kingdom

2D animation provides businesses an enhanced opportunity to communicate with their customers and potential customers. In particular, 2D animation makes it easier to market a brand through explainer videos. The cost of 2D animation varies. The cost of a 60 second 2D animated video ranges between $3,000 and $50,000. In general, producing a 2D animated video costs businesses between $5,000 and $10,000.

Luckily, the United Kingdom has some of the best 2D animation company to hire. Use our list to find and connect with 2D animation company in the UK. Evaluate their case studies, project types, and client reviews to determine which company is the best fit for you.

List of the Best 2D Animation Companies in the UK

  • 1
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Luton, United Kingdom

    mhf creative is a video production company that produces video content for businesses, brands, and agencies, including Coca Cola, Universal, and Expedia. In addition to video production, they provide corporate photography services to a clientele of primarily midmarket and small businesses. Their clients come from the advertising and marketing, business services, and financial services industries amongst others. 

    A digital marketing agency engaged mhf creative to advance their brand identity and highlight internal resources. Leading a collaborative process, mhf creative created a storyboard and produced several videos of various lengths. The final selection increased not only website traffic but also brand awareness and engagement.  

    SERVICES
    • 80% Video Production
    Pitch Presentation Video

    Pitch Presentation Video

    This was a pitch presentation video with integrated animations for recruitment start up Stint.  This video explains their model and showcases some of their platform functionality for an audience of hospitality CEO's.
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    Hill Interiors Customer...

    Hill Interiors Customer...

    We created this video for Autumn Fair to showcase some of their key customers and why they choose to trade at Autumn Fair
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    Wraptious customer testimonial...

    Wraptious customer testimonial...

    We created this video for Autumn Fair which showcases the story of Wraptious, their business and how their business benefits from trading at Autumn and Spring Fair.
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    Animated Explainer video for...

    Animated Explainer video for...

    THis is a custom illustrated animated video to explain the Vamoos app and how to use.
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  • 2
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    London, United Kingdom

    With an impressively robust client list that includes major enterprise brands, TopLine Film empowers brands with video production. Founded on design-first principles, this UK-based firm offers an emphasis on helping brands drive change.

    One example of TopLine Film’s experience is their work for one of the world’s respected global brands. TopLine Film helped them target their audience of customers with a complete reevaluation of their strategy. This resulted in powerful engagement and an increase in perceived authority for them. 

    SERVICES
    • 100% Video Production
    ADVERT // Corgi HomePlan

    ADVERT // Corgi HomePlan

    ADVERT // Here's an online advert we made for Corgi HomePlan advertising their boiler cover.
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    EXPLAINER ANIMATION // Admiral...

    EXPLAINER ANIMATION // Admiral...

    EXPLAINER ANIMATION // Here's an explainer animation we made for Admiral Insurance on their Multi car insurance policy.
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    PROMOTIONAL VIDEO // Zoetis: Pet...

    PROMOTIONAL VIDEO // Zoetis: Pet...

    PROMOTIONAL VIDEO // We made this promotional video for Zoetis about their new product, the PetDialog+ wellness monitor. This device gives vets the information they need to more accurately diagnose their pet's illness...
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    EXPLAINER ANIMATION // Purple...

    EXPLAINER ANIMATION // Purple...

    EXPLAINER ANIMATION // We made this character-based explainer animation for Purple Bricks, an online estate agent based in the UK, Canada, the US & Australia.
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  • 3
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Manchester, United Kingdom

    This established video and animation company counts major brands like Remington among their clients. Based in Tennessee, Bearded Fellows brings a bright and impactful approach to each unique enterprise project they take on.

    Zen Internet creates products for clients around the world. They turned to Asen Marketing and Advertising for a focused strategy that would highlight their unique brand voice and audience. Bearded Fellows delivered with highly modern and striking approach focused on making an impact.

    SERVICES
    • 50% Advertising
    • 50% Video Production
    Kaplan - Master of Payroll

    Kaplan - Master of Payroll

    Online Advert for Kaplan Financial. Part of a series for the promoting Accountancy courses.
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    Flow Hospitality -Accidents &...

    Flow Hospitality -Accidents &...

    A learning and Development Animation for Flow Hospitality.   
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    The LADbible app launch

    The LADbible app launch

    Video of the year - Prolific North Awards 2016 Our video campaign for the Ladbible saw us shaping content for a brand that is known as a hub for content, none of which was their own. They came to us asking to help them...
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    Google Retail

    Google Retail

    Bearded Fellows were commissioned to produce three animations to introduce retailers to the three new interactive resources at their disposal. Google’s solution was to build three interactive resources, one on...
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  • 4
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    50 - 249
    LOCATION:
    London, United Kingdom

    Their clients include major enterprise clients like ROKiT Williams Racing, but RD Content is a video production agency that hasn’t lost its focus on innovation or creativity. This London-based firm helps organizations around the world focus their strategy for greater success.

    If you want to see how RD Content helps brands communicate with their audiences in a unique and crowded space, look no further than their work for Etihad Airways. RD Content helped them define a strategy for their audience to improve their reach.

    SERVICES
    • 50% Video Production
    • 30% Digital Strategy
    • 20% Marketing Strategy
    EY: Banking Transformation

    EY: Banking Transformation

    We were asked by EY to create an impactful film that would speak to the bankers of today. It would compare the traditional role of bankers to their current role today. Ultimately, this film would look ahead to the future....
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    Pfizer: Our Hero

    Pfizer: Our Hero

    Pneumonia is one of the biggest killers of over 50's across Europe. A vaccination for the disease is  something that this demographic should be seeking out from their doctors, but how dow e make  that story in a...
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    Seedlip: We are Nature

    Seedlip: We are Nature

    How do you take a relative newcomer to the F&B sector – a disruptor making a name for themselves – and reposition them as a nature company at the forefront of the fight against the climate crisis?   For Seedlip:...
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    Facebook - Tokyo Olympics 2020

    Facebook - Tokyo Olympics 2020

    This campaign is designed to encourage brands to "start your 2020 game plan now", while advertising Facebook as the go-to platform to reach sports fans. The idea for the campaign was born in Asia Pacific and led by...
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  • 5
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Polegate, United Kingdom

    When a brand like Token Place needs video production work, there’s one agency they call—CRFT Creative Studio. Founded in Moscow and featuring some of the greatest video production professionals in the market, CRFT Creative Studio helps brands market themselves with expert video production strategies and execution.

    CRFT Creative Studio brings clients exactly the video production results they need in a timely and affordable manner. That’s why they’ve become a go-to name in video production that continues to make waves across a range of industries and client specialties.

    SERVICES
    • 100% Video Production
    3D explainer video | SHIFT

    3D explainer video | SHIFT

    Tutorial video for a digital platform for individual metal parts. Shift offers a digital platform for suppliers and buyers of individually manufactured metal parts. With help from machine learning, the complex process of...
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    Liebherr 3D Video

    Liebherr 3D Video

    LIPOS®- Liebherr Positioning System for deep foundation machines. Accurate positioning and precise execution of piling or drilling processes are crucial for the success of deep foundation machinery.   We've created...
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    Apple & PTP inc - Animated...

    Apple & PTP inc - Animated...

    This project is a joint explainer video for Apple and PTP. Showcasing their many years of partnership developing and improving the customer experience. The video focuses on PTP’s voice experience solution and how it...
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    UpTrader Explainer Video

    UpTrader Explainer Video

    UpTrader is a team with over 10 years of experience in fintech that helps create and upscale brokerage businesses with software and flexible customization of the most popular trading platforms. UpTrader can meet all...
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  • 6
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    London, United Kingdom

    With a passion for both strategy and design, Kartoffel Films has provided video production work for clients like King’s College. Based in UK, Kartoffel Films brings a long history of success to each project they complete.

    When Macmillan Cancer Support was just a new group looking to make an impact, Kartoffel Films crafted the entirety of their experience in this distinct area. The result was a splashy entrance into the market orchestrated by Kartoffel Films designers and strategists.

    SERVICES
    • 70% Video Production
    • 30% Content Marketing
    Heath Information Campaign

    Heath Information Campaign

    Jo's Cervical Cancer Approached us to help produce a film and set of marketing assets to support Smear for Smear - Test Campaign.  The film included a number of well-known celebrities and was designed with a social...
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    Kartoffel Films Showreel

    Kartoffel Films Showreel

    Kartoffel Films ShowReel of work from 2020.  Shoots, Animation, Motion design, a great deal of travel, and some very happy clients.
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    Bayer Health Commercial

    Bayer Health Commercial

    Healthcare Commerical Produced for Bayer. The film was produced as a part of a Nation-Wide Campaign to support a product for Lower Testosterone.    The Project and Film won awards for effect and its technical execution.
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    Tech Promotional Film

    Tech Promotional Film

    Paddle the App development company approached us with a brief to explain the benefits of their product in easy to understand terms for a US Tech-based audience.  The creative approach our team came up with was centered...
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  • 7
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    London, United Kingdom

    With an impressively robust client list that includes names like Amazon, Spin Creative

    empowers brands with video production services. Founded on design-first principles, this UK-based firm offers an emphasis on helping brands drive change.

    One example of Spin Creative’s experience is their work for GAP, one of the world’s respected brands. Spin Creative helped them target their audience of customers with a complete reevaluation of their strategy. This resulted in powerful engagement and an increase in perceived authority for them.

    SERVICES
    • 100% Video Production
    Sea-Tac Airport “Going Green” Spot

    Sea-Tac Airport “Going Green” Spot

    A digital spot about the “Green” efforts underway at Sea-Tac airport. The heart of the story features 3D “match move” 3D type composited into eye-catching visuals. Each piece of 3D type calls out the...
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    “ATGstores.com” Brand Video

    “ATGstores.com” Brand Video

    A video ad campaign leveraging the Seattle Virtual Showhouse event, which features a house completely designed virtually. The "ATGstores.com" brand video is one of five videos and ads, created by Spin for the campaign.
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    Seattle Credit Union TV Campaign

    Seattle Credit Union TV Campaign

    A TV campaign highlighting Seattle originals who stand out, just like the distinctive and storied Seattle Credit Union.
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    Fluke Digital Spot

    Fluke Digital Spot

    Spin received a production assignment from Hodgson/Meyers (now Blackwing Creative) to execute a viral digital spot as part of an integrated product launch for Fluke.   
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  • 8
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Plymouth, United Kingdom

    As an award-winning studio, Stormy Studio produces vivid animations that offer bespoke media solutions to businesses. Their expert video production services are catered towards clients ranging from startups to enterprises in the fields of advertising and marketing, education, and media, among others.

    One of Stormy Studio’s projects involved the production of an explainer for UK Power Networks. The explainer showcased health and safety hazards related to power networks that can occur.

    SERVICES
    • 100% Video Production
    Animation Studio Showreel

    Animation Studio Showreel

    Short showreel highlighting a variety of our studios 2D and 3D animation productions produced for businesses around the globe.
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    Health and Safety Animation...

    Health and Safety Animation...

    Stormy Studio has built up a reputation for creating particularly engaging and high-quality health and safety videos.The use of bold design and animation allows for various safety scenes to be depicted and business...
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    3D electric car explainer for...

    3D electric car explainer for...

    The Stormy team have produced a series of 7 animated videos for Western Power Distribution in the UK. Mixing bold 3D stylised design and animation to great effect. The videos stylistic approach, when married with 2D...
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    2D Solar Energy Explainer...

    2D Solar Energy Explainer...

    Stormy Studio produced a series of 3 award-winning 2D animations. A design lead approach allowed us to produce really engaging visuals mixing 2D artwork and pseudo-3D to great effect. The videos explained the technical...
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  • 9
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $250,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Bristol, United Kingdom

    This established video production company counts major brands like Saudia among their clients. Based in UK, South West Film brings a bright and impactful approach to each unique enterprise project they take on.

    Walker creates products for clients around the world. They turned to South West Film for a focused strategy that would highlight their unique brand voice and audience. South West Film delivered with highly modern and striking approach focused on making an impact.

    SERVICES
    • 95% Video Production
    • 5% Broadcast Video
    South West Film Production Reel

    South West Film Production Reel

    With over a decades experience, South West Film is established as the leading corporate video production company in Bristol and Birmingham. As one of the UK's most recognised video production companies, we work as a...
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    Corporate Video

    Corporate Video

    Advertising Agency

    Advertising Agency

    Training video

    Training video

  • 10
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Saltney, United Kingdom

    What A Story has helped over 350 businesses like Uber, Kellog’s and Cannon create stories that wow audiences. They work with midmarket and enterprise clients to deliver custom marketing solutions in the form of video, visual design, and branding work.

    The team at What A Story worked with India’s first mobile supermarket app Purple Pi to explain their service and attract prospective users. Their video highlighted the common pain points of traditional supermarkets—waiting in line and shopping with kids—proving that an online experience from your mobile device is faster and more convenient.

    SERVICES
    • 100% Video Production
    Video Production Company |...

    Video Production Company |...

    Great ideas deserve great videos…Share it with the world, sit back, and watch it do wonders for you. Though, too many freelancers and agencies are wandering around trying to give you tricks and stealing the wonders from...
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    Fronter Product Demo Video

    Fronter Product Demo Video

    Attention you all ‘SaaS owners’, ‘Marketing Experts’ and ‘Software Sales Executives’!Are you guys looking to boost your sales presentation process that can lead to better closings? Can you guess what that...
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    Explainer Video - Data Sharing &...

    Explainer Video - Data Sharing &...

    Project Name: Vera - Canon
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    Explainer Video | Tahaluf...

    Explainer Video | Tahaluf...

    Excited to get a similar explainer video for your company? Contact us today.
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  • 11
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    London, United Kingdom

    With a passion for both strategy and design, 2020 Media International has provided video production work for clients like Callaway. Based in the UK, 2020 Media International brings a long history of success to each project they complete.

    When CGI was just a new brand looking to make an impact, 2020 Media International crafted the entirety of their experience in this distinct area. The result was a splashy entrance into the market orchestrated by 2020 Media International designers and strategists.

    SERVICES
    • 100% Video Production
    2019 Showreel

    2019 Showreel

    What a year it's been so far. Take a look at our 2019 showreel and let us know what you think..
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  • 12
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Canterbury, United Kingdom

    Their clients include major enterprise clients like Siemens, but Cartoon Media is a video production agency that hasn’t lost its focus on innovation or creativity. This UK-based firm helps organizations around the world focus their strategy for greater success.

    If you want to see how Cartoon Media helps brands communicate with their audiences in a unique and crowded space, look no further than their work for Allianz. Cartoon Media helped them define a strategy for their audience to improve their reach.

    SERVICES
    • 100% Video Production
    Live Energy

    Live Energy

    Cartoon Media Showreel

    Cartoon Media Showreel

    Greengage Consulting

    Greengage Consulting

    Jim Saulnier Retirement Planning

    Jim Saulnier Retirement Planning

  • 13
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Birmingham, United Kingdom

    Pulse Pixel clients include Roche, and they specialize in providing a design-centric approach to video production for their clients. With a focus on emphasizing the most vital elements of brand messaging, Pulse Pixel was founded on forward-thinking principles in UK.

    When One Firefly needed a complete overhaul of their brand approach, they turned to Pulse Pixel. The agency provided them with an end-to-end analysis of how they could make their approach more targeted, impactful and successful.

    SERVICES
    • 70% Video Production
    • 20% Branding
    • 10% Digital Strategy
    Our Animation Process - Pulse Pixel

    Our Animation Process - Pulse Pixel

    Our process explained!
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    Patterns Explainer Video

    Patterns Explainer Video

    Schedule your discovery meeting today: www.pulsepixel.com
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    KMA Eyes - Tech Explainer Video

    KMA Eyes - Tech Explainer Video

    Client: KMA Tech Industry: Technology / Data Management / AI PROBLEM: KMA Eyes is a product of KMA Tech, a Data Management system aimed at private and government sectors. As the name suggests, not only was this a very...
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    Impact Reporting - Software...

    Impact Reporting - Software...

    Client: www.impactreporting.co.uk(link is external)Industry: Software Company(link is external)WHAT THEY DO: Impact is for social and sustainability reporting professionals who want to capture, quantify and visualise...
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  • 14
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    London, United Kingdom

    Working with BBC, Coca Cola, and Unilever, Movult has experience with the biggest names in the business. The studio’s video production and graphic design services are aimed primarily at small businesses from various industries.

    Movult was commissioned to produce a video for the EU Reads campaign. The video was made with a textured, hand-drawn aesthetic, following the book-focused nature of the campaign towards children.

    SERVICES
    • 70% Video Production
    • 30% Graphic Design
    Mainframe - Be the Bank

    Mainframe - Be the Bank

    A video commissioned by Mainframe bank in order to explain how their lending system works.
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    Samsung - Capturing the Moment

    Samsung - Capturing the Moment

    How 5G is changing digital story telling. A film made for Samsung as part of the Explainer Studio by Vox Media.
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    Becoming a Disinformation Troll...

    Becoming a Disinformation Troll...

    A film designed and animated for TEDed exploring the strategies employed by trolls, how disinformation campaigns are launched — and how to stop them.
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    Fusion 360 explainer

    Fusion 360 explainer

    Short video to explain the uses of Autodesks Fusion 360 platform.
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  • 15
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    London, United Kingdom

    This established video production company counts major brands like Heineken among their clients. Based in the UK, Theory Films brings a bright and impactful approach to each unique enterprise project they take on.

    Jeep creates products for customers around the world. They turned to Theory Films for a focused strategy that would highlight their unique brand voice and audience. Theory Films delivered with highly modern and striking approach focused on making an impact.

    SERVICES
    • 75% Video Production
    • 25% Broadcast Video
    The Vision

    The Vision

    Simon Collins (CEO) and Matthew Boatel (COO) talk about their bold vision for TradeCloud.
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    ITALY by Eurocamp

    ITALY by Eurocamp

    We produced a slate of holiday destination films for Eurocamp's 2021 post-pandemic campaign push.
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    2021 Al Fresco Holidays Brand Film

    2021 Al Fresco Holidays Brand Film

    In light of the recent pandemic Al Fresco wanted to produce a NEW brand film using footage filmed in 2015. The concept was to highlight the space and freedom "free spirited families" can have on an Al Fresco holiday.
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    How Do You Trade Commodities

    How Do You Trade Commodities

    A James Bond inspired animated film intrducing a new trading platform for TradeCloud. 
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