David Bell and Joe Scarpulla have collaborated on film, animation, and photography projects for the past decade. Their work incorporates drawing, sculpture, miniatures, stop-motion animation, puppetry, and digital media.

They have exhibited their large-scale photography work internationally and focus on commercial and personal animated films.

They are both graduates of Parsons School of Design and are based in New York City. Aside from their collaborative work, Joe has worked extensively in publishing, and David has directed music videos and production designed videos and feature films. He now teaches stop-motion animation at the School of Visual Arts.