Their other motive for searching in the nooks and crannies of social media is a determination to eschew the poaching of directors from other production companies. They're confident they've no need to do this because of their ability to spot new talent and - judging by the roster they've built - they've every reason to. It reeks of coolness and while they're keen to disavoy the idea that they're building a house style, you nonetheless feel they're drawn towards the kind of director who appeals to the most forward-thinking creatives.
Without being explicitly critical of other start-ups, they identify a mistake which they feel is often made: "When a lot of companies start up - and this is not to say that it's the wrong way - they have a tent pole director, a named go-to director and they would act as a feeder for the other directors.
"I think for us it more of a case of wanting - from day one - to be as diverse as possible and try not to replicate any kind of given style and just be confident with the people that we have."
They're also keen to draw attention to their 'other' roster - as well as providing a film production service, they have a photography arm run by Millie Yoxen. They are really excited about this aspect of Object & Animal and were determined that it would be something they'd have up and running from day one.
The American operation is being co-run by James Cunningham , who used to be at Stink, and Justin Benovial, who they've known since 2014 when he worked on a World Cup project for Beats by Dre.
They highlight the role played by technology in allowing them to open with a offices on both sides of the Atlantic - constant communication via WhatsApp making the proposition much more practical than it would have been just a few years ago.