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NIA ALAVEZOS
Nia Alavezos is an animation director, writer, and producer based in South Wales.
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MOLLY ALLEN
Molly Allen is a South West Wales based 2D animator and illustrator.
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JAMIE BADMINTON

Jamie Badminton is a BAFTA and

Emmy-winning Animation Producer.

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JOE BELL

Joe is a Senior Producer who works across interactive and immersive productions.

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EFA BLOSSE-MASON
Efa Blosse-Mason is a filmmaker and illustrator from Cardiff.
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LUCILE BOURLIAUD

Lucile has been programming short films for over ten years, collaborating with festivals across the world.

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NEIL BOYLE

Neil Boyle is a director and animator. 

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PHIL BROOKES

Phil Brookes is a music composer, sound designer and voice actor from Cardiff.

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TOM C J BROWN

Tom C J Brown is a British Artist

and Filmmaker.

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HELEN BRUNSDON

Helen has worked extensively across the animation industry as a consultant, producer and executive.

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ERYKAH CAMERON

Erykah is a Cardiff University Graduate who now works for several media based companies across Cardiff.

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LIZ CHAN

Liz Chan is the Development Executive looking after the BBC Children’s & Education nationwide Animation development programme BBC Ignite.

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LAURA-BETH COWLEY

Laura-Beth Cowley is a Lecturer, freelance animator and writer based in Bristol

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ELLYS DONOVAN

Ellys is the Producer and Programmer for

Cardiff Animation Festival.

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JOSH ELWELL

Puppeteer and Maker.

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EMMA FERNANDO

Emma is currently a Series Producer and Development Executive for Hanna Barbera Studios Europe. 

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ANDY GENT

Founder and acclaimed model-maker at Arch Model Studios

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ELIOT GIBBINS

Puppeteer and Maker.

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HARRIET GILLIAN

Harriet is a BAFTA nominated animator and screenwriter based in London. 

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TIM HAWKINS
Tim Hawkins is an animator and filmmaker based in Llantwit Major, Wales. 
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TERRY IBELE

Host of the Animation Industry Podcast.

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TOM JUDD

Tom is Co-Founder and Executive Creative Director of Animade.

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STEFF LEE

Steff Lee is co-owner and

director of Kino Bino.

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NEIL MARTIN

Neil Martin is the lead compositor on Kensuke’s Kingdom.

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MARY MARTINS
Mary is a documentary animator and experimental filmmaker from London.
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GREG MCLEOD

Greg draws things that stay still and things that move.

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REBECCA MEREDITH

Rebecca Meredith is the ScreenSkills Training Liaison Manager for Wales.

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BEN MITCHELL

Ben Mitchell is a Bristol-based animator, filmmaker and writer.

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MARYAM MOHAJER

Maryam Mohajer is a British-Iranian,

BAFTA Winning animator-director.

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TINA NAWROCKI

Tina is an Annie Award winning 2d Animator who started working in the industry in 2006.

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PAUL OSBALDESTON

Paul leads the content team for Creative Wales.

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THOMAS PURRINGTON

Thomas Purrington is the Talent Director at Golden Wolf.

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JOANNA QUINN

OSCAR® nominated Cardiff based animator and director

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JON RENNIE

Managing Director - Cloth Cat Animation & Cloth Cat Games

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BEA RODRIGUES

Bea Rodrigues is the Resource Manager at Golden Wolf.

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TANYA J SCOTT

Tanya J Scott is a Director, Writer, Author

and Series Creator.

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MICHAEL SHORTEN

Michael Shorten is a Senior Concept Artist and Art Director.

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TRACY SPOTTISWOODE

Talent Development Manager

at Ffilm Cymru Wales.

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JAMIE STOCKLEY

Art Director at Factory. 

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JESS WHEELER

Jess is the BFI NETWORK

South West Talent Executive.

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BRIAR WHITE

Briar White is an artist and animator who loves to draw at most hours of the day.

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KRISTJAN ZADZIUK 

Animation Director at Lucid Games.

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ALEX ZEPHERIN

Alex is a motion designer, animation director, and founder of Don Dada Studios.

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