Helen is Director of Animation UK and newly-appointed Director of the British Animation Awards. She has extensive experience in the animation industry, as a BAFTA winning producer of short films, television series, festivals and events. She has worked with some of the most creative talent in the UK including Aardman, Joanna Quinn, Arthur Cox, Brothers McLeod and as an executive producer has worked with CBBC, Disney UK and CITV.
Helen has a passion for nurturing talent and since 2014 has been an associate for Creative Skillset working across the animation, VFX and games sectors. She is also a visiting tutor and advisor for several universities, a member of festival advisory boards, events producer and the co-host of Show Me The Animation and director of Animation Associates.
Helen is part of the new Cardiff Animation Festival advisory committee.