Kim Keukeleire is an animation director and lead animator based in Belgium, specialising in stop-motion animation.
After finishing her Masters degree in Animation Cinematography and Videography at the Enseignement National Supérieur des Arts Visuels (ENSAV) de La Cambre in Brussels in 1992, she has been working locally and abroad for several companies such as Passion Pictures, BBC Animations, Aardman, Cosgrove Hall and Will Vinton Studios (former Laika).
Amongst others, she animated on Fantastic Mister Fox (Wes Anderson), Frankenweenie (Tim Burton) and Chicken Run (Nick Park & Peter Lord). She was the animation director of the recently Oscar-nominated French animation feature film My Life as a Zucchini (Claude Barras). She was a lead animator on Wes Anderson’s new stop-motion feature film Isle of Dogs in London.
Kim has served as a Jury member at the International Short Film Festival ANIMA 2013 in Belgium and in the Pre-selection committee for the graduation films in Annecy 2007.
Since 2008 she has been a lecturer at the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Arts Visuels de La Cambre and various international festivals.