ABOUT MARTIN

I am a London-based animator, specialising in 2D, hand-drawn work. I studied Animation at the Royal College of Art and Classics at Oxford. I also run London Animation Club, a monthly screening event (londonanimationclub.com).

 

Please get in touch if you want to discuss a project. In the meantime, here is my CV:

 

MARTIN PICKLES­
ANIMATOR, DESIGNER & PROJECT MANAGER
 
PROFILE

Experienced, insightful and effective animation director and producer, with demonstrable proficiency in project-managing all aspects of creative workflow.

Production of 2D Animation, design and editing for television and online commercials, charity and educational commissions, both in studio or freelance environment.

Managing and curating film events.

EDUCATION

Royal College of Art, MA in Animation

Middlesex University, MA Computing in Art and Design

Oxford University, BA in Classics 

 

SKILLS

Expert 2D Animator on computer and on paperHighly proficient in Flash/Animate, PhotoShop, AfterEffects and Final Cut ProProven skill at liaising with clients and managing a workflow throughout the production process

Directing and managing a creative team

Drawing, Illustration, Storyboard Design and print cartoons

EXPERIENCE

FREELANCE ANIMATION AND DIRECTING

Series of animated explainers for clients including The School of Life, Leonard Cheshire and Oxford University (2017-2019)

MINDFULNESS IN SCHOOLS PROJECT

Series of ten-minute educational animations for Mindfulness in Schools Project. Responsible for all creative design of PPT and print materials and Mindfulness app (2015-2017)

NATIONAL MUSEUMS SCOTLAND/HALAS & BATCHELOR

Documentaries for gallery and film festival exhibition (2012-2015)

SKARAMOOSH LONDON

TV documentaries, ads, music promos and title sequences and animatics for children’s animated TV series (2008-2012)

JONGLEURS COMEDY Ltd.

Series of comedy clips for Three UK (2002-2005)

COMEDYCIRCUS.COM

Animated clips for online channel (2000-2001)

BOO.COM

Flash and PhotoShop design for online retailer (1999-2000)

 

LECTURING

MIDDLESEX UNIVERSITY, UAL, UEL AND OXFORD BROOKES

History of Animation, Contextual Studies and Practical Animation for BA and MA courses

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