Animation Skills Council

ScreenSkills' Animation Skills Council comprises senior animation industry figures, from all areas of the animation value chain, who lead and advise us on our work in animation.

Animation Skills Council
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  • Tom Box, Blue Zoo Productions (Chair)
  • Greg Boardman, Three Stones Media (Deputy Chair)
  • Ken Anderson, Wild Child Animation
  • Noeleen Breen, Sixteen South
  • Helen Brunsdon, Animation Associates
  • Miles Bullough, Wildseed Studios
  • Karen Doyle, Disney
  • Marion Edwards, Gutsy Animations
  • Gavin Halpin, Paper Owl Films, Northern Ireland
  • Mark Simon Hewis, Aardman Academy
  • Adam Jackson-Nocher, Lupus Films
  • Vici King, Magic Light Pictures
  • Katie Lander, Independent Organisational Development Consultant 
  • Daphne Mather, Locksmith Animation
  • Dara McGarry, DNEG
  • Michael Morgan, Independent Animation Coach
  • Paula Newport, Aardman Animations
  • Eleni O’Keeffe, Tiger Aspect Kids and Family
  • Tony Reed, BBC Children’s
  • Jon Rennie, Cloth Cat Animation