Dotty Kultys is an animation practitioner and Lecturer for the BA (Hons) Animation course at Leeds Arts University — she holds an MA in Animation from the University of the West of England and specialises in directing, visual storytelling and idea generation. With an additional degree in Acting, she has a strong background in theatre and an in-depth understanding of character performance, which she utilises in both her teaching of animation and her own creative practice.
Director, Designer, Animator, Composer - Animated short film: 'The Hunchback and the Swan'
Jan 2016 - Present
Filmmaker (Animation Specialist) - PinPoint Media UK
Aug 2016 - Dec 2016
Director, Animator - Animated short film: 'Picking Sides' (AniJam 48H Challenge)
Jul 2016 - Jul 2016
Designer, Animator - Animated projections for theatre show 'Papillon'
May 2015 - Aug 2015
Director, Writer, Animator - Animated short film: 'The Girl Who Spoke Cat'
Apr 2014 - Jan 2015
Designer, Story Developer - Pre-production for series pilot: 'Saving Fentar'
Jul 2014 - Oct 2014
Director, Writer, Designer - Ultra-short animated film: 'How do apples turn red?'
Oct 2013 - Nov 2013
Director, Writer, Designer - Animated short film: 'A Day in the Life of a Fly, a Dragon, and a Philosopher'
Jul 2013 - Sep 2013
Animation - MA Animation - University of The West of England
Jan 2014 - Jan 2015
Directing - MA Directing (left the course early) - Warsaw State Theatre Academy
Sep 2012 - Oct 2013
Acting - BA (Hons) Acting - East 15 Acting School
Sep 2007 - Jul 2010
- Adobe Photoshop
- Adobe PremierePro
- 2D Animator
- Adobe After Effects
- Audio Editing
- Character Designer
- Creative Writer
- Motion Graphics Designer
- University Visiting Speaker
- Visual Storyteller
- Voiceover Artist