Phoenix Dan Collins

Phoenix Dan Collins

Filmmaker, Illustrator, Motion Graphic Artists

  • Location: Salisbury
  • Career stage: Experienced
  • Freelancer: Available

​ I am a freelance artist with skills in

2D/Stop Motion Compositing,
After Effects/Stop Motion ​Animating
Motion Graphics.

I have a wealth of compositing experience on 2D Animated Television show and various stop-motion animation/short films projects too.

​I love all things Japanese, have very basic writing and speaking knowledge of the language. I love Ni No Kuni, it is both visually stunning and addictive to play on! I like to thanks the animator & director Hayao Miyazaki and  Illustrator Brett Helquist for getting me into the creative industry!

Work History

After Effect/Toon Boom Compositor - Brown Bag Films, Manchester

Jan 2017 - Apr 2020

Compositing’s Work Placement on Chuck Steel: Night Of The Trampires - Animortal Studio, Wales

Oct 2016 - Oct 2016

Directing, Producer, Rigger TD, Rendering and Pre-vis artist - BFX Competition 2015. Phoenix Flying High

Jul 2015 - Aug 2015

Trainee in Matchmove - Framestore

Feb 2015 - Apr 2015


BA (HONS) Animation Production - Degree - The Arts University Bournemouth

Sep 2012 - Jun 2015

Department of Character Design - Exchange Program (degree level) - Kyoto University Of Art & Design (Japan)

Sep 2013 - Feb 2014

Foundation Diploma In Art & Design - Foundation Diploma - Wiltshire College Salisbury

Sep 2011 - Jun 2012


  • Video Editing
  • Compositing
  • Digital Illustration
  • Motion Graphics
  • Roto/Clean up
  • VFX