The Cage – 1976 (made while at the Royal College of Art and distributed by the British Council)
Autobahn (Kraftwerk) (13 minute short) 1979 – Director/designer/animator
First Steps (Educational short) 1981 – Writer/Director/Animator – narrated by Judi Dench. Made for the Educational Film Centre, produced by John Halas. Consultants the National Childbirth trust.
Heavy Metal (Feature Film) 1981 – animator (segments “Grimaldi”, “So Beautiful and So Dangerous”)
Players (short) 1982 – Animator. For the Halas and Batchelor studio.
The Snowman (TV special) 1982 – animator. Made at the TVCartoons studio. Producer John Coates.
My animation was for the opening to the film, from when the boy wakes up and builds the snowman to when he goes back inside the house. A ‘making of ‘ documentary was made in 2002.
The Snowman was nominated for an Oscar Best Short Film, Animated. It won a BAFTA for Best Children’s Programme (Entertainment/Drama).
Growing Up – a guide to puberty (Educational Short) 1984 – Writer/Director/Animator. Made for the Educational Film Centre, produced by John Halas.
Released by Bounty Health Network. (2002) Hoylake: Uniview Worldwide Ltd,
Running time: 12.5 min. Suitable for young people aged 8-12
When the Wind Blows (Feature Film) 1986 – animator
Barney (TV series) 1988 – animator on Barney’s Christmas Surprise.
Granpa (TV special) 1988 – animator on the final section of the film. Granpa won the Prix Jeunesse International award for excellence in children’s television programming in 1990.
Father Christmas (TV special) 1989 – animator
The Tale of Tom Kitten and Jemima Puddle-Duck 1993 – animator/storyobaod
The Tailor of Gloucester 1993 – (30 minute TV) – animation director – with the voice of Ian Holm
The Tale of Two Bad Mice and Johnny Town Mouse (30 minute TV) 1993 – director – with the voices of Hugh Laurie, Alan Bennett, Felicity Kendal, and Rik Mayall. This was the first time I had directed a half hour piece of animation. Re released on DVD by the BBC in 2008 as The Beatrix Potter Collection.
The Willows in Winter (TV Movie 1hr 13mins) 1996 – animation director. The flying sequence, at 21mins 40 secs, was one of the sections of the film where I did the animation direction.
The Bear (TV special) 1996 – animator
Oi Get Off Our Train (TV Special) 1998 – animator
The Canterbury Tales – The Nun’s Priest – (TV) 1999 – animator
Stressed Eric – (TV series – 30 mins each) 2000 – episode director on Team, Bursting, and Drool.
War Game (TV special) 2001- animator
Mill Times ( PBS TV special) 2001 – animation director
Metalheads (TV series) 2002 – character design
Something Else (TV series) 2003 – storyboard
Tractor Tom (TV series) 2003 – storyboard
Meg and Mog (TV series ) 2003 – 2004 – series director (52 x 5 minute episodes) – with the voices of Fay Ripley, Alan Bennet, Phil Cornwell.
Little Princess (TV series) 2004 – 2007 – series animation director (100 x 10 minute episodes).
Kit Kat – Father Christmas (TV ad) 2007 – director – with the voice of Mel Smith as Father Christmas and Richard Briers doing the end “Have a Break, Have a Kit Kat” line.
Sunbeam (TV ad) – animator/storyboard
Boots – Tahiti (TV ad) – animator/storyboard
Frucht Bomb (TV ad) – animator/storyboard – made for Two Rivers Films.
Mike the Knight (3D pre-school TV series for HIT.) 2011 – 2014, storyboarding on many episodes including ‘The Fluttering Favour’ below.
‘The Snowman and The Snowdog animator revisits classic’ – BBC article.
Ethel and Ernest (feature film made by Lupus Films Ltd) 2016 – director.