Animex Student Animation Awards
Senior Animation Director
Marc Craste is a senior animation director working at Studio AKA in London. Before coming to the UK in 1998, Marc worked extensively in animation studios in Sydney and in Copenhagen.
Since joining Studio AKA, Marc has designed and directed many award-winning commercials, including spots for ‘ORANGE’, ‘NATWEST’, and ‘COMPAQ’. He has also designed and directed three short films in the series PICA TOWERS that have become cult viewing for many fans.
His recent 12 minute short film ‘Jo Jo In The Stars’, was produced and financed by Studio AKA, and won the 2004 BAFTA for Best Animated Short Film. It has also won Best Animated Short Film at the 2004 Clermont-Ferrand Film Festival in France, the Special Jury Prize at the 2004 Aspen Short Film Festival, Best Short Film at the Copenhagen 3D Festival, Best Short Film at SICAF, the Grand Prix at the Bradford Animation Festival, and the Best of British at Brief Encounters.
Marc has just completed a promo for highly acclaimed Icelandic band Mum
In addition to his animation career, Marc is the recipient of the AOI’s ‘Illustrator Of The Year’ award. He has recently been commissioned to illustrate a children’s book, written by acclaimed author Helen Ward.
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