Peter Dodd - Lupus Films
Peter began his animation career in the mid ‘90s working on French TV. After character design and storyboard work, then animation in Berlin, he turned to British TV specials, working as animator on Oscar nominated Famous Fred directed by Joanna Quinn for Channel 4. An adaptation of Raymond Briggs’ The Bear followed. Peter also directed and animated his short Prometheus Bound, winner of Best Animated Short: Jury Awards, Rome International Film Festival 2004. Peter worked for several years at Folimage studios in France. On the feature Mia et le Migou he assisted the art director, then moved to character design and lead animator. Two years in Edinburgh followed working on the Sylvain Chomet feature The Illusionist. In 2007, Peter began working at Passion Pictures on projects such as the intro for The Beatles: Rock Band for the Xbox, music videos, and Superbowl commercials. Peter taught as visiting/part-time lecturer at various Universities and spoke at events such as TedX and Annecy Conferences 2016. He also worked at Studio AKA supervising animation on a series of TSB ads, and on Sylvain Chomet’s ‘couch gag’ for The Simpsons. Peter joined Lupus Films animating on The Snowman and the Snowdog in 2012, then animation director on the Ethel and Ernest feature.
The animation direction of Ethel and Ernest - TBC
Animation director Peter Dodd joins us to talk about the challenges of creating the animation for the wonderful adaptation of Raymond Briggs’ “Ethel and Ernest”. He will discuss how the team worked to keep the design and animation style true to the original source material and how they retained its warmth and charm. - TBC
22 May 2017 | 10:00