RESUME / CV

ROSIE ASHFORTH

Totterdown

Bristol

United Kingdom

+44 (0)7846 236 811

rosie.ashforth@gmail.com

Date of Birth 25-03-1978

I am a hard working, well motivated and friendly animator with over 15 years experience in CGI character and creature animation.

I am able to do my own rigs using Rapid Rig, and some basic modelling and lighting.

I mostly use Maya but can also animate in Softimage XSI. I can also use Adobe Photoshop and Premiere.


 

Employment History

August 2011 - Present: Freelance Animator

Companies and clients I have worked for during this time are:

Passion Pictures, Outpost VFX, Electric Theatre Collective, Lagoon Black Studios, SulkyBunny, Cartoon NetworkAardman AnimationsMikros AnimationHello Charlie, ZubrVRNineteentwenty, Industrial Light and Magic, BDHRedStar3DAxis VFXAxis AnimationMoonrakerVFXPrime Focus WorldHi-Sim StudiosHappy Hour422 South and Framestore

I can work in-house or remotely

In 2013 I designed and painted a Gromit sculpture for Bristol's Gromit Unleashed sculpture trail

 

June 2009 - June 2011: Animator at Aardman Animations, Bristol, UK

Pre-production, development and production animation on 'Arthur Christmas', Feature Film (2011)


 

March 2007 - June 2009: Animator at Framestore, London, UK

'Where the Wild Things Are', Feature Film (2009)

'The Tale of Despereaux', Feature Film (2008)

'The Golden Compass', Feature Film (2007)


 

September 2006 - February 2007: Jillaroo (Farm Hand) at Twynam Agriculture, Boolcarrol Station, NSW, Australia

I spent 6 months mostly on horseback, helping to muster, brand, vaccinate, castrate and wean a herd of 10,000 cattle.

September 2005 - August 2006: Animator at Animal Logic, Sydney, Australia

'Happy Feet'  Feature Film (2006)


 

June 2004 - August 2005: Animator at Framestore CFC, London, UK

'Prehistoric Park', Television Series (2006)

'Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire', Feature Film (2005)

'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory', Feature Film (2005)


 

May 2004: Animator at Framestore NY, New York, USA

Yoplait, "Happy Farm Animals", Commercial


 

January 2002 - April 2004: Junior Animator at Framestore CFC, London, UK

'Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban', Feature Film (2004)

Tesco, "Carrie", Commercial

Audi, "Fish", Commercial

Johnny Walker, "Fish", Commercial

'Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets', Feature Film (2002)

'Dinotopia', Mini-Series (2002)


 

January 2001 - December 2001: Motion Tracker at Framestore, London, UK

 'Dinotopia-, Mini-Series (2002)

September 2000 - December 2000: Runner at Framestore, London, UK


 

Education

1996 - 1997 University of Wales Institute, Cardiff, UK

Diploma in Art Foundation Studies - Distinction

1997 - 2000 University of Wales College, Newport

BA (HONS) Animation 2:1


 

Hobbies and Interests

I own a horse called Moo, and two Patterdale Terriers called Beryl and Nessie.


 

REFERENCES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST

 

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