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RESUME / CV
ROSIE ASHFORTH
Bristol
United Kingdom
+44 (0)7846 236 811​
rosie.ashforth@gmail.com​
Date of Birth 25-03-1978​
 
I am a very hard working, well motivated and friendly animator with 20 years experience in CGI character and creature animation primarily using Autodesk Maya.
I’ve worked in Film and TV VFX, Character Animation, Animated Features, Previs, CutScenes and Cinematics, Virtual Reality and Immersive Museum Attractions.
 
Employment History​

December2023-July2024 Animator, Jellyfish Pictures
Animated Feature

September2023-December2023, Senior Animator, Outpost VFX
High end TV series

June2023-September2023, Freelance Senior Animator, Untold Studios
Commercials and idents
 
June 2021 - June2023, Animator and Lead Animator at Passion Pictures, London (and remote), UK
 I led on a few projects including a wonderful independent short film. I’ve also worked on several game trailers and commercials.
 
2020-2021 Mentor at AccessVFX
I mentored a student who is now junior animator at Behaviour Interactive 
 
August 2011 - June 2021 Freelance Animator
Clients include Framestore, Mikros Animation, Hello Charlie, Nineteentwenty, ILM, Untold Studios, Axis Animation, MoonrakerVFX, Prime Focus World, Aardman and Passion Pictures.
 
January 2019-August 2019 Lead Animator, Outpost VFX, Bournemouth (and remote), UK
I led a team animating the photo real lion in the Steve Coogan film “Greed” (2019)
 
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
I worked on pre-production, character development and production animation on “Arthur Christmas” (2011)
 
March 2007 - June 2009: Animator at Framestore, London, UK
“Where the Wild Things Are” (2009), “The Tale of Despereaux” (2008) “The Golden Compass” (2007)
 
 September 2006 - February 2007: Jillaroo (Farm Hand) at Twynam Agricultural, 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: Senior Animator at Animal Logic, Sydney, Australia
“Happy Feet” (2006)
 
June 2004 - August 2005: Animator at Framestore CFC, London, UK
 
May 2004: Animator at Framestore NY, New York, USA
 
January 2002 - April 2004: Junior Animator at Framestore CFC, London, UK

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

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
2021 London Art College Diploma in Children’s Book Illustration - Merit
 
 
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