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Ros Allen

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Programme Leader Animation and Games Art

I am an artist/animator with an interest in portraiture, identity and animated documentary. After graduating in Fine Art from Leeds University, I entered animation as a self-taught artist/animator then went to work in industry for Disney, Richard Williams, Warner Bros and Varga TVC, first as an asistant animator then animator. I also worked for Revolution Software across their Broken Sword series on some cut scenes, storyboards and layout.

Teaching and supervision

I teach across all stages of our undergraduate degree course as well as offer tutorial support for MA Design students specialising in Animation.

Research interests for potential research students

  • Animated documentary
  • Drawing
  • Character animation
  • Story art

I have over 20 years industry experience, specialising in 2D character animation and its application across tv, film, advertising and games.

Last updated 24 March 2022