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    "Good design is obvious. Great design is transparent" - Joe Sparano

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    "Well, luckily with animation, fantasy is your friend" - Steven Speilberg

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    "No pressure, no diamonds" - Thomas Carlyle

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    "Animation is about creating the illusion of life. And you can't create it if you don't have one" - Brad Bird

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    "I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have" - Thomas Jefferson

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    "I brought in the stories many times. I don't just do animation" - Ray HarryHaussen

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Animation Director

Do you need an experienced and critical eye to push your work to the highest possible level in both look and narrative ? From Judge Dredd through to the Launch of the National Lottery Campaign - I have that experience of working with high profile clients .....

Designer

Do you need a website for your rapidly expanding business ? Whether you need to create a marketplace, on-line storefront or subscription service I've been actively designing for print, tv, web, multimedia and gameplay for the last 20 years.

Problem Solver

Do you have an idea and you just don't know where to start ? Perhaps your team is short on time and money and must take stock of your priorities. You need the kind of team building and leadership skills that I have whilst working as a producer in the US and in the UK.

Curriculum Developer

Do you need a fresh revamp of your Univesity or College program ? As Senior Lecturer, Professor & Director of New Media I have experience of curriculum development in University's both here in the UK and in the US

Event Manager

The internationally acclaimed computer animation, vfx and game awards event entitled 'Animex Awards' was was for a time the largest student centred events of its kind . Want to know how as coordinator, sponsorship manager and curator of the 'Animex Awards' this was achieved ?

Employability Coach

Finding the kind of work that suites you & your unique set of skills is not as straight forward as it sounds. With my experience of hiring freelance anmators and visual effects artists for a range of high profile clients and jobs, I can help ...

Photographer

The rise of Instagram has brought about an appreciation of the square format and for many image makers this is seen as a 'breath of fresh air'. Working with squares are by no means new to myself who siince 1990 has been shooting with a Hasselblad square format camera ....

Personal Achievements

1996 | Awarded the HiTech Project Bursary in association with the Arts Council of England and Channel 4 Television
1994 | Recipient of the London Effects and Animation ‘Gold Leaf Award’ for NRG Lucozade - Best Animated Commercial
1990 | Recipient of the Andrew Sproxton Memorial Fund for ‘Rural’ - a social documentary photographic project
1989 | Photographic Artist in Residence, The Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford Upon Avon, Warwickshire

Employment

1998 until Today | Senior Lecturer in Visualisation & Graphical Application, School of Computing, Teesside University
1997 | Professor in Computer Art, The Savannah College of Art and Design, PO Box 3142 Savannah, Georgia, USA
1996 | Director of New Media, The Savannah College of Art and Design, PO Box 3142 Savannah, Georgia, USA
1995 | Producer/Animator - ‘Lost In Space’ The Neville Brody Research Studio,Liverpool Road, Islington, London, UK
1994 | Assistant Producer - ‘Lost In Space’, The Computer Film Company, 50 - 51 Berwick Street, London, W1V, UK
1993 | Trainee Designer/Runner, Video Tape Recording (VTR), 64 Dean Street London , W1D 4QQ, UK
1992 | Lecturer in Photography and Advertising, Bournemouth & Poole College of Further Education, Poole, Dorest UK

Lecture Activity

2002 - 2009 | Organizer of Animex Awards - International Festival of Animation and Computer Games, Middlesbrough ,UK
February 20th 2007
| Talk entitled ‘Animex Awards – the cutting edge of content creation’ – The Benjamin Franklin Room, Royal Society for the Arts, 8 John Adams St, London WC2 6R2
May 1st 2007 | Talk entitled ‘Best of Animex Awards – Highlights from the cutting edge of content creation’ – FMX, Meidinger Saal, Haus der Wirtschaft, Stuttgart, Germany

Research Interests

History of Sequential Art and Animation Art | Applied Pre Production Techniques | Post Production | Streaming Media/New Media Futures
School of Computing
Teesside University
Middlesbrough, TS1 3BA, UK
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Email : scm-enquiries@tees.ac.uk
Email : Justin Greetham
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