Full name

Dani Bethel

Location

London, UK

Biography

Hi there! My name is Dani, and I've been working in the animation industry since I graduated from university in 2015.

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Experience

Head of Animation Assist

Nexus

London, UK · March 2018 – Present

Working in TV Paint.
Responsible for supervising animation assist on a pitch for an animated feature film.
Developed the clean up and colour approach.

Freelance Comic Artist / Animation Assistant

Bedside Press, The Gate Films, The Line

London, UK · September 2017 – October 2017

  • Worked as a comic artist for “Gothic Tales of Haunted Love”, a kickstarter-funded comics anthology, to be released in 2018.

  • Worked as an animation assistant on the baby for the Hoover advert campaign.

  • Worked as an animation assistant for The Line on a Birchall Tea advert.

Trainee Storyboard Artist

Blue Zoo

London, UK · May 2017 – June 2017

  • Participated in storyboard training course hosted by Blue Zoo studios.
  • Learnt the software PanelForge.
  • Created storyboards from scripts of ‘Digby’ and ‘Miffy’s Adventures’.

Character Colour Artist/Animation assistant

Passion Pictures

London, UK · January 2017 – April 2017

  • Worked on Gorillaz 2017 album campaign as colourist/animation assistant
  • Problem solved with small team, to create colouring process for TV Paint for VR music video ‘Saturnz Barz’

Inbetweener, key artist

Lupus Films

London, UK · July 2016 – November 2016

2D animation inbetweener and key artist, working on the TV short “Bear Hunt”, using TV paint.

Animation Intern

Cartoon Saloon

Kilkenny, Ireland · March 2016 – July 2016

Worked as a key animator, in-betweener, and clean-up artist on the TV series Tobar an Cheoil, using the software TV paint.

Junior Assistant Animator/inbetweener

Lupus Films

London, UK · November 2015 – February 2016

Worked as an inbetweener, clean-up artist and assistant on the feature film Ethel and Ernest (2016), using the software TV Paint.

Clean-up Artist

Nexus

Bournemouth, UK · July 2015 – September, 2015

Worked as a clean up artist in Photoshop, for the short film To Build a Fire (2016).

Flash animator, junior character designer, storyboard artist

Golden Oak

Nanjing, China · July 2013 – September 2013

  • Storyboarded a 3 minute pilot for a children’s TV series.
  • Designed background characters, assisted with main character turnarounds.
  • Animated characters in Flash.
Education

1st in Animation Production (BA)

Arts University Bournemouth

Bournemouth, GB · 2012 – 2015

Awards
2015 ToonBoom excellence , Toonboom CEO Michel Besner
Skills

Photoshop, TV Paint, ToonBoom, Flash, Traditional drawing, Pixel art

Elsewhere