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Alex Dawson

Alex Dawson

Director and Owner Creative Art Director Animation Director (2D + 3D) Animator Motion Designer Editor Writer

Alex has 15 years experience working for leading creative design companies in the UK, directing, designing and creating animations and short promo films, including 8 promo films for Puma (including Alexander McQueen Puma, Puma Black Label, and Puma Mihara). Recent highlights include working on a 'Beauty and the Beast' Disney themed Meerkats advert at Passion Pictures and animating Donald Duck for a Duck Tales promo.

Alex has created short films, animations and video for Disney, Puma, Nike, Adidas, Passion, Picutres, Lenovo, BBC, Microsoft, Orange, M&S, BT, Burberry, The Open, Saatchi & Saatchi, Time Based Arts, Procter & Gamble, Jack Daniels, HSBC, Santander Bank, Ogilvy, O2, Aston Martin, Vauxhall, Firecracker Films, Aston Martin, Liquid TV, Knock Knock, Three, Nokia, Lenovo, Coca Cola, EE, Carl Cox, Foster and Partners, The Ideal Home Show, Grand Designs, Virgin, Santander, Thompson Reuters, Duracell, Investec, Qatar National Bank, 'Mr T' Snickers campaign, and The Partners.

Alex is also a screenwriter and developing multiple projects, and is currently pitching the 2D + 3D animation sci fi adventure series 'Laundry Monsters, 'and other projects.

Alex previously taught a 2D animation course at Qantm College, SAE Institute (BA (Hons equivalent), editing and digital illustration at Academy Class and PMA London, and is an academic external advisor for UK universities.

Previously Alex worked at Passion Pictures, where he also worked on the music video for Disney's 'Treasure Planet,' directed by Tim Hope.

Alex specialised in animation during his MSc in Electronic Imaging at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, Dundee University. Previously Alex studied Film; Media (2.1 BA (Hons)) at Stirling University, where he also made a number of experimental short films, radio plays, clients compositions and radio journalism pieces.