Senior Lecturer in Animation
Luis graduated from the Royal College of Art in 1993. Since then he has worked for over 20 years as an animation director at Diverse Productions, BBC and 18 years at Aardman Animations. He has designed and directed websites, idents, title sequences, commercials, short films, pilots and series work. He also worked in Aardman’s broadcast and features development departments.
His film and commercial work has won over 50 international awards, including BAFTA’s, The Cartoon d’Or, the Special Jury Award, Annecy Festival, D&AD, Royal Television Society, 10 Grand Prix’s and 5 British Animation Awards. He has also been short listed for an Oscar.
Luis has taught at many film schools including the National Film and Television School, Savannah College of Art and Design (USA) and the National Film School (Copenhagen, Denmark.) He continues to teach at the Animation Workshop (Viborg, Denmark), Ecole Des Metiers Uu Cinema d’Animation (Angoulême, France), The Arts University, Bournemouth, Falmouth University and the European Cross Media Academy (Copenhagen).http://www.pearcesisters.co.uk/