|Current job role||Director at Blue Zoo Animation Studios|
|Course studied||BA (Hons) 3D Digital Animation, 2011|
Will is a Director at Blue Zoo Animation Studios and has been a part of the team for over 10 years. In 2019, Will was Animation Director and part of the team behind BAFTA-winning children’s animation Numberblocks, a much-loved part of the schedule on the BBC’s CBeebies channel. Will says, ‘This award meant a great deal to our company and the team who brought the show to life. Receiving such a prestigious British award from peers is a brilliant honour.’
Will started out as an Animation Fixer on Tree Fu Tom and has worked as an Animation Director on the Emmy and Annie award-winning Adventures of Paddington Bear pre-school series. Previously, Will has worked on shows such as Miffy Adventures Big and Small, Go Jetters, and Digby Dragon.
Will actively takes part in speaking sessions and runs workshops to help young talent get ahead in the creative industry for ACCESS:VFX.
Will speaks of his time at Herts with pride and says, ‘Five years after graduating I had my first directing role. My time at Herts was instrumental in making this possible.’