My name is darren Wall, and I am the founder of Planet Jump Productions, an animation /production studio located in North London. I work as an animation director and storyboard artist and manga a small team that covers all aspects of animation and more recently aspects of live action too.
November 2010 – Ongoing Planet Jump Productions, Founder and M.D.
December 2004 – September 2010 Chase Imagination. Head of animation production, role included producing and directing teams of 30 and above creatives on high end projects for clients like the BBC, E.A. Sony and Cartoon Network.
June 2002 – December 2004 Freelance storyboard/concept artist. Work ranged from Feature films, commercials, pop promos, animated series to short films.
September 1998 – June 2002 Varga – TVC – assistant to Director worked on storyboards, animatics, line tests, art department and editing. Worked on a number of Raymond Briggs films and several I.P. studio projects.
February 1997 – May 1998 High Eagle Animation – Geoff Dunbar & Paul McCartney animated music promo – Tropic Island Hum. Worked as clean up artists, line tester, assistant and cel painter. Also helped contribute in the running of the studio.
November 1996 – January 1997 Eccosse Films – Her Majesty Mr’s Brown. Worked as general runner then promoted to floor runner, worked both on location and studio, dealing with leading actors on a daily basis.
July 1995 – June 1996 Warner Bros. Animation – Space Jam. Worked as Production assistant the moved into animation department as clean up artist and later effects artist.
March 1993 – June 1995 Molinare Post Production. Worked as runner then promoted to despatch runner then Assistant librarian and finally head of the library.
August 1991 – January 1992 London Studios - Assistant to Art Director Julian Fullalove.