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Natalie Henry

Freelance Animator & Illustrator

Location:London, London, United Kingdom
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Natalie J Henry

Position Sought
Assistant or Junior Producer /Character Designer /Storyboarding Artist /2D Animation

Specialist skills are in Storyboarding, Character design and 2D animation and should a vacancy
exist in these departments I ask that consideration be given to my application. However, I am aspiring to become a producer/Director and would value the experience and expertise a company like yours could offer me.

A highly talented, driven and flexible individual with a proven record of delivering creative and
innovative design and animation. A proven ability of developing projects from inception through
production to final delivery, ensuring that all work is effective, appropriate and delivered within agreed timescales. Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Professional, trustworthy with a personable character that is able to forge good working relationships across disciplines, whilst demonstrating enthusiasm, energy and motivation. Keen to find a
challenging position within an ambitious company that offers opportunities for progression.

Key Skills

Good at creating unique Character Designs putting personality and body language into the character, injecting emotions and feelings. Three years of experience working with different teams whilst taking direction to meet a brief and also directing a student film called “Bounce Back” this involved animating and composting 2d animation and live action backgrounds.

Producing and Directing
Experienced in directing a student film and many small shorts and currently aiming to develop skills in the fields of producing and directing for animation by attending the Nation Film and Television School, A good team leader bright, conscientious and enthusiastic, applying consistently to any task. who is well organised, focused, and motivating to those around.

IT and Technical Skills
Fully conversant and extensive use of standard MS software suite in addition experience working in MS project, I Work, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe In Design,Adobe Flash,Autodesk Maya, Toonboom and Final Cut Pro. Hands-on approach to technological aspects of a project with a perceptive and keen desire to learn and understand new technologies to continue to be a more effective,credible and knowledgeable individual. Have the ability to communicate ideas and solutions through the vast number of departments.

Self Taught and Motivation
Motivated to learn new software and new management skills and able to integrate into current
projects. Presently Producing,Directing and 2d Artist for an animated web series called “We Be Usb” which is growing in popularity over the internet.

Work Experience

January 2011 to March 2011 Runner/ Pitch Assistant

Passion Pictures is one of Europe’s leading independent film production companies founded in 1987 by Andrew Ruhemann.The company has now expanded to include film, television and documentary and has studios in London, Paris, New York and Melbourne. The company’s work has won many major awards, including two Academy Awards (2000 and 2011).

Maintaing the studio Culture,flow and keeping the studio presentable and fridges replenished,
working closely with producers and directing making Pitches in indesign for future commercial and shorts, editing storyboards, collaborating with editors and sound designer to make a more dynamic storyboard.

August 2010 to September 2010 Internship at NBC Universal

NBC Universal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience.

A 6 week internship, worked on the Hallmark channel, the NBC Universal intermission with characters from there sit coms, storyboarding new animation for the universal logo for the hallmark channel, touching up on given Photo’s using Photoshop and main researcher for the designers.

September 2007 to September 2007 Production Assistant at Teachers TV

Teachers TV was a website and former free-to-air Distance education television channel which provided video and support materials for those who work in education in the UK, including teachers, school leaders, governors, and support staff.

Worked with their film crew assisting with filming, lighting and editing using final cut pro. worked on a commercial that was haired on Teacher Tv channel using my voice as a voiceover.

2012-2014: Applying for MA Producing and Directing for Animation at NFTS
(National Film and Television School)

2007-2010: University of Bedfordshire, Ba Hons Animation, 2.1

Producing and Directing ( my own web series, Reading,
Dancing, Traveling, Learning Languages,Going to the cinema and Cupcakes.

Available on request
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