I have recently gained a first class honours degree in Animation from the Southampton Solent University. I have always enjoyed creating art whether drawing, painting, and now filmmaking. I chose to focus on traditional 2D animation as I believe that reveals a real spirit, whether that of the animator or the drawing itself. I look to many places for influence including fine art, our environment, and the spiritual. I have always been encouraged by a close family to explore creative abilities. I like to create art, films about what we may believe impossible, about magic and the spirit of the human race. The Spirit Child is my graduation film, my first film. I hope it will touch the hearts of those who see it.