Steve is the founder of Beakus, an animation studio based in Lewes, East Sussex. Established in 2010 Beakus creates animation for a wide range of clients including BBC, Sky, Disney, Science Museum and English Heritage. Steve has directed and produced commercials, shorts and full broadcast shows including Olobob Top and Yakka Dee! Most recently he produced season 2 of Tee & Mo, pre-production for Brave Bunnies, and a suite of nursery rhymes and songs for Mr Tumble’s YouTube channel.
Preview - Animation for Peace - Hope and Action
Animation has always been a medium through which animators try to do good, teach morals, tell the uncomfortable truth, and generally make the world a better place. From Windsor McCay's 1918 epic 'The Sinking of the Lusitania' to Marjane Satrapi's 'Perspolis' (2007), via Brad Bird's 'The Iron Giant' (1999) and…
Animation for Peace
In light of the extent of conflict around the world, how can animation be used as a force for good, both as a kids’ medium and as an industry?