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Managing Director and Technical Lead
Graduating from University with a BA Hons in Product Design, Marcus is an expert in precision and creativity. With an established career within industrial and graphic design, Marcus went on to found Finger Industries Ltd, the independent animation studio alongside Creative Director Jonny Ford. Housed in Sheffield, they are known as the friendliest animation studio in the city!
Starting out as a duo with a passion for characters and top-notch illustration and design, the company has grown from strength to strength. Fast forward 15 years and Marcus now heads up a team of 19 staff, working on projects from within advertising, healthcare and of course children’s media- with their latest project being a series production for digital and on demand. The studio is still known for their character work, with credits on Mike the Knight and most recently The Floogals.
As MD and Technical Lead, Marcus is hands on with post-production, specialising in compositing and effects whilst also heading up the studio with responsibility for operational management and strategic development alongside Jonny and the management team.