TVS x Animex: Approaches to Animated Storytelling

Posted on 21st September 2020 by Charlotte Nixon

Monday 28th September, 6:30pm-8pm

Are you a writer or director intrigued by animation? Join North East-based animation professionals Lesley-Anne Rose and Ellie Land as they discuss their animation journeys and the key to writing and directing for animation.

Discussion points will include:

  • The differences between writing for live action and for animation
  • Writing & directing short stop-motion animation (Case study: Lesley-Anne Rose)
  • Directing animated elements within a feature film context (Case study: Ellie Land, Irene’s Ghost)

There will also be the chance to ask questions live and through Zoom Q&A. Questions can also be sent in advance to

About the speakers

Lesley-Anne Rose is an artist and arts educator whose stop-motion short films include Spatulahead and Oxidane.

Ellie Land is an animation director, educator and researcher whose recent work includes Irene’s Ghost and Bathroom Privileges.

Register through Eventbrite here. You will receive an emailed link to the Zoom event 24 hours beforehand.

For more information about this event, contact

This event is supported by Northern Film + Media’s Tees Valley ERDF project. Places are free but limited. You must have a Tees Valley base, be over 18yrs and be eligible to access SME support.

Northern Film + Media’s Tees Valley Screen project is funded by the ERDF through Creative Industries Business Support and Development Programme 2014-20, which is bringing over £300m into the North East to support innovation, enterprise and business support across the region. Additional funding support for this project is from Tees Valley Combined Authority and Arts Council England.

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