Meet the team
Helen Brunsdon

Helen Brunsdon

Director of the BAA

Helen has worked extensively across the animation industry as a consultant, producer and executive working with some of the most creative names in animation.In addition to her production work, Helen also works as animation advisor, programmer, events producer andjury member. In Dec 2016 Helen became the Directorof Animation UK before becoming the newly appointed Director of the British Animation Awards (BAA).

The British Animation Awards family – A flock of people that are helping, supporting, advising and shaping the BAAs for the future!

Kieran Argo

Comms Manager


Kieran is a co-founder of the Encounters Festival in Bristol and served as a Board Director for twelve years.

Helen Jones

Creative Consultant


Helen has been in the industry for 25 years.

She has had a varied and interesting creative career working both as an advertising creative and a director for agencies including Grey London, Fold 7, Rufus Leonard and 4Creative.

Susan Hill

Marketing Consultant


Susan Hill completed a HND Graphic Design at Plymouth College of Art in 1987. Since then Susan has worked for a number of companies and built up a prestigious career specialising in marketing.

Simon Bor

Writer


Simon is a writer, a printmaker and a multi-award winning children’s animation producer of over twenty series for television.

Brollyman

Composer


Brolly has been composing music to picture for just about 20 years now.

John Lynch

Technical Director


John Lynch is technical director for the BAA ceremony itself. When he’s not doing that he’s also an award-winning filmmaker based in London who’s career has spanned film, documentary, advertising and even Bollywood.

Christian Tait

Graphic and brand designer


Christian graduated from UWE Bristol in 1995 with a degree in Graphic Design. He then worked for 18 years in various Bristol design agencies on brand identity, print, exhibition and website design.

Andy Webb

Website Developer


Andy graduated with a BA (Hons) in Fine Art Sculpture from what is now the University of Gloucestershire in 1995. From there, he spent 2 years at Kingston on a music technology course before joining the MCPS looking after music royalty payments.

Harrison Williams

Photographer


University of South Wales graduate. Videographer and Photographer, experience with short documentaries, music videos and a variety of other promotional content.