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

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).

Kieran Argo

BAA Producer

Kieran is an experienced project and events manager with extensive knowledge of animation.

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.



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


Ellys Donovan

Awards Administrator

Ellys is the Events Manager and Programmer for Cardiff Animation Festival and has helped to run five editions of the festival, including the first touring programme across Wales in 2022/23. 


Harriet Titlow

Awards Administrator

Harriet has been working in the animation industry for over 10 years, and has experience as a Director, Animator, Producer and Talent coordinator, across music videos, advertising, television series and short films.

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.