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Edward Foster


  • Edward Foster is a Visiting Lecturer for the Animation MA programme at the Royal College of Art. As well as developing animation projects Edward continues to make short independent films and has been a jury member for both the BAA and RTS awards. He is a lead 2nd year tutor at the National Film and Television School and an external examiner for the University of Arts London (UAL) MA animation course.

  • Biography

  • Very much motivated to tell stories creatively, Edward primarily works in the field of series based animation, developing and directing pilots, and has completed three series, including two half hour specials, of the hugely successful pre-school show ‘Little Princess’ shown on Five(UK), which has sold to over 160 territories worldwide and been BAFTA nominated four times. In 2017 production has begun on his own commissioned children’s series for ITV.

    ‘My experience is in leading all the different aspects of animation short film and series development - from creating/adapting the initial idea, the boarding process, script development, directing voice records, working alongside editors, composers and sound design team on animatics, pitch meetings with pilot and series bible, right through to directing award winning commissioned series’.

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