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Jessica Ashman

MA work

Tenderfoot

Toni is lost in a sprawling metropolis,  haunted by the shadow of her onset maturity. 

Info

  • Jessica Ashman
  • MA Degree

    School

    School of Communication

    Programme

    MA Animation, 2014

    Specialism

    Animation (stop-motion and cut-out)

  • As a filmmaker, I desire to connect with an audience with each new film I make, creating an emotional tie that binds a person to the piece. I am especially interested in doing this by telling stories that portray a spark of bittersweet, universal truth to the viewer. As an animator, I do this with the craft of stop-motion, creating hand-made, tactile worlds which I aim to be physically and emotionally sprawling on screen.

  • Degrees

  • BA (Hons) Animation, University of Lincoln, 2007
  • Awards

  • Elf Factory Prize, 2014; New Talent BAFTA Nomination for Best Animation, 2011; BAFTA Scotland Award, Best Animation, 2011