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Hello!

Hannah Lau-Walker

2D Animator & Director
Based in London, UK
Experience

With over ten years of experience within the commercial animation industry, Hannah has worked at indie studios based out of peoples living rooms, to huge production houses in central Soho. Animating everything from a laundrette morphing into a beautiful garden to a cow on skates. Since graduating from Central St.Martins, Hannah has developed her 2D animation skills to the level of leading large animation productions and is expanding into directing her own animations.

Tools

Adobe Animate & Adobe Photoshop

Awards

2022 WINNER The Depict British Award @ Depict

2022 WINNER Best Mini Short August 2022 @ Short to the Point

Talks & Panels

2024 The Art Department 'The Show' Stage 02 | Host

2024 The Art Department: Collaboration: From Idea to the Screen | Panelist

2023 In Motion London: We just wanna have fun| Host

2023 RCA Industry Panel: What Now?! | Host

2023 IMA Festival: Never work a day in your life | Talk

2023 Norwich University of the Arts Conference: Creative Evolution | Talk

2023 Cardiff Animation Festival Mini: Wellbeing in Animation | Panelist

2022 Brighton Animation Club: She Drew That | Talk

2022 Overlap: She Drew That Panel | Host

2022 Festival of Animation Berlin: She Drew That | Talk

Jury & Programming

2024 Latin American Design Awards | Animation Juror

2024 The Art Department | 'Saucy Selection' film programme

2024 The Art Department | Student Animation

2023 In Motion London | 'Made by Women' film programme

2023 BAFTA Cymru Awards | Short Film Juror

2023 Encounters Film Festivals | Depcit Award Juror

2023 Brighton International Animation Festival | Best Student Juror

2021|2022|2023 Young Animator of the Year UK Juror

2022 British Animation Awards | Cutting Edge | Best Factual Juror

Teaching & Mentoring

2021 | 2022 | 2024 Mentoring Coordinator at She Drew That

2022 | 2024 Mentor at Ravensbourne University

2021 - 2022 Sessional Lecturer at Ravensbourne University

2019 Mentor at Central Saint Martins on MA Character Animation

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