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The following are the main tutors associated with the course at time of publishing

Eva Palacios: Head of Course

Specialising in compositing, Eva has worked for the BBC and on several international award winning animations for Channel 4. As the creative director of Toifund Ltd she has worked with several clients including Aardman, Penguin/Warner and Arcadia.


Eva is also currently Producer at LOST MY NAME

Paul Charisse

Paul has 14 years experience in the feature film and game industries. He has worked as a 3D animator on titles including Prince Caspian, Hellboy and on Gollum as part of the Oscar award winning team for Lord of the Rings. He is the Writer/Director for Stina and the Wolf,  the 1st feature length film produced by a University created by staff and students from the BA Animation and other courses (currently in production).

Colin West

Colin specialises in 3d and visuals effects and has worked for multiple award-winning Visual Effects studios in London, across both Advertising and Film. He has worked on motion picture titles such as The Guardians of The Galaxy, Exodus: Gods and Kings, & Jupiter Ascending. Whilst in Advertising he also worked on many projects for brands such as Pepsi, Audi, Galaxy, British Airways and Sony. He has over 9 years experience in the field of 3D work spanning many industries.

Mat Garey


Mat has 12 years industry experience as an animator and artist, with 7 years spent at Sony Computer Entertainment. He has worked on titles including Looney Tunes, The Getaway 2: Black Monday franchise, plus "Resident Evil" and was part of the BAFTA award winning team for Wipeout 3


Mat Garey

Dr. Jackie West


Jackie is a Fine Art practitioner who has exhibited nationally and internationally. Her Doctorate examined the relationship between artist intention and audience interpretation of representational painting.

She is artist in residence at  Portsmouth Football Club as well as Art  Director for Stina and the Wolf.

Pompey Painting

Vincent Woodcock


Vincent has been working for us since 2016, and is a well respected animator, cartoonist and  Illustrator. He worked professional on projects such as The Tigger Movie & Space Jam


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Jordan Buckner


Jordan Buckner has been working as an independent artist / animator since graduating from CG Arts and Animation in 2012. His freelance life has ranged from independent CG animation, to illustration and concept design. More recently, his work has seen him team up with LA-based pop culture gallery Hero Complex, where he produces paintings for gallery shows and conventions across the USA. Jordan also teaches Digital Painting at the University for the Creative Arts, whilst developing his latest independent animation Sleeper. To see more of his work please visit

In 2017, we were delighted to get the course accredited by JAMES. This link takes you to their website which has yet to be updated.