Contact directly: info@vickymather.co.uk

Twitter: @vicky_mather  Photoblog: vickymather.tumblr.com

About:

British filmmaker based just outside of West London. I am an NFTS animation directing graduate with a background in Fine Art

and photography.  I have experience in directing animation for short films and commercials, live action adults and children.

Other services I am hired for include character design, art direction for children’s TV series, children’s book illustration,

storyboards, story development and photography.

Film/TV representation:

UK Curtis Brown c/o Nick Marsden / Camilla Young   US Anonymous Content c/o Rosalie Swedlin

Music Videos & Commercials representation: UK Mind’s Eye Media c/o Chris Baker/ Hughie Philips

 

Awards and Recognition:

BAFTA Brits to Watch, Los Angeles, US

McLaren Award for New British Animation Edinburgh International Film Festival, Scotland, UK

Best Experimental Film 14th LA Shorts Festival , USA

Prix Du Meilleur Court-Metrage Dinard Film Festival, FR

Best UK Short at the Raindance Film festival, London UK

Silver Plaque for Best Animation 46th Chicago Int Film Festival USA

Best Graduation Film KROK International Animated Film Festival, Russia

Best Animation Golden Kuker International Animation Film Festival, Bulgaria

Best Animation, Cinanima Animation Festival, Portugal

Best Animation, E-Magicians The Young European Design Conference, FR

Best Animation, Metropolitan Film Festival, NYC

Best Film Jury Grand Prize, Black Maria Film Festival NJ 65 Location Tour USA

Verna Fields Award for Sound Design 58th MPSE Golden Reel Dario Swade, USA

Best Animated Short Film, Omaha Film Festival, USA

Best Short, San Diego Indiefest, USA

Grand Jury Prize San Diego Indiefest, USA

Best Student Film ECU Paris FR

Onda Curta Award Monstra Animation Festival Portugal

Vision Innovation Award New York Digital Short Film Festival USA

Best Short Film Arizona International Film Festival USA

Outstanding Achievement in Short Film Mak- ing Newport Beach IFF USA

Best Student Production BUFVC Learning on Screen Conference UK

Best Animation Seattle True Independent Film Fest USA

Best Short DMVIFF Washington USA

Best Sound De- sign DMVIFF Washington USA

Anca Award Fest Anca, Slovakia

Special Prize Van D’or Awards Cannes in a Van UK

Best Short Film Wild Rose Independent Film Festival USA

Distinctive Achievement in Costume Wild Rose In- dependent Film Festival USA

Distinctive Achievement in Editing Wild Rose Independent Film Festival USA

Distinctive Achievement in Animation Wild Rose Independent Film Festival USA

Best Cinematography Seattle Shorts Film Festival USA

Best Animation or Experimental Film at Tbilisi International Student Film Festival, Georgia

 

Notable press:

Short of the Week- Review by Jason Sondhi

BFI Made in Britain- Showcase interview

Dragonframe- Film Industry Network Interview

Filmclub UK- Broadcast live interview to schools across the UK

British Council- Team up with Filmclub

BAFTA Brits to Watch- the event in LA

European Independent Film Festival- Interview at Palais de Tokyo, Paris

British Council- Spotlight Interview

Bar Shorts – Interview

 

Exhibits and Art Shows:

Patternity/ Superstripe in association with Creature of London 2013

All Senses at Palais de Tokyo, Paris 2012

The W Project, London UK 2011

 

Past Talks and Workshops:

Edinburgh International Film Festival, Scotland, UK talking to regular students and from underprivileged backgrounds.

Chicago International Film Festival, Chicago, Illinois, US talking to school children from underprivileged backgrounds.

Birds Eye View Film Festival, London, UK Panel discussions on women in Animation and techniques

Citizen Jane Film Festival, Columbia, Missouri, US Panel discussions on women in Animation

Exeter Animation Festival, Exeter, UK with Helen Nabarro from NFTS

National Film and Television School, Bucks, UK Workshop and visiting tutor

Hertfordshire University, Herts, UK with Kubrick Producer Jan Harlan

London Film Academy with ECU, London, UK with Scott Hiller and Kadi Lock from ECU Paris

 

Jury Participation:

BAFTA Children’s Awards, Jury for Best Children’s Animated Series, London, UK 2012

ECU Paris, pre-selection and Jury, Paris, FR 2012, 2013, 2014

Watersprite International Student Film Festival, Cambridge University 2014

 

 

 

 

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