Hi, I'm Laura !
London-based, French-Indonesian animator / director with a keen interest in mixed media. I blend watercolour and monoprint with digital 2D animation, play with both traditional and digital techniques.
Past experiences include work in advertisement, animated TV series, installation, and all types of short films such as animated documentary, institutional films, festival trailers, music video and narrative shorts. 
My short films "True Sound Façade" (2020) “It starts with”  (2018) and “The Witch’s Mask”(2017) have been award-nominated and screened internationally. True Sound Façade was awarded as Best Art/Experimental at San Francisco Dance Film Festival 2021.
Clients and collaborators include Channel 4 Random Acts, Barbican x The Smalls, BBC Documentary, NATURE, France TV Slash, Partizan Studios, LADbible, Universal Music Norway, Crosswalk Records, Amsem Records, Hot Spring Music, the Archaeological Legacy Institute, International Curators Fund, UCL, Royal College of Art's Intelligent Mobility Design Centre and more. 

2015-2017 Royal College of Art (London, UK) - MA in Animation
2010-2014 Ecole Emile Cohl (Lyon, France) - BA in drawing and short film
2017 - Grand Atelier d’Animation Japonaise - 5 day masterclass with Koji Yamamura

Exhibitions & TalkS
2020 - Storytelling for Animation panel, chaired by Evgenia Golubeva, Cardiff Animation Festival, UK
2018 - “It starts with” production art - Vitrine Garage Junot, Paris, France
2017 - Brightside, Natan Art Space, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
2017- Ghosts/Bodies, Natan Art Space, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
2016 - In collaboration with Deborah Tchoudjinoff for 'Psyterratica II', Darkness cannot drive out darkness, only light can do that, Lights of Soho, London, UK
2016 - In collaboration with Deborah Tchoudjinoff for 'Psyterratica II', Creative Matters, London Design Festival, London UK

Software: Excellent knowledge of Adobe CC (Photoshop, After Effects, Premiere, Indesign, Illustrator) and TVPaint, Office Suite, Maya (basics)
Technical skills: Traditional drawing, painting & printmaking techniques (charcoal, graphite, acrylics, watercolour, gouache, monoprint).
Languages: French (Native), English (Fluent), Japanese (JLPT Level 4), Indonesian (conversational)

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