Rosie Ashforth

Freelance CGI Animator

Rosie Ashforth



United Kingdom

+44 (0)7846 236 811

[email protected]

Date of Birth 25-03-1978

I am a hard working, well motivated and friendly animator with 15 years experience in CGI character and creature animation.

I am able to do my own rigs using Rapid Rig, and some basic modelling and lighting.

I mostly use Maya but can also animate in Softimage XSI. I can also use Adobe Photoshop and Premiere.

Employment History

August 2011 ? Present: Freelance Animator

Companies I have worked for during this time are:

Hello CharlieNineteentwenty, Industrial Light and Magic, BDH, RedStar3D, Axis VFX, Axis Animation, MoonrakerVFX, Prime Focus World, Hi-Sim Studios, Happy Hour, Aardman, 422 South and Framestore

I can work in-house or remotely

June 2009 ? June 2011: Animator at Aardman Animations, Bristol, UK.

Pre-production, development and production animation on ?Arthur Christmas?, Feature Film (2011)

March 2007 ? June 2009: Animator at Framestore, London, UK.

?Where the Wild Things Are?, Feature Film (2009)

?The Tale of Despereaux?, Feature Film (2008)

?The Golden Compass?, Feature Film (2007)

September 2006 ? February 2007: Jilleroo (Farm Hand) at Twynam Agriculture, Boolcarrol Station, NSW, Australia. I spent 6 months mostly on horseback, helping to muster, brand, vaccinate, castrate and ween a herd of 10,000 cattle.

September 2005 ? August 2006: Animator at Animal Logic, Sydney, Australia. ?Happy Feet?, Feature Film (2006)

June 2004 ? August 2005: Animator at Framestore CFC, London, UK.

?Prehistoric Park?, Television Series (2006)

?Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire?, Feature Film (2005)

?Charlie and the Chocolate Factory?, Feature Film (2005)

May 2004: Animator at Framestore NY, New York, USA.

Yoplait, "Happy Farm Animals?, Commercial

January 2002 ? April 2004: Junior Animator at Framestore CFC, London, UK

?Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban?, Feature Film (2004)

Tesco, "Carrie?, Commercial

Audi, "Fish?, Commercial

Johnny Walker, "Fish?, Commercial

?Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets?, Feature Film (2002)

?Dinotopia?, Mini-Series (2002)

January 2001 ? December 2001: Motion Tracker at Framestore, London, UK. ?Dinotopia?, Mini-Series (2002)

September 2000 ? December 2000: Runner at Framestore, London, UK.


1996 ? 1997 University of Wales Institute, Cardiff, UK

Diploma in Art Foundation Studies - Distinction

1997 ? 2000 University of Wales College, Newport

BA (HONS) Animation 2:1

Hobbies and Interests

I own a horse called ?Moo?, who I bought as a youngster. I spend some weekends competing her at lower level British Showjumping and eventing.

I also own a Patterdale Terrier called Beryl who I enjoy exploring the countryside with.




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