Chris Eales

Chris Eales is an Animation Filmmaker who works predominantly with stop-motion processes. He studied at the Royal College of Art and his work has screened on ARTE TV and toured international film festivals where it received several awards and nominations. He teaches Animation at the University for the Creative Arts and University of Arts London.

Describe your approach to teaching:

In my sessions students gain first hand experience of creating stop-motion sequences through a ‘learning by making’ approach. I encourage students to experiment and engage in creative
problem solving, supported by demonstrations and examples from contemporary animation
practice.
 
What inspires your own work?

I am interested in experimental narrative and storytelling. My work is driven by automatism and humour to establish chance connections between found images, accumulated drawings and collected sound recordings.

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