Lizzie Oxby is an award winning filmmaker who graduated from the Royal College of Art in London. She specialises in making atmospheric films which blend animation with live action performance.
Her films often cross over from the dark to the beautiful in imaginative ways and have been screened at numerous international film festivals, including the London Film Festival, Clermont- Ferrand, Resfest, Krakow, Bilbao, Hiroshima, Stuttgart and Annecy as well as many other leading festivals. Her work has also been exhibited at major modern art and cultural institutes including The National Gallery, the Institute of Contemporary Arts, The Arnolfini and The Royal Academy of Art in London.
She has won 14 awards and 5 nominations including a British Animation Award, a British Independent Film Award (BIFA) nomination, and Gold and Silver Mikeldi Animation Awards at Bilbao International Festival of Documentary and Short Film (FIAPF).
Lizzie’s films have also featured on the following sites: Indiewire, Creative Review, The Huffington Post, WIRED – Bruce Sterling’s Beyond the Beyond, Gizmodo, Film News Briefs – Filmmakers to Watch, Sundance.TV The Atlantic Magazine, Cartoon Brew, AWN, Televisual, Boing Boing tv, Vimeo Staff Picks, The Village Voice, Promo News and flown with Virgin American Airlines. Her work has aired on Arte France/Germany, Canal+ Poland, Universal Italy, CBC Canada, Canal+ Spain, Channel 4 Television and MTV International Networks.
She’s currently developing a feature film project called Tiny Dots, and will continue to make more of her Daydreams - her ongoing series of micro films.
She has also devised and created films for highly synchronised, live performances for touring stage productions - using multi-screens for dance and theatre for the Lyric, Hammersmith and London's ICA and has lecturered at Wimbledon College of Art and Central Saint Martins. She’s been a member of the British Animation Awards jury, sits on Directors UK Animation Group and is also a published illustrator.
Clients also include: EMI, MTV International, The Jerwood Foundation, Channel 4 Television, The Barbican, Telefonica, the National Trust and the award winning theatre company Theatre-Rites.