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Rebecca is an award-winning director, specialising in animation and working across commercials, TV and short film. Represented by Independent films, her commercial clients include some of the world’s top brands - Starbucks, Hersheys, Google, P&G, Sony, Kraft, and FIFA.

She has written and directed a number of short films, which have been screened at many national and international festivals. Table Manners is currently on the festival circuit: 2015 - Atlanta film festival (Oscar qualifier), Going Green LA, the London Short Film festival (Bafta qualifier), PLAY in Lisbon. 2014 - Pictoplasma (Berlin), Shuffle festival (London), Pleine La Bobine (Clermont-Ferrand), the Jim Henson Foundation Puppets on Film festival (NYC) & TriForce Festival at Bafta. Rebecca was also nominated in the 'Best Director' category at Underwire 2014.

To request a private preview of Rebecca's latest short 'A Mountain to Climb' - an atmospheric live action piece, about a man with writer's block who goes on a make believe journey in his house to unlock his imagination -Please e-mail

Her short film 'Breaking the Mould' won the DepicT! Audience Award 2008 at Encounters (the UK’s best-known short film festival), her graduation film 'Waiting for Dogot' won Best Animated Short Film at Kino Fest 2002 and her beautiful, sand on glass, short 'The Girl & the Horse' was screened at the National Gallery London in conjunction with the Stubbs and the Horse exhibition. Rebecca's short promotional film, 'FIFA 20 Centres', created in partnership with Comic Relief and exec. Producer Richard Curtis, was screened at the Orlando Stadium in Soweto as part of the opening ceremony for the FIFA World Cup 2010.

Rebecca is currently directing and designing a title sequence for a new CBBC/ABC Australia drama directed by Beryl Richards. She is also in very early stages on an animated project with exciting contemporary poet Hollie McNish.

Commercials & Digital Content representation - Independent Films and Indy8:

Rebecca is a board member at Directors UK. Her article 'What is an Animation director' has been garnering a lot of attention online and is a must read for anyone commissioning or funding animation -

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  1. marthe salier
  2. mote of dust films
  3. Sam Strickland
  4. Andy Martin
  5. Chryssanthi Kouri
  6. Casual Films
  7. Matthew Day
  8. James W Griffiths
  9. Ian Durkin
  10. Indy8
  11. Jason Sondhi
  12. Sam Morrill
  13. Lizzie Oxby
  14. Ben Manley
  15. Houmam Abdallah
  16. Edward Housden
  17. James Lees
  18. Andy Biddle

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