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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.

Rebecca has just finished directing and designing the title sequence for a groundbreaking new CBBC/ABC Australia drama (directed by Bafta winner Beryl Richards). She is also in very early stages on an animated project with exciting contemporary poet Hollie McNish -

Awards and Noms:
WINNER - BEST GREEN PRODUCTION, Going Green Film Festival, Los Angeles, CA - Table Manners, 2015.
WINNER - VOTD (Video of the Day) - Table Manners, 2015.
WINNER - The DepicT! Audience Award at Encounters film festival - Breaking the Mould, 2008.
WINNER - Best Animated Short Film at Kino Fest - Waiting for Dogot (graduation film), 2002.
Vimeo Staff Pick - Table Manners, 2013.
3rd place Shooting People Film of the Month - Table Manners, 2015.
Nominated 'Best Director' at Underwire - Table Manners, 2014.

Rebecca is represented for Commercials & Digital Content, in London & worldwide, by Independent Films & Indy8 :
and, in Milan, by Revolution Department :

More about Rebecca:

Rebecca has written and directed a number of short films, which have been screened at many national and international festivals.

Table Manners, originally commissioned and created for CH4's Random acts, 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.

'A Mountain to Climb' is Rebecca's new short - 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 - To request a private preview of the film please e-mail

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

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