CURRICULUM VITAE

Chris Plimmer

Email: chrisplimm@gmail.com

Professional Info

I am a creative and hardworking animation student graduate. I enjoy creating stopmotion animations in my free time and I am committed to creating short original storys.

I enjoy hard work, as I feel it gives me a purpose and direction in life. My current goals are use all the skills I have harnessed over the years of my studies into animation and put them to good use! I have completed 2 of my own short film which won awards such as "Nick Park Award 2018" and "Best in Show 2018". I’ve also had these films show across the world at festivals.

Work Experience

 
Animator- Kerrupt Animation

24/06/19-Present

Worked as a stopmotion animator.

Animator- Kerrupt Animation

08/08/18-18/09/18

Worked as a stopmotion animator.

Intern- Flycheese animation studio

01/07/18-10/09/18

Internship as a stopmotion animator. Animating food for clients.

Freelance- “Marv Mack" (music artist)

I created an album cover and promotional gif. My role involved sculpting the character on the album cover and animating the character.

 

Freelance- “city morgue”

19/11/17-08/01/18

Working stopmotion freelancer for a contact close to “city morgue” producing an animation for part of their music video.

Freelance- “Joey Trap" (music artist)

24/11/17-14/12/17

Working stopmotion freelancer for “Joey Trap” (music artist), producing an album cover. My role involved designing the album cover, model making, lighting, camera work, post editing.

 
Freelance- Flycheese animation studio

17/10/17-19/12/17

Working stopmotion model maker freelancer, specialized in making puppets heads, and creating lips for lip-syncing.

 

Freelance- Tierra Whack

29/08/17-23/10/17

Working freelance for a contact at universal music group, producing an album cover and a promotional gif for the album. My role involved model making, lighting, camera work, animating.

Education

Mart Animation - Sheffield Hallam University 2015-2019 

 

  • Completed directing both my student short films

  • Winner of "Best in Show" for Sheffield Halllam Degree Show 2018

  • Winner of "Nick Park Award" 2018

  • Selected for several film festivals.

 

Graphic Design level 3 extended diploma - York College 2013-2015

 

  • Graphic Design level 3 extended diploma - distinction, distinction, merit

 
Software Skills
  • Dragon frame

  • After Effect

  • Premier Pro

  • Photoshop

  • Adobe audition

        Practical Skills
  • Sculpting

  • Puppet fabrication

  • Stopmotion animator

  • Prop making

  • Directing