Writer: Robert Grieves

Robert Grieves

Robert is the award winning director of ‘Sausage’, winner 8 festival awards from its 80 screenings, inc qualifying for the Oscars and BAFTAs.

Robert also runs BERTanimation.com, an animation studio in London and Sydney, working directly to such clients as Adidas and Sesame Street. Before embracing narrative animation, Robert studied a BA in Illustration and MA in Moving Image, then embarking on a career in Motion Graphics. Working for broadcasters such as BBC, ABC, PBS, Disney and The History Channel, Robert’s collected two Gold Promax/BDA awards along the way.

Much of BERT’s recent work has focused online, helping the charities such as The Red Cross and Big Lottery Fund build campaign awareness.

A passionate advocate of the animation industry, Robert has also taught at Camberwell College of Arts and promoted animation in Schools with the British Council. All igniting an interest in journalism, which Robert continues to expand on as a contributor to Skwigly.

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  • Peepshow Collective Scoop First Ever ‘Motion Design’ Emmy Award – Interview

    Peepshow Collective Scoop First Ever ‘Motion Design’ Emmy Award – Interview

    This is a big year for the Motion Design industry, as the Emmy’s have a brand new category to honour it. The awards were held on Saturday, and the first ever winners of ‘Outstanding Motion Design’ are the London-based Peepshow …

  • How Does Winning Awards Affect Creative Options?

    How Does Winning Awards Affect Creative Options?

    LA based Creative Director Patrick Clair is himself an accomplished animator and designer. Most relevant in the week of the Emmys is this that he was nominated twice for Main Title Design, having won the same Emmy last year for …

  • How To Boost Your Online Presence #5: Film Festival Expert, Christopher Holland

    How To Boost Your Online Presence #5: Film Festival Expert, Christopher Holland

    This week on Skwigly, we’ve been enjoying an epic relay race of wisdom, all on the topic of building an online profile. So for Fridays last leg of advice, let’s pass over to mentor and advisor from the world of …

  • How To Boost Your Online Presence #4: Film Reviewer, Rob Munday

    How To Boost Your Online Presence #4: Film Reviewer, Rob Munday

    So far this week, we’ve focused on how industry creatives choose to use the web to promote their own work. What all creatives should celebrate about today’s contributor, Rob Munday, is that he chooses to spend his valuable time promoting …

  • How To Boost Your Online Presence #3: Illustrator, Andrew Rae

    How To Boost Your Online Presence #3: Illustrator, Andrew Rae

    Andrew is an Illustrator whose style and humour are instantly recognisable, with a huge body of work that reaches every corner of the world. It would be easy to put all this success down to his immensely creative flair, but …

  • How To Boost Your Online Presence #2: Director, Patrick Clair

    How To Boost Your Online Presence #2: Director, Patrick Clair

    Patrick Clair is a bright star in the television industry. He has garnered accolades from around the world for his innovative and influential motion graphics, including an Emmy for his brooding title sequence to HBO’s cult hit, True Detective. Despite …

  • How To Boost Your Online Presence #1: Blue Zoo Studio

    How To Boost Your Online Presence #1: Blue Zoo Studio

    It’s that time in January, the time to start the things that will define 2015. I’m not talking about joining the gym or drinking less vodka, I mean the challenges we creatives set ourselves. Start that short film. Learn Maya. …

  • How To Market Your Short Film Online: The Missing Scarf

    How To Market Your Short Film Online: The Missing Scarf

    This month the animation community was abuzz with the online premiere of 2014’s big film festival success The Missing Scarf. The film received a huge reaction on social media during the week of the release, but was this a purely …