Jon has worked in computer games, animation and visual effects and now oversees the studio’s strategic development. He is also a feature film producer, his most recent award-winning film Black Mountain Poets was selected for this year’s SXSW festival.
Paul founded Bait and oversees the studio’s creative output and leads the design process on all the studio’s design projects. He’s been into cycling since before everyone got into cycling.
Peter is the main point of contact for our clients. He previously worked in advertising as an award winning creative and manager before putting his Raindance Producer’s Diploma to good use. He is also a published graphic novelist.
Christian supervises our visual effects projects, from script stage through to final delivery. His eye for detail, technical knowledge and strong sense of story makes him invaluable on set and in studio.
Helen runs the studio and makes sure our motion design projects are delivered on time and to budget. Prior to joining Bait she worked for Tidy Productions (Stella, The Great Outdoors). She is also an accomplished photographer.
Lucy oversees all our visual effects productions, keeping them running smoothly from start to finish. She has previously been the VFX Co-Ordinator on productions such as Da Vinci’s Demons and Ethel and Ernest the movie.
Llyr takes charge of the look development for our visual effects projects, drawing on his fine art background. He has previously worked on Doctor Who, Upstairs Downstairs and a number of music videos.
Nick is an award winning designer who has been with Bait for a number of years. He brings a wealth of experience to our motion design projects and is just as comfortable behind the camera as he is at his keyboard.
Paul has more than a decade’s experience and has worked at visual effects studios around the world. Prior to joining Bait he has worked on the likes of Doctor Who, Ripper Street, The Golden Compass, Watchmen and World War Z.
Tom is an award-winning animator and character designer, with experience working on TV series and commercials for Aardman, Rumpus and Dinamo.
Fran is an established member of our design team, who is comfortable collaborating with others or leading projects herself. She has studied both Visual Communication and Animation and her work encompasses a variety of styles.
Tony has over six years of industry experience, graduating from University of Glamorgan in 2010, working for a number of companies before settling with Bait Studio again this year. His credits include Dr Who and he has worked with Daniels, the creators of Swiss Army Man.
Robin was one of our first interns from the National Film and Television School’s MA in Digital Effects and has now joined us full-time. Prior to her MA she studied Film/Animation/Video at the Rhode Island School of Design in the US.
The newest member of our team, Aidan completed a Computer Animation and Digital SFX degree from Northumbria University which included two sandwich placements as a motion design intern. He specialises in animation, illustration and motion graphics, with a passion for all things bold, bright and immaculately timed.
We have a busy Summer ahead of us, if you're a freelance motion designer, compositor, CG artist or TD get in touch. Send your showreel to email@example.com