Helen Brunsdon Broadcast and Development Manager, Aardman Animation 
Planet Sketch: A Co-production Case Study

Helen has worked in animation for 12 years and has a wealth of experience in the industry. After obtaining a degree in animation from Farnham she worked as a production co-ordinator for the BBC series 10x10. In 1994, she worked on the Cardiff International Animation Festival and then moved to Aardman as a production assistant. As a freelance producer, Helen set up One Eye productions to produce two World Faith animated episodes for S4C, and then worked in London for various studios. In 1999 she re-joined Aardman as Development Manager, as part of the team to develop Aardman’s slate for broadcast. She is also a visiting lecturer in animation and programmer for the Animated Encounters Festival.