Animator / director / illustrator
Based in London
Freelance animator and one half of director-duo Studio Desk (

MA Animation (Documentary), Royal College of Art 2019 
1st Class Honours, BA Illustration Animation, Kingston University 2017

Emily Downe is an award-winning animation director based in London. Her short films explore research-based topics in science, philosophy and the human story expressed through 2D, frame by frame animation. She has screened films in competition at multiple international film and animation festivals including Annecy, Encounters, Ann Arbor, Cinanima and LIAF. She is co-founder and co-director of Studio Desk. She graduated from Kingston School of Art in 2017 and completed her Masters in Documentary Animation at the Royal college of Art in 2019.

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