Lizzie Oxby is an award winning filmmaker who graduated from the Royal College of Art in London. She specialises in making atmospheric films which blend animation with live action performance. She’s won 14 awards and 5 nominations including a British Animation Award, a British Independent Film Award (BIFA) nomination, and Gold and Silver Mikeldi Awards for her short films.
Her films often cross over from the dark to the beautiful in imaginative ways and have been screened at numerous international film festivals, including the London Film Festival, Clermont-Ferrand, Resfest, Krakow, Bilbao, Hiroshima, Stuttgart and Annecy. Her work has also been exhibited at major modern art and cultural institutes including The National Gallery, the Institute of Contemporary Arts, The Arnolfini and The Royal Academy of Art in London.
Lizzie’s films have also featured on the following sites: Sundance.TV, The Atlantic Magazine, The Village Voice, WIRED – Bruce Sterling’s Beyond the Beyond, Film News Briefs – Filmmakers to Watch, Indiewire, The Huffington Post, Cartoon Brew, AWN, Televisual, Boing Boing tv, Gizmodo, Creative Review, Vimeo Staff Picks, Digital Arts, and flown with Virgin American Airlines. Her work has aired on Arte France/Germany, Universal Italy, Canal+ Poland, CBC Canada, Canal+ Spain, C4 TV and MTV International Networks.
She’s also created films for highly synchronized, live performances for touring stage productions - using multi-screens for dance and theatre for The Lyric, Hammersmith and London’s ICA; Directed work for EMI, MTV, The National Trust and Theatre-Rites and lectures at Central Saint Martins and Wimbledon College of Art. She’s been a member of the British Animation Awards jury, and is also a published illustrator.