Meet the Team

 

AMY MORRIS

Managing Director

Amy is in charge of operations at Winding Snake and leads all of its projects. As an animation producer and experienced media education practitioner she specialises in developing bespoke projects and creating access to the sector. Since establishing Winding Snake in 2011 Amy has continued to follow her dream of ‘keeping things interesting’ and making work that provides opportunities for others.

 

 

LAUREN ORME

Head of Animation

Lauren has been making films for Winding Snake since 2012. She facilitates our animation and other filmmaking workshops with young people, supporting them to produce their own films. She is responsible for directing the animation team and works closely with the managing director to undertake research and develop projects. Lauren has a BA in Animation from the University of Wales, Newport.

Her award-winning films have been featured in festivals around the world and can be seen at her website. In her spare time Lauren programs and runs animation events in Cardiff. Visit www.cardiffanimation.com to find out more.

 

 

GLEN BISEKER

Project Manager/Producer

 

Glen has been working with Winding Snake since 2011, managing projects and running workshops. He has an MA in Film Producing and Business Management from the University of Glamorgan as well as completing additional industry training. Glen also works as a freelance filmmaker and editor, and as our studio technician he fixes the broken things and updates the dated things. 

  

 

JAMES NUTTING

Animator

James Nutting is a character animator, a graduate of the University of Wales, Newport; he holds a degree in Animation, Direction and Production. James specialises in 2D animation, using traditional hand-drawn techniques. James has been an animator for Winding Snake Productions since March 2015 and has previously worked for award winning animator Joanna Quinn at Beryl Productions in 2013. James is best noted for his fluid animation and technical proficiency, winning a University Award for ‘Best Animated Movement Design’.

 

 

TIC ASHFIELD

Composer

Tic is a composer and sound designer and has been working with Winding Snake since 2012. She leads music workshops for the company and has composed music for many of their animations, including the award winning film A Bird In A Cage. Tic studied Composition at both undergraduate and postgraduate level at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama. She is also a member of the John Hardy Music team where she co-composes the score for Hinterland / Y Gwyll amongst a variety of TV, theatre and film projects. As a workshop leader she focuses on using technology as a way to enhance young peoples' access to creativity and music making.

Her website can be found at ticashfield.com