Neil Emmanuel

Neil Emmanuel has drawn his way into many roles as a motion graphic designer, storyboard artist, cartoonist / comic artist, children’s book artist, painter and photographer.

As the principle 2D motion graphics artist on the award-winning show “Time Team”, Britain’s greatest historical TV show, Neil was responsible for creating rich and informative content for over a decade.

Since going freelance in 2010 he worked for many channels; BBC, Channel 4, ITV, Nat Geo, History Channel, as well as production companies and films, using his artistic skills to create illustrated and animated motion graphics, storyboards and concept work. Neil spent a few years exploring the world of Event Scribing where he also mixed and learned from other talented artists and facilitators in a highly creative and dynamic environment.

Continually pushing his creative expression, Neil has  completed his first historical children’s book with West Midlands History called “Hunting for History: Saxon Gold,” which is available on Amazon and and a mask making course with the Florentine master Agostino Dessi. Neil also teaches Storyboarding at Media Training LTD.

Recent clients include: Costa Coffee, London School of Business, BBC, Pampers, O2, HSBC, Fanta and Adidas.

Celeste Smith

Celeste is a multi-disciplinary designer with over ten years experience, specialising in motion graphics, animation, design and bespoke hand lettering. She works from concept through to delivery, with meticulous attention to detail. Her knowledge and passion for typography and graphic design imprints her unique style on each project.

Proficient in After Effects, Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Cinema 4D and hand rendered mediums. She has worked with a wide range of clients including HSBC, Lloyds, Jaguar, National Geographic, DFS, and Green & Blacks to name a few.

Samantha Havard

Samantha is an experienced motion graphics designer with a demonstrated history of working in broadcast and social media advertising. She prides herself on being a 2D and 3D generalist, highly competent in After Effects and Cinema 4D. Sam is also passionate about character animation and typographic animation, as well as photo real rendering in Arnold.

She enjoys working with clients from conception to final output and is confident in storyboarding, creating assets, animation and editing. Skilled in using Premiere, Illustrator, Photoshop, Indesign, Audition, as well as plugins such as 3D element, Particular and Duik.

Previous clients include Apple, Bose, Kellogg’s, Nestle, Vodafone, Heinz, Mcdonalds, etc. Creating content for TV, Online, Internal and corporate film.