Director, Editor, Motion Graphic Designer
Derek has created content as an animator, director, editor and motion graphics designer for advertising, theatre and music video. He has worked on campaigns for Apple, Duracell, New Look, Google and Philips to mention a few.
As well as his work in advertising Derek has also worked extensively in theatre as a member of London based Theatre Company ‘1927’. Derek’s role in the company is as a stop motion animator and AE compositor working alongside the companies Co-Founder Paul Barritt. Derek has worked on all three of the company’s shows, which have all gone on to tour internationally, receiving rave reviews worldwide.
In 2015 Derek and Paul collaborated on ‘The Krazy Kat Projekt’ with Germany’s ‘Ensemble Musikfabrik’. The pair created a series of 13 animations that were accompanied by the beautiful compositions of David Lang and Oscar Bettison. Derek also works as an educator in FE teaching students stop-motion animation and motion graphics.