Angie Taylor is an expert trainer and a professional motion graphic designer with over 25 years experience in the film and TV industry.
She has published several books and articles on animation and motion graphic design. Angie is a Lynda.com instructor, creating video tutorials and workshops for designers, artists and editors. Angie will be your trainer for most of the courses taught at the Creative Cabin.
Motion Graphic designer
Angie spends most of her time working as an animator, illustrator and motion graphic designer.
She studied sculpture and drawing at Edinburgh College of Art and since then has enjoyed over twenty-five years in the TV & film industry.
She began her career producing props for close up photography and film. Now she spends her days creating animation, illustration and motion graphics. Her previous clients include BBC, Channel 4, Adobe, Apple as well as countless independent production companies.
Expert trainer & product specialist
Angie is a product specialist for Adobe. She regularly tours the world delivering software demonstrations and seminars on digital film-making and animation processes at international trade shows and conferences like After Effects World, NAB, IBC, Flash on the Beach and Macworld. She also contributes video tutorials to Adobe TV.
Dedicated to learning & teaching
Angie has provided bespoke training and consultancy for numerous companies and individuals over the years. She limits training to a few days per month so that she can continue her work as a freelance motion graphic designer. This means she is always picking up new tips and tricks for the most efficient workflows.
Angie’s training clients include; BBC; Channel 4; Channel 5; Carlton; HTV; B Sky B; MTV, Cartoon Network, ITV, BBH, Skype, Bloomberg, Barton Willmore, Adobe, Modern Toss, Axxa PPP, European Parlaiment.
About Angie’s Work
You can see Angie talk about her work here in this candid interview with John Dickinson from Motionworks.
Examples of Angie’s work
Examples of Angie’s design and animation work include visual Effects on the multi-award-winning short film “Hibernation“, directed by John Williams, who was the recipient of two awards for excellence in advertising at Cannes.
Hibernation – John Williams
She has also designed animations with UK-based design house, D-Fuse for a ground breaking DVD album for the US musician, Beck. Angie collaborated with D-Fuse on a series of animations for a game, and for the ground – breaking DVD album, “Guero”.
Aphex Twin – Chris Cunningham – Rubber Johnny
Angie worked with Chris Cunningham and Warp Records on “Rubber Johnny” a collaboration with Aphex Twin. She worked as animation assistant, creating morphing animations in Adobe After Effects with the Revision Reflex plug-in.
Online Creative/ Sony
Velocity 2 Trailer – Futurlab/ Sony Playstation
You can see more examples of Angie’s work here on Vimeo.