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Who Am I?

Experienced Software Trainer, Angie TaylorAngie Taylor is an expert trainer and a professional motion graphic designer with over 25 years experience in the film and TV industry.

She is an Adobe Community Professional, providing help and support via the Adobe forums.

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.

  • Prop-maker

    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.

  • Author

    The author of six successful books including Creative After Effects and Design Essentials for the motion media artist. Angie is also co-author (with Todd Kopriva) of After Effects CS5 Learn by Video.

    Design Essentials for the Motion Media Artist

    Angie is also an author of video training courses at Lynda.com. She is also a regular contributer to Digital Arts,  3D World  & Creativebloq.

  • 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 is a visiting lecturer on the Digital Media Arts MA course at Brighton Art College

  • 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.

Angie interviewed

You can see Angie talk about her work here in this candid interview with John Dickinson from Motionworks.

Examples of Angie’s work

Framingham – Belle Mellor

After Effects animation on this animated film by illustrator Belle Mellor

Hibernation – John Williams

Visual Effects on the multi-award-winning short film Hibernation from John Williams, who was the recipient of two awards for excellence in advertising at Cannes.

Beck – Guero

Angie worked with UK-based design house, D-Fuse on the ground breaking DVD album, Guero, by musician, Beck. Angie collaborated with D-Fuse on a series of animations.

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.

Here’s a recent piece of motion graphic design, created for Brighton based comapny, Online Creative. Sony Edit from Angie Taylor on Vimeo.

Velocity 2 Story Teaser for Brighton company Futurlab.

Animation for UK invention company, Triple Tread