Friday, July 23, 2010

Meet...the storyboard supervisor and animation director (Lindsay van Blerk)

With decades of experience in animation,Triggerfish is fortunate enough to have someone like Lindsay heading up the Zambezia team. Lindsay cut his teeth during the 1980s when he worked as an animator and character designer for Klaybow Films. Over the course of his career, Lindsay has worn every hat from producer and director, to lead animator and character designer on no less than five stop-motion films and more than 60 commercials for Xyzoo Animation. He has also directed 20 episodes of an animated series for Clockwork Zoo. Lindsay has an eclectic mix of influences that include Picasso, Da Vinci, Goya, Tex Avery, Pixar, Aaardman, Mozart, Guy Richie, Stanley Kubrik, Coen brothers, pre-historic art, Charles Darwin, Charles Dickens and Nick Cave. The fictitious character he most identifies with is the chivalrous dreamer, Don Quixote. Pin It

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