Creative Lives — Swan hot dogs and top-secret projects: life as Animade’s head of production, Laura Darby

Posted 11 January 2018 Interview by Marianne Hanoun

Laura Darby lists patience, flexibility and good communication as vital skills for any budding producer. But when top-secret projects and cloak-and-dagger meetings become part of your day, an ability to retain classified information is also an essential. As head of production, Laura’s priority is to make sure the work comes to fruition on time and within budget – whether that be projects featuring swan-filled hot dogs or animated naked bums. With a background in English literature, she is well-equipped to quickly and accurately criticise the details – something that comes in handy when working on such a diverse range of jobs. But we’ll let her tell you more…

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