Creative Lives — “Animation is about constantly expanding your skill set” CG supervisor Mark Davies on learning and leadership

Posted 25 April 2017 Interview by Marianne Hanoun

Nexus’ CG supervisor Mark Davies didn’t necessarily see a career in animation coming. Originally an English Literature student, he spent most of his time playing music, reading comic books and toying with online software. Unsurprisingly, it’s the variety of the role that Mark enjoys the most. On any given day, he can turn his hand to designing on the computer, building physical sets or crafting mechanical puppets. Occasionally you can also find him wandering the Shoreditch wilderness in search of a Gruffalo. We caught up with Mark as he reflected on recent projects and the inspirational figures that have guided him throughout his career.

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