Creative Lives — Personal work, problem-solving and pitching: animation director at Nexus, Nicolas Ménard

Posted 25 April 2017 Interview by Marianne Hanoun

Nicolas Ménard was in the midst of making plans to move to London when ECD Chris O’Reilly contacted him after his short film, ‘Micromachines’, caught his attention online. After graduating with an MA in Animation from the Royal College of Art, Nicolas was offered a job at Nexus, where he currently works as an animation director. Crediting boredom with helping him to discover new ways to approach work, Nicolas is keen to develop more personal projects, and has recently started to collaborate with his wife, visual artist Manshen Lo. Together they have created short films for clients including MTV, Channel 4's Random Acts and the Late Night Work Club. We caught up with Nicolas as he talks us through the ins and outs of the job.

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