Matthew Walker

Matthew will be participating in our Industry Day where he will be conducting a talk on : Creating Lloyd of the Flies. Matthew will talk through the production process of his series Lloyd of the Flies for Aardman. Lloyd of the Flies is an animated comedy of entomology following the misadventures of Lloyd B Fly across 52 x 11 min episodes. The series is a hybrid of CG characters and props on 2D matte painted backgrounds with 2D animated effects. Matthew will provide an overview of the production process from initial development and writing the scripts, though to animation and final picture.

Matthew Walker is a writer, director and story artist based at Aardman in Bristol.

Matthew has been working in the animation industry since 2005 and over the years has worked as a writer, director, animator and story artist on a wide variety of commercials, TV series, feature films and internet stuff. He has made a number of award-winning short films, including Astronauts, John and Karen and Operator.

Other work includes writing and directed The Lonely Dodo for The Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust, writing series 3 of Nina Needs to Go! for Disney, writing and directing episodes of Shaun the Sheep: Adventures from Mossy Bottom,­ and storyboarding for Shaun the Sheep: The Flight Before Christmas and Chicken Run 2 for Aardman.

Most recently Matthew created and developed the series Lloyd of the Flies for Aardman, on which he was a writer and the series director.