Directing and Animation Reel | 2018

Simon Rippingale is an animation artist and director based in Sydney, Australia. His work has been nominated for three AACTA awards, twice for short animation and once for visual effects, winning the 2014 AACTA award for best short animation. Simon’s work featured as a finalist in the Dendy Awards at the Sydney Film Festival. He has also won various other awards, including a Gold award at the AEAF awards, Best Animation at The Blue Mountains Film Festival and Silver Award at the App design Awards. Simon has has worked as an illustrator and animator on various films, publications and documentaries and he is currently a Phd candidate at the UTS Animal Logic Academy - where he was awarded UTS’s Faculty of Engineering and IT research excellence award in 2018.