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Izzy Burton


Art Director

Concept Artist


Award-Winning Director of "Via"

Named one of Animation Magazine Rising Stars of Animation 2018 for my work as a Director


August 2015 - Present

Blue Zoo Productions

Started as a Concept Artist in 2015 and progressed to Art Director in 2017. Working on Commercials, TV Shows, Short Films and Pitches. I also do storyboarding, texturing, compositing, and 2D animation. I directed my short film Via here from Spring 2016 - End 2017.

July 2015 - August 2015

Boomf Marshmallows

Internship at Boomf as part of the prize for being their Art of Mallow competition, a competition to find a new illustrator to be featured on their website. I was chosen as the winner by James Middleton (co-founder), Nick Jenkins (moonpig/Dragon’s Den) and Veronica Dearly (illustrator) during a day in London for the finalists to pitch and describe their designs.

June 2013 - August 2013

Assistant Curator at the Fresh Air Sculpture Show

I helped run the show, set up artwork, meet and greet artists and public, keep money accounts, run the children’s sculpture shop and run the social media accounts for the show alongside the Curator Ana Bianchi.


June 2015

BA (Hons) Computer Visualisation and Animation

First Class Degree from Bournemouth University

August 2012


A* - Fine Art, A* Textiles Art, A - Maths, A - Further Maths


April 2018

Animation Magazine Rising Stars of Animation 2018

June 2015

Blue Zoo Productions Award for Best Final Year Film - For Directing and creating my Final Year film at Bournemouth University.

July 2015

Art of Mallow / Boomf - Boomf’s search for a new featured illustrator.

Beakus New-D Finalist - New Animation Director challenge to make a short 10-second 2D animation.

Co-Creation Award - Awarded by Bournemouth University for my motiongraphic work alongside a Professor's documentary on schizophrenia.

January 2014

Macmillan Cancer Support - Won a competition to create a new campaign, with posters and artwork included. Spent a day with creatives in London to develop the idea.

September 2009

NSPCC / Sugar Magazine / Saatchi & Saatchi -Won a competition to create an anti-bullying video for the NSPCC with my motiongraphic entry. The prize was a days work experience at Saatchi & Saatchi, doing mini briefs alongside their designers.


Art Direction

Concept Art


Texturing (Mari/Photoshop)

Basic 2D Animation (Photoshop/AE)

Compositing (AE)

Murals & Site-Specific Artwork


Hi! I'm Izzy. I'm an artist living in London who has a passion for telling stories through art, animation, film and writing. I'm a fast learner who is always striving to push myself further.