Ian
Anderson

Creative
Design
Illustrator
Post Production
VFX
Motion Graphics
Animation Director, Storyboard Artist
SQUEAK @ Cutting Edge

About

Ian Anderson

Animation Director & Storyboard Artist

Ian is a talented Animator, Illustrator and Storyboard Artist with 30 years of experience. His career began at the legendary animation studio of Richard Williams, before moving to Sydney to join Disney Television. He is now Cutting Edge’s Animation Director.

Ian has developed recognisable and lovable characters for brands, film and television projects. Ian is an AEAF Award winning Animation Director and character designer, winning gold for his work on the Commonwealth Games mascot, ‘Borobi’. His popular characters include ‘Steve’ for Betadine, ‘Hogster’ for Hog’s Breath Cafe, as well as Rugby Australia’s Qantas Wallabies mascot ‘Wally’.

He brings a unique perspective and combines his experience in 3D and “old-school” animation, resulting in highly individual animated work.

Title
Harrow Season 2 Opening Titles
Medal
Bronze
Year
2019
Category
26C Art direction
Title
Borobi
Medal
Bronze
Year
2018
Category
26C Art direction
Title
Future Proof
Medal
Silver
Year
2018
Category
26C Art direction
Title
Opening Titles Sequence
Medal
Finalist
Year
2018
Category
26C Art direction
Title
Future Proof
Medal
Finalist
Year
2018
Category
21H Animation - 2D/3D
Title
Borobi
Medal
Gold
Year
2018
Category
23C Animation motion graphics
Title
Borobi
Medal
Silver
Year
2018
Category
21H Animation - 2D/3D
Title
Opening Titles Sequence
Medal
Bronze
Year
2018
Category
21H Animation - 2D/3D
Title
Monster Crayons
Medal
Bronze
Year
2017
Category
15A Creative Effectiveness
Title
LAUNCH
Medal
Finalist
Year
2017
Category
26C Art direction
Title
Monster Crayons
Medal
Gold
Year
2017
Category
07B Promos and Activations - Charity-Community Service
Title
LAUNCH
Medal
Bronze
Year
2017
Category
21H Animation – 2D-3D
Title
WET
Medal
Bronze
Year
2017
Category
21H Animation – 2D-3D
Title
Space Invaders
Medal
Silver
Year
2014
Category
22C Sound design - radio
Title
Riley’s Story
Medal
Gold
Year
2015
Category
23C Animation motion graphics
Title
Crusaders
Medal
Gold
Year
2013
Category
21H Animation – 2D-3D
Title
Pentu
Medal
Gold
Year
2014
Category
14E Other
Title
Act For Kids – Riley’s Story
Medal
Finalist
Year
2015
Category
01G Charity community service
Title
Riley’s Story
Medal
Gold
Year
2015
Category
26C Art direction
Title
Couple of Dicks
Medal
Finalist
Year
2016
Category
14A Print
Title
Mascot Launch Animation
Medal
Finalist
Year
2016
Category
23C Animation motion graphics
Title
Pentu
Medal
Bronze
Year
2014
Category
23C Animation motion graphics
Title
Riley’s Story
Medal
Bronze
Year
2015
Category
21H Animation – 2D-3D
Title
Changing Outcomes
Medal
Bronze
Year
2014
Category
21H Animation – 2D-3D
Title
Double-Blind No.1
Medal
Bronze
Year
2015
Category
21E Editing - Up to 60 seconds
Title
Commonwealth Games Mascot Character Design
Medal
Bronze
Year
2016
Category
25A Advertising
Title
WAC
Medal
Bronze
Year
2014
Category
26C Art direction