Graduate 2001
It was my desire to tell stories that first got me interested in animation, and its seemingly limitless potential for visualising the impossible that has kept me hooked.  After an HND at art school in Bournemouth, a bit of freelancing, and a year or so playing with ideas, I wanted to make more films, so I applied to the NFTS.

Three years and two films later…  I’ve experimented with a variety of styles and techniques using traditional animation, live action and computers.  But I have learned most through the collaborations involved in doing something artistic at a film school, rather than attempting to make films at an art school.  Beyond the NFTS I would like to develop more abstract animation within a narrative structure, but my main interest remains in telling a good story!

Visit Dean's personal website at www.rakoon.co.uk

E-mail:  info@rakoon.co.uk


Films at NFTS
Ear Meets Foot

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AVI Windows
Quicktime Mac

Other Films at the nfts
Whitewash