A+C Animation Studios welcomes two acclaimed directors in latest studio expansion

Member News  |  23 January 2024

The Margate-based independent powerhouse has expanded its acclaimed directorial roster, with the addition of internationally renowned stop-motion talent, Kim Keukeleire, and acclaimed 2D animator, Henrique Barone.

Kim Keukeleire and Henrique Barone

Kim is an undisputed world leading animator and brings a wealth of experience, captivating stop-motion films and sequences. Her extensive work within the industry has earnt her credits including Lead Animator on Wes Anderson’s critically acclaimed Isle of Dogs, Key Animator of Fantastic Mr Fox, and Animation Director of Asteroid City. She has also worked as an animator on other award-winning productions, including Tim Burton’s Frankenweenie, Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio, and Tobias Fouracre’s series Koala Brothers.

Henrique is a celebrated 2D animation director, renowned for his colourful, visually striking and energetic style. His exceptional talents have unsurprisingly garnered him impressive commercial credits for household brands including Google, Apple, Nickelodeon and Netflix hit children’s series StoryBots. His emotionally resonant storytelling promises to be a dynamic addition to A+C’s diverse creative offerings.

The studio’s latest directorial recruits follow a line of top animation talent to join the A+C team. With its ever-growing and highly talented roster, A+C Studios is cementing its reputation as one of the animation industry’s premier creative powerhouses. Their upcoming projects promise to continue the company’s commitment to boundary-pushing artistry and innovation.