Animation Director, Animator, 2D, 3D, Motion Designer, Filmmaker, Digital / Concept Artist, Writer, Owner Carnival Figures Ltd.
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Alex Dawson is the founder and owner of Carnival Figures Ltd, a London based animation studio specialising in 2D and 3D animation, motion graphics, Flash animation for web and broadcast, short films and commercials, art direction, illustration and post production services.

Alex is the creator, writer, animator an… Read More
Alex Dawson is the founder and owner of Carnival Figures Ltd, a London based animation studio specialising in 2D and 3D animation, motion graphics, Flash animation for web and broadcast, short films and commercials, art direction, illustration and post production services.

Alex is the creator, writer, animator and director of Laundry Monsters, an animation project currently in development.

Carnival Figures create digital experiences for the advertising and entertainment industry, working on a diverse range of projects from short form storytelling and animated television series creation to immersive online content. We work closely with our clients, from brand development, script writing and storyboarding (pre production design) - right through to final delivery, to offer you the best tailor made solutions for your needs.

Our client list includes some of the most exclusive global brands, including 8 films for Puma for the Alexander McQueen Puma,, Puma Black Label, Puma Dassler, and Puma Mihara sportfashion range, Nike, Adidas, AC/DC, Orange, BT, Disney, BBC, Microsoft, HSBC, Lenovo, Nokia, M&C Saatchi , Procter & Gamble, M&S, Jack Daniels, Qatar National Bank, Burberry, The Open, Santander Bank, Thomson Reuters,M&C Saatchi, The Ideal Home Show, Grand Designs, Virgin, Firecracker Films and Foster and Partners.

Carnival Figures animation studio specialises in all forms of animation, video and motion work, from 2D character animation, 3D animation, Flash animation and Flash banner work for multipurpose online marketing, motion graphics and broadcast, to hand crafted 'traditional animation' using stop frame and rostrum camerawork, depending on the requirements of the project. We also shoot High Definition video (also using green screen) for actors and elements, and location shooting, so consider Carnival Figures a one stop solution for your next project.

Alex founded the production company, Carnival Figures Ltd in 2000 to create both animation and live action projects which are driven by strong narratives, alongside high quality commercials /promotional work. Alex is a director and animator / filmmaker.


Alex is best known as the creator, designer and screenwriter of the 2d animation sci fi comedy adventure 'Invasions of the Laundry Monsters' and the 2d gothic romance 'The Hunchback and the Ladybird.'

Alex has over 10 years previous experience working for world renowned animation companies in the UK, including Passion Pictures where he worked on the music video for Disney's 'Treasure Planet,' directed by Tim Hope.

Alex specialised in animation during his MSc in Electronic Imaging at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design, Dundee University. Previously Alex studied Film & Media (2.1 BA (Hons)) at Stirling University, where he also made a number of experimental short films, radio plays, sound compositions and radio journalism pieces.

Alex also has 4 years previous experience as a Visualisation / Design / Illustration tutor specialising in training in Flash / Photoshop / Illustrator / After Effects / Premiere / Dreamweaver and Fireworks to designers and animators, filmmakers, interior designers, architects and artists. Alongside animation and design work at Carnival Figures, Alex also teaches 2D animation, video and digital illustration at Qantm Design College, Academy Class and PMA London and is an academic external advisor for uk universities. Read Less
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    Carnival Figures — London, United Kingdom
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