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Simone Giampaolo

Director, Animator
Blue-Zoo Studios


Storytelling in the digital age: film vs TV series

Simone Giampaolo is a director and animator from Switzerland with an insatiable appetite for storytelling. In 2013 he graduated with Distinction from the BA(Hons) Computer Animation Arts course at the National Centre for Computer Animation in Bournemouth (UK).

Throughout his career he’s directed, storyboarded and animated on ten animated short films, some of whom have been screened at several international film festivals gaining recognition and also winning some awards.

For the past two years Simone has been working as a director and CG generalist in the commercial department at Blue-Zoo Animation (based in London, UK) on a multitude of projects for clients such as Cartoon Network, Disney, LEGO, Nickelodeon, Marvel, Lucasfilm and BBC.