Freelance Director (Aardman Animations/Jellyfish Pictures)
Simone Giampaolo is a London-based director and animator 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).
Between 2014 and January 2018 Simone has been working as animation director and CG generalist in the commercial department at Blue-Zoo Animation on a multitude of projects for clients such as Cartoon Network, Disney, LEGO, Nickelodeon, Marvel, Lucasfilm and BBC.
After finishing crafting a mini-series at Jellyfish Pictures in London, he’s now directing a commissioned short at Aardman Animations (which has been representing him as short-form director since 2018).