As an Animator of Emmy winning motion design and Director of a Oscar qualifying film, Roberts international reputation is assured. He's created campaigns for Adidas and The Red Cross and recently written and directed a short film for Sesame Street. His strength as an illustrator fuels his unique approach, and with over 10 years as a Creative Director, dynamic thoughtful design is a given.

As well as the recent EMMY winning series, Robert has won 3 top industry awards at PROMAX / BDA, 8 film festival prizes for 'Sausage', and long-listed for Oscars and BAFTA.

He also teaches animation to illustration students at Camberwell College of Arts, and himself has an MA in Digital Animation and BA in Illustration.

Selection of clients: ABC / Adidas / BBC / British Red Cross / Canal Plus / Channel 5 / Cirque du Soleil / Discovery Channel / Freeview / History Channel / ITV / LOCOG / Madame Tussauds / MTV / National Lottery / Natural History Museum / Peepshow Collective / PROMAX / Royal Institution / Samsung / SBS / Sesame Street

How We Got To Now

Awards: EMMY for Motion Design

Prod Co: Peepshow

Role: Animator

Very proud to have been part of the initial development of this EMMY winning series. These are the initial sequences we presented to the client back at the start. A joy to have animated the illustration of Luke Best.


Narrative Animated Film

Oscar Long List - 2015
Best Anim @ Foyle Film Fest
Best Anim @ UK Film Fest
Best Short @ Promax-UK
Best Anim @ Mexico Int FF
Best Short @ Food Film Fest
Best Anim @ Amsterdam FF

Role: Writer / Dir. / Illus / Anim

On the 2015 Oscar long list and 8 major awards, the festival circuit is still sizzling for my first animated narrative. Learn more on the films own website -


World Cup Highlights

Client: Adidas Football
Pr Co: Robert Grieves

Role: Director / Illustrator


A dream job - to animate the highlights from Brazil 2014, all through the Adidas lens. With a team of 8 we worked round the clock so Adidas could share animations within hours of key games. All resulting in this celebration of the entire event.


Series Promo

Award: World PROMAX gold
for Best Animation

Pr Co: Engine

Role: Lead Animator

Working with Simon Robson (Coalition of the Willing), we won WORLD PROMAX GOLD for Animation with some serious attention to detail. The result is a sumptuous textured TVC, perfectly balancing the contemporary and the nostalgic.


Online Explainer

Pr Co: Ratched Films

Role: Director / Animator / Illustrator

Freeview needed a way to communicate their complex product in a simple friendly manner. My solution of this painted world was not only friendly, but highlighted the benefits of crisp HD.

RAD Awards Opener

Awards Ceremony Opener

Client: RAD's
Pr Co: Casual Films

Role: Director / Animator / Illustrator

I was comissioned to create this opener for RAD Awards Ceremony in London. The characters represent eight key Creative Directors from the industry and show their desperation to grab a RAD award.


Online Promo Film

Hot House

Pr Co: Duncan Elms

Role: Director / Animator / Designer

Working closely with Hot House and Duncan, I designed and animated this exciting animated journey, showcasing what Sydney's top online marketing agency can offer. Really enjoyed mixing this vintage aesthetic into an info graphics environment.


Title Sequence

Award: ANZ PROMAX gold - Best Title

Client: History Channel
Pr Co: Foxtel Design

Role: Director / Illustrator / Animator

This project won a Gold PROMAX for best title sequence. The series was about the history of Australian radio, and was major original production for the History Channel. With a vast marketing plan, they asked me to design the brand and graphics for the show, inc. a 60sec Promo.