As an Animation Director, Robert has created campaigns for Adidas and The Red Cross while also developing his own Oscar qualifying short film. His strength as an illustrator fuels his unique approach, and with over 10 years as a Creative Director, dynamic thoughtful design is a given. Be it series packages for the BBC, animation for London's Olympic ceremonies, or single video web campaigns, Robert has delivered at the highest level.

Robert has won 3 top industry awards at PROMAX / BDA, with a UK-Gold for 'Sausage', World-Gold for 'Immigration Nation', and Australian-Gold for 'Thanks For Listening'.

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

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


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 6 major awards to date, the festival circuit is 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.


Series Package

Client: BBC
Pr Co: Robert Grieves

Role: Director / Illustrator / Animator


This series was a direct commission from the BBC to create a wide array of Illustration and animation. The brief was to create an animated world that evokes all that we idealise from the 50's. The presenter also had to enhabit the space in cartoon form view more...


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.


TV commercial

Client: Leo Burnett
Pr Co: Picture Drift

Role: Designer / Illustrator / Animator

Samsung's new generation phone is called 'Blackjack' - so a playing card world was required featuring hip playing card people. How many ways can you milk Hearts, Clubs, Spades and Diamonds to create an urban environment? - well, quite a few we discovered...