Mr Brian Robinson


School School of Design and Informatics

Department Division of Games and Arts

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+44 (0)1382 30 8614


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Main teaching area is in storytelling/writing, 3D modelling/animation and practice based arts research. Current module teaching as follows:

Narrative and Characterisation

Innovation Development and Specialisation

3D Production Design

Honours Project mentoring and supervision on the Computer Arts programme


My main research interest is in linear/interactive storytelling and animated film.

Currently exploring story structure and its importance to the creation of meaningful and dramatic context for linear and non linear character based artwork.

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Knowledge Exchange

Co founder of the Animation Finishing School an initiative to create research and development opportunities for animation.

2007-2008 AFS Workshops aimed at bringing professional writers and animators together were developed in collaboration with screenwriting professional and academic Mark Grindle. Co delivered by Yvette Kaplan (Head of Story: Ice Age), Mark Grindle and Brian Robinson. A range of animation and collaborative projects resulted from this initiative. This Includes the current collaboration between Gili Dolev and Yvette Kaplan in the creation of 'Quick Quack Duck' a 52 episode series for Nickelodeon.

2009 Contributed to the production and story development of Gili Dolev's BAFTA nominated animated short ''The Happy Duckling' created in Whitespace and at the animation department of Duncan of Jordanstone.

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Mr Andrew MacDonald

Mr Andrew MacDonald

Division of Games and Arts | Lecturer

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Dr Christos Michalakos

Dr Christos Michalakos

Division of Games and Arts | Senior Lecturer

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