Nicola Jane Francis is a London based character animator with a passion for narrative. Since graduating from MA Character Animation at Central St Martins’ and BA Animation at London College of Communication, Nicola has been fortunate to work on a number of freelance projects over the past few years, alongside her own personal films.

Previous clients have included The Children’s Society, The English National Opera, FREED at Maudsley Hospital, The Horniman Museum, SSAFA with Kartoffel Films production company, and Mont Blanc.

Nicola has had the pleasure to work alongside Director Mariam Abid Majid to create animation for the South Bank Centre and an installation in the Pakistan Pavilion at Somerset House during London Design Biennale. Director Danny Patrick to create the title sequence for feature film ‘Requiem for a fighter’. And Director Cristina Balduin, contributing an animated sequence for an NGO short documentary.

Personal achievements include short film ‘Love Always’ featuring in London Short Film Festival in 2016 and ‘Instances if Grief’ being shortlisted for the NOVA Awards 2019.