Lizzie Oxby: Director/writer – London UK
Welcome. Lizzie Oxby is an award winning filmmaker who graduated from the Royal College of Art in London. She specialises in making inventive films which blend live action with animation – and has a love of creating heightened worlds – which often cross over from the dark to the beautiful in imaginative ways.
She’s won 14 awards and 5 nominations including a British Animation Award, a British Independent Film Award (BIFA) nomination, and Gold and Silver Mikeldi Awards at Zinebi (FIAPF). Her films have screened at numerous prominent film festivals, including the BFI London Film Festival, Clermont-Ferrand, Rotterdam, Bilbao and Krakow. And have been exhibited at major modern art and cultural institutes worldwide and in the UK including The National Gallery, the Institute of Contemporary Arts, The Arnolfini and The Royal Academy of Art in London.
Lizzie’s films have featured on eminent sites including; Sundance.TV, The Atlantic, IndieWire, Creative Review, The Huffington Post, WIRED – Bruce Sterling’s Beyond the Beyond, Gizmodo, Film News Briefs – Filmmakers to Watch, Cartoon Brew, AWN, Televisual, Vimeo Staff Picks, Boing Boing tv, Digital Arts, The Village Voice, Short of the Week and Promo News. Her work’s aired on Arte France/Germany, Canal+Poland, Universal Italy, Canal+Spain, CBC Canada, Channel 4 Television and MTV International Networks and flown with Virgin American Airlines.
She’s currently developing her debut feature, Tiny Dots, which received the support of NFM in partnership with WFTV and BFI Creative Skillset, won a 2017 John Brabourne Award in support of the project, and shortlisted for the 2018 Sundance International Screenwriters’ Lab. Other projects include expanding her popular series of Daydreams, as well as creating a fictional, otherwordly photostorybook Something-in-Between.
She’s also directed and devised films for the stage which have played at The Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith and London’s ICA before touring nationally and internationally – and is an associate lecturer at Central Saint Martins and Wimbledon College of Art. She’s been a member of the British Animation Awards jury, votes for BIFA, has advised on Directors UK Animation Group – and is also a published illustrator.
Clients also include: MTV International, The Jerwood Foundation, Channel 4 Television, The Barbican, Telefonica, EMI and the National Trust.