Helen Piercy, is a UK based animator, illustrator and lecturer whose work as a moving image director spans digital, 2D, stop-frame animation and live-action.
Helen has since worked on a diverse collection of projects, from directing an animated short starring Alan Rickman, to collaborating with clients including Children In Need, World Wildlife Fund, BBC Radio One, London Fashion Week, Saatchi Gallery and Sadler’s Wells Theatre.
Her great passion for filmmaking led her to set up Helen Animate Workshops, teaching young people of all abilities animation skills. Her workshop clients include The BFI, Barbican and Museum of London.
In 2017, she became Educational Director for Animated Women UK, an organisation that supports women working in the Animation and VFX industries.