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BA (hons) Fine Art
After graduating from the University of Central England with a bachelor’s degree in Fine Art Owen worked as an animator and pop video director for cult Welsh Language TV series Video 9. As an independent animator he directed his own projects and animated on numerous short films for S4C and Channel 4. Since then he has accumulated a wealth of experience, over 25 years altogether, working with some of the most renowned broadcasters, producers, writers and creative’s in the international animation industry. Previously to being awarded the role of program director for Animation at Cardiff Metropolitan University School of Art and Design; Owen was director of A & O Studios limited and Director of Dinamo Productions. Dinamo were involved in some of the most high profile children’s programmes over the last few years including ‘Rastamouse’ Grandpa in My Pocket’, ‘Iconicles’ and their own original I.P series ‘Abadas’.
‘Fun With Claude’ winner Cartoons in the Bay ‘Pulchinella Award’ 2010 best Preschool Animation.
‘Fun With Claude’ shortlisted for competition in the Annecy Animation Festival 2010.
BAFTA Cymru 2012– Best Graphics and Titles ‘Byw ynol y Llyfr’.
BAFTA Cymru 2007 - Best Graphics and Titles ‘Double Yellow’.
Animation Director Credits
Series Director: Abadas 2011 -2012 52x7min CBeebies, S4C, RTE, Aljazeera, Disney Aus/NZ.
Series Director : Happy Valley series 2. Dinamo Productions 2009 32x7min S4C, RTE, Aljazeera.
Series Director : Fun With Claude Dinamo Productions for Dot to Dot Productions. 52x10 2008. Disney Jr, TVO, S4C, ABC Austrailia, ZDF.
Animation producer ‘Grandpa in My Pocket’ 2008 -2011 CBeebies,
‘Iconicles’ 2010 -2011 CBeebies
‘The Lingo Show’ 2013 CBeebies
Series Director : Happy Valley series 1. Dinamo Productions 2007 20x7min S4C, RTE, Aljazeera.
2004 -2007 – Animation director CNEX satirical animation series Dinamo Productions for S4C.
Animation director O Na Y Morgans live action animation series Dinamo Productions for Apollo and S4C.