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Peter Bishop

Part time Lecturer
School of Arts and Media


Pete is an Animation Director, , designer and film maker using animation and live action . He has worked in the Film industry for over 25 years . Founded the Film Garage in London and has previously worked for several years at Passion Pictures and now works from his studio The Shop , down in London. He has created TV channel branding [ amongst others for Discovery , Disney , Hallmark , MTV America , MTV Asia , Channel [V] , RUV ] and directed both animated commercials [ Coca Cola ,Duracell , Sanatogen ,Time Out ], videos for Tom Verlaine ,Was Not Was, Pete Shelley and has directed three animated tv series Captain Star [co-created with Steven Appleby and Frank Cottrell-Boyce ] , Spheriks and Bromwell High. Currently developing a new series Nootopia with his fellow creatives from Captain Star . Also worked often with Steven writing cartoon strips for The Guardian and FAZ. Recent work includes animated sections of As I AM the DJAM US documentary ,Christian Aid online and CBBC eco-interstitials development.