Alys Hawkins

A Jane Chambers doodle
Animator: Three Women Animations

Hawkins designed three short clips that metaphorically refer to Jane's relationships with three different women: her mother, Nini, and her partner, Beth Allen . The images are based on doodles Jane made in her notebooks or in letters to her friends (pictured).

Alys Hawkins is a director of short animated films. She was born in the heat wave of 1976 and grew up in Southampton, U.K.

She studied film at Northumbria University in Newcastle upon Tyne and completed an MA in Animation at the Royal College of Art, London in 2002.

Her films have won awards and achieved festival success worldwide, and commissions include a '3 Minute Wonder' short for Channel 4, broadcast in 2005.

She is currently working in a railway arch in Southampton, juggling a number of new projects. You can read her blog here.