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Matt Abbiss is an animator, occasional comic artist and frequent lecturer. He graduated from Edinburgh College of Art with a degree in Visual Communication in 1999 and the Royal College of Art in 2004 with an MA in Animation. His MA films were screened globally and broadcast on TV. Poor God was awarded a Special Distinction at Annecy 2003.
He has since worked directing and animating at various studios. He has been a senior lecturer in Animation at Portsmouth University, and is currently a Programme Tutor at the RCA. He also holds workshops at Kassel, Middlesex University and Plymouth College of Art. He is part of the CHILDSPLA research team, developing an iPad app for use in children’s hospitals to better determine children’s health states.
Since 2011 Matt has been working on a series of untitled abstract animations.