Alex Weight has been working professionally in 3D animation for the last 17 years. At such companies as Rising Sun as a Senior Animator on George of the Jungle 2, and Animal Logic for the Oscar-winning Happy Feet as Lead Animator. Following the success of Happy Feet, Alex was invited to mentor the graduating students in Media Studies at AFTRS School. Then joined Animal Logic again to accept the role of Animation Supervisor on Zack Snyder’s Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole. Alex then moved to Flying Bark to work on the tv series The Woodlies as Animation Director. During this time Alex worked closely with the writers for Blinky Bill and wrote the treatment that eventually got green lit. He was then asked to head up the project as Director.

Accolades

Barbara Stephen and Jim Ballantine and Deane Taylor and Alexs Stadermann and Noel Cleary and Alex Weight
Best Animated Film, 2015

Blinky Bill The Movie

Best Animated Film, 2015

Blinky Bill The Movie

Blinky Bill is a little koala with a big imagination. An adventurer at heart, he dreams of leaving the little town of Green Patch and…

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Films

Blinky Bill The Movie
2015

Blinky Bill The Movie

Australia, India, Ireland
2015

Blinky Bill The Movie

Blinky Bill is a little koala with a big imagination. An adventurer at heart, he dreams of leaving the little town of Green Patch and…

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