Meet Locksmith Animation

  • Meet Locksmith Animation

Locksmith Animation is the UK’s only dedicated high-end CG feature animation studio dedicated to making films for a global family audience. Ahead of their debut feature release we meet the team to find out who they are, what they’re up to and what lies ahead for this exciting company.


Julie Lockhart

Julie Lockhart co-founded Locksmith Animation in 2014 with Sarah Smith. Locksmith is the UK’s only dedicated high-end CG feature animation studio. Julie Lockhart is one of the UK’s most experienced animation producers.

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Sarah Smith

Before moving into animation Sarah was a Director, Writer and Producer with a critically acclaimed career in British television comedy. Working with talent such as Armando Iannucci, The League of Gentlemen in the UK and Jon Stewart and Michael Moore in the US, she won every industry accolade including BAFTA, RTS and British Comedy Awards and the Rose D’Or. In 2006 she was recruited by Aardman Animations to build a new slate of projects at the end of their Dreamworks pact. In nine months she developed a package of projects that earned the company a 3-year studio deal with Sony Pictures.

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Date & Time: Tue, 13 Nov - 14:00
Approx. Runtime: 75 mins
Venue: Cinema 1