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Love Death & Robots: Helping Hand + Q&A

Love Death & Robots Helping HandAxis Studios
Wednesday, 19 February 2020 - 5:00pm
The Pleasance, Edinburgh

Join us for an exclusive screening of BAFTA Scotland winning animation - Helping Hand, which formed part of the Love, Death + Robots anthology for Netflix. 

Love Death and Robots is an 18 part series of animated shorts - the Helping Hand episode was produced entirely by Axis Studios and directed by Jon Yeo.

Join us afterwards to discuss the making of this short film and reflect on the challenges and joys of working in animation.  Our panellists will include Jon Yeo (director), Caleb Bouchard (producer) and Drew Roberston (CG supervisor) and will be chaired by Steve Henderon (Director of Manchester Animation Festival)

This screening will take place as part of the Emerging Talent Day at MOVE Summit.  Limited tickets for this session are available for BAFTA Scotland members


Jon Yeo is an independent director of stylish moving images for screens of all shapes and sizes.. His work is happily ‘pan-technique’, often combining a diverse range of skills and methods within the medium. While drawing on a background in graphic design, for a distinctively broad and adaptable scope in his approach to film-making.

A keen collaborator with some of the best creative and VFX teams across the UK and Europe like MPC, The Mill, Analog, Man vs Machine, Mainframe, Post Panic, Parasol Island and Axis Animation. Working with broadcast brands such as Sky, BBC, ITV, MTV & Disney. An array of commercial clients and brands include Heinz, Microsoft, Cadbury, The Guardian, Harrods, Dyson, Bungie, Netflix and Marvel.

Beyond broadcast TV and commercials, Jon has recently enjoyed expanding into immersive entertainment projects for Universal theme parks around the globe, experiential museum films, video game cinematics.  He won a BAFTA Scotland award with the nerve racking ‘Helping Hand’. An edge-of-your-seat thriller for Netflix as part of the Love, Death + Robots anthology.