Joseph Childs

Joseph Childs graduated with a Master of Arts from the Royal College of Art London in 2008.

He runs an animation studio in the Hackney Picture House cinema in east London where he creates all his work. Joseph’s animated work is represented by the short film agency Shorts International and has been aired on French, Turkish and American satellite television. His work has been shown at a number of international animation festivals across Europe, as well as prestigious galleries such as the Parasol Unit in London. One of his animations is also part of the private art collection of Jean Pigozzi and received a Man group drawing prize. His work also gained a special mention in the Quentin Blake illustration awards and was short-listed for the University of Surrey’s purchase ledger prize.

Joseph lectures in Animation at Camberwell College of Art and London College of Communication.


Iro Tsavala

Iro Tsavala is an author-illustrator working in London since graduating from the Royal College of Art in 2008. She works with books and collaborative projects as well as Illustration commissions. Her books contain short, surreal narratives, often inspired by everyday events. She uses collage, printmaking and drawing but also found objects.

Alongside her image-based narrative books, she writes and illustrates books for children. She is a lecturer at UCA Farnham and lives in East London.
Clients include The Guardian/ Lawrence King/ Karnac Books/ YCN/ Media Vaca/ WPP/ Metaichmio Publications/ Boston Children's museum and the Poetry Society among others.