Leo is an award-winning animator who combines traditional fine art techniques with expert digital skills. He produces and directs independent short films for cultural organisations, festivals and exhibitions. He collaborates with other artists and film makers in animation and technical production and has worked on commercial projects across consumer, construction and creative industries. He lectures on the history and practice of animation, including at the Universities of Sussex and Hertfordshire. He graduated from Bournemouth University with MA (Distinction) in 3D Computer Animation.
A short watercolour animation loop inspired by our South London ringneck parakeets
In the relentless city, a man stumbles on The Starkers Academy and befriends Time.
Cult queer comedy from Kate Jessop. Animated by Leo Crane.
UK | 2 min | 2019
An untold tale of abandonment and dreams
UK | 1 min | 2018
Animating Stanley Spencer’s painting The Lovers (The Dustmen)
UK | 2.5 mins | 2016
A historical tale of celebrity and melodrama
UK | 2.5 mins | 2015
A richly textured exploration of skin
UK | 1 min | 2015
Celebrating the UK’s National Poetry Day
UK | 1.5 min | 2013
When carnal desires meet library etiquette
UK | 4 mins | 2012
Commissioned projects for clients