Future Encounter - Rosanna Wan

Animator, British – Skip Town

Rosanna Wan is an animator, storyteller and designer. She studied Visual Communication at the UCA in Canterbury and graduated from Kingston University with a BA (Hons) in Illustration and Animation in 2012. Her love of narratives originated in a generous diet of short stories, Yuri Norstein films and nineties prime time television.

Committed to creating immersive worlds and convincing characters, she has directed five animations to date, alongside commercial work including promotional material for the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and Random House. She currently lives and works in London.

Read our interview with Rosanna on the Encounters blog to see what she's been up to since Encounters 2012.

Skip Town trailer

Young boys tumble and old cowboys rock on creaking chairs in the dead-end suburb of Skip. Amid these two generations stands Kit, who tries to leave town on a windy day.