Ian Spendloff is a highly experienced Director, Art Director and Designer, with a particular focus on character led projects. He has created concepts, narratives, characters and creatures for a host of thrilling projects, spanning advertising, episodic and immersive entertainment.
Ian’s successes include the multi-million pound, fully CG theme park dark ride ‘Pearl Quest’, created for China’s Wanda Group. Framestore were lucky enough to be granted full directorial & creative control of the project, which allowed Ian’s talent in re-imagining a classic Chinese folklore to shine out over eleven large-scale installation screens. The project attracted a VES nomination for “Outstanding Visual Effects in a Special Venue Project”
Ian was instrumental in the making of Tooned, an animated series crafted by Framestore in partnership with Formula 1 giant McLaren. This won the Gold Clio, Eurobest and Lovie Awards, with the special edition Tooned 50 landing Ian a place in the D&AD book.
Computer Animation Festival - Electronic Theater
Arts & Design
Gaming & Interactive
Production & Animation
Film and TV