With 20 years as a producer of 2D, stop-motion and computer animation, visual effects post-production and live action, Alan Dewhurst has specialist expertise in combining top-end character animation with cutting-edge technology. Recent projects include work as CG producer on Captain Scarlet, an £11 million computer-animated TV series. He was previously the UK Supervising Producer on Spheriks, an £8 million computer-animated TV series. Dewhurst’s other credits include several television series, short films, film sequences, specials, titles, TV motion graphics and commercials.
Before joining BreakThru Films Dewhurst founded and was Joint Managing Director of Passion Pictures for 11 years before selling his shares in 1998. He developed Passion Pictures into one of Europe’s leading producers of animation and visual effects services, with an annual turnover exceeding £4 million, mostly from top-end advertising, feature film and television visual effects. Passion was three times named London’s top animation studio in Televisual magazine’s annual survey. Dewhurst began his career at Richard William Animation.