Alex Zepherin

Alex Zepherin

Unleashing Creativity in Animation

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Christabel Nsiah-Buadi

“Bet on yourself!” That’s the takeaway from my interview with Alex Zepherin. She is clear on why she does her work. When you listen to our interview, you’ll discover what helps her decide what kinds of projects she takes on and how her job gave her a new perspective on Black British culture and history. She’s creating the work-life balance that we all seek. She reminded me why staying true to your passions will rarely, if ever, steer you wrong.

Today, we're diving headfirst into the world of animation with Alex Zepherin, founder of Don Dada Animation and Motion Studio. 

Now, Alex isn't just a founder – she's a visionary trailblazer who's carved her path in the animation industry. From her humble beginnings to landing significant roles during her freelance stints, Alex's journey is a testament to grit, passion, and a whole lot of creativity.

In today's chat, we will peel back the layers and explore Alex's rise. We'll dive into her transition into freelancing and the pivotal moment that sparked the birth of Don Dada Studio. Trust me, there's a treasure trove of insights and wisdom waiting for you.

So cozy up in your favorite spot and get ready to be inspired by a celebration of creativity and an invitation to join a vibrant community of like-minded individuals.

🚨 Exciting News Alert! 🚨

The documentary "Untold Stories: Hair on Set," directed by Fola Evans-Akingbola and Jordan Pitt, has snagged a BAFTA TV Craft Award nomination for 'Emerging Talent: Factual.' How awesome is that?

Let's give a massive round of applause to this week’s guest, Alex Zepherin, too! She created a series of animations that added depth and richness to this vital documentary. Alex's talent and creativity truly shone through, making this nomination well-deserved!

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Join host Christabel Nsiah-Buadi as she 'passes the mic' to Black creative visionaries worldwide. In this series of relaxed, engaging interviews, hear them reflect on moments that shaped their lives. Then, discover how these experiences inspired them to create art, media, and movements that celebrate their cultures - and shatter old narratives about them.