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Helena Serafin

Principal Lecturer (Staff and Resources)

Helena Serafin

About Helena Serafin

Principal Lecturer and Head of Animation and VFX, Ellie Serafin graduated in Fine Art and Music from London University in 1985. Following this she worked as an artist and freelance musician in educational and commercial settings in the UK and USA before completing an MSc in Computer Aided Graphical Technology Applications at Teesside University in 1997. 

Ellie has extensive experience of curriculum development and leadership at undergraduate and postgraduate level. She has also given guest lectures on the Creative Process Involved in Animation at universities and colleges in Malaysia, Thailand and Norway.


In the news

  • Workshop has quite the effect
    Darlington & Stockton Times (County Durham), 07/06/2013, p.5
    Polam Hall hosted a workshop led by Ellie Serafin, section head of animation and visual effects at Teesside University, which gave years six and seven pupils an insight into the world of animation and