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Directing animation + live action | Shaun the Sheep's creator meets Burton and Taylor director

directing animation vs. live action | two worlds meet

Animation director Richard Starzak (Shaun The Sheep) meets live action TV director Richard Laxton (Him & HerBurton and Taylor) to talk about capturing performance, onscreen storytelling and being worried you might get ‘caught out’.

Director is one of the biggest roles on any film or TV programme. The person hired to deliver a vision, and get the best out of their cast and crew in order to bring the script to life. Working with actors and capturing performance is key; how does that change when your key performer is a clay sheep?