Flora Martyr is a freelance animator, moving image artist and photographer, based in Lancashire, UK. She specialises in rotoscope animation, alongside experimenting with various analogue media to create colour, texture and pattern. Check out her blog for updates on latest project developments and works in progress.
Her 2019 short ‘Cardigan’s Corner Shop’, an animated poetry film commissioned by Sky Arts was subsequently aired on the Sky Arts channel and screened at both the BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art and the Barbican Centre.
Her 90 second micro animation 'Together | Fragmented' (2020) was shortlisted for the Lockdown DepicT section of Encounters Short Film Festival, as well as screened at the Factual Animation Film Festival.
Her 2019 film ‘Nothing New’ which she co-directed with Alan Livesey, was selected for international competition at Cardiff Animation Festival 2020, amongst other screenings around the UK.
Her 2020 hybrid photo/ film commission ’54(.)9’ was part of the online exhibition ‘Prestoning’, feeding into the 12 year cultural strategy for the city of Preston.
Her photographs have been published in the 'Groundtastic' magazine, 'Turnstiles' magazine and ‘Football Weekends’ magazine, as well as in the Argos catalogue and on numerous websites such as JD Sports and Amazon.
She has recently worked as an animator on Richard Linklater’s animated feature ‘Apollo 10 1/2’, which is to be released on Netflix in 2022. She is now working on her short film 'Bear'. When not animating, she can be found photographing pitch-side at non-league football grounds around the UK.