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Name: Anna Eijsbouts

Hometown: Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Bio: Anna is an animator living between Amsterdam and London. She holds an MA in Animation from the Royal College of Art (2012), has won several awards with her graduation film Tired of Swimming, and now teaches animation at the University of Bedfordshire and the Utrecht School of the Arts while doing commercial work and independent projects on the side. She likes to think up characters she’d be happy to stalk for a while and that’s where her films usually start.

Fun Fact: I’m obsessed with Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

Favorite Film: Cabaret, The Red Shoes, Bagdad Café

Favorite Poem: I really can’t say, this changes daily, but I can give you some writers: Patti Smith, Nayyirah Waheed, Rimbaud, and (obviously) Neil Gaiman.

Twitter: @annaeijsbouts