alexander hellebaut

alexander hellebaut

Animation Director / IllustratorLondon, United Kingdom
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alexander hellebaut

alexander hellebaut

Animation Director / IllustratorLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Alexander Hellebaut (b.1992) is a Animation Director and Illustrator from Belgium and currently based in London UK. He specialises in character design, editorial, commercial and content creation.  Clients  Gorillaz, Red Bull Elektropedia, Golden Wolf, Culture Trip, RealGoodLiars Awards  LoopdeLoop  - UK Winner (Jobs) 2019 Creative Review - Longlisted  "The Sounds of Chicago" 2019 Muse Awards - Platinum Winner "The Sounds of Chicago" 2020
  • Favourite Thing About London
    Favourite Thing About LondonLocals talk about their favourite thing about London, for the city series by Culture Trip.
  • Welcome to Delhi
    Welcome to DelhiNo time to dilly dally, we're in Delhi! With a host of historical sites, museums, markets, people, parks, restaurants and bars, there’s just so much to explore in India’s capital city. Director + Design - Alexander Hellebaut Animation - Alexander Hellebaut, Michael Towers, Luke Marsh + Ish Ali Music and Sound Design - Arthur Brouns Creative Director - Giles Dill Producer - Eve Somerville Made for Culture Trip
  • Jobs LoopdeLoop
    Jobs LoopdeLoopSatan wants you to join his start-up so he made a pretty bad advert. Submission for Loop de Loop theme being Jobs.
  • International Cat Day
    International Cat DayGolden Wolf Social Dank Cat Day / International Cat Day 2017 Credits Creative Director - Ingi Erlingsson Production - Ant Baena Art Director - Ewen Stenhouse Design - Alexander Hellebaut Animation - Laurence Parsons, Alexander Hellebaut, Johan Samuelsson Compositing - Laurence Parsons, Alexander Hellebaut
  • The Dilla, Doom & Quasimoto Show
    The Dilla, Doom & Quasimoto ShowPersonal project for my musical heroes : MF DOOM, Madlib and J Dilla.
  • ‘Straight Outta Compton’ at 30: An Illustrated History
    ‘Straight Outta Compton’ at 30: An Illustrated HistoryHeader illustration for 'Straight Outta Compton at 30: An Illustrated History of NWA' for Culture Trip
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Projects credited in
  • The Sounds of Chicago
    The Sounds of ChicagoChicago is known for its impact on music, from blues to house, the musicians of Chicago have made their mark. In this film we explore the roots from the turn from the early 20th century to modern day and everything in between. Design + Direction - Alexander Hellebaut, Animation - Alexander Hellebaut + Luke Marsh, Producer - Eve Somerville, Creative Direction - Giles Dill, Voiceover - Vaughn Johseph, Music + Sound design - Arthur Brouns
Work history
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    AnimatorCulture Trip
    London, United KingdomFull Time
    Full time Animator for Culture Trip
    animation directorRed Bull Elektropedia
     - Ghent, BelgiumFreelance
    Animation Director of 'Animated Suspense : Coely'
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  • Illustration
  • Graphic Design
  • Animation
  • Editorial Illustration
  • Animation Direction
    Platinum winner "The Sounds of Chicago"Creative Muse Awards
    Our brief was to create an animated film about Chicago! Chicago is famous for it's music, so we pitched an idea to create a film that would take the audience on a journey through the decades and genres of music in Chicago. Chicago has always been a home to many musicians who brought their own music flow to the 'Windy City'. The blues & jazz of Muddy Waters, Nat King Cole and Louis Armstrong influenced Curtis Mayfield and Herbie Hancock, Chicago house and quirky hip hop such as Chance the Rapper or Kanye West and juke music that would evolve into footwork. During the political movements of the sixties we also see psychedelic rock, post- and hardcore punk becoming increasingly popular in Chicago as a Midwestern staple of a wide variety of music. Our intention was to visualise the history of music in Chicago in 1 min 25 seconds, as a means to show how the city evolved over time and where it gets its unique character from. It would serve as an informative piece to spark people’s interest in visiting “Chi-Town” , the city is inseparable from its rich and diverse history in music, along with taking into consideration Culture Trip's key pillars of people, place and culture. Using Culture Trip's Editorial Tone of voice (curious, authentic, purposeful, pioneering). We set out to make this engaging, unique and informative 1 min 25 sec film.